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Two receive recognition for volunteer service

Elaine Augustine receiving recognition for her volunteer service to the Florence Police Department

FLORENCE–Two Florence citizens received recognition last night for service to the Florence Police Department.

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Burglary suspect caught on candid camera

Byron L. Windham

FLORENCE–Byron L. Windham, 59, of 405 W. Tombigbee Street, was arrested Tuesday following a reported weekend burglary in the 200 block of Spring Street.

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Disorderly Call Leads to Arson Arrest

Leslie Michael Brown

FLORENCE– Leslie Michael Brown, 42, was booked into the Lauderdale County Detention Center shortly before 8 pm Thursday night after officers responded to a report of a disorderly person in the 600 block of West Irvine Street. According to investigators, officers arrived to find Brown attempting to burn down the apartment […]

Lauderdale Mental Health Officers sworn in

From left: Sgt. Shane Blalock, MHO Greg Smith, MHO Guy Lambert, MHO Eric Pollard

FLORENCE–Florence police Sgt. Shane Blalock was sworn in recently as the coordinator for the Lauderdale County Mental Officers.

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Do you know this man? Police need your help

Florence police are trying to identify this man

FLORENCE–Investigators with the Florence Police Department are asking members of the public for their help identifying this man.

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Tennessee man arrested in rash of burglaries

Tobby Randall Blackstock

FLORENCE-Thanks to a quick response by Florence officers a Tennessee man is now in custody on burglary charges.

Last night (starting just before 11 pm) officers with the Florence Police Department began receiving calls of burglaries in the area of Hough Road and Florence Mall. Responding officers found multiple businesses burglarized […]

Do you recognize this person? Police want to know

FLORENCE–Do you recognize this person? Florence Police Detective Alex Guynn needs to speak with her about a theft case.

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Man arrested for child abuse after school reports injuries

Marieo Foster

FLORENCE–Police arrested Marieo Foster on Friday following an investigation into child abuse.

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Authorities search for escaped inmate

Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick

 

FLORENCE–Authorities are actively searching for an escaped inmate.

Around 9:22p last night Christopher Wayne Kilpatrick, W/M, 43, escaped from the Lauderdale County Detention Center. Kilpatrick was being held without bond and was awaiting trial for the attempted murder of a Florence Police Officer.

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Florence man arrested on sodomy charges

Eric L. Johnson

FLORENCE- Authorities have arrested Eric L. Johnson, 42, of 1302 Co Rd 457, Florence, on two counts of 2nd-degree sodomy charges.

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