Former Florence Police Evidence Custodian arrested

Lauren A. Ezell

FLORENCE- A former civilian employee of the Florence Police Department has been arrested after a Lauderdale county grand jury issued an 119 count indictment for theft involving police evidence.


Weeden SRO Johnson set to retire

School Resource Officer Janice Johnson

Congratulations from the Shoals Insider to Janice Johnson for her 30 years of service to the Florence Police Department.


Couple arrested in sex abuse case

Daniel and Jenice Spurgeon

FLORENCE–A Florida couple have been arrested in an extensive child sexual abuse investigation.


Florence woman arrested after altercation with taxi driver


FLORENCE-Gina Oliver, 24, of Florence was arrested late Monday night following an altercation with a taxi driver.


One added to Florence auto burglary duo




Cartwright and Masters are back in the news today. They are now charged with 18 additional vehicle burglaries. The charges came after an investigation by the Florence Police Department. They are charged with burglaries in the area of East Florence, Lakeside Highlands, Huntsville Road, Seville Place Apartments, and Hunters Ridge […]

Burglary suspects apprehended at Budget Inn Florence



FLORENCE-Last night Florence police officers received a tip from someone who had seen the stories of the recent burglaries. Officers responded to the tip and located Zachary Tyler Cartwright, 18, of Florence and Christopher Cody Masters, 23, of Florence inside of a hotel room at Budget Inn in Florence.


Do you know this man? Florence police looking for suspected car burglar

Do you recognize this man? The Florence Police Department would like to speak with this man about a car that was recently burglarized.


Woman faces multiple charges involving theft from an elderly family member

Jennifer Hipps

FLORENCE- According to police, Jennifer HIpps was arrested Thursday on multiple charges.


Indiana Man Arrested After Stopping At Checkpoint In Stolen Car

David Adam Stapleton

According to Florence police, David Adam Stapleton, 26, or Noblesville, IN, was arrested after he stopped at a police safety checkpoint in a stolen vehicle, yesterday.


Police trying to locate missing Florence man

Casey Curry

FLORENCE-Police are asking the public for help in locating a missing Florence man. Detectives say Casey L. Curry was last seen on January 19th.