Man indicted on child pornography charges, bond set at $10 million cash

Jeffrey Dale Hunt

FLORENCE–Authorities have arrested a man they say was disseminating and producing child pornography.

According to police, in December of 2016, Detective Drew Harless with the Florence Police Department received a ‘cyber-tip’ involving the unlawful dissemination of child pornography. That tip led to a search warrant being issued and executed at the […]

Tuscumbia man arrested with stolen truck after being located by GPS

Jessie Clinton Ford

 

FLORENCE–A Tuscumbia man is in jail after a GPS signal located him in Russellville with a stolen truck late Monday night.

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Police asking the public for help in locating missing Florence man

Christopher Torres

FLORENCE–Police are currently looking for Christopher Torres, he was last seen by family members on Saturday, April 14th.

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Suspect steals gun after victim refuses to buy her cigarettes

Valli Roath

FLORENCE-A Shoals area woman is in jail after she reportedly stole a gun from a man who refused to buy her cigarettes at a local convenience store. According to Florence Police Detective Greg Cobb, Rachel Valli Roath, 34, was at the convenience store on the corner of East Limestone and South Court […]

Police need your help finding Walmart robbery suspect

Tervarius Eugene Horton

FLORENCE–Authorities need your help locating an Athens man, who may still be in the Shoals area, that is suspected of robbing the Florence Walmart on Hough Road out of hundreds of dollars of merchandise.

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Florence Police on the scene of possible homicide

FLORENCE–Authorities are on the scene of a possible homicide at a residence in the 300 block of South Magnolia Street.

Around 11 pm Sunday, Nov 5th, police officers received a call on a welfare check on a resident on N Franklin St., in east Florence.

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Officers follow leaking fluid to catch suspected car burglar and career criminal

Michael Brewer

FLORENCE–A Decatur man with an extensive criminal record in Lauderdale County has made his way back to Florence for a one man crime spree.

Thankfully Florence police were on alert Tuesday night to capture Charles Michael Brewer, 44, of Decatur.

Police received a call of a reckless driver on Railroad Ave. According […]

Do You Know These Men? Police need help identifying suspects

FLORENCE–The Florence Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying these two men. They are suspects in a recent theft case.

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Have you seen this man? Police need your help

 

FLORENCE–Police are asking members of the public if they can help identify the man in the above photo.

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Suspect runs into apartments after being handcuffed

Devonte Thompson

FLORENCE–Devonte Thompson, 24, of 629 Hermitage Drive, Florence, was arrested following a reported vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon.

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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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