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Two arrested for mall shooting

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Two men were arrested on Monday following a shooting that left both of the suspects injured outside of the Auburn Mall on March 9th. The two suspects are now being held on bonds as investigators continue to what led to the shooting. Auburn Police confirm they have arrested Michael Ryan Trimble, […]

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Sheriff apprehends two on drug charges

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Chambers County Sheriff Sid Lockhart says they have made two drug arrests. The State Agents of the Alabama Drug Enforcement Task Force executed a search warrant Tuesday evening at a home in the 16000 block of Highway 77 in Wadley, Alabama. During the search Kenneth Ballard and Jeremy Cofield were arrested on several drug charges. Kenneth […]

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Child exploitation operation nabs 12

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent A total of 76 people were arrested in a multi-state operation nicknamed Operation Southern Impact II. The coordinated operation aimed at arresting individuals who were believed to possess and distribute child pornography in a sexually exploiting way were targeted for arrest. Those arrested netted twelve Alabama residents and thirty-four Georgia residents […]

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Police seek gas station robber

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent The Troup County Sheriff’s Office is asking for assistance from the public after an armed robbery on Thursday night turned dangerous when a clerk was shot during the commission of the crime and another clerk at the convenience store escaped injury after bullets flew through the business. According to a news […]

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LPD February Reports

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The LaFayette Police Department investigated 7 traffic accidents resulting in 0 injuries during the month of February 2018. There were 338 complaints resulting in 16 arrest. Animal control picked up 19. 9-Failure to appear or pay 1-Speeding 2-Possession of forged instrument 1-Possession of marijuana 2nd 1-Public Intoxication 1-Harassment 1-Criminal trespass 3rd February 2017 Totals: Arrest […]

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February Arrests

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The LaFayette Police Department report 16 arrests for the month of February 2018: Renesha Owens – Possession of forged instrument Marisa Logan – Possession of forged instrument Matthew Johnson – Failure to appear or pay William Whitlow – Possession of marijuana 2nd William Wright – Failure to appear or pay Ronnie Whitlow – Public Intoxication […]

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Sledge’s wife charged in Arson case

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The Chambers County Sheriff’s Office arrested 62-year-old Dorothy Sledge on Tuesday, Feb. 20th. She is charged with Arson, 2nd degree after a fire at her Valley home back in October of 2017.   Her arrest stems from a grand jury indictment. The Alabama Attorney General’s Office confirms to News 3, Dorothy Sledge is the wife […]

Corrections officers charged with sexual misconduct

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Chambers County Sheriff’s Office says they received a complaint against a corrections officer employed at the Chambers County Detention Facilty Monday, February 5. That complaint detailed Captain Teddy Hancock engaged in sexual misconduct with female inmates. Hancock was immediately placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of the investigation. Hancock was terminated by the sheriff’s […]

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K-9 nabs fleeing suspect

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent An evening traffic stop on Friday along Highway 50 near the Sunoco Gas Station turned into a foot pursuit through a wooded area and the eventual nabbing of the fleeing suspect by a four-legged member of the Chambers County Sheriff’s Department in a nearby neighborhood. According to information released by the […]

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