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Gunfire kills one in Opelika

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By Alton Mitchell Last weekend gunfire in the Lee County city of Opelika claimed the life of two men including a native of LaFayette. For the second straight weekend gunfire has erupted in the neighboring County and claimed the life of another man in a moment of violence. According to reports from the Lee County […]

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Smith charged with capital murder

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LaFayette man already in prison on other charges had capital murder added to his list Monday. Casey Scott Smith, 32, faces upgraded charges for entering his uncle’s home and shooting him dead in March 2016, records show, after the case was moved from district to circuit court. John Keith Smith was killed in the incident. […]

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Chambers County Sheriff’s Dept.

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Jail Count: 118 Arrests: Apr. 3 1. Ronald Oneal Hurst, 38, of Lafayette, DUI 2. Emmanuel Brewer, 53, of Lafayette, DUI 3. Devoski Christez Morgan, 26, of Lanett, FTA-Child Support 4. Spencer Rashad Hood, 26, of Lanett, FTA-Child Support 5. Tommie J. Ferrell, 52, of Lafayette, FTP-Negotiating a Worthless Negotiable Instrument 6. Lakeidreion A. White, […]

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Opelika man shot at Valley bar

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By Alton Mitchell An early Saturday morning party turned violent at a Valley, Alabama nightclub. The violence that erupted inside the club would leave one man suffering from a gunshot wound and the shooter still on the loose. Lee County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Rhythm and Blues Club located at 9857 U.S. Highway 29 […]

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Chambers County Sheriff’s Dept.

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03/13/2017 129 Inmates 1. Bennie Joseph McCard 26, of Cusseta ,AL was arrested for Burglary 3rd, and Attempt Theft of Property 1st. 2. Germese K Welch 36, of Opelika, AL was arrested for Failure to Appear Driving while Suspended. 3. Joshua James Nelson 31, of Taylor Falls, MN was arrested for Possession of a Controlled […]

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CCSD to offer safety course

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By Alton Mitchell Slightly over two weeks ago a LaFayette woman found herself in a dangerous situation, one that caused her to be taken against her will and a companion left injured on the ground to be discovered by Chambers County Sheriff Deputies. While the victim was located in a neighboring county by law enforcement […]

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LaFayette Police arrest 42 in Feb.

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The LaFayette Police Department investigated 4 traffic accidents resulting in 0 injuries during the month of February 2017. There were 642 complaints resulting in 42 arrest. Animal control picked up 15. Unauthorize use of motor vehicle, 1 Persons forbidden to possess pistol, 1 Possession of drug paraphernalia, 2 Failure to appear or pay, 6 Domestic […]

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