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Second suspect arrested in homicide

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By Alton Mitchell The second suspect police had sought in connection to a fatal March double shooting in Opelika that left two men dead, including a LaFayette native was taken into custody last week. The arrest places two men now in custody in connection to the homicide of Derris Harris. Opelika Police confirm that 26-year-old […]

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Five Points man fires shots at car

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On April 25th, at approximately 5:00 a.m., Chambers County Deputies were dispatched to a residence located in the 2000 block of County Road 281, in northern Chambers County. Deputies were advised that a female and her two toddlers were in distress and the female’s husband was on his way to the residence to assault her. […]

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Wanted for 1985 murder

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This man is wanted for the 1985 Chambers County murder of Calvin Irvin. The suspect, David Anthony Pike is wanted after he was indicted for Capital Murder. Pike and another man beat and shot Irvin on June 21st, 1985. His body was discovered in a ditch on a dirt road off Hwy 50 in Chambers […]

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Former Camp Hill police chief charged

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The former Camp Hill police chief has been charged with seven counts of ethics violations. Roosevelt Finley, 58, of Opelika, turned himself in to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department Tuesday and was released on a $100,000 bond. An Alabama Ethics Commission investigation recommended criminal charges against Finley, according to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department. Court […]

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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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