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The Alexander City Police Department has made an arrest following the report and investigation of a June rape.

A Rockford man has been indicted on three counts of sexual abuse of child under the age of 12 and for violation of the Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act (SORNA).

Robert Milton Cozad, 43, of Kellyton was arrested by the Dadeville Police Department Oct. 23 on a grand jury indictment of two counts of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12.

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Oscar Sherrer may have only had 1 gram of marijuana in the car with him when he was pulled over in 2017 by the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force, but his criminal record will cause him to serve 60 months in prison.

Anthony Davon Parker will have nearly two decades in prison to think about the death of Quentavious Arrion Reese, but he will also be able to speak to his parents – something Reese can never do with his own parents again.

The Alexander City Police Department is looking into the theft of more than $56,000 in cash taken from a residential safe.

Local law enforcement offices in Tallapoosa County are short staffed and need officers to fill out the agencies. Dadeville Police Department has three openings, Alexander City Police has two openings, the Tallapoosa County Sherriff’s Department has an opening and Alabama Law Enforcement Agen…


Aaron Flynn Gess was arrested in Louisiana by the Louisiana State Police and the U.S. Marshals Service. Gess is currently awaiting extradition to Alabama. This case is still under investigation and no additional information is available. 

Two Dadeville residents have been arrested on drug-related charges after a Tuesday incident that sent law enforcement on a pursuit after a suspect threw cocaine out of a car window and fled.

Anthony Davon Parker will get a chance to present a defense today in front of a jury on charges of reckless murder of 18-year-old Quentavious Arrion Reese —  if he chooses to.

A group of friends were enjoying a normal afternoon when 18-year-old Quentavious Arrion Reese was shot in the back passenger seat of a car traveling on Robinson Road in Alexander City in March 2017.

Dadeville resident Edward Rashun Thomas agreed to 40 years in prison for his part in the murder of Alexander City resident LaDarrell Lamar Hart as part of a plea deal. The deal almost didn’t happen.


Benjamin Russell was briefly on a soft lockdown as the Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force and the Alexander City Special Response Group executed a search warrant near the school Friday morning.

Benjamin Russell was put on a brief soft lockdown Friday morning after police executed a narcotics search at a residence on Joseph Street near Caldwell Electronics, according to the Alexander City Police Department.

Ronnie “Flip” Russell currently sits in the Tallapoosa County Jail awaiting transfer to the Alabama Department of Corrections for a life sentence after being found guilty of trafficking opium this summer, but it hasn’t stopped his fight.

An Alexander City man was arrested following a bizarre tale of a stolen bicycle, stolen beer, a foot pursuit by law enforcement and TASER deployment.

The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force arrested two Alexander City residents following the execution of a search warrant on an Old Kellyton Road home Tuesday.

Two former Central Alabama Community College students have been indicted on aggravated cruelty to animals following the death of a duck, and an Alexander City woman has been indicted on an aggravated child abuse charge, according to court records Tuesday.


The Tallapoosa County Narcotics Task Force has arrested a husband and wife in connection to the meth lab explosion at StillWaters last week.

Carla Johnette Lamborne of Alexander City has been arrested following a grand jury indictments on first-degree theft, identity theft and four counts of fraudulent use of a credit or debit card.