Amy Clampitt pleaded guilty to possession of a controlled substance and was sentenced to 36 months in prison Monday before Tallapoosa County District Court Judge Kim Taylor.
The thin blue line will be a little thicker in the area but area law enforcement agencies are still seeking good people to join their forces.
Carlos Laundrell Brooks, 42, of Alexander City was arrested Tuesday evening for the Aug. 30, 2018 murder of a Sylacauga service station attendant while she worked according to Sylacauga Police Chief Kelley Johnson.
Authorities arrested six people Wednesday on drug-related charges after arrest and search warrants were served in the Alexander City area, according to the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department.
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Operation Red Dawn netted 17 arrests in a Monday operation seizing ecstasy, marijuana, crack cocaine, synthetic marijuana and 2 1/2 gallons of a precursor to the “date rape” drug GHB or gamma hydroxybutyrate.
Jacoreyious Tyreck Walker has picked up more criminal charges in Lee County since his release on $20,000 bond after being charged with two counts first-degree rape in Tallapoosa County in March.
An Alexander City man charged with sexual abuse of a child made his first appearance Friday before Fifth Judicial Circuit Judge Ray Martin, who said more charges could be filed.
While Gov. Kay Ivey’s recently approved expanding broadband services into rural places in Alabama, local officials said there are challenges to adding the service in parts of Tallapoosa County.
Justin Kyle Hutcherson’s motion for a change of venue was denied by Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Ray Martin on the grounds a possible jury had not been assessed if it had been influenced by remarks from the district attorney’s office and pre-trial publicity.
Alabama Law Enforcement Agency State Troopers are investigating an accident Wednesday between an Alexander City Police Department cruiser and a privately operated vehicle, police chief Jay Turner said.
Latoni Daniel has given birth to a boy, a child conceived in the Coosa County Jail according to her attorney, and is facing the death penalty if found guilty of capital murder and robbery.
“Shots fired. Shots fired in the Dadeville Elementary School lunchroom. We have multiple gunshot victims” came across the radios Friday but it was only a drill.
While the Alexander City Police Department looks to solve a rash of thefts of exhaust system parts from vans across the city, the Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Department and Dadeville Police Department are investigating thefts of catalytic converters stolen in their districts.
Fifth Judicial Circuit Court Judge Isaac Whorton joined area officials to help remember fallen law enforcement officers in Tallapoosa County on Thursday in a ceremony in Alexander City.
Thieves have been targeting precious metals contained in catalytic converters stolen from church vehicles according to recent incident reports from the Alexander City Police Department.
First responders, educators and medical professionals gathered Wednesday in Dadeville for a tabletop exercise to make sure they are ready in the event of a disaster – in this case an active shooter across three locations.
A man from Opelika and a woman from Auburn were arrested Tuesday in the Reeltown area. According to a release, Jeffery Alan Bell, 40, of Opelika, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute, possession of marijuana first degree and possession of drug paraphernalia. Kay…
A New Site man is in the Chambers County Jail following his arrest during an investigation into a sexual assault in Valley, police said.
On Wednesday, author Casey Cep spoke to a crowd at Adelia M. Russell Library about her new novel “Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud and the Last Trial of Harper Lee” about the Coosa County murders that occurred in 1976 and Lee’s attempt to write it.