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3 arrested in Fairhope after police recover vehicle stolen in Pennsylvania | AL.com

Police arrested three Robertsdale residents Thursday night after detectives discovered they were driving a car stolen in Pennsylvania, according to the Fairhope Police Department.

Around 10:20 p.m. Thursday, police responded to a report of a suspicious person outside the Murphy Oil gas station on State Highway 181. A man appeared to be approaching random customers for some reason, said Sgt. Craig Sawyer.

via 3 arrested in Fairhope after police recover vehicle stolen in Pennsylvania | AL.com.

Body camera video: 3 Bay Minette officers assaulted, suspect had medical issue during arrest | AL.com

Saturday night when Bay Minette police attempted to arrest a man for public intoxication and disorderly conduct at the community May Day event, three officers were physically struck by civilians. The man being arrested received medical attention after complaining of chest pain during the arrest.

The video above is footage taken from the body camera worn by a police officer who assisted Bay Minette Police Department Chief Clarence Crook in making an arrest Saturday night.

via Body camera video: 3 Bay Minette officers assaulted, suspect had medical issue during arrest | AL.com.

3 officers assaulted, suspect has medical issue during Bay Minette arrest | AL.com

Saturday night, while Bay Minette police attempted to arrest a man for public intoxication and disorderly conduct at the community’s May Day event, three officers were physically struck by civilians. An ambulance responded to the area after the man being arrested complained of chest pain.

The May Day event in the Douglasville community involves family activities, cookouts and various events, according to Bay Minette Police Department Chief Clarence Crook who estimated there were about 500 or more people gathered Saturday night.

via 3 officers assaulted, suspect has medical issue during Bay Minette arrest | AL.com.

2-car wreck near Balloon Fest in Foley kills woman; driver arrested | AL.com

A woman died from injuries she sustained in a two-car accident on U.S. 98 Friday night in front of the grounds of the Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival in Foley.

Just after 9 p.m. a sports utility vehicle slammed into the rear end of a Volkswagen sedan as both were traveling east on the state highway.

At the scene, Foley Fire Chief Joey Darby said three of the four people in the VW were injured, one critically, and taken by ambulance to South Baldwin Regional Medical Center. Firefighters had to use an extraction tool to free one of them.

via 2-car wreck near Balloon Fest in Foley kills woman; driver arrested | AL.com.

Wells Fargo Bank in Foley robbed – WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

The Foley Police Department has confirmed that the Wells Fargo Bank in Foley was robbed at this morning.

Police say a white male in his mid 20’s entered the branch at approximately 10:40 a.m. and left in what is believed to be a dark colored Hyundai Sonata.

via Wells Fargo Bank in Foley robbed – WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news..

Police: driver rammed vehicle in parking lot, walked into store – FOX10 News | WALA

A driver who was shown on video ramming his truck into a vehicle in the Daphne WalMart parking lot. was arrested

Investigators said 55-year-old Donald Young was driving 40-50 miles per hour when he rammed his truck into a white SUV.

Young told investigators that he was being followed by black and white SUVs and wanted to put a stop to it.

via Police: driver rammed vehicle in parking lot, walked into store – FOX10 News | WALA.

Foley police seek motorcyclist in vehicle vs. pedestrian crash; piece of helmet recovered | AL.com

Foley police continue to investigate Tuesday’s hit-and-run incident that left a pedestrian in critical condition.

Police have recovered a piece of a motorcyclist’s helmet and began circulating a photo Thursday with hopes that the public could help identify the driver they believe hit the 66-year-old man. The piece of helmet has camouflage colors and what appears to be half of a drawing of an AK-47 rifle.

via Foley police seek motorcyclist in vehicle vs. pedestrian crash; piece of helmet recovered | AL.com.

Burglars sought by authorities after causing $500 worth of damage at Bay Minette gas station | AL.com

Under the cover of darkness, two men broke into a gas station in Bay Minette, causing $500 worth of damage while grabbing a small amount of cash before fleeing. On Thursday, investigators released four images of the suspects in hopes the public can help identify them.

The images show two men dressed from head to toe in black. One suspect appears to have something covering his face. Both have hoods pulled tight over their heads.

via Burglars sought by authorities after causing $500 worth of damage at Bay Minette gas station | AL.com.

Florence man arrested in Baldwin County for enticing child | AL.com

A Florence man was arrested Tuesday in Baldwin County after allegedly trying to lure a child into his hotel room.

Ira Kneeland Hibbett, 48, was booked into the Baldwin County jail on a charge of enticing a child.

Court records show that Hibbett was staying at the Grand Hotel near Fairhope on Sunday, when the alleged incident occurred. He is accused of handing the girl, who was under 16 but whose exact age was not listed, a note written on a napkin.

via Florence man arrested in Baldwin County for enticing child | AL.com.

Missouri man accused of stabbing man before lighting his vehicle on fire at a cemetery in Mobile

In the early morning hours Thursday, Mobile County deputies booked a 22-year-old Missouri resident on one count of murder three years after authorities found his alleged victim burned in a cemetery.

After firefighters extinguished the blaze officers found Adkins, of Spanish Fort, inside. He had suffered multiple stab wounds, according to a police narrative filed in court.

via Missouri man accused of stabbing man before lighting his vehicle on fire at a cemetery in Mobile | AL.com.

Barking dogs lead to another fine for Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon | AL.com

Baldwin County Hallie Dixon pleaded guilty Tuesday to two ordinance violations related to her noisy dogs and paid a $1,488 fine to the Daphne Municipal Court.

Dixon was defiant in comments afterward, saying that she has been targeted by a neighbor, that the ordinance violations were issued during daylight hours and that the offenses – which have occurred since 2013 – are prompting her to consider a move out of Daphne.

“Does it make me want to move somewhere besides the city of Daphne? Yes it does,” Dixon told the local media after the hearing.

via Barking dogs lead to another fine for Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon | AL.com.

Woman who took gun to Elberta Elem. case bound to grand jury

Attempted murder suspect Barbara Grice was in court Friday for a preliminary hearing, and a judge decided her case would go to a Grand Jury.

Judge Scott Taylor bound her case over to the Grand Jury despite the defense’s claim that there was not enough evidence to do so. Grice is accused of trying to kill her sister. Grice showed up at Elberta Elementary School with a revolver on Feb. 25.

Grice, 51, came from jail to court in a wheelchair. Her attorney said it’s due to a dislocated hip suffered while in jail.

via Woman who took gun to Elberta Elem. case bound to grand jury – MyFoxAL.com – FOX6 WBRC Birmingham, AL.

With study completed, officials begin discussing next steps for a south Baldwin County jail

A feasibility study into a possible new jail in south Baldwin County is completed and has been delivered to police chiefs in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach and Foley.

The study was completed by Ohio-based Management Partners analyzes whether a new jail in the south end of the county is needed. The study, according to Baldwin County Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack, is completed and is in the process of being presented to local and county governments.

Mack said the study should be public within the next month or two. He said it cost around $15,000, which was a cost split among four governing bodies.

via With study completed, officials begin discussing next steps for a south Baldwin County jail | AL.com.

Man wanted in Baldwin County arrested in California with 50 lbs

A man, who California authorities said is from Baldwin County, was taken into custody in that state after lawmen said they found some 50 pounds of marijuana in his California storage unit.

Henry Stommel, 25, was wanted for an extraditable arrest warrant out of Baldwin County, according to the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office.

Stommel was presumed to live in Humboldt County, Calif. So, special agents with the Humboldt County Drug Task Force came knocking on his door to serve that warrant.

via Man wanted in Baldwin County arrested in California with 50 lbs – WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news..

Mother takes plea deal in drowning death of 11-month-old – WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

In another surprise move Jessica McCord accepted a plea deal with the state in her manslaughter trial Wednesday morning, April 15, 2015. It’s a deal McCord initially turned down before the case went to trial. Because of events over the last two days in court, both the prosecution and defense agreed the plea deal was best.

After just one day of testimony, manslaughter suspect, Jessica McCord pleaded guilty to one of four charges she faced. By accepting guilt on the chemical endangerment of a child charge, the state dropped the manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and possession of drug paraphernalia charges.

via Mother takes plea deal in drowning death of 11-month-old – WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news..