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Minnesota man pleads guilty in 2009 securities fraud case involving Robertsdale company

A Minnesota man faces a 10-year prison sentence and fine after pleading guilty to securities fraud Friday in a 2009 case involving a Robertsdale company, announced Hallie Dixon, district attorney for the 28th Judicial Circuit, Baldwin County; and Joseph Borg, director of the Alabama Securities Commission.

Scott Anthony Koster, 33, a resident of Milaca, Minn., pled guilty to one count of securities fraud, a Class C felony, punishable by a sentence not to exceed 10 years’ imprisonment and up to a $15,000 fine per charge, upon conviction. Koster’s plea was followed by the State of Alabama recommending a 10-year sentence to be split for the time served.

According to the release, Koster was has been in jail since March 28, 2014 in Baldwin County and will be “jointly and severally liable” for the restitution balance of $1,910,066.79 remaining from the conviction of a Richard James Tucker of Fairview, involving criminal activities associated with Synergy Finance Group LLC, a Robertsdale, company.

Robertsdale has investment companies?  Who knew?

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Police: Cemetery vase thieves surrender

Robertsdale Police have recovered the bronze vases that were stolen over the weekend from area cemeteries. And shortly after the discovery, the suspects turned themselves in.

Flowers and grave markers are the final reminders of friends, siblings, and parents at Baldwin Memorial Cemetery. But when uninvited visitors robbed graveyards throughout the area, many were angered beyond belief.

The suspects, 49-year-old William Thomas Douglas and his sister, 40-year-old Amber Douglas Jerkins, turned themselves in later in the day. Police say the pair face first degree theft charges.

Police: Cemetery vase thieves surrender

Probably Not Worth It: Man gets 10 years for robbing Robertsdale Burger King of $91

A man who stole $91 from a Robertsdale Burger King restaurant has been sentenced to serve 10 years in prison for the crime.

Christopher Lance Fontenot, 27, was sentenced Jan. 24 in a Baldwin Circuit Court by Judge Charles C. Partin.

Man gets 10 years for robbing Robertsdale Burger King of $91

Robertsdale Native: Meet Apple’s New Boss, The Most Powerful Gay Man in Silicon Valley

If the CEO doesn’t return from his third, indefinite medical leave, COO Tim Cook will succeed him, marking a new era not only for Apple but for gay progress.

Cook grew up in Robertsdale, Alabama, the son of a retired shipyard worker. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Auburn University in 1982

Meet Apple’s New Boss, The Most Powerful Gay Man in Silicon Valley

Robertsdale plans road paving under agreement with county

Baldwin assistance will help the city with paving projects coming up in the next year, following an agreement between the municipality and County Commission

Robertsdale Mayor Charles Murphy said the agreement will allow the city to pave about four miles of road at a cost of about $300,000.

“It’s not anything extensive. It’s mostly the main thoroughfares

Robertsdale plans road paving under agreement with county

Snowbird Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Vermont snowbird visiting Baldwin County for the winter had his vacation cut short when police say they found images of child pornography on his computer when he took it to a Robertsdale computer repair shop.

Snowbird Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

This is surprising. It’s unbelievable, isn’t it? Someone in Robertsdale knows how to repair computers?

Indicted Robertsdale man indicted on drug indictment

A Robertsdale man who allegedly fled on foot into a wooded area Oct. 5 to elude a deputy’s traffic stop has been indicted on numerous drug charges

Jeffery Patterson, 31, of Patterson Road is charged with possession of a controlled substance, second-degree possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and attempting to elude police, according to the indictment.

Robertsdale man indicted on drug indictment

Cowling Road in Robertsdale to close Monday for road construction

The Baldwin County Highway Department on Monday will close a portion of Cowling Road due to construction on Baldwin County 83. The affected section of the road will remain closed until further notice, highway officials said today

Cowling Road in Robertsdale to close Monday for road construction

Texas man to face bank robbery charge in Baldwin County

A Texas man who pleaded guilty in federal court to robbing a Robertsdale bank is scheduled to be arraigned next month in Baldwin Circuit Court for the same incident.

Court records show that Michael Jon Watton, 28, of Dayton, Texas, is slated to appear in Baldwin County Circuit Court at 9 a.m. Feb. 16 to answer to a charge of first-degree robbery. Watton is accused of robbing the bank at knifepoint and taking $3,875 on Oct. 1. Police arrested Watton four days later at his grandmother’s house in Summerdale.

Texas man to face bank robbery charge in Baldwin County

Real Estate News

A local developer paid $225,000 for less than an acre on Ala. 59 in Robertsdale, and plans to build a Big 10 Tires store

Local investors paid $150,000 for 4 acres of bank-owned land zoned for apartments on Lake Forest Boulevard in Lake Forest in Daphne

Global Security International has relocated its headquarters to 2,400 square feet of office space in Austin Place at 8757 Rand Ave., in Daphne

Real Estate News

New Assistant Principal splits time between Fairhope and Robertsdale schools

Splitting time between two different schools may not be the easiest task but Mark Doherty, new Assistant Principal at Robertsdale Elementary School, has been making it happen for the past four weeks

Also Assistant Principal at Fairhope Elementary, Doherty spends Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday morning at Fairhope and Wednesday afternoon, Thursday and Friday at Robertsdale.

New Assistant Principal splits time between Fairhope and Robertsdale schools

Baldwin County Fair

Robertsdale
Baldwin County Fair
Sept. 24-Oct. 3
Baldwin County Arena
251-947-3247

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Robertsdale anticipates flat budget

Robertsdale officials anticipate a flat budget for the upcoming year with a slight increase in utility payments being canceled out by losses in sales and property tax revenue. The city’s anticipated income will be about $13.2 million.

Robertsdale City Council members said today that they will consider the municipal budget at their next meeting on Sept. 8. Mayor Charles Murphy city officials will again be watching expenses in the budget for the fiscal year that begins Oct. 1.

Robertsdale anticipates flat budget

Robertsdale man pleaded guilty to child pornography

A Robertsdale man pleaded guilty in Mobile last week to child pornography charges after admitting that he secretly videotaped a nude teenager.

Defense attorney J. Clark Stankoski said the guilty pleas to two federal charges likely mean that Jerry Eugene Bates, who suffers multiple and serious health problems, will die in prison.

Production of child pornography carries a mandatory 15-year prison term, while receiving child pornography carries a five-year mandatory sentence

Robertsdale man pleaded guilty to child pornography

Robertsdale constructs clarifiers

Almost every Robertsdale city council meeting has some mention of the “clarifiers” being built at the city’s wastewater treatment plant on County Road 52

The clarifier makes solids settle out,” said city engineer Greg Smith. The solids in the wastewater are transferred to sludge ponds and beneficial (aerobic bacteria, which are organisms that live in an oxygen environment is used to break down the solids before the water is returned to the clarifier. The solid-free water from the clarifier is sanitized using ultraviolet light before being released, almost bacteria free, into Rock Creek.

Robertsdale constructs clarifiers