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Showing posts with label crime. Show all posts
Showing posts with label crime. Show all posts

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Protecting Thieves vs Protecting Your Property


Jury finds man accused of killing 16-year-old guilty of manslaughter


Article Excerpt: "... HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- A jury found a man accused of shooting and killing a 16-year-old for allegedly stealing items out of his delivery truck guilty of manslaughter ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Human trafficking brought to attention in Madison County


Madison County brings attention to one of the fastest growing criminal industries in the world, human trafficking


Article Excerpt: "... Traffickers may pose as modeling agents, offer jobs to vulnerable teenagers, who see a professional business card and think they are legitimate. "They're promised a modeling job, they are incorporated into that world very, very quickly, and immediately find out it's not modeling at all, it's sex trafficking," McCay said. ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

3 suspects indicted in north Huntsville Walmart parking lot shooting


3 suspects indicted in north Huntsville Walmart parking lot shooting


Article Excerpt: "... the Feb. 12 shooting that seriously injured a 20-year-old, according to court documents. The shooting happened during a gun transaction outside Walmart on Sparkman Drive, police have said ..."


Reference: www.al.com

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Decatur police seize plane, arrest pilot during drug investigation


Decatur police seize plane, arrest pilot during drug investigation


Article Excerpt: "...The plane is a 1967 Beechcraft with a tail number of N22PK. The FAA lists the status of the plane as "in question". The registration comes back to..."


Reference: http://www.waff.com

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Local Army Reserve Officer Gets 4 Years for Defrauding Government


Army Reserve Officer Gets 4 Years for Defrauding Government


Article Excerpt: "... of Madison, Alabama, received millions under contracts with the Army stating he must supply promotional items for the Recruiting Command that were "100% U.S. Made." A federal jury convicted ...using his Huntsville-based company..."


Reference: www.usnews.com

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Major Meth Bust in East Limestone County


‘Major ice dealer’ busted in Limestone County raid


Article Excerpt: "...Inside the house, investigators say they located about 3/4 pound of “ice” methamphetamine, over an ounce of marijuana, and 3.5 Xanax bars ... ice, which is a pure and potent form of meth, as well as the marijuana and Xanax in a safe in the bedroom. “We seized twelve firearms total, nine long guns, three hand guns, as well as nine vehicles, three motorcycles, a lawnmower, trailer and a boat and $9,000 cash. That was all proceeds from his narcotics trade..."


Reference: www.waff.com

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Police arrest suspect in downtown parking garage sexual attacks


Police arrest suspect in downtown parking garage sexual attacks


Article Excerpt: "... Toma Roderick Mastin, 24, was arrested and booked into the Madison County Jail Wednesday morning. He's charged with Public Lewdness. Police believe Mastin is the man in surveillance video ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Monday, October 9, 2017

U.S. Attorney’s Office for North Alabama taking aggressive approach to crime fighting, targeting troubled neighborhoods


U.S. Attorney’s Office for North Alabama taking aggressive approach to crime fighting, targeting troubled neighborhoods


Article Excerpt: "... Town said his office will work with local and state law enforcement agencies in North Alabama to identify areas to target. “And it doesn’t just have to be a population center like Birmingham or Huntsville ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, September 21, 2017

1 dead after officer involved shooting, another body found on the scene


1 dead after officer involved shooting, another body found on the scene


Article Excerpt: "... HPD says officers told the man to drop the gun, but he instead pointed it at officers and waved it in the air. Officers fired at the suspect, killing him. While approaching the man, another body was found dead on the scene with gunshot wounds ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Huntsville woman shot in her car near north Parkway


Huntsville woman sent to hospital after being shot in her car near the Parkway


Article Excerpt: "... victim tells police she was shot in the shoulder while sitting in her car, near the Victory gas station on North Memorial Parkway ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Man arrested, charged with killing 2 elderly women in different Huntsville homes overnight


Man arrested, charged with killing 2 elderly women in different Huntsville homes overnight


Article Excerpt: "... Around 12:30 Tuesday morning, police found 27-year-old Otis Preston Mayes off Greene Street in Huntsville. Police arrested and charged Mayes with ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, August 25, 2017

Charged with two separate murders and out on bond again


Man police say they busted in overnight pursuit was out on bond for two murder charges


Article Excerpt: "... Campbell was out on a $150,000 bond for a murder arrest in 2016. He was charged with two separate murders. Jail records say he’s bonded out again. The Madison County District Attorney’s office said Thursday afternoon that it was reviewing the case to determine if it should ask a court to revoke Campbell’s bond ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Huntsville Police seek help in locating murder suspect


Huntsville Police seek help in locating murder suspect


Madison County Jail Photo
Article Excerpt: "... Investigators are looking for Mondrel Ward, 25, of Huntsville in connection to a shooting in the 2400 Block of Old Blue Spring Road shortly before midnight of July 14, Friday ..."

Reference: whnt.com

Friday, June 16, 2017

Huntsville: Aziz Sayyed charged with allegedly Soliciting or Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism


Witness Recalls Police Searching Man’s Apartment, who’s charged with supporting act of terrorism


Article Excerpt: "... HPD showed up to Twickenham Village Apartments to search a unit on Thursday. Allegedly the apartment was where 22-year-old Aziz Sayyed, of Huntsville, was staying at. Sayyed was arrested and charged with Soliciting or Providing Support for an Act of Terrorism ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Man arrested for drug trafficking, found with over $100,000 of illegal substances


Man arrested for drug trafficking, found with over $100,000 of illegal substances


Article Excerpt: "... STAC agents stopped in the 1000 block of Airport Road, and recovered approximately one kilo of methamphetamine ice, marijuana, over 30 OxyContin tablets, one handgun, and almost $14,000 in cash. The “Ice” has a street value of approximately $100,000..."


Reference: whnt.com

Friday, April 28, 2017

Multiple shots fired into UAH building over the weekend


Multiple shots fired into UAH building over the weekend


Article Excerpt: "... The incident was reported after staff inside the NSSTC found broken windows Monday morning. Garner says there is no campus surveillance video of the incident and he doesn't anticipate any further investigation into the matter..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Woman Kidnapped in Birmingham Escapes from Car


Surveillance video shows woman jump out of trunk after kidnapping


Article Excerpt: "... 25-year-old woman is reportedly doing OK after she jumped out of the trunk of a car at a Birmingham gas station after she was kidnapped. The woman told the owner of the gas station on Bessemer Road that she was kidnapped at 4th Avenue and 38th Street in Avondale late Tuesday night ..."


Reference: www.foxnews.com

Monday, December 12, 2016

Another gun seized at home of Alabama Mannequin Challenge


Another gun seized at home of Alabama Mannequin Challenge


Article Excerpt: "...During the initial raid, police arrested Kenneth White, 49, and Terry Brown, 23. Kenneth White has been charged with first-degree possession of marijuana and possession of a firearm by a violent felon. Brown has been charged with first-degree possession of marijuana and promoting prison contraband ..."


Reference: whnt.com

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Man accused of damaging Huntsville church with baseball bat


Man accused of damaging Huntsville church with baseball bat


Article Excerpt: "... was arrested Wednesday and charged with making a terrorist threat, burglary and criminal mischief. The arrest stems from a Tuesday incident at St. Luke Baptist Church on Sparkman Drive ..."


Reference: www.wsfa.com

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Man charged with attempted murder after police shootout in Huntsville


Man charged with attempted murder after police shootout in Huntsville


Article Excerpt: "... Police say the driver exited his vehicle and fired shots at officers with a handgun. Officers returned fire, and the driver fled the area on foot. No one was injured. Officers chased the driver on foot but lost him in the area. Two male passengers left the area in the offender’s vehicle but were later located in the 3600 block of Kenard Avenue..."


Reference: www.wsfa.com