CRIME & SAFETY
Alabama mom arrested more than year after her baby was born with marijuana in its system, police say
An Alabama woman woman has been arrested after her baby was found with marijuana in its system, police said. Atmore Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said Christina Yanacheak, 41, was arrested on a warrant on the charge of chemical endangerment on November 30. McMann said on May...
Atmore woman accused of tasing child in her care
ATMORE, Ala. (WALA) - An Atmore woman is accused of tasing a 14-year-old boy to break up a fight, according to the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office. Escambia County Sheriff Heath Jackson said deputies responded to the Atmore home of 57 year-old Belinda Boyington around 11:30 p.m. Friday. Jackson said...
Gulf Coast RC&D assists Appleton Volunteer Fire Department
Gulf Coast RC&D awarded Appleton Volunteer Fire Department $15,000 for their project “Response/Rescue UTV.” This project assisted Appleton VFD with funds to purchase a much-needed Can-Am Defender 6×6 UTV and an 85-gallon water tank, fire suppression pump, emergency vehicle warning lights, scene and work lighting, and other elements to help prepare the UTV for use […] The post Gulf Coast RC&D assists Appleton Volunteer Fire Department appeared first on The Brewton Standard.
Second Alabama school board member arrested, indicted for allegedly revealing grand jury secrets
A second Escambia County School Board member has been arrested for allegedly revealing grand jury secrets. Cindy Jackson was arrested Monday and indicted for allegedly obtaining and disclosing information from a grand jury subpoena, according to court records. Jackson’s arrest and indictment comes after fellow school board member Sherry Digmon,...
Atmore woman arrested, charged with chemical endangerment
An Atmore woman was arrested Nov. 30 on chemical endangerment charges, according to officials. Atmore Police Department Public Information Officer Sgt. Darrell McMann said in a release that Christina Yanacheak, 41, was arrested on a warrant on the charge of chemical endangerment. McMann said on May 28, 2022, the APD was notified by the Escambia […] The post Atmore woman arrested, charged with chemical endangerment appeared first on The Atmore Advance.
Atmore reporter and publisher indicted
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) — Sherry Digmon and Don Fletcher, publisher and reporter for the Atmore News respectively, have been indicted by an Escambia County Grand Jury on charges of revealing Grand Jury Secrets. The pair were scheduled to appear for a preliminary hearing on Monday, December 4, and as...
Milton man arrested after chase through Santa Rosa, Escambia counties
A Milton man was arrested on multiple charges after leading police on a chase through two Northwest Florida counties late Tuesday night, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.