CRIME & SAFETY
DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Provides Demonstration of Aviation Unit Helicopter to School Students
Recently (On Friday November 17th) – the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Investigations Unit was pleased to be able to provide a demonstration of the Aviation Unit’s Helicopter to all members of the kindergarten class at Geraldine Elementary School and the Geraldine High School Varsity Football Team. Investigators...
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting and Trailer Fire Raise Concerns in Rainsville, Alabama
This week in Rainsville, Alabama, two incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. The first incident involved a man being arrested for shooting into an occupied residence. The second incident was a trailer fire that also caused a grass fire in the nearby area.
Woman dies after single-vehicle crash on Hwy. 73 in Jackson County
JACKSON CO., Ala. (WAFF) - A single-vehicle crash on Monday night claimed the life of a woman on Highway 73 in Jackson County. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, the crash happened at approximately 10 p.m. when a 2012 Toyota Corolla driven by 21-year-old Alexis White struck an embankment and overturned.
New Jackson County Sheriff's Website Launched: A User-Friendly Resource for Scottsboro Residents
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office in Scottsboro, Alabama, launched a new website on November 20th, 2023. The website, www.jacksoncountysheriffal.org, provides current information about the Sheriff's Office operations. It is a public resource that supports community policing. The design is user-friendly, accessible from any device.
Rainsville man arrested after shooting into occupied home
Authorities in Rainsville have arrested a 33-year-old man after they say he fired several shots into an occupied home.
Drowning Victim Found at North Alabama Resort Identified
• A drowning victim was found at the Mountain Lakes RV Resort in Langston, Alabama. • The victim has been identified as Joshua Coker, a 38-year-old resident of another resort in the area.
Scottsboro City Schools student suspended for making threat
SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (WDEF) — A student made a threat to another student at Collins Intermediate School in Scottsboro on Thursday. Scottsboro Police learned of this threat around 11 p.m. on Thursday, November 16. School administration has since suspended that student. They will face further disciplinary action as well. The...
Man’s body found in water at Mountain Lakes Resort, coroner says
LANGSTON, Ala. (WAFF) - A man’s body was found in the water at Mountain Lakes Resort on Saturday morning, Marshall County Coroner Cody Nugent confirms. The coroner’s office said they were dispatched around 8:15 a.m. about a man found in the water close to the resort boat dock. The individual has been identified as Joshua Coker, 38, and the coroner’s office said they were a resident of another surrounding resort.
Boaz man allegedly breaks into DeKalb County church
A Boaz man faces charges after the Geraldine Police Department responded to an alleged burglary at Bethel Baptist Church, at County Road 391 in DeKalb County. After the case was forwarded to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division, 30-year-old Cody Alan Ramsey was identified as a suspect.
Findings of investigation into deadly chase involving Gurley officer turned over to Madison County DA
The findings of an investigation into a deadly police chase that involved a Gurley officer has now been turned over to the Madison County District Attorney's Office, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. The chase occurred in July and ended near Interstate 565 and Jordan Lane in Huntsville. An...