CRIME & SAFETY
19-year-old LaFayette man killed in crash Sunday
A 19-year-old LaFayette man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Chambers County 83 Sunday afternoon, according to a press release from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Oscar Y. Lopez, 19, was fatally injured when the 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer he was operating left the roadway and overturned multiple times. The crash occurred around 5 p.m. […] The post 19-year-old LaFayette man killed in crash Sunday appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Report: Escambia County murder took place during drug deal robbery
ESCAMBIA COUNTY, Fla. -- An arrest report states this past weekend's fatal shooting in Escambia County took place during a drug deal robbery. Isaiah Jamal Collie, 24, of Pensacola, is charged with homicide and attempted homicide. He was arrested Monday morning in Roanoke, Alabama. The murder took place Saturday night...
LaFayette police officer was arrested in November on harassment charges, as was second man
LaFayette Police Department (LPD) Sgt. Derrick Coley turned himself into the Chambers County Jail on Nov. 15, after warrants for harassment and harassing communication were filed against him. The two warrants were filed by private citizen, Jeremy Loftin, at the county clerk’s office. Coley also filed a warrant on Loftin on the charge of harassment, […] The post LaFayette police officer was arrested in November on harassment charges, as was second man appeared first on Valley Times-News.
Pensacola man wanted for Saturday murder arrested in Alabama and awaits extradition
A Pensacola man suspected of killing another person Saturday was found and arrested in Roanoke, Alabama. The Escambia County Sheriff's Office announced 24-year-old Isaiah Collie was wanted for allegedly fatally shooting another man in the chest in the 3400 block of North Tarragona Street. "There was a male victim, (and)...
Goldville house catches fire
A Goldville house caught fire Thursday afternoon but luckily no one was inside. Volunteer fire departments from New Site, Hackneyville and Daviston all responded to the scene alongside Alexander City Fire Department. Police from Alex City and New Site were also there with New Site’s Fire and Rescue team.