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Butler County Breaks Ground on New Sheriffs Office

On Thursday afternoon Butler County officials broke ground on a new sheriffs office building. County Commissioners with knowledge of the project say it was two years in the making. Right now the Butler Co. Sheriffs Office is located in the Butler County Courthouse. That building was built in 1903, and has since undergone renovations, but the space is out of…

Update: Body Found at Alabama River Bridge Near Prattville Identified

UPDATE: Montgomery police say the body found near U.S. Highway 31 at the Alabama River bridge has been identified as that of 27-year-old Joshua Thompson of Montgomery. Police say it appears Thompson was shot and killed in Montgomery. This is Montgomery’s 53rd homicide of the year. If you have a tip that could help police make an arrest, call CrimeStoppers…

Butler County Deputy Suddenly Dies Saturday Morning

Today, sad news arose from Butler County. The sheriff’s office has lost one of their own. Deputy Eric Jackson passed away suddenly this morning. Sheriff Danny Bond made the announcement stating the cause of death has not been released. Stay with Alabama News Network on-air and online for the latest developments in this story. Tags: butler county, Deputy Eric Jackson,…

Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman Tests Positive for COVID-19

Sheriff Blake Turman/Source: Covington County Sheriff’s Office Covington County Sheriff Blake Turman says he has tested positive for COVID-19. The sheriff made the announcement in a Facebook post late Wednesday evening. Sheriff Turman says other than having no taste or smell, he feels fine and has been quarantined for awhile. He says despite his absence, services will continue operating like…

Man Arrested, Shot House Busted in Georgiana

Arthur Payton, 61 Butler County authorities arrested a man they say was running an illegal shot house in Georgiana. Shot houses are known as places where alcohol can be bought at low¬†prices, straight from the bottle. They are sometimes called “black market bars.” Butler County Sheriff Kenny Harden says Arthur Payton, 61, was selling marijuana and alcohol out of his…

Man Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Montgomery Co. Shooting

Montgomery County Sheriffs Office say a black male was shot off Highway 331 in Snowdoun. They say the man suffered life-threatening injuries. Police have a suspect in custody. Police have yet to release the names of the victim or suspect. Check back with Alabama News Network for more in this ongoing investigation. Categories: Crime, Montgomery Metro Tags: Montgomery County, sheriffs…