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Spanish Fort man shoots son in domestic dispute | WPMI

December 03, 2016

SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WPMI) — A Spanish Fort father is in custody charged with shooting his son in the leg. The incident happened at a home on Old Mobile Road right off Highway 31.

Neighbors say the home where it happened is a known drug house. They have been complaining about it for years. When Local 15′s cameras arrived shortly after 2pm, a Medstar helicopter was at the scene landing at the Prodisee Pantry parking lot nearby.

via Spanish Fort man shoots son in domestic dispute | WPMI.

Baldwin County law enforces make another big drug bust – FOX10 News | WALA

December 02, 2016

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office made a big announcement this morning: another drug bust in the county, putting one man behind bars. This makes the third bust in the county that FOX10 News has reported in a three week span.

Stacked pound by pound, Baldwin County deputies got their hands on over 70 bags of pot Wednesday morning. Tight packages labeled with names like “bubblegum”, “pineapple” and “blue dream”, police knew this was a big bust.

via Baldwin County law enforces make another big drug bust – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Not-so-merry Christmas, Dad? Baldwin deputies intercept LSD, pot | AL.com

December 02, 2016

An I-10 traffic stop turned up about 100 pounds of marijuana and 28 grams of liquid LSD on Wednesday, the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office has reported, with some of the contraband in a box labeled “Merry Christmas, Dad.”

According to information released Thursday morning by the sheriff’s office, deputies stopped a rented Jeep Liberty driven by Daniel Joseph Oehl, 45, of Fort Pierce, Fla. Ohel told deputies that he was heading home from visiting his girlfriend in New Orleans, but deputies found the vehicle had been rented in Phoenix, Az., two days earlier and was due back in Phoenix on Saturday.

via Not-so-merry Christmas, Dad? Baldwin deputies intercept LSD, pot | AL.com.

High-Speed Chase Lands Foley Man Behind Bars

November 24, 2016

It started around noon when a state trooper spotted a stolen Lexus that blew through a traffic light and crossed six lanes of traffic on Highway 59 and the chase was on.

Authorities say it was Phillip Stanford behind the wheel of a car that took authorities on a high-speed chase reaching speeds of a hundred miles per hour plus, before crashing in a field off County Road 32 near the Baldwin Beach Express.

via High-Speed Chase Lands Foley Man Behind Bars.

‘Band-Aid Bandit’ strikes again, this time robbing the BB&T Bank in Daphne | WPMI

November 23, 2016

Police say he’s brash, quick and potentially deadly. They’re calling him the “Band-Aid Bandit.”

Police in Daphne are stumped and need your help in identifying a bank robber who robbed again Monday afternoon. Police say he’s hit two banks, the first one in July, the latest one Monday.

via ‘Band-Aid Bandit’ strikes again, this time robbing the BB&T Bank in Daphne | WPMI.

Thousands of Dollars in GPS Devices Targeted by Thieves in Orange Beach

November 22, 2016

If you look closely, something is missing in the console of this Grady White. Two holes in the console used to contain Garmin GPS monitors. “They spent their time unbolting everything, unscrewing it where they can resale it because it takes a lot of time to pull a unit out so it’s not completely destroyed so they can sell it,” says the mechanic replacing the missing high-tech devices Chad Daniel.

via Thousands of Dollars in GPS Devices Targeted by Thieves in Orange Beach.

Drug Raid At Foley Business

November 11, 2016

FOLEY, AL- Sheriff’s investigators say the owner of B & R Tires was selling more than just tires.

After watching the business for several months, officers made multiple undercover buys. On Wednesday, deputies raided the tire shop, arrested five people and confiscated methamphetamine and heroin.

via Drug Raid At Foley Business.

Loxley man booked on porn distribution charges | GulfCoastNewsToday.com

November 04, 2016

LOXLEY, Alabama — A Loxley man is in jail on intent to distribute porn charges following an arrest by the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency on Wednesday. Christopher Allen Adams, 38, of Totter Ridge Drive in Loxley was booked on three counts of porn with intent to distribute and his currently in jail on a $60,000 bond, according to Baldwin County Corrections Center records.

via Loxley man booked on porn distribution charges | GulfCoastNewsToday.com.

Couple Scams Local Stores Out Of Thousands

October 31, 2016

“Unless we get the merchandise back or somehow find them and make them pay us there’s no way we can recoup any of the money,” Allyn Cameron said. Cameron is an employee at Cindy Meador Interiors in Gulf Shores.  The store was scammed out of four thousand dollars by a couple running a pre-paid credit card scam along the Gulf Coast.Cameron says the couple came into the store and picked out several items they said was for a home they were planning to purchase in the area.

via Couple Scams Local Stores Out Of Thousands.

FBI agents raid pain center in Daphne – FOX10 News | WALA

October 29, 2016

FOX10 News has learned FBI agents are conducting an operation at the Eastern Shore Neurology and Pain Center in Daphne.

Dr. Rassan M. Tarabein owns Eastern Shore Neurology and Pain Center on Highway 98. According to the pain center website, Dr. Tarabein has been in practice in South Alabama since 1996. His services include all types of neurological care and pain management for adults and children, the website states.

via FBI agents raid pain center in Daphne – FOX10 News | WALA.

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South Alabama neurology & pain clinic raided by the FBI | AL.com

October 29, 2016

The Federal Bureau of Investigations raided the Eastern Shore Neurology and Pain Center on Friday morning.

All throughout the morning FBI agents were removing boxes and computer equipment, loading it all into several unmarked vans outside. Sources close to the raid said that the facility operated by Dr. Rassan Tarabein was closed at the time the FBI conducted their operation.

via South Alabama neurology & pain clinic raided by the FBI | AL.com.

Woman pulled from vehicle, carjacked in Foley | WPMI

October 28, 2016

FOLEY, Ala. WPMI — The Foley Police Department has released an image of a man they say forcefully pulled a woman from her vehicle, then stole the car.

It happened Friday at the Pep Boys. Officials say the suspect, identified as 21-year-old Christopher Brewer of Gulf Shores, took off in the victim’s 2008 silver Hyundai Tiburon heading northbound on Highway 59. No weapon was shown and the woman was not physically injured.

via Woman pulled from vehicle, carjacked in Foley | WPMI.

Armed Robberies on the Rise in Baldwin County

October 28, 2016

Early Thursday morning, it happened again. A man wearing a Halloween mask enters the Kangaroo convenience store in Bay Minette with no intentions of buying, only taking.

“A gentleman wearing a skull mask came in, a black male, came in and asked the cashier for all his money and was told not to reach for his button if he did he would get his head blown off,” says Cpl. Robert Gates with Bay Minette Police.

via Armed Robberies on the Rise in Baldwin County.

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