NAVARRE BEACH, Fla. (WEAR) — When you think about squatters, you don’t imagine them in a Navarre beach home that sits directly on the Gulf of Mexico. Investigators say two people are now behind bars for doing just this.
Sgt. Rich Aloy with the Santa Rosa County Sheriff’s Office said, “They picked a pretty nice house to stay in.”
Two inmates have escaped from a work release center in Baldwin County on Monday night, the Alabama Department of Corrections said.
Ryan Edward Wilson, 29, and Bobby Lee Taylor, 38, escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center at 9:10 p.m. Lee has Blonde hair, blue eyes and multiple tattoos on his neck. He was sentenced in February 2007 to 20 years for a second-degree theft of property charge in Elmore County.
GSPD Detectives are reporting the arrest of a suspect in the April 1st shots fired incident on East Gulf Place at the public beach.
On April 1, 2017, at 11:28 p.m., Gulf Shores Police patrol officers responded to a shots fired call in the area of the board walk at the public beach and East Gulf Place. When the officers arrived, they discovered that an argument had taken place between members of a crowd gathered there. During the course of this argument several gunshots rang out. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.
FAIRHOPE, AL (WALA) - A theft caught on camera at a Fairhope gas station got more than half a million views on social media in less than a day. So many people shared it that the suspect was identified quickly and turned herself in.
A woman stole a guitar amp from a utility trailer in Fairhope. It was all caught on camera.
The burglary happened around 10:00 o’clock Thursday morning at the Shell gas station at 181 and 104.
The video shows the woman exiting the front passenger door of a black SUV. She stands around, talks with the driver, and suddenly takes the amp. She quickly enters the vehicle and takes off. The pair remains on the run. The victim, shockingly, was in the pickup truck at the time of the robbery. He was texting and didn’t realize what was happening until it was too late. He says the amp belonged to his 7-year-old son.
A court date for a man charged for his role in a deadly home invasion was continued today.
Adam Bond of Foley is a man with a storied history. Police know him well.Today as he was led out of the courtroom Bond complained of the chains around his ankles. A little over a year ago the same Adam Bond was the hero who “dove in” to save the pilot of a plane that crash in Foley.
Daphne Police have a warning for area businesses after getting several reports of counterfeit money being passed. In the last several weeks, 24 fake $100 dollar bills have been recovered and there have been other attempts to use them.
Gulf Shores Police are still looking for suspects after a fight leads to gunfire at a popular tourist spot in Gulf Shores. No one was hurt Saturday night. Incidents like this are extremely rare for tourists. This was the scene Saturday night. Gulf Shores police and others were responding to a report of shots fired at the public beach somewhere between the Hangout and Pink Pony. Gulf Shores Police say a group got into a fight at 11:30 and one or more of them fired a number of shots into the air. Things were back to normal and everyone I talked to was surprised it even happened.
While Clarke Raines sit behind bars, accused of murdering his mother, we’re learning more about his criminal and sometimes violent past. From the moment Kay Raines went missing two months ago today, people close to her were convinced her son had something to do with it.
The son of a Mobile woman who has been missing since January has been charged with murder in connection to his mother’s homicide, Mobile police said.
Kay Atkins Raines, 64, was reported missing after officers responded to an emergency call in the 1000 block of Pace Parkway at 12:19 p.m. on Jan. 28. When officers arrived, the person who made the call said the victim was missing. The same day, Kay Raines was reportedly last seen at a Biloxi, Mississippi casino, according to Mississippi Coast Crime Stoppers.
SPANISH FORT, AL (WKRG) — Police have arrested another Spanish Fort High School student for allegedly making threats against the school in Baldwin County.
Spanish Fort Police Chief David Edgar said in a statement that the student was taken into custody for posting a threatening image to social media, “very similar to the one posted by Spanish Fort High School students Sunday”.