“Who I have or may not have been in love with a decade ago, a year ago, five years ago, four years ago, or yesterday, to me that’s nobody’s business. That’s not something that I owe an answer for. I owe an answer for, did I misuse the position of this office and the answer is absolutely not. Never have and never will.”
A sexual harassment complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed against District Attorney Hallie Dixon has been settled for about 65 thousand dollars.
via Baldwin DA Sexual Harassment Complaint Settled.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – A murder and kidnapping case may have a link to a fire in the OrangeBeach neighborhood of Bear Point on June 20.
John Barry Hubbard of Bibb County was arrested on July 22 in Greene County after allegedly killing one woman and kidnapping her sister. The dead woman was identified as Kandi Murphy and Hubbard took Tammy Murphy Carpenter with him when he fled, authorities say.
via Murder, kidnapping case may have link to Orange Beach fire – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
Justin Lott, the man accused of the drunk driving and convicted of manslaughter in the hit and run crash that killed 19-year-old Kasey Waychoff, has received the maximum prison sentence.
The judge gave Lott a sentence of 20 years for manslaughter, 10 years for leaving the scene of an accident, and 1 year for assault. The sentences to run concurrently.
via Drunk Driver Gets Max Sentence for Fatal Hit and Run.
ORANGE BEACH, AL– Police in Orange Beach say a man passed counterfeit 100 dollar bills at stores at the Wharf last week.
Investigators have identified the suspect as Ronald Yeagy of Sugarland, Texas. Arrest warrants are out for Yeagy.
via Counterfeit Bills Passed At Businesses In Orange Beach.
Montgomery Circuit Court Judge Greg Griffin has dismissed a lawsuit against former Baldwin County School System Superintendent Robbie Owen and four Baldwin County Board of Education members.
This, after State Auditor Jim Zeigler filed suit against them seeking a ruling that would stop county school boards from spending taxpayer money on tax referendum campaigns.
via Judge dismisses suit against Robbie Owen, BCBOE members – FOX10 News | WALA.
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When Foley Police sent out an Amber Alert Wednesday morning, July 15, 2015 for a missing mother and six children, people all along the gulf coast took notice. Many got the alert through their smart phones. Less than two hours after the Amber Alert was issued, the mother and children were found safe thanks to a motorist that spotted the vehicle that was described.
Twenty Four year-old Nora Grienier and six children had been missing for less than 24 hours when Foley Police issued the Amber Alert. They sent out the notice as soon as they believed them to be in danger.
via Amber Alert reaches many through smart phones – FOX10 News | WALA.
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A Foley mother and six children were found safe after police said a motorist responded to an AMBER Alert Wednesday morning, July 15, 2015.
Police said the victim’s father last saw them at 10:00 a.m. tuesday, saying her boyfriend had abducted them. Police said the boyfriend made threats against the mother and law enforcement as well.
via Foley Police: Amber Alert subject left voluntarily – FOX10 News | WALA.
Baldwin EMC issued a scam alert to its members Thursday.
With more than 70,000 accounts in Baldwin and Monroe counties, the member-owned electric cooperative said, in a news release, that some members were being contacted by “someone demanding money and claiming to represent Baldwin EMC.”
via Baldwin EMC warns of phone scam | AL.com.
-Further investigation reveals Eloy Guiterrez did NOT kidnap or hold his ex-wife and their children against their will.
-Police tell News 5 Nora Grienier and the kids were staying with Guiterrez at a local motel and that Grienier wanted to be there with her ex-husband.
-Guiterrez, however, was charged with making a terrorist threat for allegedly threatening to kill his ex-wife at some point while they were reported missing.
-Guiterrez was also charged with two counts of misdemeanor domestic violence for separate and unrelated incidents.
via FOUND: Mother and 6 Children Located After Amber Alert.
FOLEY, AL (WALA) – A Foley mother and six children were found safe after police said a motorist responded to an Amber Alert Wednesday morning, July 15, 2015. Police said the victim’s father last saw them at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, saying her boyfriend had abducted them. Police said the boyfriend made threats against the mother and law enforcement as well.
via Foley Police – Amber Alert subject left voluntarily – FOX10 News | WALA.
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A missing Foley woman and six children were found safe just miles from where they disappeared Tuesday. Now, the father of the children is being called a person of interest.
Around 6:30 Tuesday evening Nora Grenier’s father alerted Foley Police that his daughter, her five children, and Grenier’s nephew were missing. Shortly after, an Amber Alert was issued. Grenier and the six children who range in age from 18 months to 9 years, were last seen at their home in the Whispering Winds Mobile Home Park, around 11:00 Tuesday morning.
via Amber Alert praised for quick response in finding missing mom and kids – WEAR – Pensacola Top Stories – ABC.
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency now says a mother and three of her children who were last seen in Foley have been abducted.
The update appears on the notice on the ALEA website.
via Statewide Alert For Missing Children.
A woman who was being held against her will was one of eight people people who were taken into custody by after several law enforcement agencies raided two locations in Foley.
The Foley PD, FBI Mobile, Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office , Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), DEA and Homeland Security executed search warrants on two addresses on East Michigan Avenue in Foley. They said they found drugs, weapons, money and “other evidence”.
via Murder suspect, abuse victim among 8 removed following Foley rai – FOX10 News | WALA.
In the early morning hours of July 8, multiple law enforcement agencies, including the Foley Police Department, FBI, Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office, DEA and Homeland Security, converged on the home at 406 East Michigan Avenue to execute search warrants on the property.
via Seven arrested in Foley drug bust – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
FOLEY — While most people have never heard of booster bags, the Foley Police Department is well aware of the tool used to steal items from stores in the area.
Police Capt. Thurston Bullock brought two of the bags to the Foley City Council meeting Monday to explain their uses to council members and also ask for the council’s help in approving a municipal ordinance making ownership of the bags illegal within the city limits.
via Foley police aim to battle booster bags – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
FOLEY– Investigators say one of the seven men charged in a major drug on East Michigan Avenue in Foley kidnapped a woman and held her hostage at the drug compound.
Several of the suspects also allegedly raped the woman while she was being held against her will at the compound.
via Woman Allegedly Held Hostage, Raped At Foley Drug Compound.
A Daphne man with a long criminal history has been arrested for leaving a young child locked inside a hot vehicle in Fairhope.
Robert Goodwin, 34, has been charged with Domestic Violence Reckless Endangerment for allegedly leaving a young boy — presumably his son, though police haven’t specified — inside his black SUV for more than half-an-hour.
via Small Boy Found Locked Inside Hot SUV in Fairhope.
The FBI, DEA, Homeland Security, along with state and local police executed search warrants at a house on East Michigan Avenue in Foley Wednesday night.
Authorities aren’t releasing much information including names or charges, but News 5 has learned officers seized two pounds of drugs, possibly methamphetamine, guns and cash from two houses and a garage on the property.
via Eight Arrested in Foley Drug Raid.
Dozens of law enforcement officers raided a home at 406 East Michigan Avenue in Foley Wednesday night.Sources tell News 5 the raid involves drugs and that several people have been arrested.
via Authorities Raid Home In Foley.
FORT MORGAN, AL (WALA) - A Gulf Shores man was arrested on drug charges over the weekend, but Sheriff’s investigators said several other charges will come. It all started when wildlife officers saw drugs inside a parked car Sunday morning, July 5, 2015 on the Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge.
In what can only be described as a n overnight crime spree, investigators with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said that 27 year-old Derrick James Delagarza of Gulf Shores is being charged with two drug charges, theft of property, breaking and entering and may even be charged with sexual assault of a 15 year-old girl.
via Sheriff’s investigator – suspect helps himself to food and drink – FOX10 News | WALA.
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A Gulf Shores man faces drug, theft and burglary charges after deputies found him with illicit substances and a stolen car, according to the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office.
Around 2:20 a.m. Sunday, authorities responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle on Mobile Street off Fort Morgan Road. Inside an apparently abandoned Hyundai Sonata deputies found cocaine and marijuana, said Capt. Steve Arthur.
via Gulf Shores man arrested after stolen car found with drugs inside, deputies say | AL.com.
Was capital murder suspect Steve Hutcheson in Baldwin County this week?
Many folks who live and work on Fort Morgan Road thought they saw the McCalla, Alabama, fugitive, who’s accused of killing his wife and two kids last weekend before going on an all-night cocaine binge with his mistress.
Witnesses reported seeing Hutcheson, or at least a man who looked like him, at businesses on Ft. Morgan Road.
via Capital Murder Suspect Seen In Gulf Shores Area?.
SILVERHILL, AL (WALA) – Silverhill Police say they have no plans in charging anyone in an altercation that resulted in one man being shot to death and another being badly beaten and taken to the hospital. It happened late Friday night, June 26, 2015 on McPhillips Road.
Friends of 25 year-old Ryan DeAngelis will remember him as the life of the party. Family and friends describe him as fun-loving and charismatic who never met a stranger.
via Silverhill PD – no charges to be filed in fatal shooting – FOX10 News | WALA.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – Ryan DeAngelis loved to work on cars and boats and drive them on the road, in the mud and on the water.“The first boat he got together by himself he was so proud of,” Vicki Smith, a friend of Ryan’s family, said. “He put it together in his middle school years. He was a go-getter.”
via Gulf Shores graduate dead after Silverhill shooting – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
On McPhillips Road in Silverhill, crime tape tangled in the grass marks a daunting omen many neighbors never expected to see on their usually tranquil street.
“I was kind of shocked. This is a quiet road,” resident Charles Grimes said.”Everybody keeps to themselves. You don’t really have to worry about your neighbors. Everything’s really peaceful.”
via Neighbors Rattled After Overnight Shooting in Silverhill | WKRG.
Silverhill Police are investigating a shooting from early this morning. Ryan Deangelis was killed. Police were called to a fight on McPhillips Road around midnight. Police Chief Kim Wasdin says Deangelis was in a fight with his roommate Jeffrey Taylor when the shooting happened. Three to four people were at the scene when police arrived.
via Silverhill Shooting Leaves One Dead | WKRG.
GULF SHORES, AL – On Monday, June 15 at approximately 7:41 a.m., Gulf Shores Police officers were called to GooRoo’s, which is located at 1209 Gulf Shores Parkway, to investigate a burglary that had just occurred.
via Suspect arrested in burglary of Gulf Shores Restaurant – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
Gulf Shores and Foley are setting up more surveillance cameras to ward off vandalism and crime.Gulf Shores is installing 25 new cameras this summer at the parking lot of Gulf Place, the main public beach, while Foley has added about 75 cameras in city buildings and parks.
via Here, there and everywhere: south Baldwin cameras are watching you | AL.com.
SILVERHILL, AL (WALA) - Silverhill Police say they made a big discovery at the home of a man charged with shooting at one of their officers.
Police say Daniel Hails was arrested for attempted murder.
via Standoff in Silverhill ends with suspect in custody – FOX10 News | WALA.
SEMINOLE, AL-On Wednesday, a Baldwin County Sheriff’s deputy responding to a trespassing call on Champion Paper Road in Seminole arrested James Ratliff for outstanding, misdemeanor traffic warrants.
The deputy handcuffed Ratliff, but Ratliff took off into the woods. During the foot chase, the deputy fell and dislocated his shoulder. Deputies searched for Raliff for several hours, then called off the manhunt.
via Handcuffed Fugitive Seen Walking Down Road | WKRG.