Category Archives: Crime

Phone theft case turns into spice bust – FOX10 News | WALA

August 29, 2015

FOLEY, AL (WALA) - What started off as a routine investigation for the Foley Police Department took an unexpected turn this week.

On Tuesday, investigators were looking for a stolen cell phone and that led them Michael Wells.

They said they found 334 grams of spice in his car, nearly six times the amount needed to bust someone for trafficking the drug.

via Phone theft case turns into spice bust – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Father outraged after 3rd grader is exposed to pornographic viru – FOX10 News | WALA

August 29, 2015

A Baldwin County father says his 8-year-old daughter was accidentally exposed to pornographic images on her school-issued laptop.

Brandon Reissiger says his 3rd grader at Foley Elementary opened her school laptop upon her teacher’s instruction Tuesday afternoon. He said when his daughter opened the web browser on the laptop, several pornographic images began popping up uncontrollably.

After showing her teacher, the teacher attempted to close the pop-ups, but more kept opening. The teacher shut the laptop, and put it away, according to Reissiger.

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Two children removed from rat infested, feces filled home – FOX10 News | WALA

August 26, 2015

Rats, roaches and feces greeted a Baldwin County sheriff’s deputy when she initially inquired about an eight-year-old Elberta girl’s parents.

The deputy was called out to CC Road to perform a welfare check on an elderly man when she came across the eight-year-old girl taking care of her grandfather.

via Two children removed from rat infested, feces filled home – FOX10 News | WALA.

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100 Pounds of Meth Disguised as Food Items for Children Seized in Baldwin County – WPMI – LOCAL 15

August 23, 2015

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BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. (WPMI) A routines traffic stop turned into a major narcotics bust in Baldwin County Thursday afternoon after State Troopers discovered a female transporting over 100 pounds of illegal methamphetamines, disguised as candy, beverages, and other snacks, into Alabama.

via 100 Pounds of Meth Disguised as Food Items for Children Seized in Baldwin County – WPMI – LOCAL 15.

Escapee’s run ends after capture in Gulf Shores – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

August 21, 2015

GULF SHORE, AL - On Aug. 19 around 7:16 p.m., a Gulf Shores Police Department patrol officer responded to a radio call for a suspicious person in the 200 block of East Beach Boulevard.

When the officer arrived, he began to conduct a foot patrol of the surrounding area. He encountered the subject, later identified as Kevin R. Campbell, nearby.

via Escapee’s run ends after capture in Gulf Shores – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

BCSO: 13-year-old raped in Summerdale; suspect in custody – FOX10 News | WALA

August 19, 2015

SUMMERDALE, AL (WALA) - The Baldwin County sheriff’s office said a suspect is in custody after a 13-year-old was raped in Summerdale.

A press release from the BCSO said around 9:30pm on August 17, deputies responded to Jackie Ln., Summerdale, where the victim told authorities she’d been raped by a Hispanic male who walked to a home nearby.

via BCSO: 13-year-old raped in Summerdale; suspect in custody – FOX10 News | WALA.

The Missing and Human Trafficking

August 14, 2015

Another vigil for the missing. This one with friends and family of Tiffany Daniels hoping she will be home soon.

“I believe she is caught up in something. She is caught up in a situation that she can’t get out of and she would want to be out of,” said her mother Cindy.

Human trafficking and according to the experts, it’s not a far-fetched idea.

via The Missing and Human Trafficking.

Baldwin DA looking into fatal pedestrian hit-and-run near Elbert – FOX10 News | WALA

August 10, 2015

A pedestrian hit by a vehicle on US 98 just outside of Elberta died from his injuries, and the driver left the scene, authorities said.

Jamie Maloy with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency said investigators with the State Trooper’s Traffic Homicide division located Jeremy Rogers, 29, the next day. Maloy said Rogers, of Elberta, hit the pedestrian in his 2003 Dodge Caravan the evening of August 7.

via Baldwin DA looking into fatal pedestrian hit-and-run near Elbert – FOX10 News | WALA.

Police arrest women with car packed with stolen goods – FOX10 News | WALA

August 08, 2015

A Baldwin County judge had increased bonds set on three Montgomery women who remain in jail after police said they shoplifted nearly twenty thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise from stores at the Tanger Outlet Center.

Foley Police said four women from Montgomery preyed upon several stored at the Tanger Outlet Center in Foley on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.  Investigators say they stole $25,000 worth of merchandise from American Eagle Outfitters, The Children’s Place and then The Sunglass Hut.  It was when investigators said one of the women ran out of the Sunglass Hut with about 40 pairs of sunglasses that a store employee quickly called the police.

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Baldwin County Deputies looking for second police impersonator – FOX10 News | WALA

August 07, 2015

Baldwin County Sheriff’s investigators have released more information about two teenagers they said were impersonating police officers when they pulled over several motorists last week.

Deputies said they used a phone app to flash red and blue lights and could now face felony charges.

via Baldwin County Deputies looking for second police impersonator – FOX10 News | WALA.

Baldwin County Deputies looking for second police impersonator – FOX10 News | WALA

August 06, 2015

Baldwin County Sheriff’s investigators have released more information about two teenagers they said were impersonating police officers when they pulled over several motorists last week.

Deputies said they used a phone app to flash red and blue lights and could now face felony charges.

via Baldwin County Deputies looking for second police impersonator – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Teen Confesses to Impersonating Police Officer in Baldwin County

August 05, 2015

The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says a 16-year-old has confessed to impersonating a police officer in a white SUV last week.

According to a press release, the juvenile stated that he and another 16-year-old friend were the suspects being sought for impersonating a law enforcement officer in the Wilcox area of Baldwin County last week.

via Teen Confesses to Impersonating Police Officer in Baldwin County.

Police warn of impersonators; share tell-tale signs – FOX10 News | WALA

August 04, 2015

According to the Robertsdale Police Department Facebook page, the Baldwin County Sherif’s Office has received reports of police impersonators in the Wilcox and Seminole areas.

The page said the reports involve traffic stops that have taken place in rural areas. and goes on to warn motorists of what to watch out for when a traffic stop is initiated.

via Police warn of impersonators; share tell-tale signs – FOX10 News | WALA.

Woman avoids frightening encounter with police impersonator – FOX10 News | WALA

August 01, 2015

A routine night got a bit frightening for a woman in Baldwin County early Friday morning.

Around 2 a.m., as she was coming off I-10 at Wilcox Road, someone driving a white early 2000’s Chevrolet Suburban pulled out from a nearby business and started following her.

“As she continued down Wilcox Road, the suburban turned on a set of, what she described as a set of flashing red and blue lights and a white light,” Captain Steve Arthur said.

via Woman avoids frightening encounter with police impersonator – FOX10 News | WALA.

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Man charged with firing gun during Saturday evening altercation – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News

July 29, 2015

A man is behind bars facing numerous charges after authorities believe he fired a gun at another man Saturday evening in Foley’s Aaronville community.

Foley Police Department responded to a call in the Aaronville community involving shoots fired at 6 p.m. Saturday evening.

via Man charged with firing gun during Saturday evening altercation – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.

Police: duo distracted, stole from shopper – FOX10 News | WALA

July 29, 2015

The crime happened about a month ago in Gulf Shores, but the victim is still dealing with the fallout. On July 1, police said a man and woman pulled a con on a female shopper in the Publix in Gulf Shores.

Police said the woman distracted the victim while she was shopping in one of the isles. The male suspect then nabbed her wallet from the purse and the two took off.

via Police: duo distracted, stole from shopper – FOX10 News | WALA.

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