A Bay Minette man linked to an armed robbery at Lillian Pharmacy and a theft at Tanger Outlets in Foley last week was arrested in Montgomery County, Mississippi, after a high-speed chase on Monday afternoon. According to U.S. Marshals Service inspector Hugh McClendon with the Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force, William “Jake” McMillan, 27, committed an armed robbery in Choctaw County and a high-speed chase ensued.
A federal appeals court upheld the 15-year prison sentence for a Michigan man who filed a false claim for losses in BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the National Law Journal reports.
SUMMERDALE, Ala. — A 19-year-old Silverhill man is in Baldwin County Jail on charges of felony rape and possession of child porn. Devin Dante Doyle was booked into the county detention center Tuesday morning, according to jail records. He is charged with single counts of felony rape (2nd Degree), Possession of Child Pornography and Transmission of Obscene Material to a Child.
FOLEY, Ala. (WALA) – With the holiday weekend rapidly approaching, that also means the malls and shopping centers will soon be packed with people looking for hot deals. And in South Baldwin County, many people will be flocking to the Tanger Outlets. With throngs of people coming to catch a good deal, that means safety is going to have to be amped up.
via Foley PD preps for waves of holiday shoppers.
LILLIAN, Ala. — A Bay Minette man suspected in the alleged armed robbery of a local drug store is the focus of a manhunt today. An arrest warrant is active for William McMillan in the robbery of prescription drugs with a potential street value of $50,000.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. — Baldwin County Revenue Commissioner Teddy Faust is warning new home buyers and long time property owners of a scheme to separate them from their money.
FAIRHOPE, Alabama – A 30-year-old Fairhope man already facing three charges related to a downtown arson, burglary investigation added to his problems last week by concealing cocaine and marijuana and attempting to use the drugs in city jail, according to police.
A nationwide phone scam involving a caller demanding money from residents for missing jury duty has reached Santa Rosa County, according to Clerk of Court Don Spencer. Spencer warns residents to not comply with the caller’s requests and to hang up immediately.
DAUPHIN ISLAND, Ala. (WALA) – The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) has approved $9.6 million from the Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund for Alabama conservation projects including $3.6 million to be spent on a feasibility study on restoring Dauphin Island. The Gulf Environmental Benefit Fund is made up of plea money from BP and Transocean after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion and oil spill.
via $3.6 million on restoration study for Dauphin Island | FOX10 News | Fox10tv.com.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. (WPMI) Fairhope Police believe a fire at a popular florist shop was sparked on purpose. Fire crews responded to the fire at Southern Veranda Florist Wednesday. Police say an employee, Michelle Basco, and accomplice, Timothy Gaines, started the fire to conceal a burglary.
The last time we saw Sharon Dueitt she was starring in her own home movie featuring her brand new puppy and posted all over social media. Her latest appearance is in a Baldwin County courtroom. A place she has been before.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking assistance from the public in locating a fugitive. Following is information released Thursday afternoon by BCSO: Danny Ray Riordan, White Male, 6’1” 180 lbs. Green eyes/brown hair with a pony tail, 56 yrs. of age, Last known address: 17000 block of Horseshoe Bend Loxley, AL.
BALDWIN COUNTY, Ala. WPMI Terry Nathan Bass, 35, who was convicted in October of rape, sodomy, sexual torture and sexual abuse of a child under the age of 12, was sentenced Thursday to serve 317 years behind bars.
Governor Rick Scott and the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced they’re giving $11 million of the BP oil spill settlement to fund projects that will address pollution in Bayou Chico. The projects include adding a pond that will be more than two acres, an underground treatment unit to remove debris flowing into the bayou, and expanding a nearby creek.
FOLEY, Ala. (WALA) – Court documents claim that murder suspect William Minton used a power saw, similar to a jigsaw to dismember the body of his stepfather, Kenneth Hood. In complaints filed on November 12, Baldwin County Deputy Sergeant Michael Gaull says Minton killed Hood by striking him with an object, describing the action as blunt force trauma to the head.
via Suspect used saw to cut off victim’s head, arms, legs | FOX10 News | Fox10tv.com.
FAIRHOPE, Ala. – Police arrested a pair of suspects wanted in connection with an armed robbery at the Fish River Pride store at Highway 98 and Highway 181, which was robbed today at approximately 12:30 p.m. Monday. Units from the Baldwin County Sheriffs Office and the Fairhope Police Department responded to the scene and established a perimeter. A helicopter from the Alabama State Troopers was also on scene to assist.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama – While defense attorneys in high-profile cases have long argued that pre-trial publicity can taint a jury pool, the rise of social media awareness is a newer struggle that has the legal profession in a hashtag swamp of uncertainty.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama – A Baldwin County judge wants to take time before deciding whether to grant a hearing into the suitability of a witness in a case against one of the key figures accused of being involved in a string of sex-related crimes against children.
FAIRHOPE, Alabama – Authorities identified the two people suspected in robbing a rural Barnwell store, south of Fairhope, Monday. Jesse Bond, 20, and Nathaniel Shelton, 30, addresses both unknown, were arrested and booked on charge of a felony robbery, first-degree. They have been taken to the Baldwin County Jail.
“The Gulf Coast of Alabama is one of the state’s greatest natural treasures, and it is important that we restore it from the harm caused by the 2010 oil spill,” Governor Bentley said. “The $9.6 million we will receive from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will support our continued long-term recovery efforts from the adverse effects of the oil spill. I appreciate all of our local, state and federal partners who are working with us in this long-term recovery effort to restore the Alabama Gulf Coast.”
BAY MINETTE, Ala. (AP) An Alabama woman accused of being part of an alleged family sex ring is challenging the testimony of a key witness. Wendy Wood Holland says a child witness against her has made numerous false statements and has a predisposition for giving false testimony.
BAY MINETTE, Ala — Baldwin District Attorney Hallie Dixon asked for and received a bond amount of $1 million dollars Friday afternoon in the first scheduled court appearance for accused murderer William Minton.
BAY MINETTE, AL – According to jail records an Orange Beach man was arrested Thursday, Nov. 13, on drug charges and is being held on a bond of more than $1 million. Robert Keith Corte Jr., 25, who is listed as having a Canal Road address, was arrested for drug trafficking, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and driving under the unfluence.
November 14, 2014 — Orange Beach, AL (OBA) — The Orange Beach Police Department has just concluded a 19-month investigation into the sale of illegal drugs in the City of Orange Beach. This operation was conducted with the oversight of the Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office and the cooperation of the City of Gulf Shores and the Foley Police Department. Others assisting in this investigation were the Baldwin County Drug Task Force and the Lawrence County Drug Task Force.
“It’s just so unbelievable.” Along the Magnolia River at the end of Lipscomb Road is where this story started. ”This morning is just a little too weird.” It is the same place where at least this part of the story ended when Clark Stewart’s dog Roofus, did it again.
via Same Dog Finds More Human Remains.
BAY MINETTE, ALABAMA – Capital murder charges might be difficult to pursue in the murder case against 55-year-old accused killer William A. Minton, but Baldwin County District Attorney Hallie Dixon says an investigation is continuing to see if they can be brought forward. Dixon, during a news conference Wednesday at the Baldwin County Commission’s chambers in Bay Minette, said that until evidence surfaces, the charges against Minton will carry with them possible life imprisonment. Capital murder is punishable by death.
SPANISH FORT, Ala. (WPMI) A former Spanish Fort football standout who was released from jail earlier this year is back behind bars as of Thursday night. According to jail log records, Deon Johnson was arrested in Mobile County for failing to register as a sex offender.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) A federal judge in New Orleans is sticking to his ruling that said BP’s conduct in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig disaster amounted to “gross negligence.” It could mean close to $18 billion in federal penalties for the oil giant.
BAY MINETTE, Ala — Accused murderer and mutilator William Alvin Minton was booked into Baldwin County Jail late Wednesday afternoon for the alleged killing and dismemberment of his stepfather in Foley. Minton is held without bond on charges of Murder and Abuse of a Corpse, according to jail records.
BAY MINETTE, Alabama – The suspect in the murder of 87-year-old Kenneth Hood of rural Foley had been out of Georgia state prison for slightly more than seven months after serving a 20-year sentence for molesting a 14-year-old girl in 1994.