ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – Shaun Cassidy wasn’t going anywhere this weekend. He’s still firmly behind bars as the Orange Beach police continue their investigation that led to Cassidy’s arrest Friday night.
“Due to the facts of this case, we have requested a no bond on Mr. Cassidy and that will be left to a Baldwin County judge to set a bond at a later date,” Sergeant Cliff Roberts said.
via Alleged sex abuser still behind bars | Fox10tv.com.
ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (WALA) – Nearly seven years ago, an Orange Beach man was tortured and robbed in his own home. As of Friday night, Shaun Cassidy, 65, is behind bars for a number of charges involving minors.
“He was arrested on multiple counts of sodomy, enticing a child for immoral purposes, and sexual abuse,” Sergeant Cliff Roberts said.
via Former victim becomes the victimizer | Fox10tv.com.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WHNT) – The Nashville Metro Police report that a grand jury returned an indictment against the man police say shot country singer Wayne Mills.
According to CBS station WTVF, the shooting was a result of an altercation between Mills and the owner of the bar, Chris Ferrell. They said the two were inside the bar and a struggle ensued after Mills reportedly lit a cigarette in the non-smoking section. According to police, witnesses outside the bar heard gunshots and contacted authorities.
via Man Indicted for Second Degree Murder of Country Singer Wayne Mills | WHNT.com.
MOBILE, Ala. (WPMI) The family of Angel Downs is reacting to Steve Nodine’s work release status being revoked. The Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office says Nodine violated the conditions of work release and is now back in general population. The former Mobile County Commissioner was accused of murdering his longtime girlfriend Angel Downs. He accepted a plea deal last year and is currently serving out a two year sentence in Baldwin County.
Read More at: http://www.local15tv.com/shared/news/features/top-stories/stories/wpmi_new-details-nodine-spent-time-away-jail-6396.shtml
via New Details How Nodine Spent Time Away From Jail – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Top Stories.
Daphne, Ala. – The Daphne Police Department has confirmed the arrest of Brandon Wheat on charges of third degree burglar. The local burglary he is accused of committing happened in the Lake Forest community, according to DPD.
via BREAKING: Daphne Police arrest suspect in multi-county burglary spree – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Local News.
Bay Minette, Ala. – For the third time in less than 3 weeks an accused child abuser has been arrested and booked into county jail. The latest arrest came Tuesday when 22-year-old Danielle Letha Caudle was charged with torture and willful abuse of a 2 year old.
The accused is reportedly the mother of the victim.
via Another Baldwin arrest for child abuse and torture – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Local News.
Bay Minette, Ala. – A Baldwin County jury deliberated less than 30 minutes Tuesday afternoon before convicting Raymond David Dechant of sexually abusing a Fairhope toddler.
Testimony revealed that the child’s mother discovered Dechant, 30, of Elberta, on top of the 2-year-old girl, whose underwear had been removed, said Assistant District Attorney Chalea Tisdale, who prosecuted the case.
via Elberta man convicted of sexually abusing 2-year-old – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
BAY MINETTE, AL – Baldwin County Community Corrections Work Release section conducted routine field investigations on inmate Steve Nodine who was serving a two-year sentence in the Baldwin County Jail.
During the investigations it was determined that Mr. Nodine violated rules of conduct while at the facility, guidelines on Work Release inmates returning to the facility, and areas that are prohibited to visit by Work Release inmates while outside the facility.
via Nodine’s work-release status revoked – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
It took a jury 1 1/2 hours Wednesday to find a Grand Bay man guilty of several charges stemming from two shootings at a mobile home park in Baldwin County.
Frederick Odom, 42, was convicted of capital murder in the 2011 death of Alvino Rodriguez of Honduras.
via Grand Bay man convicted in 2011 shootings | baldwincountydistrictattorney.
FOLEY, Ala. (WALA) – A minute and a half is all it took for a man to rob a Dollar General in Foley Sunday, December 1, around 9:30 p.m.
Only two employees were working at time. As they were bringing items inside to get ready to close up the store, a man wearing a sock hat, cloth over his face, and bright green latex gloves, entered the store with a gun.
via Man robs Foley Dollar General at gunpoint.
The docket includes: Jon Washington’s murder trial is in the shooting death of Kenny Myers which happened in Orange Beach in February of 2012; Melvin Hutcheson is charged in the fatal hit and run death of Michael Hoeft on County Road 4 in Gulf Shores in the same month; and Steven Pinson faces an attempted murder charge in the road rage shooting in Orange Beach in August of 2012.
via UPDATE: Trials could start this month in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach incidents – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
BAY MINETTE, Ala. – Two trials involving incidents in OrangeBeach and GulfShores are scheduled to begin on Monday in the courthouse here and one scheduled to start then has been rescheduled for sometime in January.
Jon Washington’s murder trial is in the shooting death of Kenny Myers which happened in Orange Beach in February of 2012,
via Trials start Monday in Gulf Shores, Orange Beach incidents – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
FAIRHOPE, Alabama – Police have made a fourth arrest in the case of a 21-year-old man shot to death in the Montrose community in January.
Donald Jefferson Howard, known as “DJ,” was shot to death in a vehicle in the 7700 block of Parker Road on Jan. 14.
via Fourth suspect arrested in slaying of 21-year-old Fairhope man | AL.com.
A local Christmas tree seller is asking for the community’s help to return more than 50 Fraser Firs that were stolen from her lot in front of the Tate High baseball field Tuesday night.
Suzanne Eaton, a 55-year-old Pensacola resident, said she lost an estimated $5,000 in tree sales. Her premium trees, which are grown in North Carolina, sell for as much as $120. A portion of her proceeds every year go to the Tate High School baseball team.
via Thieves steal 50 Christmas trees from Escambia County lot | Pensacola News Journal | pnj.com.
SILVERHILL, Ala. (WALA) – Police arrested 26-year-old Brian Clarke Stone Monday on charges of rape second degree, sodomy second degree, interference with custody, enticing a child, and sexual abuse second degree.
Silverhill Police Chief Kim Wasdin says Stone had met the alleged victim by chance in Baldwin County a year ago, and had kept constant contact with her ever since.
via Man charged in rape of minor | Fox10tv.com.
LOXLEY, Alabama -
For many of us, the local interstate system is an easy way to get from point A to point B.
But for the Multi-Jurisdictional Interstate Task Force, I-10 and I-65 are where these law enforcement officers earn their paychecks.
via Interstate Task Force Fights Highway Crime.
ORANGE BEACH, AL – A former server at two Orange Beach restaurants was arrested this morning and charged with 51 counts of identity theft and two counts of fraudulent use of a credit card.
Stephanie Marie Brown listed her address as Fredricksburg, Va., when she was booked into the Baldwin County Jail on Nov. 25. According to the jail website her bond is set at $306,000 with a $5,000 bond on each count.
via Former server arrested in identity theft, credit card fraud – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. — A routine traffic stop on Interstate 10 led to a major drug bust last week by the Baldwin County Multi-jurisdictional Interstate Task Force, Sheriff’s Department officials announced on Monday.
“I’ve talked before referring to these routine traffic stops in the war against illegal drugs as chopping at the tree,” Baldwin County Sheriff Huey “Hoss” Mack said Monday in a press conference at the Sheriff’s Department command center in Robertsdale.
via Routine traffic stop leads to major drug bust – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
GULF SHORES, Alabama -
Two businesses located just feet apart from one another were broken into over the weekend according to Gulf Shores Police.
Crooks targeted Easy D’s Convenience Store and the neighborhing E’s Chic Boutique.
via Businesses Burglarized In Gulf Shores.
BAY MINETTE — A Bay Minette man was jailed Thursday, charged with abusing a 2-year-old child.
Stephen Dewayne Gerbige, 30, of 39871 County Road 39, Bay Minette, is being held in the Baldwin County Corrections Facility under a $150,000 bond. He is scheduled to return to Circuit Court at 8:30 a.m. on Dec. 6.
via Boyfriend charged with abuse of 2-year-old child – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: The Baldwin Times.
RABUN, Ala. (WPMI) A Rabun family wants answers after their 16-year-old dog was shot by a deputy. On Friday, four deputies with the Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office were serving a warrant at a home on Stacey Drive. A spokesperson with the sheriff’s office said the dog came after the deputy and that’s when Belle was shot. The family however says that’s not the case.
Read More at: http://local15tv.com/news/features/featured/stories/baldwin-county-deputy-shoots-dog-2386.shtml
via Baldwin County Deputy Shoots Dog – WPMI LOCAL 15 News – Featured.
A Daphne teenager accused of stealing laptops from Baldwin County Public Schools’ students is back in the Baldwin County Corrections Center.
The Baldwin County District Attorney’s Office asked a judge to revoke Richard “Bret” Langley’s $50,000 bond after he removed his ankle monitor and left home Nov. 3, according to court records. The judge granted the request.
via Daphne teen accused of laptop thefts back in jail | AL.com.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – Sources confirm to FOX10 News authorities are taking a second look at the apparent suicide of Donald Holland, Sr. He is the uncle and last person seen with Brittney Wood, who disappeared May 30, 2012.
via Letters point to motive for murder | fox10tv.com.
ELBERTA, Ala. — With a single search warrant, Elberta Police have seized 48 grams of methamphetamine and made four arrests.
Early Monday morning, police entered a residence in the 2400 block of Woerner road, confiscated the drugs, which are valued at $5,500, and arrested 37-year-old Stephanie Dawn Gardner Harrison of Robertsdale and charged her with drug trafficking of methamphetamine.
via 4 arrested on drug charges – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: News.
MOBILE, Alabama – On the same day she was in court on sex-abuse charges, investigators with a search warrant took computer equipment that could contain pertinent evidence from Wendy Wood Holland’s home in Irvington, according to the Mobile Police Department.
“We made collection of electronic storage devices in regards to the ongoing sex-abuse case,” said Ashley Rains, a department spokesperson.
via Investigators: child sex-abuse investigation and Brittney Wood ‘all connected’ | AL.com.
A jury on Wednesday will begin deliberating the fate of a man who is suspected in two shootings that happened at a Baldwin County mobile home park in 2011.
Frederick Odom, 42, of Grand Bay, and two other suspects were arrested in connection with the shootings that happened on Baldwin County 12, south of Foley.
via Jury to deliberate in Baldwin County murder trial | AL.com.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – According to Mobile Police, Investigators issued a search warrant over the weekend at the home of a relative of missing mother Brittney Wood.
Authorities and relatives tell FOX10 News investigators were specifically looking for electronics and child pornography videos allegedly taken by suspect Wendy Holland.
via MPD: Wood family member search warrant issued | Fox10tv.com.
Bay Minette, Ala.– In his initial bond appearance before the court Friday afternoon, via closed circuit television from the Baldwin County Jail, accused bank robber and would-be escapee Christopher Bryant Gibson was ordered to remain in lockup for now: bond withheld.
via Bond denied for Daphne bank bandit, Gibson remains behind bars – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Local News.
MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) – The man accused of killing two police officers, including a Mobile native, in Tampa in 2010 was found guilty Friday, November 15.
A Hillsborough County jury found Dontae Morris guilty of two counts of first-degree murder for fatally shooting David Curtis, of Mobile, and Jeffrey Kocab during a routine traffic stop in East Tampa.
via Cop killer found guilty of killing 2 officers | Fox10tv.com.
Gulf Shores, Ala. – A Gulf Shores couple arrested on child abuse and torture charges are now released from jail after posting bond.
Police were first alerted to the injuries of a child by hospital personnel at South Baldwin Regional in Foley.
via Investigation continues into Gulf Shores couple’s child abuse charges – GulfCoastNewsToday.com: Local News.