ADOC ESCAPEE NOW IN CUSTODY

 

Ricky Lavon Lay

 

Sex:                 Male

Age:                39

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections Communications

 (800) 831-8825

 

Mobile Correction Facility Communications

 (251) 452-0098

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Ricky Lavon Lay, wanted for escape.

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections originally requested public assistance on October 24, 2023, in locating, fugitive, Ricky Lavon Lay, 39.

 

Lay was serving a 16-year prison sentence for burglary at the Mobile Community Based Facility and Community Work Center located at 2423 North Beltline Highway in Mobile, AL. Lay originally escaped from the Steiner Shipyard where he was assigned to work. Lay left the job site without approval on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at approximately 3:30 pm.

Investigators say Lay was located by law enforcement on Thursday, February 22, 2024, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi. Lay was taken into custody and extradited back to Alabama and placed into the custody of the Alabama Department of Corrections.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to acknowledge the strong work ethic of investigators for their dedication and commitment to the case which ultimately led to locating Lay. CrimeStoppers would also like to thank the media and public for helping spread awareness in this escapee investigation.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

FUGITIVE WANTED FOR MULTIPLE FEDERAL CHARGES IN CUSTODY

 

Franklin Douglas Hambrick

Sex:                 Male

Age:                34

 

Criminal Charges

 

Federal Indictment for Possession with Intent to Distribute Fentanyl

Federal Indictment for Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana

Federal Indictment for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

Federal Indictment for Possession of a Firearm in Furtherance of a Drug Trafficking Crime

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on February 24, 2024, and advised fugitive, Franklin Douglas Hambrick, 34, was located.

 

Hambrick was originally wanted for multiple Federal charges including distribution of Fentanyl and firearm charges.

Investigators say Hambrick was located and taken into custody by the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force.

Hambrick is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Investigators would like to thank the public and the media for helping spread awareness in this wanted person investigation.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

Lanett – Police Identify Murder Suspect Thanks to an Anonymous Tip

 

Homicide

2300 Block of 20th Avenue

Lanette, Alabama

 

Case: LPD23-12132023-A

 

The Lanett Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and charged a suspect in the November 13, 2023, murder of Delarick St. George.

 

On December 13, 2023, investigators requested public assistance and were seeking information about the November fatal shooting.

 

On Monday, November 13, 2023, at about 4:37 p.m., police responded to the 2300 block of 20th Avenue Southwest, Lanett, Alabama, regarding an unresponsive male lying on the ground. Upon arrival, units located an adult male who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased by medics on the scene. The victim was identified as Delarick St. George, 36, of Lanett.

Investigators say due to an anonymous tip received through CrimeStoppers the suspect was identified and charged. Jeterrio Booker was identified as the suspect and taken into custody by the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Task Force and the Lanett Police Department on January 25, 2024.

CrimeStoppers would like to give recognition to the brave tipster who came forward while remaining anonymous and providing information that was crucial to the investigation. Without this tipster coming forward, the case would not have been solved promptly.

This is yet a great example of a successful partnership with law enforcement, the media, and most importantly the community.

 

Investigators asks anyone who may have more information about this fatal shooting to please contact them or CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

UNITED STATES POSTAL INSPECTORS IDENTIFY MALE WANTED FOR QUESTIONING

 

United States Postal Service

Montgomery, AL

Case: UPS24-02012024A

 

The United States Postal Inspector's Office was investigating an ongoing fraud investigation and requested public assistance in identifying the pictured subject.

 

On February 1, 2024, investigators released a photo of an unknown subject and were seeking the identity of the pictured male wanted for questioning in an ongoing fraud investigation.

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised the pictured person has been identified. Investigators are no longer seeking the identity of the pictured male.

Investigators would like to thank the public and the media for helping quickly spread awareness in this investigation. This is another great example of law enforcement, the media, and most importantly the community working as one for the greater good of our local communities.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Arrested – Burglary 3rd

 

Juwan Jones

Sex:                 Male

Age:                22

 

Criminal Charges

Burglary 3rd

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance in searching for the location of fugitive, Juwan Jones. Jones on October 6, 2022.

 

Jones was originally wanted for burglary 3rd with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on February 1, 2024, and advised Jones has been located and is no longer wanted by law enforcement. Jones was charged with burglary 3rd degree.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Jones, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery - Two Arrested in Missing Person Investigation

 

The Montgomery Police Department was originally requesting public assistance while searching for missing juvenile, Michael Cole Jr., 16.

 

Cole Jr. was last seen leaving the area of Ridgecrest, in the evening hours on Thursday, January 25, 2024, in Montgomery, Alabama.

 

Investigators say on January 29, 2024, at about 10:50 p.m. in the 6500 block of Selma Highway, Cole Jr. was found. Cole Jr. was pronounced deceased on the scene. Investigators say Cole Jr. died of an apparent gunshot wound.

Investigators say Nicholas Treyvon King-Sheppard, 18, and Nedvin Maynard Jones, Jr., 18, both of Montgomery, have been identified as suspects and charged with felony murder. Both subjects are being held without bail at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to thank the public for the overwhelming response of support regarding the original missing person case. This is yet another great example of how when law enforcement, the community, and the media work together, great things can be accomplished.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Union Springs – Police Locate Suspect Wanted for Attempted Murder

 

Jessie Haynes III

Sex: Male

Age: 23

 

Criminal Charges:

Attempted Murder

Assault 1st Degree

Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Vehicle

Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Dwelling

 

The Union Springs Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advise they have located and taken fugitive Jessie Haynes III, 23, into custody.

Haynes was orignally wanted for attempted murder and multiple violent felony charges as a result of a January 10, 2024, shooting that occurred in the 400 block of Conecuh Avenue East in Union Springs, Alabama.

Investigators say Haynes was located by law enforcement on January 16, 2024. Haynes was taken into custody for attempted murder and three additional felony charges.

Investigators would like to thank the public and the media for creating awareness in this case.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Tallassee – Business Robbery Investigation – Suspect Identified

 

Marathon Gas Station

511 Jordan Avenue

Tallassee, AL

 

Case: TPD24-01042024-A

 

Tallassee Police Department

(334) 283-6586

 

The Tallassee Police Department previously reached out to CrimeStoppers on January 4, 2024, and was seeking the public’s help with identifying the suspect involved in a business robbery. Investigators say the suspect has since been identified and charged.

 

Tallassee Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown suspect wanted for a business robbery that occurred on January 2, 2024, at about 1:30 pm at Marathon Gas Station located at 511 Jordan Avenue, Tallassee, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspect, identified as a black male, entered the business, produced an unknown type of handgun, and demanded currency. Investigators say the suspect took an assortment of US currency and left the business in an unknown direction of travel.

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they had identified the suspect as Zyquarius Collins, 19. Collins was arrested on January 5, 2024, and charged with robbery 1st degree, where he is being held on a $6,000.00 bond at the Elmore County Detention Facility.

 

Investigators would like to thank the public and media for their efforts in ensuring awareness of the original investigation. This is yet another great example of how we can all work together to help create public awareness and solve crime.

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery – Police Continue Investigating Burglary – One Suspect Identified

 

4000 Block of Strathmore Drive

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-12292023-B

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

334-625-2831

 

Montgomery Police Department

334-625-2651

 

The Montgomery Police Department continues to investigate multiple burglaries and seeks the public’s help in identifying the remaining suspects. Police say one suspect has been identified and warrants have been signed.

 

Between October 6, 2023, and October 9, 2023, police say several males were seen on video surveillance stealing multiple items from a business located in the 4000 block of Strathmore Drive, Montgomery, AL.

 

On December 29, 2023, investigators released photos of unknown subjects wanted for burglary. The suspects entered the business and were seen stealing several items on video surveillance footage. The suspects left the business in an unknown direction of travel.

Investigators say thanks to an anonymous tip from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, one pictured suspect was identified. The suspect was identified as Shareef Merritt. Investigators say Merritt was charged with two counts of burglary 3rd degree. The warrants against Merritt are still active, and police are currently asking anyone who knows the whereabouts of Merritt to immediately notify CrimeStoppers.

CrimeStoppers continues to offer a cash reward for information that leads to the identification of the suspects involved. CrimeStoppers will be paying a cash reward to the anonymous tipster who provided information that led to the identification of Meritt. When you call CrimeStoppers, you always remain anonymous.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the remaining suspects or Merritt’s whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and password to dialog with investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery Police Identify Suspect in Felony Retail Theft Investigation – Still Seeking Whereabouts - Cash Reward Offered

 

7000 Block of Eastchase Parkway

Case: MPD24-01032024-A

 

Montgomery Police Department

334-625-2831

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

(334) 625-2832

 

The Montgomery Police Department requested assistance involving a felony retail theft investigation and was seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect on January 3, 2024.

 

Investigators say thanks to an anonymous Central Alabama CrimeStoppers tip the suspect was identified.

 

On October 24, and October 31, 2023, police say an unknown female suspect stole multiple items from a business located in the 7000 block of Eastchase Parkway, Montgomery, Alabama.

On January 5, 2024, Montgomery Police Investigators say the suspect was identified as Jordan Anderson. Warrants for theft of property 1st degree and theft of property 2nd degree were signed on Anderson. Investigators say the warrants are still active and police are still seeking Anderson’s whereabouts.

CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the brave tipster that provided information that ultimately identified Anderson as the suspect in this ongoing investigation.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the exact whereabouts and arrest of Anderson. When you contact CrimeStoppers, you always remain anonymous.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of the Anderson, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Millbrook Police Identify Suspect in Christmas Eve Fraudulent use of a Debit Card Investigation

 

The Millbrook Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and arrested a suspect wanted for fraudulent use of a debit card investigation.

 

Investigators originally requested public assistance on January 1, 2024, and were seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

 

On Christmas Eve, Sunday, December 24, 2023, police responded to Hill Liquor and Wine located at 107 Kelley Boulevard, Millbrook, Alabama, in reference to a fraudulent use of a debit card investigation. Upon arrival, police determined the victim used their debit card to make a small purchase, the victim accidentally left the debit card in the card reader. The victim left the business when an unidentified female was behind the victim, observed that the card was left in the machine and took the victim’s card to make a transaction. Once the card was approved, the suspect made another large purchase using the same card. The suspect then traveled to another area business and used the card to make additional purchases.

Police say Stevette Lewis was identified as the suspect. Warrants were signed, and the suspect turned herself over to the police a short time later.

Millbrook Police Investigators say thanks to an anonymous tip, the suspect was identified. Investigators credit this tip with solving the case.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the brave tipster that came forward and provided information that was essential to solving the case.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery Police Identify Suspects Involved in Felony Retail Theft Investigation

 

7000 Block of Eastchase Parkway

Case: MPD24-01032024-A

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they had identified both suspects involved in a November felony retail theft investigation.

 

On December 29, 2023, investigators requested public assistance in identifying two felony retail theft suspects. Investigators released photographs of the two wanted suspects. The original theft occurred November 17, 2023, in the 7000 block of Eastchase Parkway.

The lookout for the wanted females received an overwhelming response on social media and garnered local attention thanks to support from our area media outlets. The community, the media, and law enforcement truly came together and thanks to those efforts, both suspects have been identified.

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on Thursday, January 4, 2024, and advised both suspects involved in the investigation have been identified. Charity Pruitt and April Collons were identified as suspects. Investigators say Pruitt turned herself in after being made aware of the investigation. Collons was identified thanks to an anonymous tip and warrants were signed. Collons was made aware of the warrants and turned herself over to law enforcement a short time later. Both suspects were charged with theft of property 3rd degree.

 

CrimeStoppers would like to recognize the outstanding work of investigators and thank them for their diligent investigative work in solving this case. Most importantly, CrimeStoppers greatly appreciates the support of the local community for helping spread the word quickly regarding this investigation. Thanks to an anonymous tipster, a suspect was identified, and that tipster will receive a cash reward from CrimeStoppers.

 

This is a great way to start 2024, and we are looking forward to many more success stories this year. When we work together, we can accomplish great things!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville Police Identify Driver Involved in Pedestrian Hit & Run Investigation

 

1600 Block of East Main Street

Prattville, AL

Case: PPD23-1208A

The Prattville Police Department requested assistance on December 8, 2023, seeking information regarding a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on Monday, December 11, 2023, and advised they located the vehicle and identified the driver.

 

On December 8, 2023, around 1:00 am, Prattville Police were dispatched to the 1600 block of East Main Street about a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle. Investigators say the victim was crossing East Main Street, in the crosswalk, when he was struck by a vehicle. The vehicle fled the scene. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported by Paramedics to a local area hospital.

Investigators would like to thank the media and especially the public for creating awareness in this ongoing investigation. The case received a tremendous amount of public awareness. Thanks to such a great response, the driver of the suspect vehicle was made aware of the CrimeStoppers lookout and turned himself over to law enforcement. The vehicle involved was also located by law enforcement. The investigation is ongoing and charges are currently pending.

The driver of the vehicle has been identified and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

FUGITIVE TIMOTHY DEAUNDRA PALMER IN CUSTODY

 

Timothy Deaundre Palmer

Sex:                 Male

Age:                41

 

Criminal Charges

Attempted Murder / Probation Violation

 

United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force

(334) 223-7287

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised, Timothy Deaundre Palmer, 41, was in police custody.

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force requested public assistance and were seeking Palmer’s whereabouts on December 1, 2023. Palmer was originally wanted for assault 2nd by the Montgomery Police Department and a probation violation.

 

Investigators say Palmer was taken into custody by law enforcement on December 7, 2023, and was located in Montgomery, Alabama.

 

Investigators said Palmer was known to be a violent person, and advised caution to be used if Palmer was seen. Investigators were acting swiftly to locate Palmer and credit an anonymous tip provided by CrimeStoppers with information that was instrumental in locating Palmer.

CrimeStoppers would like to acknowledge the outstanding work ethic of law enforcement and especially the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force for working diligently to locate Palmer.

 

Due to a brave anonymous tipster coming forward, Palmer was located. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the tipster who provided the information that led to Palmer’s arrest.

 

When we come together as one, great things are possible.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

IN CUSTODY – ATTEMPTED MURDER

 

Jakellus Arnez Lane

Sex:                 Male

Age:                18

Race:              Black

 

 

Criminal Charges

Attempted Murder

 

Opp Police Department

334-493-4511

 

The Opp Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the arrest of Jakellus Arnez Lane. Lane is no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

 

Jakellus Arnez Lane turned himself into the Opp Police Department on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at approximately 7:30 pm. The Opp Police Department would like to credit assistance from the U.S. Marshalls Fugitive Task Force and Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.  No other information was released.

On November 16, 2023, the Opp Police Department was dispatched to Morning Star Drive to a male subject that had been shot several times.  During the investigation the Opp Police Department developed Jakellus Arnez Lane as a suspect, along with two other suspects. 

The two other suspects had previously been taken into custody. 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

LOCATED – ESCAPED INMATE

 

Tom Seabers Pope

Sex: Male

Age: 35

Criminal Charges

Escape

On Tuesday, November 21, 2023, the Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised that escapee, Tom Seabers Pope, has been located and placed into custody.

On Monday, November 20, 2023, the Alabama Department of Corrections requested assistance locating escapee, Tom Seabers Pope. Investigators say Pope was last accounted for at about 6:40 p.m. on Sunday, November 19, 2023, at the Alex City Detention Facility. Later in the evening, Pope was unaccounted for and found to be an escapee at about 9:18 p.m.

Investigators say, Pope was located Monday November 20, 2023, by the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force. Pope was safely placed into custody.

Pope was originally serving an 18-month sentence for unlawful breaking and entering into a vehicle.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to acknowledge the outstanding work by area law enforcement agencies in locating Pope in a timely manner. Due to their strong work ethic and dedication, an escapee was taken off our streets and placed back behind bars.

CrimeStoppers would also like to applaud the media and the public for helping spread the lookout and creating public awareness regarding this escapee.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Suspect in Custody – Sex Offender Registration Notification Act Violation

 

Arthur Lee McGuire Jr.

Sex: Male

Age: 42

 

Criminal Charges:

SORNA

 

The Sylacauga Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located fugitive Arthur Lee McGuire Jr., 42.

The Sylacauga Police Department orignally requested public assistance locating McGuire Jr. on November 14, 2023. McGuire Jr. was wanted for SORNA violation (Sex Offender Registration Notification Act).

Investigators say McGuire Jr. was located by law enforcement on November 16, 2023, in Sylacauga, Alabama, and was taken into custody for a SORNA violation, and transported to the Talladega County Jail.

McGuire Jr. is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to give kudos to law enforcement for locating McGuire Jr. in a timely manner while working tirelessly to ensure the suspect was located and placed behind bars.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any wanted fugitive, your tip could lead to a cash reward. Please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Calhoun County Arrests Three Thanks to an Anonymous Tip

 

Dennis Dewberry

Sex:                 Male

Race:              White

Charges:         Certain Person Forbidden to Possess a Firearm, Possession of a Controlled Substances and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

Jacob Watts

Sex:                 Male

Race:              White

Charges:         Possession of a Controlled Substances and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

 

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they arrested three subjects thanks to an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip.

 

On October 31, 2023, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office advised they responded to the 1700 block of Six Foot Road in reference to possible criminal activity, a search warrant was obtained by law enforcement, which later led to them locating heroin, methamphetamine, and a stolen motorcycle.

 

After further investigation, Dennis Dewberry and Jacob Watts were charged with felony charges. Investigators say a female was also taken into custody for a misdemeanor charge of unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Investigators credit an anonymous tip from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers for helping provide information that helped investigators in this ongoing investigation. Investigators say this information was crucial to the investigation and would like to thank the tipster for bravely coming forward to help take illegal dangerous drugs out of the community.

CrimeStoppers would like to thank the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, one of our newest partners, for acting swiftly and ensuring drugs and stolen property were located and taken off the street in a timely manner.

 

CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the brave anonymous tipster who went above and beyond to provide information that led to multiple charges and three arrests.

 

You too could receive a cash reward. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of a wanted person, please immediately call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip could lead to a Cash Reward!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Suspect with Multiple Felony Charges Arrested Thanks to Anonymous Tip

 

Darryl Timmons

Sex:                 Male

Age:                34

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 1st Degree x 2

Vehicle Burglary

Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree x 2

Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree

Criminal Trespass 2nd Degree

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on September 25, 2023, and were seeking the whereabouts of fugitive, Darryl Timmons, 34.

 

Timmons was originally wanted for theft of property 1st degree, vehicle burglary, and several other related charges. Court documents indicated that Timmons stole roofing shingles that exceeded $2,500.00 in value and lumber that exceeded $2,500.00 in value from two separate locations. Court documents also indicated that Timmons broke into a vehicle in the same area and caused property damage to multiple businesses.

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers and advised Timmons was located and taken into custody. Timmons is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Investigators credit an anonymous tipster with providing information that helped investigators locate Timmons. Investigators say CrimeStoppers assistance was crucial in locating Timmons.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to thank the media and the public for helping create public awareness in locating this fugitive. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster for information that leads to the location and arrest of Timmons.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

WANTED – FELONY WARRANT – FUGITIVE LOCATED

 

Steven Paul Sullivan

Sex:                 Male

Age:                31

 

Criminal Charges

Felony Warrant

 

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office

256-761-2141

 

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance on October 27, 2023, locating Steven Paul Sullivan who had an active felony warrant with the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Sullivan was located the same day by Talladega County Deputies and Alexander City Police Department located him in Alexander City. Sullivan was taken into custody for a felony warrant with Talladega County and he also had multiple warrants from area law enforcement agencies.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to give kudos to law enforcement for acting quickly to locate Sullivan.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery County - Fugitive Located

 

Rayson Hall

Sex:                 Male

Age:                21

 

Criminal Charges:

Unlawful Breaking and Entering into a Vehicle (Failure to Appear)

 

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive Rayson Hall, 21.

 

On August 10, 2023, investigators asked for assistance locating Hall who was originally wanted for unlawful breaking and entering into a vehicle. Court documents indicated that Hall failed to appear in court after being served the original warrant.

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on Tuesday, October 17, 2023, and advised Hall was in police custody and was no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

TALLASSEE – POLICE LOCATE MISSING ELDERLY MAN

 

Sam Jordan

Sex:                 Male

Race:              Black

Age:                82

 

Tallassee Police Department

(334) 283-6586

 

The Tallassee Police Department requested public assistance on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, in the search for a missing elderly man, Sam Jordan, 82 of Tallassee, Alabama, located in Bullock County. Investigators say Jordan was located over the weekend.

 

Jordan was last seen around 7:00 p.m. on October 5, 2023, in Prattville, Alabama.

Investigators say Jordan was located in Indiana on Saturday, October 16, 2023, by law enforcement. Jordan was found to be safe and unharmed.

Investigators would like to thank the media and the public for helping spread the lookout about the missing person. This is a great example of our continued successful partnerships with law enforcement, the media, and the public.

 

 

FUGITIVE KAYNE MCTIER IN CUSTODY

 

Kayne Chakieth McTier

Sex:                 Male

Age:                19

 

Criminal Charges

Murder (Reckless)

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force requested public assistance locating fugitive, Kayne Chakeith McTier, 19.

McTier had an active warrant for Murder (Reckless) by the Montgomery Police Department. McTier was identified as an additional suspect in the July 22nd shooting death of a 16-year-old juvenile male, of Montgomery.

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers on Monday, October 16, 2023, and advised McTier was located and taken into custody on October 11, 2023, by the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force Huntsville and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility under no bond.

 

OPELIKA – MISSING PERSON CASE NOW A HOMICIDE INVESTIGATION – TWO IN CUSTODY

 

On October 10, 2023, the Opelika Police Department requested public assistance in searching for a missing man, Reggie Cornelius Stokes, 28. Investigators notified CrimeStoppers and advised the case is now a homicide investigation and two suspects were in police custody.

 

Investigators say Stokes was last seen by his family on September 22, 2023, and was not active on social media since September 23, 2023.  

During the initial investigation into the disappearance of Reggie Cornelius Stokes, detectives identified Matthew James Dillon, 40, and Francis Harland Hamblin, 40, as possible suspects. Both suspects recently relocated to the Opelika area. Dillon is originally from Ohio and Hamblin is from New York.

On October 11, 2023, Opelika Police Detectives, along with members of Alpha Team K9 Search & Rescue, located human remains in a wooded area near the 100 Block of Bay Court. After the remains were located, and in consultation with the Lee County District Attorney’s Office, the suspects were arrested. Dillon and Hamblin have both been charged with murder.

 

Prattville – Felony Theft Investigation – Suspect Identified

 

700 block of Shelia Boulevard

Prattville, Alabama

Case: PPD23-10052023-A

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the suspect involved in a felony theft investigation.

 

On October 5, 2023, Prattville Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown suspect who entered a rental storage facility located in the 700 block of Shelia Boulevard on August 18, 2023, cut the lock on a storage unit, and took property.

 

Investigators say the suspect stole two kayaks, a cart, and various hunting equipment. The items were valued at $4,070.00.

Investigators say the press release and lookout provided by CrimeStoppers received a tremendous public response that quickly led to the identification and arrest of the suspect. Investigators say the suspect was identified as Chad Nesbit. Nesbit was charged with theft of property 1st degree and taken into custody.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to give accolades to law enforcement for acting swiftly and identifying the suspect. This is a great example of the media, the community and law enforcement working together to help put wanted criminals behind bars.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

ESCAPED INMATE LOCATED

Garrett Jeremy Marks

Sex:                 Male

Age:                46

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located escapee, Garrett Jeremy Marks.

 

On Wednesday, October 4, 2023, the Alabama Department of Corrections requested assistance in locating Marks wanted for escape. Prior to his escape, Marks was serving a prison sentence for Theft of Property 1st at the Loxley Detention Facility.

Investigators say Marks was located by Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office at around 11:10 a.m. in Baldwin County. Marks is currently in police custody and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Arrested – Possession of Controlled Substance

 

Jeffery Hand

Sex:                 Male

Age:                59

 

Criminal Charges:

Failure to Appear - Possession of a Controlled Substance

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located fugitive, Jeffery Hand, 59.

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance locating Hand in January of 2019. Hand was profiled by CrimeStoppers on January 23, 2019.

 

Hand was wanted for failure to appear in reference to a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance felony warrant. Court documents indicate that Hand was in possession of cocaine, charged, and failed to appear for his court appearance that was scheduled in November of 2018.

CrimeStoppers was notified Monday, October 2, 2023, and advised that Hand was located and was no longer wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Arrested – Theft of Property 1st / Fraud – Cash Reward Offered

 

Brian Seals

Sex:                 Male

Age:                48

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 1st Degree

Public Assistance Fraud

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located fugitive, Brian Seals, 48.

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance locating Seals. Seals was featured by CrimeStoppers on September 27, 2023.

 

Seals was wanted for theft of property 1st degree and public assistance fraud. Court documents indicate that Seals knowingly fraudulently transferred funds via a food ID card and stole over $2,500.00 from the Department of Human Resources.

Investigators say Seals was located and placed into custody on September 28, 2023, within 24 hours after being featured on CrimeStoppers. Seals is no longer wanted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery County Fugitives Hassan Middleton and Jon Wesenberg in Custody

 

Criminal Charges:

Hassan Middleton – Theft by Fraudulent Leasing

Jon Wesenberg – Receiving Stolen Property

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office previously requested assistance locating fugitives Hassan Middleton and Jon Wesenberg.

 

Middleton was wanted for theft by fraudulent leasing and was profiled on CrimeStoppers on December 6, 2018. Wesenberg was wanted for receiving stolen property charges and was profiled on CrimeStoppers on March 6, 2019.

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on September 28, 2023, and advised both Middleton and Wesenberg were located and charged. Both subjects are no longer wanted.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

CAPTURED – ESCAPED INMATE

Daniel Lee Smallwood

Sex:                 Male

Age:                38

Race:              White

Height:           5’07”

Weight:          150

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections

Staton Communications (800) 831-8825

 

Elba CBF/CWC

(334) 897-5738

 

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections has notified CrimeStoppers of the re-capture of escaped inmate, Daniel Lee Smallwood.  Smallwood is no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

 

On 09/23/2023, at approximately 10:22 p.m., Elmore County Deputy G. Mann received a call from an individual who stated he'd received notification from security cameras on his property showing someone trespassing. Deputy Mann arrived on the scene to find Inmate Smallwood in the kitchen of the complainant’s residence located in the 2600 block of Rigsby Road in Tallassee, AL. Smallwood was detained at that time and taken to Elmore County Jail. Daniel Lee Smallwood is being charged with Escape and two additional charges of Burglary and Theft.  No other details were released.

Daniel Lee Smallwood was serving a 4-year 5-month prison sentence for Burglary at the Elba Community Based Facility and Community Work Center located at 1620 Boswell Street, Elba, AL 36323. On September 8, 2023, at approximately 1:00 AM it was determined that inmate Daniel Lee Smallwood was unaccounted for at his place of employment. 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive Wanted for Theft of Property 3rd Degree Located

 

Alliyah Maydwell

Sex:                 Female

Age:                28

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 3rd Degree

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on September 25, 2023, and advised they have located fugitive, Alliyah Maydwell, 28.

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office originally requested public assistance locating Alliyah Maydwell, on June 27, 2023. Maydwell was wanted for theft of property 3rd degree. Court documents indicated that Maydwell stole items from a local business in Montgomery. The value of the items exceeded $500.00.

Maydwell has been charged with theft of property 3rd degree and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive Wanted for Murder in Custody

 

Robadarius Ronkevious Smith

AKA: Rah Rah

Sex:                 Male

Age:                31

 

Criminal Charges:

Murder

 

Tallassee Police Department

334-283-6586

 

The Tallassee Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Robdarius Ronkevious Smith, 31, of Tuskegee was in police custody.

 

The Tallassee Police Department originally contacted Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and requested public assistance on Friday, September 22, 2023, with locating fugitive, Robdarius Ronkevious Smith, 31, of Tuskegee.

Smith was wanted for the September 20, 2023, fatal shooting that occurred in the 100 block of Washington Street in Tallassee, AL.

Investigators thank the media and the public for rapidly spreading public awareness regarding Smith’s whereabouts. Thanks to this tremendous amount of public awareness, Smith was made well aware that he was wanted by law enforcement. Smith turned himself over to law enforcement in Butler County shortly after CrimeStoppers original press release.

 

Smith’s apprehension marks the 17th fugitive wanted for a murder that was located after being featured by Central Alabama CrimeStoppers this year.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Covington County Fugitive Arrested

 

Brandon Brewster

Sex:                 Male

Race:              White

 

Criminal Charges:

Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree x 2 (Covington County)

Active Warrant (Elba Police Department)

FTA X 3 (Elberta Police Department)

 

Covington County Sheriff’s Office

334-427-4911

 

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office has located fugitive, Brandon Brewster, 26.

 

The Covington County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance on Wednesday, September 20, 2023, and was searching for the whereabouts of fugitive, Brandon Brewster, 26. Brewster was wanted for multiple outstanding felony charges and outstanding warrants from three law enforcement agencies.

Investigators say Brewster was arrested on Wednesday evening, September 21, 2023, in New Brockton, AL.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to recognize the outstanding work of law enforcement with the apprehension of Brewster. Covington County Sheriff’s Office, Coffee County Sheriff's Office Geneva County Sheriff's Office along with the Alabama Department of Corrections assisted with the arrest. This is a great example of law enforcement agencies working together for the greater good of the community while producing a successful result.

 

Investigators say Brewster made previous threats to harm himself and was originally considered a danger to himself and possibly others. Investigators thank the public and the media for helping spread the lookout regarding Brewster.    The release received a tremendous public response. When we all work together, great things are possible!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive with Multiple Felony Charges Located

 

Corrick Barnett

Sex:                 Male

Race:              Black

Height:           6’0”

Weight:          285

 

Criminal Charges:

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Possession of Marijuana 2nd

Certain Persons Forbidden to Carry a Firearm (Pistol)

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Corrick Barnett, 30.

 

CrimeStoppers released the lookout for Barnett on August 3, 2023, on behalf of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office. Barnett was originally wanted for multiple outstanding felony drug charges and a gun charge. Court documents indicated that Barnett was unlawfully in possession of a firearm after being convicted of felony and criminal charges that would prevent him from possessing a firearm.

CrimeStoppers was notified on September 19, 2023, that Barnett had been arrested and was no longer wanted. Barnett was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

GOODWATER POLICE LOCATE MISSING PERSON

 

Courtney Hall

Sex:                 Male

Race:              Black

Age:                37

 

Goodwater Police Department

(256) 839-6321

 

The Goodwater Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located missing person, Courtney Hall, 37.

 

Hall, 37, was originally last seen on September 4, 2023, in Goodwater, Alabama. A lookout for Hall was provided by CrimeStoppers on behalf of the Goodwater Police Department.

Police updated CrimeStoppers on Monday, September 18, 2023, and advised Hall had been located and was no longer considered a missing person. Police say Hall was found to be safe and unharmed.

Hall's family and law enforcement would like to thank the public and the media for helping share the original information.

 

 

RECAPTURED – ESCAPED INMATE

Christopher Ivy Bates

Sex:                 Male

Age:                34

Race:              Black

Height:           5’4”

Weight:          144

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections

Staton Communications (800) 831-8825

 

Loxley CBF/CWC

(251) 964-5044

 

On Wednesday, September 13, 2023, the Alabama Department of Corrections requested assistance in locating Christopher Ivy Bates. 

 

On Sunday, September 17, the Alabama Department of Corrections notified CrimeStoppers of the recapture of escaped inmate Christopher Ivy Bates. Bates turned himself in on Sunday, September 17, 2023, at approximately 2:00 pm at the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office located at 450 St. Emanuel Street in Mobile, AL.  No other details were released.

Bates was serving a 20-year prison sentence for robbery at the Loxley Detention Facility.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

No Longer Wanted – Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument 3rd 

 

Kelli Carr

Sex:                 Female

Age:                52

Race:              White

 

Criminal Charges:

Criminal Possession of Forged Instrument 3rd Degree

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised Kelli Carr, 52, was no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Carr was originally wanted for Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 3rd Degree. Court documents indicated that Carr possessed a forged instrument and had knowledge that the said instrument was forged.

CrimeStoppers received the request to provide a public lookout for Carr on September 1, 2023, and the lookout was posted on behalf of the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office on Monday, September 12, 2023.

Investigators say Carr turned herself over to law enforcement shortly after the lookout was aired. Carr is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

RAINBOW CITY – RUNAWAY JUVENILE FOUND SAFE

 

Makayla “Kayla” McCulley

Sex:                 Female

Race:              White

Age:                14

 

The Rainbow City Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located Runaway Juvenile, Makayla “Kayla” McCulley.

 

McCulley, 14, was originally last seen on Thursday, September 7, 2023, at about 12:30 p.m. in Rainbow City, Alabama.

 

Investigators requested public assistance from CrimeStoppers on Friday, September 8, 2023, to locate McCulley.

 

Investigators would like to thank the public and the media for helping spread awareness regarding this runaway investigation. Thanks to such a tremendous public response, McCulley was safely located Friday afternoon, September 8, 2023.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is proud of its partnership with the Rainbow City Police Department and is appreciative of the outstanding work ethic of the men and women serving their local community.

CrimeStoppers has assisted with 39 successful missing person cases where the missing person was located and found to be safe. These successes would not be possible without each of you being a part of our community partnership.

 

Montgomery – Fugitive Wanted for Nine Domestic Violence-Related Warrants Turns Himself Over to Law Enforcement

 

Centario Deon Williams

Sex:                 Male

Age:                39

 

Criminal Charges:

 

Domestic Violence (Reckless Endangerment) x 2

Domestic Violence (Menacing)

Domestic Violence (Criminal Trespass) x 2

Domestic Violence (Harassment) x 4

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

334-625-2831

 

Montgomery Police Department

334-625-2651

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Centario Deon Williams, 39.

 

Montgomery Police Investigators requested public assistance from CrimeStoppers to help locate Williams. A lookout and photo were released to the media and the public on Thursday, September 7, 2023. Williams was originally wanted for nine domestic violence-related warrants.

 

Montgomery investigators were actively seeking the whereabouts of Williams and would like to thank the public and media for helping share the original lookout. Due to the widespread awareness of this fugitive with nine domestic violence-related warrants, the suspect was quickly taken into custody. Williams was aware of the public awareness regarding his whereabouts and quickly turned himself over to law enforcement. Williams was placed into custody and charged with nine outstanding warrants.

Montgomery Police Department’s Domestic Violence Unit acted swiftly to ensure Williams was located in a timely and prompt manner. These investigators went above and beyond to ensure a wanted fugitive was taken off the streets.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers applauds law enforcement, the media, and especially the public for helping create public awareness of this fugitive which ultimately resulted in Williams's apprehension. This is another outstanding example of all of us working together for the greater good of the community. When we come together, we can produce positive results!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Talladega County Identifies Person of Interest

 

Talladega County, AL

Case: TCSO23-09072023-A

 

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office

(256) 761-1556

 

Talladega County Investigations

(256) 761-2141

 

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the person of interest being sought in a felony investigation that occurred in the Sylacauga area of Talladega County, Alabama.

 

Thursday, September 7, 2023, investigators released a photo of a person of interest. Investigators asked for the pictured subject to contact them directly. Investigators needed to speak with the pictured person to gather information in an ongoing felony investigation.

Investigators say the subject was quickly identified shortly after CrimeStoppers released the photo. Investigators thank the media and the public for helping share the initial information.

There are no other details regarding this investigation available for release at this time.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

CAPTURED – ESCAPED INMATE

Pershon O’Neal Pettway

Sex:                 Male

Age:                27

Race:              Black

Height:           6’01”

Weight:          135

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections

Staton Communications (800) 831-8825

 

Childersburg CBF/CWC

(256) 378-3821

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the capture of escaped inmate Pershon O’Neal Pettway. 

 

On September 6, 2023 at around 3:00 pm, the Alabama Department of Corrections Law Enforcement Services Division was made aware of Pershon Pettway driving a stolen vehicle in Troy, AL. Members of the Troy Police Department initiated a traffic stop but Pettway drove off and a short vehicle pursuit was started. Pettway abandoned the stolen vehicle during the pursuit and ran in the woods. He was eventually captured at the intersection of Ray Avenue and Franklin Drive in Troy, AL. Pershon Pettway was taken into custody and is being transported to the Talladega County Jail.  Additional criminal charges may be pending. No other details were released at this time.

Pershon O’Neal Pettway was serving a 2-year prison sentence for Receiving Stolen Property at the Childersburg Community Based Facility and Community Work Center located at 13501 Plant Road, Alpine, AL 35014. On September 5, 2023, at approximately 3:32 AM an institutional bed roster was conducted of the facility. At approximately 4:20 AM the count did not clear. It was determined that inmate Pershon Pettway was not present and was unaccounted for.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery Police Arrest Adult Male in August 25 Homicide Investigation – Still Seeking one Additional Suspect - $1,000.00 Cash Reward Offered

 

4800 Block of Park Towne Way

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-09052023-A

 

Montgomery Police Department

334-625-2651

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

(334) 625-2832

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they made an arrest in the August 25, 2023, murder of a 15-year-old.  Police continue to seek the public’s help with identifying the remaining suspect.

 

On Friday, August 25, 2023, at about 10:10 p.m., police and fire medics responded to a shooting that occurred in the 4800 block of Park Towne Way, Montgomery, Alabama. Upon arrival, units located a 15-year-old juvenile male who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital for treatment. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased. Due to the juvenile’s age, his identity has not been released at this time.

On Tuesday, September 5, 2023, investigators requested assistance from CrimeStoppers and released a photo of two unknown suspects being sought for their involvement in the shooting. Investigators say one of the suspects was quickly identified shortly after CrimeStoppers press release regarding the investigation was released to the media and the public. Police say one suspect in the photo is still at large and has not been identified at this time and police are asking for the public’s assistance with the identification of the remaining suspect.

Investigators say Saquavion Denard, 19, of Montgomery, was identified as one of the suspects and was taken into police custody on September 5, 2023, and charged with Capital Murder and two counts of Robbery 1st Degree. Denard was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he is being held on no bond.

 

Montgomery Police Investigators ask anyone who can identify the remaining pictured suspect to contact CrimeStoppers. Investigators also ask anyone who may have any additional information to please come forward. When you call CrimeStoppers, you always remain anonymous.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers continues to take a stand against violence and is offering a $1,000.00 cash reward for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspects.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the remaining wanted pictured suspect or whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery County - Fugitive Wanted for Murder Located

 

Brandon Earl Kelley

Sex:                 Male

Age:                36

 

Criminal Charges:

Murder

Vehicle Burglary

Burglary 2nd

Robbery 1st x 3

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Brandon Earl Kelley, 36.

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance locating fugitive, Brandon Earl Kelley, 36. Kelley was wanted for a murder that occurred in Montgomery County, Alabama. Kelley had an active warrant for murder and was actively being sought by law enforcement.

Law enforcement located Kelley on September 3, 2023, in Montgomery, Alabama, and placed him into custody. Kelley was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility and charged with murder and multiple other criminal charges. Kelley is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Investigators say due to a massive amount of public awareness, an anonymous caller contacted law enforcement and provided the exact whereabouts of Kelley. CrimeStoppers applauds this brave citizen for providing information that ultimately led to Kelley’s apprehension.

 

CrimeStoppers would like to publicly recognize the outstanding response from law enforcement for acting swiftly to ensure Kelley was located and taken into custody. CrimeStoppers also gives credit to the media for helping get the lookout for Kelley out to the public in a timely and prompt manner.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

FUGITIVE JERMAINE CORTEX WALKER IN CUSTODY

 

Jermaine Cortex Walker

Sex:                 Male

Age:                39

 

Criminal Charges

Attempted Murder

 

United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force

(334) 223-7287

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located fugitive, Jermaine Cortex Walker, 39.

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force originally requested assistance on August 1, 2023, locating fugitive, Jermaine Cortex Walker, wanted for attempted murder.

The United States Marshals notified CrimeStoppers and advised Walker was no longer wanted by law enforcement and was taken into custody on August 2, 2023. Walker was charged with attempted murder and placed in the Montgomery County Jail on no bond.

CrimeStoppers applauds The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force for acting swiftly to ensure a violent offender was taken off the street and placed behind bars.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery Police Locate and Charge Person of Interest Involving August 25 Homicide Investigation

 

4200 Block of Sussex Drive

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-08292023-A

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located and charged a female in the August 25, 2023, murder of Rickey Daniel.

 

On Friday, August 25, 2023, at about 7:55 p.m., police and fire medics responded to a fatal shooting that occurred in the 4200 block of Sussex Drive, Montgomery, Alabama. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene and was identified as Rickey Daniel, 66.

 

On Tuesday, August 30, 2023, investigators released a photo of an unknown black female originally being sought for questioning in the investigation and were seeking public assistance from CrimeStoppers, and a lookout and press release for the person of interest was provided to the media and the public.

Investigators say the lookout received a tremendous public response, and the person of interest turned herself over to law enforcement just a few hours after the original CrimeStoppers lookout was released to the public and the media. Montgomery Police took Jayln Lakevion Greene into custody and identified her as the offender, Greene was charged with Capital Murder and was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where she is being held on no bond.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers thanks the public and the media for helping share the original lookout in a timely manner, which ultimately led to the offender's apprehension. This marks the 13th homicide suspect to be identified after being featured on Central Alabama CrimeStoppers this year. When the community, the media, and law enforcement come together, great things are possible!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Calhoun County Locates Fugitive Anthony Jamichael Delaney

 

Anthony Jamichael Delaney

Sex:                 Male

Race:              Black

 

Charges:

Probation Violation – Receiving Stolen Property

FTA Resisting Arrest

 

The Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office has located fugitive, Anthony Jamichael Delaney. Delaney was arrested on outstanding warrants.

 

On December 12, 2022, the Jacksonville Police Department originally requested assistance locating a person of interest, Anthony Jamichael Delaney. Delaney was originally wanted for questioning regarding multiple vehicle burglary investigations where multiple firearms were stolen. Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office also had active warrants for Delaney for a probation violation for receiving stolen property and resisting arrest.

 

On Monday, August 28, 2023, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers received an anonymous tip that provided Delaney’s current whereabouts. Calhoun County’s Warrant Team responded rapidly to Delaney’s location and took the suspect into custody within minutes of receiving the tip.

CrimeStoppers would like to thank the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, one of our newest partners, for acting swiftly and ensuring a wanted fugitive was located and taken off the street in a timely manner.

CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the brave anonymous tipster who went above and beyond to provide the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive. Thanks to this anonymous tipster’s information, Delaney was safely located and placed in police custody.

 

Delaney is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

You too could receive a cash reward. If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of a wanted person, please immediately call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip could lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

In Custody – Failure to Appear Possession of a Forged Instrument 3rd Degree

 

Lee Ball

Sex:                 Female

Age:                41

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they had located fugitive, Lee Ball.

 

Ball was originally wanted for a Failure to Appear Charge for Possession of a Forged Instrument 3rd Degree with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on August 21, 2023, and advised Ball had been located and was in custody. Ball was arrested on August 20, 2023, and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility for CPFI 3rd degree, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Ball was originally featured on CrimeStoppers on September 2, 2022. Ball is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

ESCAPEE LOCATED

 

Jordan Andrew Thomas

 

Sex:                 Male

Age:                30

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections Communications

 (800) 831-8825

 

Staton Correction Facility Communications

 (334) 567-2221

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Jordan Andrew Thomas.

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections requested public assistance in locating, fugitive, Jordan Andrew Thomas, 30, who was wanted for escaping Staton Correctional Facility located in Elmore County on Monday, August 7, 2023, at approximately 11:00 a.m., Staton Correctional Facility located in Elmore County advised inmate, Jordan Andrew Thomas had escaped from the facility. Thomas was currently serving a 75-year sentence for murder.

Investigators say Thomas was apprehended by law enforcement in the area of Troy Highway in Montgomery, AL.

Thomas is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery County Fugitive Located

 

Alqurin Harrell

Age:                41

 

 

Criminal Charges:

Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Alqurin Harrell,

 

Harrell was originally wanted for a failure to appear warrant on a possession of marijuana 1st degree felony charge.

Investigators advised Harrell was located after being featured on CrimeStoppers and was placed into custody on August 13, 2023.

Harrell is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Bullock County – Suspect Involved in Home Invasion Identified

 

2300 Block of County Road 14

Bullock County, AL

Case: BCSO23-08082023-A

 

Bullock County Sheriff’s Office

(334) 738-2670

 

The Bullock County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and arrested the suspect involved in an August 7, 2023, home invasion.

 

Investigators requested public assistance on August 8, 2023, from CrimeStoppers with identifying the suspect responsible for a home invasion. Investigators say they responded to a home invasion of an elderly female that reportedly occurred around 2:00 p.m. on Monday, August 7, 2023, at a residence located in the 2300 block of County Road 14, located in Bullock County, Alabama. Investigators say the unknown suspect knocked on the victim’s door asking for water. During the conversation, the suspect forcefully entered the victim’s residence without her permission. It was during this time the suspect stole the victim’s purse containing checks, cash, and a debit card and fled the scene in a small vehicle.

Investigators surveyed the area and were able to obtain surveillance video footage of what appeared to be a male seen in the area shortly before the original offense occurred. The pictured subject matched the description of the suspect involved in the home invasion. The subject’s vehicle also matched the description of the suspect’s vehicle.

Investigators say the lookout received a tremendous public response, which was also seen by many law enforcement partners. Investigators received information from another law enforcement agency that positively identified the suspect as Gray Wright.

 

Wright was located by law enforcement in Montgomery, Alabama. Wright was taken into custody on August 10, 2023, and transported to Bullock County. Wright was charged with robbery 2nd degree, assault 1st degree, and theft of property 3rd degree.

 

CrimeStoppers would like to acknowledge the swift action by investigators while going above and beyond to identify the suspect in this case. Investigators worked tirelessly while demonstrating unity with area law enforcement agencies to ensure Wright was apprehended and placed behind bars.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Union Springs - Suspect Wanted for August 12th Homicide Located

 

The Union Springs Police Department requested public assistance from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and were seeking the whereabouts of fugitive, Joe Louis Hatcher.

 

Hatcher was wanted in connection with a homicide that occurred on Saturday, August 12, 2023, at around 1:25 a.m. in the 100 block of Locke Avenue. Investigators say the victim sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced deceased. The victim was identified as Jeffery Monday, 36.

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers on August 15, 2023, and advised Hatcher turned himself over to law enforcement. Investigators credit the public awareness of the case and thank the media for helping get the word out.

CrimeStoppers gives kudos to investigators and law enforcement for quickly identifying the suspect in the investigation and acting swiftly to locate him. This is yet another outstanding example of law enforcement, the media, and the community coming together to reduce crime and put wanted fugitives behind bars.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

ESCAPEE LOCATED

 

Kent Woods

Sex:                 Male

Age:                36

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

On July 29, 2023, the Alabama Department of Corrections requested public assistance from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers with locating Kent Woods wanted for escape.

 

Kent Woods was serving a 10-year prison sentence for Robbery 1st degree at the Mobile Community Based Facility and Community Work Center located at 2423 N. Beltline Highway in Prichard, Alabama. On July 29, 2023, inmate Kent Woods was found to be missing during an 11:00 A.M., institutional count.

Investigators say Woods was located by law enforcement on August 10, 2023, in Mobile, AL.

Woods was located and taken into police custody. Woods is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to thank the media and the public for helping create public awareness of the original case. CrimeStoppers gives kudos to law enforcement for working diligently to locate Woods and ensure he is back behind bars.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

FUGITIVE – JERMAINE CORTEX WALKER LOCATED

 

Jermaine Cortex Walker

Sex:                 Male

Age:                39

 

Criminal Charges

Attempted Murder

 

United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force

(334) 223-7287

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Jermaine Cortex Walker, 39.

 

On Tuesday, August 1, 2023, the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force requested public assistance in locating fugitive, Jermaine Cortex Walker, 39. Walker was originally wanted for Attempted Murder by the Montgomery Police Department.

 

Investigators were acting swiftly to locate Walker to ensure he was located in a timely manner. Investigators credit an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip with helping locate Walker. Investigators say without the anonymous tipster’s information, Walker would not have been located as quickly.

Investigators say Walker was taken into police custody on Friday, August 4, 2023, after a short vehicle pursuit. The United States Marshal Service was assisted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, The Montgomery Police Department, and the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Aviation Unit.

CrimeStoppers would like to give kudos to all the law enforcement agencies involved in this apprehension and applaud the anonymous tipster for providing information that led to the arrest of Walker. As promised, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster that provided the crucial information.

 

This is yet another great example of how the community, law enforcement, and the media work together for the greater good of the community!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive No Longer Wanted for Theft of Property 1st Degree

 

Precious Hudson

Sex:                 Female

Age:                22

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 1st Degree

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

Montgomery County Fugitive/Extradition Team

334-832-2579

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised Precious Hudson, 22, was no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Hudson was featured on CrimeStoppers on August 1, 2023, and was wanted for theft of property 1st degree. Court documents indicated that Hudson unlawfully stole property valued at $2,500.00 from a Montgomery area church.

CrimeStoppers was notified by law enforcement on August 2, 2023, and were advised that Hudson was no longer wanted by law enforcement and the warrant has been served.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive and Convicted Sex Offender Located

 

Riley James Decatur

Sex:                 Male

Age:                54

 

Criminal Charges:

Violation of the Community Notification Act

 

Montgomery Police Department

(334) 625-2651

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have located registered sex offender, Riley James Decatur, 54, wanted for Violation of the Community Notification Act.

 

Investigators requested public assistance locating Decatur on July 20, 2023. Decatur was wanted for Violation of the Community Notification Act by the Montgomery Police Department. Investigators say Decatur is a registered sex offender and official court documents indicate he has been convicted of three sexual-related offenses.

The United States Marshals assisted with the apprehension of Decatur. Investigators credit an anonymous tip received through CrimeStoppers that led to the exact whereabouts of Decatur. Investigators say the tipster’s information was crucial in the investigation and ultimately led to the apprehension of Decatur.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to say a big thank you to the public and the media for quickly getting the message out about Decatur. Thanks to such a quick response, anonymous information was received through CrimeStoppers that led to the apprehension of a known convicted sexual offender. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the courageous anonymous tipster that provided information that placed a known sex offender behind bars and took him off the streets.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville – Theft of Property 3rd Degree Investigation – Suspect Identified

 

Kohl’s

1460 Cotton Exchange

Case: PPD23-07202023-A

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they are no longer seeking information in an ongoing theft investigation and the suspect has been identified.

 

The Prattville Police Department requested assistance from CrimeStoppers on July 20, 2023, with identifying a suspect involved in a felony theft that occurred, Tuesday, June 6, 2023, during regular business hours at a Kohl’s located at 1460 Cotton Exchange, Prattville, AL.

Investigators say the pictured suspect used the store’s emergency exit to leave the business with $541.99 worth of merchandise that was not paid for. The suspect left the area in an unknown direction of travel.

Investigators advised the case received a great public response after being shown on CrimeStoppers, and as a result, they received information that helped them identify the suspect. Police are no longer seeking public assistance in this investigation. There are no other details available for release at this time.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Talladega County Identifies a Robbery Suspect Thanks to Anonymous Tip

 

Munford Marathon

44629 AL Highway 21

Munford, AL

Case: TCSO23-07252023-A

 

Talladega County Sheriff’s Office

(256) 761-1556

 

Talladega County Investigations

(256) 761-2141

 

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the suspect involved in a recent business robbery that occurred in Munford, Alabama.

 

Investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for a business robbery on Tuesday, July 25, 2023. The lookout was placed on social media and sent out to multiple area media outlets, on Tuesday, July 25, 2023, at Munford Marathon, located in Munford, Alabama. Investigators say the suspect produced an unknown type of handgun, demanded currency, and fled the scene in a dark-colored SUV. The suspect was wanted for robbery 1st degree, a Class B felony.

Investigators say within an hour, an anonymous tipster provided information to Crime Stoppers identifying the suspect as Rayford Craig Phillips, 43, from Selma, Alabama. 

Investigators worked with members of the Talladega County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, Munford Police Department, Lincoln Police Department, and Anniston Police Department in locating Rayford Craig Phillips where he was taken into custody at approximately 8:00 P.M. in Anniston, Alabama.  Rayford Craig Phillips was arrested for Robbery First Degree and transported to the Talladega County Jail where he is being held with no bond pending an initial appearance.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers thanks the public for responding to this case in a timely and prompt manner. Thanks to this quick response and an anonymous tipster immediately coming forward, the suspect was quickly identified and arrested. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

CAPTURED

Joseph Ray Perkins

Sex:                 Male

Age:                36

Race:              White

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections

Staton Communications (800) 831-8825

 

Hamilton CBF/CWC

(205) 921-9308

 

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the re-capture of escaped inmate Joseph Ray Perkins. 

 

Alabama Department of Corrections report that Joseph Ray Perkins was located on Thursday, July 20, 2023, at 11:55 a.m. at Shirley Concrete Plant located in the 5100 block of Watermelon Road in Northport, Alabama.   He was tracked by LESD K9 in a stolen truck which he abandoned at the concrete factory.

 

Joseph Ray Perkins was transported to the Marion County Detention Facility where he will wait to be transported to Hamilton CBF/CWC and then to the Limestone Correctional Facility. He was also charged with Theft of Property 1st degree for the theft of a truck.

Perkins was taken into custody by members of the U.S. Marshall Fugitive Task Force, Northport Police Department, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office, and LESD Agents/K9.

No injuries were reported. No other details were released.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Phenix City – Anonymous CrimeStoppers tip Helps Identify Robbery Suspects

 

Robbery

Waffle House

3603 US Hwy 280

Phenix City, Alabama

 

Case: PPD23-07122023

 

Phenix City Investigations

334-448-2822 / 334-448-2837

 

Phenix City Police Department

334-448-2800

 

The Phenix City Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and made an arrest in an ongoing robbery investigation.

 

On Monday, June 12, 2023, Phenix City Police responded to the Waffle House located at 3603 US Highway 280, Phenix City, AL, in reference to a robbery. Investigators released photos of the suspects and the suspect vehicle, requesting public assistance on social media.

 

An anonymous tipster quickly notified CrimeStoppers and provided information that helped investigators identify the suspects involved in the robbery. Investigators credit this anonymous tipster’s information with solving this case and say without this crucial information the case would still remain unsolved.

Central Alabama Crimestoppers believes in the value of its partnership with the community, and without community members anonymously coming forward, our mission to solve crimes and put wanted criminals behind bars would not be possible. Together, we can make our communities safer!

 

CrimeStoppers will provide a cash reward to the anonymous tipster that helped provide information that ultimately led to the identification of the suspects involved.

 

Investigators are not releasing any additional details regarding this ongoing investigation. However, investigators are actively seeking information in this case. If you have information regarding this investigation, you can notify CrimeStoppers.

 

If you have any information regarding this robbery investigation, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

FUGITIVE LOCATED FOR CAPITAL MURDER

 

Dental Davis

Sex:                 Male

Age:                18

 

Criminal Charges

Capital Murder

 

The United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Dental Davis.


The United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Task Force originally was searching for the location of fugitive, Dental Davis wanted for Capital Murder with Alexander City Police Department. Davis was identified as a suspect in a murder that occurred on Thursday, December 29, 2022, in Alexander City, Alabama.

 

 

The task force has actively been seeking Davis since January of 2023. CrimeStoppers has received a number of tips regarding this fugitive case, and investigators credit a recent CrimeStoppers tip provided by an anonymous tipster with helping provide the whereabouts of Davis. Investigators say Davis would not have been located without the anonymous tipster’s vital information. As a result of this anonymous tipster bravely coming forward, CrimeStoppers will be providing a $1,000.00 cash reward to the tipster.

 

Investigators say they located Davis in Chicago, Illinois, on Tuesday, July 18, 2023. Davis was taken into custody by law enforcement and will be transported to the arresting agency for Capital Murder.

 

CrimeStoppers applauds the United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Task Force for actively searching for Davis and staying consistent with pursuing his apprehension. Though it took time, Davis was eventually located. Investigators also would like to thank the media and the public for helping create public awareness that reached across the states to the Chicago, Illinois area. As a result of this, a person wanted for Capital Murder is now off the streets and behind bars.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

MISSING JUVENILE LOCATED

 

Hunter Ray Martin

Sex:                 Female

Age:                16

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified CrimeStoppers and advised Missing Juvenile, Hunter Ray Martin, 16, has been located.

 

Martin was originally last seen leaving the area of 1 Commerce Street, in the evening hours on Wednesday, July 12, 2023, in Montgomery, Alabama. Martin was seen leaving the area in an unknown direction of travel.

Investigators say Martin was located and reunited with her family on Saturday, July 15, 2023. Martin was found to be safe and unharmed. Martin is no longer considered missing by law enforcement.

Montgomery investigators and the family would like to thank everyone for sharing awareness of this missing teen investigation. CrimeStoppers is thankful to see Martin was reunited with her family and was found to be safe.

 

This is another great example of the community, media, and law enforcement working together for the greater good of others. CrimeStoppers applauds everyone for helping get this missing juvenile case out to the public in a timely manner.

 

 

MISSING PERSON LOCATED

 

Calvinette Dixon

Sex:                 Female

Age:                36

 

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located Missing Person, Calvinette Dixon, 36.

 

On July 13, 2023, Montgomery Police reached out to CrimeStoppers and requested Dixon be placed on CrimeStoppers as a missing person.

 

Dixon was last seen leaving her residence located in the 3000 block of Fountain Lane on Friday, June 30, 2023, in Montgomery, Alabama.

Montgomery investigators notified CrimeStoppers on July 18, 2023, and advised Dixon was located and found to be safe. There are no other details available for release at this time.

CrimeStoppers would like to thank everyone for sharing the original missing person lookout. This is another great example of how we can all work together to produce grand results.

 

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Announces 3,000th Fugitive Apprehended

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is pleased to announce they have officially assisted with locating and identifying 3,000 wanted fugitives since the inception of CrimeStoppers.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers has stayed on a path of success since its inception in 1997. Beginning with a simple mission to place Montgomery area fugitives behind bars and help identify suspects involved in unsolved felony investigations, to now reach 30 counties and partnering with 85 law enforcement agencies across the state of Alabama. This steady growth has allowed CrimeStoppers to partner with more law enforcement agencies while engaging and reaching many more residents, helping solve felony cases, and placing more wanted criminals behind bars.

CrimeStoppers depends on its many partners from the media to law enforcement to help get the word out about wanted fugitives and unsolved criminal investigations. Most importantly the public’s quick response to our press releases results in a number of tips that help law enforcement find fugitives and solve cases. This year alone, CrimeStoppers reached over eight million social media followers on over 600 posts, CrimeStoppers has received over 700 anonymous tips, cleared 185 cases, paid a cash reward of $29,000.00 on 43 solved cases, assisted with 106 fugitive apprehensions, and 365 criminal charges, recovered 98 firearms, assisted with solving 10 homicide investigations and helped locate 25 missing people.

2023 has been an exceptional year for Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, from being nominated and receiving the 2022 Southeastern CrimeStoppers Association Productivity Award and receiving a proclamation from Montgomery Mayor, Steven Reed, declaring June 6, as Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Day.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is proud to serve a multitude of Alabama communities and remind residents when they call or submit a tip to CrimeStoppers, they will always remain anonymous. Your tip could lead to a cash reward!

 

Anyone wishing to make a donation to Central Alabama CrimeStoppers can do so by visiting their website, www.215stop.com. For additional inquiries, please call direct and request a director during regular business hours by dialing (334) 215-STOP.                  

 

MOBILE FUGITIVE WITH SIX FELONIES LOCATED AND IN CUSTODY

 

Terrance Dees

Sex:                 Male

Age:                40

 

Criminal Charges

Robbery 1st Degree x 4

Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Building x 2

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers

1(833) AL1-STOP

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located, Terrance Dees of Prichard, AL

 

The United States Marshals requested assistance from CrimeStoppers on June 22, 2023, seeking the whereabouts of Dees. Dees was actively being sought by law enforcement for two counts of discharging a firearm into an occupied building and four counts of robbery 1st degree with the Mobile Police Department.

CrimeStoppers was notified on July 7, 2023, by investigators, who advised Dees has been located by law enforcement and was no longer wanted.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Covington County – Anonymous Tip Leads to Arrest of Fugitive Wanted by Florida Law Enforcement

 

Fugitive: Jared David Nichols

Covington County, Alabama

 

Investigators with Covington County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on Thursday, July 6, 2023, and advised they have located and arrested a fugitive wanted for multiple felony charges out of Florida.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers received an anonymous tip providing information regarding wanted fugitive, Jared David Nichols. Investigators say the tip was instrumental in locating Nichols and led law enforcement to his exact location, allowing them to place him into custody.

 

On July 6, 2023, Nichols was transported to Covington County Detention Facility on unrelated outstanding warrants with their agency. A hold for Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office of Florida was placed on Nichols for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, possession of a controlled substance, and fraud.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers reached out to Emerald Coast CrimeStoppers in Florida to notify them of the felony apprehension. Emerald Coast CrimeStoppers had an active reward out for Nichols. Emerald Coast CrimeStoppers will be paying a cash reward to the tipster.

There are currently hundreds of active CrimeStoppers programs serving their local communities in the U.S. This story is a great example of how each CrimeStoppers program works together to help put wanted fugitives behind bars, even when those fugitives are wanted in other states. Thanks to organizations like CrimeStoppers USA and the Southeastern Crime Stoppers Association, coordinators and directors can connect through networking opportunities at annual conferences, allowing each staff member a chance to connect and build new relationships while receiving valuable training opportunities.

 

CrimeStoppers would like to give credit to the tipster for coming forward while remaining anonymous and providing information that helped locate a wanted fugitive and put that offender behind bars. The anonymous tipster will be eligible for a cash reward from Emerald Coast CrimeStoppers for helping provide crucial information that ultimately led to a felony arrest.

 

When the community and law enforcement work together for the greater good of the community, great things are possible.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Etowah County – Anonymous Tip Leads to Felony Drug Arrest and Multiple Charges

 

Suspect: James Reio

Etowah County, Alabama

 

Investigators with the Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on Wednesday, July 5, 2023, and advised they have identified and arrested a suspect involved in an ongoing drug investigation.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers received an anonymous tip regarding ongoing drug activity occurring in the area of Henry Street, Gadsden, Alabama. The tipster provided crucial information that was provided to law enforcement. Investigators say as a result of this information, a suspect was identified and charged in this ongoing investigation.

The Etowah County Drug Enforcement Unit arrested James, Reio, 58, of Gadsden, Alabama. Reio was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of saliva, resisting arrest, and attempting to elude a police officer. Reio was placed in the Etowah County Detention Facility and held on a bond.

CrimeStoppers would like to give credit to the courageous tipster for coming forward while remaining anonymous and providing information that helped take illegal drugs out of the community and put the offender behind bars. The anonymous tipster will be provided with a cash reward for helping provide crucial information that ultimately led to an arrest.

 

When the community and law enforcement work together for the greater good of the community, great things are possible.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

FUGITIVE - CAVARIA LATRE DEVON MAY IN CUSTODY

 

Cavaria Latre Devon May

Sex:                 Male

Age:                25

 

Criminal Charges

Robbery 1st Degree

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located, Cavaria Latre Devon May.

 

On June 21, 2023, the United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force were actively searching for the location of fugitive, Cavaria Latre Devon May. Investigators reached out to CrimeStoppers and requested public assistance locating May.

May was originally wanted for robbery 1st degree with the Montgomery Police Department.

Investigators say May was located in the Tuscaloosa area and was taken into custody by law enforcement.

 

May is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive – Wanted for Burglary and Theft of Property Located

 

Antonia Torez Woody

Sex:                 Male

Age:                44

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 2nd

Burglary 3rd

 

Camp Hill Police Department

(256) 896-4148

 

The Camp Hill Police Department advised Central Alabama CrimeStoppers that fugitive, Antonia Torez Woody, 44, has been located and was in police custody.

 

On June 22, 2023, Camp Hill Police requested public assistance from CrimeStoppers seeking the current whereabouts of Woody.

Woody was originally wanted for two felony charges of Theft of Property 2nd Degree and Burglary 3rd Degree.

Police say Woody was located thanks to an anonymous tip from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers. Police say Woody would not have been located without this crucial information. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster for providing information that helped law enforcement locate and arrest Woody.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the location and arrest of Woody.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Woody, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 1-334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville Fugitive Located

 

Amanda Leigh Moore

Sex:                 Female

Age:                41

Race:              White

 

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 3rd Degree

 

 

The Prattville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Amanda Leigh Moore, 41.

 

Moore was originally wanted for theft of property 3rd degree with the Prattville Police Department. Investigators say Moore stole a printer and document scanner from a retail store in Prattville, AL, on Sunday, May 28, 2023. The property was valued at $689.98.

Moore was located by law enforcement on Wednesday, June 28, 2023, in Montgomery, AL, and transported to Elmore County Jail on unrelated outstanding warrants. A hold for Moore will be placed by Prattville investigators.

Moore is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

ALEXANDER CITY - MISSING PERSON LOCATED

 

Wendy Kay Grant

Sex:                 Female

Race:              White

Age:                57

 

Alexander City Police Department

(256) 234-3421

 

Detective Graham

(256) 329-6746

 

The Alexander City Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located Missing Person, Wendy Kay Grant.

 

Grant, 57, was last seen around Monday, June 19, 2023, in Alexander City. Investigators requested assistance locating CrimeStoppers on July 27, 2023.

Grant was located by law enforcement on Wednesday, June 28, 2023. Grant was found to be safe and unharmed. Grant is no longer considered missing.

Investigators credit an anonymous tip for helping locate Grant. The anonymous tipster’s information helped investigators locate Grant, and said without the information, Grant would still be considered missing.

 

CrimeStoppers would like to thank the media and the public for helping spread awareness regarding this missing person investigation. This is another outstanding example of how the public and the community come together for the good of others.

 

FUGITIVE IN CUSTODY

 

Jonathan Lee Smith

Sex:                 Male

Age:                35

 

Criminal Charges

Assault 1st Degree (Attempted Murder)

The Autauga County Sheriff's Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive Jonathan Lee Smith is now in police custody.

On Saturday, June 24, 2023, the Autauga County Sheriff's Office requested the public’s help in locating Jonathan Lee Smith, 35, of Marbury, AL. Smith was originally wanted for Assault 1st Degree (Attempted Murder). 

On Friday night, June 23, 2023, Johnathan Lee Smith entered a home in the 700 block of County Road 21 North and used a hammer to strike his victim multiple times in the head, causing catastrophic injuries.  The victim was transported to an area hospital in critical condition. 

After a massive amount of media attention, Autauga County Investigators say Jonathan Lee Smith turned himself over to law enforcement around 11:15 a.m. on Monday, June 26, 2023. Smith was charged with attempted murder and placed in the Autauga County Metro Detention Facility. Smith is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Investigators would like to thank the media and the public for helping get the word out about Smith. A rapid response of public awareness ultimately led to Smith’s apprehension.

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery – Police Charge Jason Williams Wanted for Weekend Double Shooting

 

Double Shooting

3700 Block of Norman Bridge Road

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-06232023-A

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

334-625-2831 / 334-625-2843

 

Montgomery Police Department

334-625-2651

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located a suspect wanted for his involvement in a June 18, 2023, early morning double shooting.

 

Investigators say police responded to a local Montgomery hospital around 1 a.m. on Sunday, June 18, 2023, in reference to two victims who sustained gunshot wounds. Officers found an adult male with non-life-threatening injuries. There was also a juvenile male victim with life-threatening injuries from a gunshot wound. The shooting occurred in the 3700 block of Norman Bridge Road.

Investigators requested public assistance locating Jason Williams, 18. Williams was wanted for his involvement in the shooting. Williams turned himself over to law enforcement. Williams was charged with assault 1st degree and attempting to commit murder and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility where he is being held on a $90,000.00 bond.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville – Police Identify Suspect in Theft of Property 3rd Degree Investigation Thanks to an Anonymous Tip

 

Walmart

1903 Cobbs Ford Road

Prattville, Alabama

Case: PPD23-06062023-A

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the suspect involved in a May felony retail theft investigation.

 

On June 6, 2023, Prattville Police Investigators contacted CrimeStoppers and requested public assistance in identifying a wanted suspect. Investigators released a photo of an unknown suspect wanted for a felony theft investigation. Investigators say the offense occurred, Saturday, May 27, 2023, at Walmart, 1903 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville, AL.

 

Investigators say the pictured suspect entered the business, loaded a comforter set, (2) large electric scooters, and (3) small electric scooters into his shopping cart. After walking around the store, the suspect goes into the garden center area, exiting the store through the fire exit, where an unknown individual in a black Honda Accord (unknown tag number) was waiting on him. The suspect loaded the merchandise into the vehicle and left the scene without purchasing or attempting to purchase the items. The total of the merchandise stolen from the business was valued at $1,444.00.

Investigators credit an anonymous tip provided through CrimeStoppers with helping to identify the suspect. Investigators say without this information, they would not have been able to solve this case as quickly.

The suspect was identified as Patrick Watts and is wanted for theft of property 3rd degree, which is a Class D felony.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to thank the public for a swift response and for the number of tips received regarding this investigation. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the first tipster that positively identified Watts.

 

Investigators ask anyone that knows the current whereabouts of Watts to immediately notify CrimeStoppers.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Watts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Opelika – Suspects Identified in Theft of Property 3rd Degree Investigation

 

Ulta

2690 Enterprise Drive

Opelika, AL

Case: OPD23-06212023-A

 

Opelika Police Department Investigations

(334) 705-5220

 

The Opelika Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified both suspects involved in a retail theft investigation.

 

On June 21, 2023, the Opelika Police Department contacted CrimeStoppers and requested assistance identifying the suspects involved in a June 15, 2023, retail theft.

 

Opelika Police Investigators released a photo of two unknown subjects wanted for a retail felony theft investigation. The offense occurred, Thursday, June 15, 2023, at Ulta located at 2690 Enterprise Drive, Opelika, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspects stole $1,126 worth of merchandise and left the business without paying. The suspects left the scene in a red Nissan Altima in an unknown direction of travel.

Investigators say they have identified both suspects in this investigation. No other details are available for release at this time.

The suspects were wanted for theft of property 3rd degree, a Class D felony.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

FUGITIVE WANTED FOR FELONY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE LOCATED

 

Matthew Wayne Goin

Sex:                 Male

Age:                35

 

Criminal Charges

Felony Domestic Violence Assault 3rd Degree

 

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Matthew Wayne Goin, 35.

 

Goin was originally wanted for felony domestic violence assault 3rd degree with the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Talladega County investigators requested public assistance from CrimeStoppers on May 22, 2023. A lookout for Goin was provided by CrimeStoppers to the media and on social media. The fugitive lookout received a tremendous public response being shared across multiple social media outlets.

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers on June 21, 2023, and advised that Goin was taken into custody by St. Clair County on unrelated charges. Goin will be transported to the Talladega County Jail after he is released from St. Clair County.

Investigators would like to thank the media and the public for helping spread the word about Goin.

 

Goin is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Subject Wanted for Questioning in a Union Springs 2022 Homicide Investigation Located

 

Union Springs, Alabama

Case: UPD2022 - 08312022A

 

Union Springs Police Department

334-738-3131

 

The Union Springs Police Department was seeking the whereabouts of a subject wanted for questioning involving a 2022 August Homicide.

 

Investigators requested public assistance on August 31, 2022, seeking the whereabouts of Rashaad Williams.

 

Union Springs Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for questioning for an ongoing Homicide Investigation. The offense occurred, Thursday, August 18, 2022, at about 5:47 p.m. in the 600 block of Bernard Street. Upon arrival, police located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased on the scene. A second victim, suffering from a gunshot wound was later located at a local hospital where he was being treated for his injuries. Police say one suspect was taken into police custody and one suspect was still at large.

Investigators say they have located Rashaad Williams and are no longer seeking his whereabouts. Williams was arrested by law enforcement on unrelated multiple felony charges in Muskogee County, Georgia.

If you have any information regarding this ongoing investigation, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous, call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Camp Hill Fugitive In Custody – Theft of Property 1st Degree

 

Henry Lewis Brooks

Sex:                 Male

Age:                55

 

Criminal Charges

Theft of Property 1st Degree x 2

 

Camp Hill Police Department

(256) 896-4148

 

The Camp Hill Police Department advised they have located fugitive, Henry Lewis Brooks, 55.

 

Brooks was wanted for two counts of Theft of Property 1st Degree. Camphill Police requested public assistance locating Brooks on March 3, 2023.

Camphill notified CrimeStoppers on June 20, 2023, and advised Brooks was no longer wanted by law enforcement. Brooks was apprehended by law enforcement during a traffic stop.

Brooks is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery – Forgery / Theft of Property 1st – Suspect in Custody

 

2300 Block of Taylor Road

Montgomery, Alabama

Case: MPD23-05312023-B

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

334-625-2831

 

The Montgomery Police Department has identified and arrested the suspect involved in a felony theft and criminal possession of a forged instrument case.

 

On May 31, 2023, Montgomery Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown female wanted for theft of property 1st degree and criminal possession of a forged instrument 1st degree. The offense occurred, on Friday, March 31, 2023, in the 2300 block of Taylor Road, Montgomery, Alabama. The suspect received cash that exceeded $2,500.00 in value, by means of fraud.

Investigators say as the result of multiple CrimeStoppers tips the suspect has been identified as Rhashema Shante Deramus Shackleford, 34, of Montgomery, AL.

After being identified, investigators signed an active warrant on Shakleford for criminal possession of a forged instrument 1st degree. Investigators say this is an active Federal investigation and the investigation is ongoing, additional charges are possible.

 

Investigators credit CrimeStoppers, the media, and most importantly the public with helping get the word out on this investigation, which ultimately led to identifying Shakleford. Shackleford was well aware of the social media and news media attention and quickly turned herself over to law enforcement on Thursday, June 15, 2023, after her active warrants were made public.

 

This is an ongoing investigation and investigators ask anyone with information regarding Shackleford’s case to please immediately notify law enforcement or CrimeStoppers.

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Wanted – Theft of Services 1st Degree Fugitive Located

 

Franchester Bowen

Sex:                 Female

Age:                54

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Services 1st Degree

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive Franchester Bowen, 54.

 

On June 8, 2023, investigators asked for assistance locating Bowen who was originally wanted for theft of services 1st degree. Court documents indicated that Bowen did not pay for lodging by deception, threat, or other means to avoid payment while staying at a Montgomery area hotel. The services exceeded a value of $2,500.00.

Investigators credit an anonymous tip provided through CrimeStoppers with providing the whereabouts of Bowen. The information ultimately led to the apprehension of Bowen.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers received multiple tips regarding this case and will be paying a cash reward to the anonymous tipster that helped locate this fugitive.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville – Anonymous CrimeStoppers Tip Helps Identify Theft of Property 3rd Degree Suspect

 

Office Depot

2730 Legends Parkway

Prattville, Alabama

Case: PPD23-06022023-A

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised that have identified the suspect involved in a May felony retail theft investigation.

 

Prattville Police Investigators requested assistance from CrimeStoppers on June 2, 2023, and released a photo of an unknown suspect wanted for a felony theft investigation. Investigators say the offense occurred, Sunday, May 28, 2023, at Office Depot, 2730 Legends Parkway, Prattville, AL.

Investigators say the pictured female entered the business and placed a printer and document scanner in her shopping cart. The female exited the business with the items and never paid. The items were valued at $689.98.

Investigators credit an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip with helping identify the involved suspect. Investigators say the case would not have been solved without assistance from CrimeStoppers. CrimeStoppers appreciates the public’s assistance and thanks the many tipsters that provided information in this investigation. As a thank you, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the first tipster that provided information that identified the suspect and was used by investigators.

 

Investigators identified the pictured suspect as Amanda Moore, 41. Moore is still at large and is currently wanted by law enforcement. Moore is wanted for theft of property 3rd degree, which is a Class D felony.

 

CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that provides the current location of Moore. Anyone that knows Moore’s whereabouts is asked to immediately contact CrimeStoppers.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the suspect or her whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Montgomery – Forgery / Theft of Property 1st – Suspect Identified - Cash Reward Offered

 

2300 Block of Taylor Road

Montgomery, Alabama

Case: MPD23-05312023-B

 

Montgomery Police Department Investigations

334-625-2831

 

The Montgomery Police Department has identified the suspect involved in a felony theft and criminal possession of a forged instrument case and seeks the public’s help in identifying the suspect.

 

On May 31, 2023, Montgomery Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown female wanted for theft of property 1st degree and criminal possession of a forged instrument 1st degree. The offense occurred, on Friday, March 31, 2023, in the 2300 block of Taylor Road, Montgomery, Alabama. The suspect received cash that exceeded $2,500.00 in value, by means of fraud.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers received a tremendous response from the public which resulted in a number of tips. Investigators say these tips were essential in the identification of the suspect and without the public’s assistance, the suspect would not have been identified. CrimeStoppers depends on its community partnerships to help relay information from anonymous tipsters to law enforcement. As a thank you, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the first tipster that identified the suspect, and that tipster has been notified.

Investigators say the suspect has been identified as Rhashema Shante Deramus Shackleford, 34, of Montgomery, AL. Shakleford is described as a black female, who stands at 5’2, and weighs approximately 180 lbs.

Shakleford has active felony warrants and is currently being sought by law enforcement. Investigators say this is an active Federal investigation and the investigation is ongoing.

Investigators ask anyone with information regarding Shackleford’s whereabouts to please immediately notify CrimeStoppers. CrimeStoppers is offering an additional cash reward to the tipster that provides Shackleford’s exact whereabouts, leading to her arrest.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of this identified suspect or more details about this case, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

FUGITIVE LOCATED – SEX OFFENDER

 

Clifford Maurice Mosley

Sex:                 Male

Age:                50

 

Criminal Charges

Failure to Register as an Adult Sex Offender

 

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Clifford Maurice Mosley, 50, was in custody.

 

Investigators requested assistance from the public on June 8, 2023, when they asked CrimeStoppers for assistance in locating fugitive, Clifford Mosley. Mosley was wanted for failure to register as an adult sex offender with the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Investigators were acting swiftly to locate Mosley and would like to thank the media and public for helping spread the word seeking Mosley’s whereabouts. As a result of this successful campaign of awareness, Mosley turned himself over to law enforcement.  

 

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers on June 12, 2023, and advised Mosley was in the custody of law enforcement and is no longer wanted.

 

This is another great example of how CrimeStoppers, law enforcement, the media, and the community can come together to put wanted fugitives behind bars, making our local communities stronger.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive in Custody – Multiple Felony Charges

 

Joshua Newton

Sex:                 Male

Age:                37

 

Criminal Charges:

Possession of Forged Instrument 3rd Degree

Possession Controlled Substance

Possession Drug Paraphernalia

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Joshua Newton, 37, has been taken into custody.

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested public assistance locating Newton on April 14, 2022.

 

Newton was wanted for Possession of a Forged Instrument 3rd Degree, Possession of a Controlled Substance, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Court documents indicate Newton allegedly forged a check that was made payable to him and had in his possession a pipe used for drug use and methamphetamine.

Newton was apprehended by law enforcement on June 8, 2023. CrimeStoppers was notified by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office that Newton was in custody on the same date.

CrimeStoppers staff works diligently to ensure the public is aware of wanted fugitives but credits their success to continuous support from law enforcement, their media partners, and most importantly the many Alabamians that follow CrimeStoppers and share their content. Working together, we are putting wanted persons and criminals behind bars.

 

Earn cash by providing information for wanted fugitives, check out our official website to view wanted suspects and fugitives, www.215stop.com.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

MISSING CHILD LOCATED

 

Leah Simone McDonald

Age:                14

 

The Jackson Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located Missing Child, Leah Simone McDonald.

 

Investigators said McDonald, 14, was originally last seen Mother’s Day weekend on Sunday, May 14, 2023, in Jackson, AL.

 

Investigators requested assistance from CrimeStoppers on Monday, May 22, 2023, asking for the public to help provide information regarding this missing child investigation.

Investigators advised McDonald was located on Sunday, June 4, 2023. McDonald was found to be safe and was reunited with her family.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to thank the public and the media for helping spread the word regarding this missing child investigation. CrimeStoppers is glad to see McDonald was located and reunited with her family.

 

Working together, we can accomplish so much more!

 

Montgomery County - Fugitive Located 

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department is searching for Nicole Isom. Isom was wanted for an active Theft of Property 1st Degree warrant by Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Isom was located by law enforcement on June 2, 2023. Isom is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

Montgomery Police  - Subject Involved in Homicide Investigation Identified and Located

100 Block of Folmar Parkway

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-00074034

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised a suspect has been identified and arrested in an early morning Memorial Day Shooting.

 

The Montgomery Police Department contacted CrimeStoppers on Monday, May 29, 2023, and requested assistance from the public and released a photo of an unknown male wanted for his possible involvement in a May 29, 2023, homicide investigation.

On Monday, May 29, 2023, at about 3:15 a.m., Montgomery Police and Fire Medics responded to a local hospital in reference to a shooting victim arriving by personal vehicle. Rondarius McQueen, 22, of Montgomery, sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. McQueen was pronounced deceased at 3:47 am. It was determined that the offense occurred in the 100 block of Folmar Parkway.

On Thursday, June 1, 2023, investigators notified CrimeStoppers and advised that a suspect, Juqwarn Hartwell, was identified and arrested in this homicide investigation.

 

Central Alabama Crimestoppers gives accolades to investigators for quickly identifying and charging the suspect involved in this fatal shooting.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to also thank the public and their media partners for helping spread the message regarding this fatal shooting.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery – Police Identify Suspect Involved in July 2022 Homicide Investigation from an Anonymous CrimeStoppers Tip

 

Homicide

Perry Hill Road / Atlanta Highway

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD22-12202022-A

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised a suspect has been identified and arrested in a July homicide investigation.

 

Following the senseless, July 12, 2022, fatal shooting of David Werking Jr., the Montgomery Police Department requested assistance from CrimeStoppers and was seeking information from the public in the ongoing homicide investigation.

 

Investigators said, Tuesday, July 12, 2022, at about 12:16 a.m., police responded to the Atlanta Highway and Perry Hill Road in reference to a subject shot. Upon arrival, units located an adult male who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. The victim was identified as David Werking, 19.

Christmas 2022 was the victim’s family’s first Christmas without their beloved family member. The Werking family was seeking answers during this time and was waiting for someone to come forward with information.

 

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers and advised that a suspect, Travontaye Rudolph, 27, was identified and arrested in this ongoing homicide investigation. Investigators credit an anonymous tipster with providing information that led investigators to the identification of the suspect. Investigators say it was this anonymous tipster’s information that helped identify the suspect.

Travontave Rudolph was arrested on May 24, 2023, and placed in the Montgomery County Detention Facility without bond for Capital Murder.

Central Alabama Crimestoppers gives kudos to investigators for their dedication to this case and for charging a suspect involved in this fatal shooting. CrimeStoppers gives accolades to the anonymous tipster for coming forward and providing crucial information that ultimately identified a suspect in this investigation. CrimeStoppers will be providing a $1,000.00 cash reward to the anonymous tipster. The Werking family came forward in February of 2023 offering a $4,000.00 cash reward for information that led investigators to an arrest in this investigation.

 

The Werking family would like to thank the Montgomery Police Department, CrimeStoppers, and those involved in the apprehension of Travontaye Rudolph. The Werking family is thankful for the community’s support and prayers and for tipsters coming forward with information in this ongoing investigation. The Werking family asks anyone with additional information to still come forward, as the investigation is ongoing. The Werking family encourages anyone that has information about any violent crime to come forward with information.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to also thank the public and their media partners for helping spread the message regarding the fatal shooting of David Werking Jr. It was the rapid response from the media and the public that helped get the message out in a prompt manner. When we work together, we can accomplish so much more!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 
ESCAPEE CAPTURED
 
Tandion Markeeice Stoudemire
Sex: Male
Age: 21
Criminal Charges:
Escape
 
The Alabama Department of Corrections has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the recapture of escaped inmate Tandion Markeeice Stoudemire. Stoudemire was wanted for Escape.
 
ADOC said officers with its agency, along with help from the U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Fugitive Task Force and Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, located Stoudemire around 8 a.m. Friday. He was found in the 3900 block of Woodley Road and taken into custody without incident.
 

Tandion Stoudemire was serving a 23-year prison sentence for Attempted Murder at the Staton Correctional Facility located at 2690 Marion Spillway Road in Elmore, Alabama. On May 25, 2023, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Stoudemire is believed to have escaped.

In addition to Stoudemire, law enforcement arrested a second person, identified as Acacia Laraea Stallworth, a civilian now charged with facilitating Stoudemire’s escape. She has since been released on bond.
 
An investigation into the escape is ongoing. No other information was released.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery – Police Charge Suspect in Finley Avenue Homicide Investigation – $1,000.00 Cash Reward to be Paid to Tipster

 

 

Homicide

Victim: Deontae Vickers

400 Block of Finley Avenue

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-05162023-A

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and charged the suspect involved in the May 13, 2023, homicide.

 

On Sunday, May 13, 2023, at about 5:23 p.m. police responded to the 400 block of Finley Avenue in reference to shots fired in the area. Upon arrival, units located an adult female who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. The victim was pronounced deceased on the scene. The victim was identified as Deontae Vickers, 34, of Montgomery.

 

Investigators requested assistance from CrimeStoppers on May 15, 2023, and a $1,000.00 cash reward was offered for information regarding the investigation.

 

CrimeStoppers received a number of tips, and the original press release received a heavy amount of engagement from the media and our local community. As a result of this overwhelming response, investigators say a tipster provided information that identified the suspect. The tipster’s information was crucial in the investigation. As a result of this anonymous tipster’s information, the suspect was identified and charged.

Investigators say Nyeiasha Lykes, 23, of Montgomery, was identified as the suspect and charged with murder on May 17, 2023, and placed into police custody. Lykes is currently being held at Montgomery County Detention Facility under no bond.

Central Alabama Crimestoppers will be providing a $1,000.00 cash reward to the anonymous tipster that led to the identification and arrest of the suspect.

 

You too could receive a cash reward! If you have any information regarding the identity of wanted suspects or the whereabouts of wanted fugitives, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

ESCAPEE LOCATED

Leon Michael Jolly

Sex:                 Male

Age:                54

Race:              Black

Height:           5’08”

Weight:          240

 

 

Criminal Charges

Escape (Located)

 

Alabama Department of Corrections

Staton Communications (800) 831-8825

 

Childersburg CBF/CWC

(256) 378-3821

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located escapee and fugitive Leon Michael Jolly.

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections requested public assistance in locating Leon Michael Jolly on Wednesday, May 24, 2023. Jolly was serving a 30-year prison sentence for Murder at the Childersburg Community Based Facility and Community Work Center located at 13501 Plant Road, Childersburg, Alabama. On May 24, 2023, at approximately 2:33 p.m., Jolly was reported to have walked away from his assigned municipal squad.

 

Alabama Department of Corrections quickly located Jolly shortly after his escape. Investigators credit Pell City Police Department and St. Clair County Sheriff’s Office for their swift response in locating Jolly.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to thank the community and media for quickly helping spread the word about this fugitive wanted for escape. CrimeStoppers gives kudos to law enforcement and the Alabama Department of Corrections for helping locate Jolly in a prompt and timely manner. Working together, we can accomplish so much more!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 
MISSING PERSON LOCATED
Ricky Brimer Jr.
Sex: Male
Race: White
Age: 37
 
Opelika Police Department
(334) 705-5220
 
The Opelika Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on May 19, 2023, and advised they have located missing person, Ricky Brimer Jr.
Opelika investigators requested assistance locating Brimer, 37, on February 21, 2023.
 

Investigators have since located Brimmer. He was found to be safe and unharmed.

Brimer is no longer considered a missing person.

 

MONTGOMERY – POLICE IDENTIFY SUSPECTS WANTED FOR FELONY THEFT

 

4100 Block of Troy Highway

Montgomery, Alabama

 

Case: MPD23-05092023-A

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the suspects involved in a Troy Highway felony theft of property investigation.

 

On May 9, 2023, investigators released a photo of unknown subjects involved in a felony theft of property investigation. Investigators were requesting the public’s assistance with the identification of the suspects involved.

Investigators say on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, the driver of the pictured black truck and an additional suspect stole property from the 4100 block of Troy Highway.

Investigators say they have identified the suspects and are no longer seeking additional information. There are no other details available for release at this time.

 

The pictured suspects are no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville – One Suspect Identified in Theft of Property 2nd Degree Investigation – One Remains at Large

 

Home Depot

2710 Legends Parkway

Prattville, Alabama

Case: PPD23-05012023-A

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department is investigating an ongoing felony retail theft case and notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers that they have identified one of the two suspects involved.

 

On May 1, 2023, Prattville Police Investigators released a photo of two suspects wanted for a felony theft investigation. Investigators said the offense occurred, Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Home Depot, 2710 Legends Parkway, Prattville, AL. The pictured suspects, described as two black males, entered the business, stole $1,773.97, in property, and left the scene.

 

The suspects were captured on video surveillance cameras, one suspect was seen wearing an orange t-shirt and blue jeans, and the other suspect was seen wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, and dark worn-out jeans.

 

Investigators say the suspect seen wearing a black baseball cap, black t-shirt, and dark worn-out jeans has been identified by law enforcement and felony charges have been signed against the suspect for theft of property 2nd degree, which is a Class C felony.

Investigators continue to seek the identity of the remaining suspect seen wearing an orange shirt. CrimeStoppers will pay cash for information that identifies the remaining suspect and leads to criminal charges.

Investigators say an anonymous tip provided through Central Alabama CrimeStoppers led to the identification of one of the suspects. Investigators say the anonymous tipster’s information was instrumental in solving a portion of this case. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the remaining suspect or his whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

ESCAPEE LOCATED

 

Jonathon Lamar Bundy

 

Sex:                 Male

Age:                30

Race:              White

 

Criminal Charges

Escape

 

Alabama Department of Corrections Station Communications

 (800) 831-8825

 

Elba CBF/CWC

(334) 290-3200

 

The Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Jonathan Bundy wanted for escape.

 

On Friday, May 5, 2023, the Alabama Department of Corrections requested the public’s assistance in locating, fugitive, Jonathon Lamar Bundy, 30, who was wanted for escape. Bundy was currently serving a 22-year sentence for theft of property 1st degree.

On Friday, May 5, 2022, at approximately 5:20 a.m., Bundy escaped the Elba Correctional Facility.

Investigators say Bundy was located by law enforcement in Brundidge, Alabama in the afternoon hours on Friday, May 5, 2023. Bundy is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Gadsden Police Identify Suspect Involved in Vandalism at Noccalula Falls Park as the Result of an Anonymous Tip

 

Noccalula Falls Park

1500 Noccalula Road

Gadsden, Alabama

 

Case: GPD23-04242023-A

 

The Gadsden Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised a suspect has been identified in the ongoing vandalism of Noccalula Falls Park investigation.

 

On Monday, April 24, 2023, Gadsden Police Department asked for assistance with an ongoing vandalism investigation. Investigators said, between Saturday, April 15, 2023, and Saturday, April 22, 2023, graffiti was spray painted in portions of Noccalula Falls Park. Investigators say multiple drawings and writing were located throughout the park.

Investigators say they received a number of CrimeStoppers tips, and as a result, one of those tips provided by an anonymous tipster led investigators to the identification of the suspect. The suspect’s name is not being released due to the fact that the offender is a juvenile. A petition has been signed by investigators with the juvenile court system. There are no other details available for release at this time.

The City of Gadsden is taking a stand against vandalism and is providing a cash reward along with Central Alabama CrimeStoppers who will also provide a cash reward to the anonymous tipster. CrimeStoppers would like to thank the anonymous tipster for coming forward and for providing information that ultimately led investigators to the identification of the suspect. For the anonymous tipster’s bravery and willingness to come forward, the tipster will be provided with a cash reward through CrimeStoppers.

 

The City of Gadsden takes pride in Noccalula Falls Park, as it has been providing tourism and recreation to Alabamians since the 1950s. The city takes these vandalisms seriously, as Noccalula Falls Park was placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage in 1976, and the city works tirelessly to maintain the park’s beauty to preserve its vast history. City officials say due to a quick response by the community, the graffiti has since been removed. City Officials would like to send out a big thank you to the community for their involvement in helping spread the message about this case, as a result, this ongoing investigation was solved. CrimeStoppers would like to thank their many media partners and their social media followers for quickly disseminating the original vandalism case to their local communities and providing public awareness.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

DALLAS COUNTY – POSSIBLE ENDANGERED MISSING PERSON LOCATED

 

Caitlynn E. Jones

Sex:                 Female

Race:              Black

Age:                21

 

Dallas County Sheriff’s Office

(334) 874-2530

 

The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised Caitlynn E. Jones has been located.

 

Jones, 21, was originally last seen around 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 2, 2023, leaving the area of the 1300 block of Dry Creek Road, in Dallas County, Alabama. Investigators requested assistance from CrimeStoppers on Thursday, May 4, 2023.

 

Investigators say Jones was located on Thursday, May 4, 2023, around 8:15 p.m. and was found to be safe and unharmed. Jones is no longer considered an endangered missing person.

Investigators and CrimeStoppers would like to thank the community and media partners for helping spread the message regarding this missing person investigation. Thanks to a swift response through social media, Jones was located and found to be safe. When the community and law enforcement work together, great results can occur!

 

LOCATED – ASSAULT 1ST DEGREE

 

Willis D. Bruce

 

Criminal Charges

Assault 1st Degree

 

The United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised that fugitive, Willis D. Bruce, has been located and was in police custody.

 

Bruce was wanted by the Montgomery Police Department for an active felony warrant for assault 1st degree. The U.S. Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force was asked to assist police with locating Bruce.

Investigators located Bruce on Friday, April 28, 2023, in Montgomery. Bruce was taken into custody and transported to the Montgomery Police Department Criminal Investigation Division.

Investigators credit an anonymous tip from CrimeStoppers with providing the exact location of Bruce. Investigators say without CrimeStoppers’ assistance, the suspect would not have been located as quickly as he was.

 

CrimeStoppers is glad to see another violent offender placed behind bars, and as a thank you to the anonymous tipster, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward for the information that ultimately led law enforcement to this offender’s location and his apprehension.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives, you can receive a cash reward too! Call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery – Police Locate Fugitive Thanks to an Anonymous CrimeStoppers Tip

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they located fugitive, Lakeisha Hawkins.

 

On Monday, April 17, 2023, members of the Montgomery Police Department Gang Investigations Unit, were in the 500 block of Eastdale Road South, when units observed, fugitive, Lakeisha Hawkins, 35, in the area. Hawkins was taken into custody for outstanding felony warrants.

 

Hawkins was taken into custody for outstanding warrants with the Montgomery Police Department, theft of property 1st degree with Autauga County Sheriff’s Office, and theft of property 3rd degree with Opelika Police Department.

 

Law enforcement credited an anonymous tip provided through CrimeStoppers with helping locate Hawkins. The anonymous tipster provided information that helped law enforcement locate and ultimately place Hawkins into police custody.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers continues to encourage anonymous tipsters to contact them, and as a thank you, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward that will be paid to the tipster.

 

CrimeStoppers will never ask for your name when you call CrimeStoppers. You will always remain anonymous.

 

You too can get a cash reward. If you have any information regarding wanted fugitives or their whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville – Police Identity Two of Four Theft of Property 2nd Degree Suspects

 

Shell

2591 Cobbs Ford Road

Prattville, Alabama

Case: PPD23-04252023-A

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised two of four suspects have been identified in an ongoing felony theft investigation.

 

On April 25, 2023, Prattville Police Investigators released a photo of four unknown subjects wanted for theft of property 2nd degree. On Saturday, April 15, 2023, at Shell, located at 2591 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspects, described as black males, entered the business, walked out, and one suspect quickly returned to the business. The suspect walked behind the checkout counter, took $1,600.00 in cash from the register, and ran out of the store. The suspects were seen entering a 2011, Honda, CRV, and left the scene in an unknown direction of travel.

Investigators say as a result of an anonymous tip provided through CrimeStoppers, two of the suspects have been identified. Investigators credit the tipster’s information with helping identify the suspects. As a thank you to the tipster, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster.

Investigators say two suspects remain unidentified, the suspect wearing a Nike baseball cap and the suspect in a white shirt. Both of these suspects are still at large and wanted by law enforcement.

All suspects are wanted for theft of property 2nd degree, which is a Class C felony.

Investigators are asking anyone with information about the remaining two suspects to contact law enforcement or CrimeStoppers.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the identification of the remaining suspects.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the remaining suspects or their whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers. We don’t need your name, just theirs.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Located - Missing Rainbow City Woman

 

Amanda Proctor

Sex: Female
Race: White
Age: 39
 
The Rainbow City Police Department notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have located Missing Person, Amanda Proctor.
Proctor, 39, was last seen on, Thursday, April 20, 2023, in Rainbow City, Alabama.
 

Investigators say Proctor was located, Saturday, April 22, 2023. investigators say Proctor was found to be safe and unharmed.

Investigators would like to thank thier surrounding partnering agencies, the community, and CrimeStoppers for helping spread awareness regarding this missing person case.
 

Located – Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree – Cash Reward Provided to Tipster

 

Curtis Lamont Craig

Sex:                 Male

Age:                36

 

 

Criminal Charges:

Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree x 2

 

Dallas County Sheriff’s Office

334-874-2530

 

Dallas County Sheriff’s Office has notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers that fugitive, Curtis Lamont Craig has been located and was in police custody.

 

On Thursday, April 13, 2023, Dallas County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers with helping locate fugitive, Curtis Lamont Craig. Craig was wanted for two counts of receiving stolen property 1st degree. Investigators say the stolen property was a vehicle and utility trailer.

 

Investigators credit an anonymous tip provided through CrimeStoppers that led investigators to the location of Craig. Craig was apprehended by law enforcement and is no longer wanted. All stolen property was recovered by investigators.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers continues to take a stand against theft and will be providing a cash reward to the tipster who provided information that helped investigators locate Craig.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

LOCATED – VIOLENT OFFENDER

 

Jubry H. Bledson

Sex:                 Male

Age:                34

 

Criminal Charges

Parole Violation (Robbery 1st Degree)

Parole Violation (Robbery 1st Degree)

Parole Violation (Assault 2nd Degree)

 

The United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised that fugitive, Jubry H. Bledson, 34 has been located and was in police custody.

 

On March 27, 2023, the United States Marshals Service Gulf Coast Regional Task Force requested assistance locating fugitive, Jubry H. Bledson, 34. Bledson was wanted for a parole violation by the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles. Bledson was on parole for two counts of robbery 1st degree and assault 2nd degree.  

 

Investigators located Bledson on Tuesday, April 18, 2023, in Montgomery. Bledson was taken into custody, charged, and transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he is being held on a $120,000.00 bond. Prior to Bledson’s apprehension, he attempted to flee from law enforcement which resulted in a vehicle pursuit, the suspect attempted to flee on foot and was apprehended by law enforcement a short time later.

Investigators credit an anonymous tip from CrimeStoppers with providing the exact location of Bledson. Investigators say without CrimeStoppers’ assistance, the suspect would not have been located as quickly as he was.

CrimeStoppers is glad to see another violent offender placed behind bars, and as a thank you to the anonymous tipster, CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward for the information that ultimately led law enforcement to the violent offender’s location and his apprehension.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other wanted fugitives, you can receive a cash reward too! Call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

ALEXANDER CITY - MISSING PERSON LOCATED

 

Tara Lynn James

Sex:                 Female

Race:              White

Age:                33

 

The Alexander City Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located Missing Person, Tara Lynn James.

 

James, 33, was last seen around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2023, in Alexander City, Alabama. A lookout for James was provided to the public on Wednesday, April 12, 2023.

Investigators say James has since been located. James was found to be safe and has been reunited with her family. James is no longer considered a missing person.

 CrimeStoppers would like to thank the public and the media for helping spread the message that helped identify this missing person and reunite her with her family.

 

 

Located – Failure to Appear for Assault on Police Officer / Receiving Stolen Property

 

James Henderson Jr.

Sex:                 Male

Age:                20

 

Criminal Charges:

FTA Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree / Assault 3rd Degree (Involving a Police Officer)

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, James Henderson Jr., 20.

 

Henderson was wanted for failure to ap FTA Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree / Assault 3rd Degree (Involving a Police Officer) in reference to previous charges of receiving stolen property 1st degree and assault 3rd degree involving a police officer. Court documents indicate that Henderson caused physical injury to a law enforcement officer while resisting arrest. Henderson is also facing charges for receiving or retaining a stolen vehicle. Court records indicate that Henderson failed to comply with drug court requirements.

 

Investigators credit an anonymous tip from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers that assisted them with locating the current whereabouts of Henderson. CrimeStoppers will be providing the tipster with a cash reward for helping provide the whereabouts of a violent offender.

Henderson is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other fugitives, you too could get paid, call CrimeStoppers by using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive in Custody – Burglary 3rd Degree

 

Tia Fannin

Sex:                 Female

Age:                43

 

Criminal Charges:

Burglary 3rd Degree / Theft of Property 4th Degree

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Tia Fannin, 43, has been taken into custody.

 

Fannin was wanted for burglary 3rd degree and theft of property 4th degree. Court documents indicate that Fannin unlawfully entered a residence and stole a computer monitor and DVR System.

Fannin was profiled on CrimeStoppers, Wednesday, April 12, 2023, and turned herself over to law enforcement shortly after being featured.

CrimeStoppers staff works diligently to ensure the public is aware of wanted fugitives but credits their success to continuous support from law enforcement, their media partners, and most importantly the many Alabamians that follow CrimeStoppers and share their content. Working together, we are putting wanted persons and criminals behind bars!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Theft of Property 3rd Degree Fugitive in Custody

 

Charbreyanna Bell

Sex:                 Female

Age:                24

 

Criminal Charges:

Theft of Property 3rd Degree

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Charbreyanna Bell, 24.

 

Bell was wanted for theft of property 3rd degree. Court documents indicate that Bell stole property from another individual with a value of $500.00 - $1,499.00.

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office credits an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip with providing the whereabouts of Bell. The anonymous tipster provided information to CrimeStoppers that helped law enforcement locate Bell and place her into custody for an active warrant. CrimeStoppers is appreciative of our local community’s support and would like to thank the tipster that provided information shortly after the lookout for Bell was posted. CrimeStoppers will be paying a cash reward to the tipster for helping put a wanted person behind bars.

 

CrimeStoppers offers citizens multiple opportunities to receive cash rewards for information that leads to the identification and whereabouts of wanted suspects.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Fugitive In Custody Following an Anonymous Tip

 

Jada N. Parker

Sex:                 Female

Age:                26

 

Criminal Charges

Sodomy 1st Degree x 2

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Jada N. Parker, 26.

 

Parker was charged with outstanding warrants for two counts of Sodomy 1st Degree with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Investigators say that an anonymous tipster provided information that led law enforcement to Parker’s location. CrimeStoppers continues to take a stand against sexual offenders and will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster. CrimeStoppers would like to give accolades to the tipster for going above and beyond to help take a wanted fugitive off the street and placed behind bars.

Parker is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of other wanted persons, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

FUGITIVE IN CUSTODY

 

Audley Davon Holmes Jr.

Sex:                 Male

Age:                22

 

Criminal Charges

Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Building

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Audley Davon Holmes Jr., 22.

 

Holmes was originally wanted for discharging a firearm into an occupied building with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators say that Holmes turned himself over to law enforcement after CrimeStoppers provided a lookout for him. The lookout was shared multiple times and featured on multiple media outlets.

Holmes is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

WANTED – CAPITAL MURDER – SUSPECT IN CUSTODY

 

Isaiah Gipson

Sex:                 Male

Age:                30

Race:              Black

Height:           6’2”

Weight:          180

 

Criminal Charges

Capital Murder

 

The Montgomery Police Department and United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Isaiah Gipson, 30, has been located and is now in police custody.

 

Gipson was originally wanted for capital murder. The original offense occurred on Thursday, March 2, 2023, at about 12:45 a.m., when police and medics responded to the 4900 block of Hatton Avenue, Montgomery, AL, in reference to a subject shot. While on the scene, units located the victim, Fredrikis Heard, 26, who sustained a life-threatening gunshot wound. Heard was transported by ambulance to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

Investigators say Gipson was identified as the suspect responsible for the fatal shooting of Fredrikis Heard and warrants for Capital Murder were signed.

Investigators credit the media releases by Central Alabama CrimeStoppers for creating public awareness of Gipson, which ultimately led him to turn himself in.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of any fugitive, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

LOWNDES COUNTY - MISSING PERSON LOCATED

 

Michael McCall Jr.

Sex:                 Male

Race:              Black

Age:                32

 

The Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have located Missing Person, Michael McCall Jr.

 

McCall, 32, was last seen on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, in the area of Hayneville, Alabama. Investigators requested assistance from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers, and a lookout for McCall was provided to the community on multiple digital media outlets. The press release was sent to all CrimeStoppers media partners, receiving a tremendous response from the public.

Investigators say McCall who suffers from a mental health condition was located in Noxapater, Mississippi by a good Samaritan.

On Tuesday, March 7, 2023, McCall was standing outside a hotel in Noxapater, Mississippi when a good Samaritan observed him and asked him if everything was ok. After taking McCall inside to get out of the sun, a conversation led the good Samaritan to believe McCall may have been separated from his family. The good Samaritan conducted an online search and located multiple lookouts indicating McCall was missing from Lowndes County. The good Samaritan assisted McCall with contacting CrimeStoppers. CrimeStoppers staff spoke with McCall and connected him with investigators who swiftly gathered information to locate the exact location of McCall. Lowndes County Investigators worked with law enforcement in Mississippi and were able to arrange transport back to Alabama. Lowndes County Investigators went above and beyond to ensure McCall was returned safely to his family. Investigators personally met Mississippi law enforcement at the state line. McCall was found to be safe and was reunited with his family a short time later.

 

This story is a heart-warming example of how through a multitude of partnerships, a missing person was reunited with his family. CrimeStoppers gives kudos to the good Samaritan, our media partners, investigators, law enforcement, and most importantly the community for helping get the word out that ultimately solved this missing person investigation and reunited McCall with his family.

 

Prattville – Forgery / Theft Suspect Identified

 

2005 Cobbs Ford Road

Prattville, Alabama

Case: PPD23-02172023

 

Prattville Police Department

(334) 595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised the suspect involved in a theft and forgery case has been identified.

 

In February, Prattville Police investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for theft of property 2nd degree and criminal possession of a forged instrument. The offense occurred, Wednesday, December 9, 2022, around 3:54 p.m., at Synovus Bank, located at 2005 Cobbs Ford Road, Prattville, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspect, described as a white male, entered the business, cashed a fraudulent check, and left the business in an unknown direction of travel.

 

Investigators say an anonymous tipster provided information to CrimeStoppers that was crucial in solving this case. The tip not only identified the suspect but also led to criminal charges.

The suspect is not in police custody at this time; however, warrants have been signed.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster for helping identify the suspect.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of the suspect, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Opelika - Suspect Identified in 2022 Theft of Property 3rd Degree Investigation

 

Hobby Lobby (2570 Enterprise Drive)

Opelika, Alabama

Case: OPD22-05202022-A

 

Opelika Police Department Investigations

(334) 705-5220

 

The Opelika Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and charged a suspect involved in an April 2022, theft investigation.

On, May 20, 2022, Opelika Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for felony theft. The offense occurred, on April 8, 2022, at about 5:35 p.m. at Hobby Lobby, 2570 Enterprise Drive, Opelika, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspect entered the business and while roaming around the store, the suspect stole a wallet out of a shopping cart that contained a credit card. The suspect then used the stolen credit card to purchase several items at Best Buy, located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway.

Investigators identified the suspect and have charged, Alexis Kiara Cross, 22, of Montgomery, with theft of property 3rd degree on Monday, March 6, 2023.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Wanted – Felony Domestic Violence – Subject in Custody

 

Janie Fitzgerald

Sex:                 Female

Age:                42

Race:              White

 

Criminal Charges

Domestic Violence 2nd Criminal Mischief 1st

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Janie Fitzgerald, 42, was no longer wanted.

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office requested assistance locating Fitzgerald and a lookout was provided by Central Alabama CrimeStoppers on Friday, March 3, 2023.

 

Fitzgerald was originally wanted for Domestic Violence 2nd Criminal Mischief 1st Degree. Court documents indicated that Fitzgerald caused damage to a spouse or former spouse’s property that exceeded $2,500.00.

Investigators say Fitzgerald turned herself in and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of a wanted fugitive, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Maplesville - Business Burglary – Suspect Identified

 

Maplesville Feed and Seed

Highway 22

Maplesville, Alabama

Case: MAPPD23- M02022023-A

 

Maplesville Police Department

334-366-4211

 

The Maplesville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified a suspect involved in an ongoing business burglary investigation.

 

On, Thursday, February 2, 2023, Maplesville Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for a business burglary. The offense occurred on Wednesday, February 1, 2023, between 2:00 a.m. – 3:00 a.m. at Maplesville Feed and Seed, on Highway 22. Investigators say the suspect forcibly entered the business and stole $1,200.00 in cash and miscellaneous merchandise.

 

Investigators say they have identified a suspect involved in the business burglary. Brian D. Abbott of Chilton County has been charged in this case. Abbott was apprehended by police and charged with burglary 3rd degree, theft of property 2nd degree, and criminal mischief 1st degree.

 

Investigators say this is an ongoing investigation and additional arrests, in this case, are possible. If anyone has additional information, they are urged to contact Central Alabama CrimeStoppers. CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the identification and arrest of additional suspects involved in this ongoing investigation.

If you have any information regarding this investigation, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Bureau of Investigations – One Suspect Identified – Cash Reward Still Offered for Remaining Suspect Involved in State Property Theft Investigation

 

4590 Mobile Highway

Montgomery, Alabama

Case: SBI23-02142023-A

 

Alabama Law Enforcement Communications

334-270-1122

 

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Bureau of Investigations is investigating an ongoing theft that occurred on state property and seeks the public’s help in identifying the remaining suspect.

 

On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, State Bureau of Investigations investigators released photos of unknown subjects wanted for questioning regarding an ongoing felony theft investigation. The offense occurred, between Saturday, February 4, and February 6, 2023, at Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs Surplus, 4590 Mobile Highway, Montgomery, Alabama. Investigators say the suspects stole property from this location and left the scene in an unknown direction of travel.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers was notified by investigators and were advised that one suspect involved in this ongoing investigation has been identified and was in police custody. Dalvin Mitchell, 31, was charged with 14 counts of unlawful breaking and entering into a vehicle and a warrant for theft of property 1st degree. Mitchell also had an outstanding felony domestic violence warrant which was also served.

Investigators credit an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip with help in identifying the suspect. Investigators say the anonymous tipster’s information was crucial in helping locate the suspect, helping put the offender behind bars. CrimeStoppers will be providing the tipster with a cash reward for helping identify one of the suspects in this case.

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the identification of the remaining suspect still wanted by investigators. The remaining suspect is seen in the photos wearing a dark-colored hoodie and face mask.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the remaining suspect or whereabouts, lease immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward! 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Montgomery - Police Locate Fugitive Child Sex Offender

 

Antonio Jackson

Sex:                 Male

Age:                33

Race:              Black

 

Criminal Charges

Montgomery - Violation of Community Notification Act (Failing to Register as a Sex Offender) x 2

Prattville – Sex Offender Workplace Restriction Violation

 

The Montgomery Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Antonio Jackson, 33.

 

On Monday, February 13, 2023, Montgomery Police Investigators released a photo of Antonio Jackson previously wanted for two counts of violation of the community notification act for failing to register as a sex offender. Jackson was also wanted by Prattville Police Department for a sex offender workplace restriction violation.

 

Montgomery investigators say Jackson failed to register in the month of November 2022. Jackson also failed to register a compliant address.

 

Jackson, a child sex offender, has been located by police and is now in police custody. Jackson is currently being held in Montgomery County Detention Facility on a 30,000.00 bond. Jackson also has a warrant pending with the Prattville Police Department.

Investigators credit an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip with helping locate Jackson. Central Alabama CrimeStoppers gives kudos to the anonymous tipster for helping provide information that ultimately assisted police with locating this fugitive. CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the tipster.

CrimeStoppers would also like to thank our partnering law enforcement agencies, media, and the public for working together to put a child sex offender behind bars.

You can get paid if you have any information regarding other wanted fugitives, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Prattville - Police Identify Retail Felony Theft Suspect

 
Home Depot
2710 Legends Parkway
Prattville, Alabama
Case: PPD22-12062022
 
Prattville Police Department
(334) 285-1693
 
The Prattville Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the suspect involved in a November 2022, felony retail theft investigation.
 
On December 6, 2023, Prattville Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for theft of property 3rd degree. The original offense occurred, Friday, November 8, 2022, at Home Depot, located at 2710 Legends Parkway, Prattville, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspect, described as a black male, entered the business, took merchandise, and left the business without paying.

The suspect was originally wanted for theft of property 3rd degree, which is a Class D felony.

Investigators say an anonymous tip provided through CrimeStoppers led to the identification of the pictured suspect. Charges are pending, and the case has been sent to Grand Jury.
 
CrimeStoppers gives kudos to the anonymous tipster for providing information that helped identify the suspect. CrimeStoppers will be providing the tipster with a cash reward for coming forward and helping police solve this case.
 
CrimeStoppers will continue to offer cash rewards for unsolved crimes as we continue our fight against crime with our local law enforcement partners. If you have information regarding an unsolved crime, call CrimeStoppers today by using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.
If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Opelika - One Suspect Located in Theft of Property 3rd Degree Investigation

 

Ulta (2690 Enterprise Drive)

Opelika, Alabama

Case: OPD22-10132022-A

 

Opelika Police Department Investigations

(334) 705-5220

 

The Opelika Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and charged a suspect involved in an October 2022, theft investigation. Police say one suspect remains at large.

 

On, October 13, 2023, Opelika Police Investigators released a photo of two unknown subjects wanted for a felony retail theft. The offense occurred, Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at about 3:00 p.m. at Ulta, 2690 Enterprise Drive, Opelika, Alabama. Investigators say the suspects, two adults, entered the business with a juvenile and stole multiple bottles of perfume.

 

Investigators credit an anonymous CrimeStoppers tip with the identification of one suspect involved, Tiffany Burnette. Burnette was identified and charged with theft of property 3rd degree, thanks to the anonymous tipster.

 

This is yet another outstanding example of how our law enforcement partners and the community work together to take wanted criminals off the streets. CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward to the anonymous tipster that helped law enforcement locate and identify Burnette.

Investigators provided a picture of an additional suspect still wanted by police. The suspect, identified as a black female, with long hair, was seen wearing an orange Halloween top and purple pants, with white sneakers. Anyone with information regarding her current whereabouts is asked to notify CrimeStoppers. A cash reward is currently being offered for information that leads police to her apprehension.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the remaining suspect or her whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 
Montgomery County - Fugitive Wanted for Theft of Property 1st  Located 
 
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Amanda Sayer, 44.
Sayer was originally wanted for Theft of Property 1st Degree. Court documents indicate that Sayer stole a 2006, GMC, Envoy.
 
Sayer has been located and taken into custody. Sayer is no longer wanted by law enforcement.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force Locate Fugitive Wanted for Capital Murder
The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force has taken fugitive, Jeffrey J. Pruitt into custody.
 
The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Jeffrey J. Pruitt, 35, was located in Montgomery and was taken into custody, Tuesday, January 24, 2023, for Capital Murder with the Montgomery Police Department. Pruitt was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility for Capital Murder, Burglary, and Assault. There are no other details available for release at this time.
 
Investigators credit an anonymous tip received through CrimeStoppers that provided the current location of Pruitt. Pruitt was hiding out in an abandoned Montgomery residence. Once the task force arrived at the abandoned residence, Pruitt hid inside a kitchen cabinet, where he was quickly located and taken into custody.
CrimeStoppers would like to give kudos to The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force for their swift response to Pruitt’s location. The task force responded quickly due to the abandoned residence Pruitt was hiding in being located near a school. The task force located Pruitt before school was in session and safely apprehended Pruitt.

CrimeStoppers provided a cash reward to the tipster for providing information that ultimately led to the apprehension of Pruitt.

This is yet another great example of how the community and our law enforcement partners work together to put violent offenders behind bars, making our communities safer places to live, work, and play.
 
If you have any information regarding other cases or wanted subjects, you could receive a cash reward too, call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1- STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward! If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

 

Opelika – Suspects Involved in Theft of Property Investigation have been Charged

 

Ulta

2690 Enterprise Drive

Opelika, Alabama

Case: OPD22-12092022-A

 

Opelika Police Department Investigations

(334) 705-5220

 

The Opelika Police Department has located and charged two subjects involved in a retail theft investigation.

 

On, Friday, December 9, 2022, Opelika Police Investigators released photos of two unknown subjects wanted for a felony retail theft. The offense occurred, Sunday, December 4, 2022, at Ulta, 2690 Enterprise Drive, Opelika, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspects, two adults, entered the business and concealed merchandise in their jackets. The suspects left the business without paying for the merchandise.

 

 

Investigators notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they were able to identify the suspects as, Roshaun Pritchett Neely, 52, of Columbus, Georgia, and Crystal Michelle Austin, 43, of Decatur, Georgia. Both subjects were taken into custody and charged with theft of property 3rd degree, a Class D felony, on Sunday, January 15, 2023.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to give kudos to the investigators that worked tirelessly to solve this shoplifting case and identify the suspects.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Located – Domestic Violence 2nd Degree Assault Fugitive

 

Jonathan Thomas

Sex:                 Male

Age:                43

 

Criminal Charges

Domestic Violence 2nd Degree Assault

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive, Jonathan Thomas, 43.

 

Thomas was originally wanted for Domestic Violence 2nd Degree Assault. Court documents indicated that Thomas struck the victim with his fist, causing injury to the victim.

 

 

Thomas has been located and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Central Alabama CrimeStoppers will continue to take a stand against domestic violence and plans to release more lookouts of subjects wanted for felony domestic violence in the future.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Montgomery County Located Wanted Fugitive

 

Andre McCray
Sex: Male
Age: 39
Race: Black
 
Criminal Charges:
Certain Persons Forbidden to Carry a Firearm
 
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has located fugitive, Andre McCray.
 
On October 24, 2022, Central Alabama CrimeStoppers released a lookout for McCray originally wanted for certain persons forbidden to carry a firearm with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
 
CrimeStoppers was notified, Thursday, January 12, 2023, by Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, and advised that McCray was located by law enforcement and was no longer wanted.
 

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of McCray, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question.
Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!
 
If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Alabama Department of Corrections - Escapee Located

 

Linwood Harris
Sex: Male
Age: 53

The Alabama Department of Corrections notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have located fugitive Linwood Harris, wanted for escape.
On January 3, 2022, the Alabama Department of Corrections requested public assistance locating fugitive Linwood Harris, 53. Harris was on-site at his assigned work release job at Maaco Paint and Body, located in Montgomery, Alabama. While on-site, at about 5:35 p.m., Harris left the job site without permission. Harris stole a 2007, Infiniti, G35, silver in color, and left the area.
 

 

Linwood Harris was located in Columbus, Georgia, by law enforcement. Harris is now in police custody. Law enforcement also located and recovered the stolen vehicle Harris was driving.
 
Prior to his escape, Harris was serving a 15-year sentence for a robbery that occurred in Russell County, Alabama.
 
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers would like to send out a big thank you to our local media partners and social media followers for helping us spread awareness of this case. Kudos to the Alabama Department of Corrections for locating Harris in a timely and prompt manner.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Opelika - Theft of Property 2nd Degree Suspects Identified

 

Best Buy

2147 Tiger Town Parkway

Opelika, AL

Case: OPD23-01032022-A

 

Opelika Police Department Investigations

(334) 705-5220

 

The Opelika Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified the two suspects wanted for a felony retail theft investigation.

 

On Tuesday, January 3, 2023, Opelika Police Investigators released a photo of two unknown subjects wanted for a felony retail theft. The offense occurred, Thursday, December 22, 2022, at Best Buy, 2147 Tiger Town Parkway, Opelika, Alabama. Investigators say the pictured suspects, two adult females, entered the business at about 1:34 p.m. and concealed over $2,000.00 worth of merchandise under their clothing. The suspects left the business without paying for the merchandise.

 

Investigators notified CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified both females, and charges are pending.

 

 

The suspects are wanted for theft of property 2nd degree, a class C felony.

 

Police are still seeking the apprehension of these two subjects and are asking anyone with information regarding their current whereabouts to notify CrimeStoppers.

 

If you have any information regarding their whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Millbrook - Theft of Property 3rd Degree Suspect Identified

 

Walmart (145 Kelley Boulevard)

Millbrook, Alabama

Case: MBPD22- M2211162022-A

 

The Millbrook Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised the suspect involved in a November Theft of Property 3rd Degree case has been identified and is in police custody.

 

On Wednesday, November 16, 2022, Millbrook Police Investigators released a photo of an unknown subject wanted for a felony retail theft. The offense occurred, Thursday, November 3, 2022, at Walmart, 145 Kelley Boulevard, Millbrook, Alabama. Investigators say the suspect entered the business at this location, took two 43-inch televisions without paying, and exited the business.

 

Tuesday, December 20, 2022, investigators notified CrimeStoppers and advised the pictured suspect was identified as Patrick Watts of Huntsville, Alabama. Watts was taken into custody and charged with theft of property 3rd degree, a Class D felony.

 

Investigators credit an anonymous tip received through CrimeStoppers that ultimately led investigators to the identification of the suspect.

 

CrimeStoppers will provide a cash reward to the anonymous tipster that helped identify the suspect leading to felony charges.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FUGITIVE LOCATED

Travis Swain

Talladega County - Fugitive Wanted for Assault Located
Travis Lamont Swain
Criminal Charges
Assault 2nd Degree
 
The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised Travis Lamont Swain was in police custody and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.
 
Swain was originally wanted for an assault 2nd degree with the Talladega County Sheriff’s Office.
Investigators say Swain turned himself in after seeing himself on local media and on social media.
 

 

This is yet another outstanding example of how our media partners and our local law enforcement partners work together to help locate wanted fugitives and take violent offenders off the streets.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Suspect Identified – Vehicle Burglary 

Robert Davis

 

The Millbrook Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers that the suspect involved in the vehicle burglary that occurred, on October 21, 2022, was identified and warrants have been signed against him.
 
On November 10, 2022, the Millbrook Police Department requested the public’s assistance in identifying a vehicle burglary suspect by providing a photo of the suspect to CrimeStoppers. CrimeStoppers later received an anonymous tip that assisted Millbrook Investigators with their case, identifying the suspect.
 

Thanks to the anonymous tip through CrimeStoppers, Robert Davis was identified as the suspect. The Millbrook Police Department charged Davis with Theft of Property 3rd and Unlawful Breaking and Entering into a Vehicle. Davis is currently at another detention facility on unrelated charges. Davis will be extradited to Millbrook upon his release.

Crimestoppers will be paying a cash reward to the anonymous tipster for providing information that helped identify the suspect in this case.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

Suspect Located – Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

 

Marquette L. Felder

Sex:                 Male

Age:                42

Race:              Black

 

Criminal Charges

Failure to Register as an Adult Sex Offender

 

The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office has located, Marquette L. Felder, 42. Felder was being sought for an active felony warrant.

 

 

After the original lookout for Felder was posted on Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Facebook Page, CrimeStoppers received notification from investigators, Tuesday, December 6, 2022, advising that Felder turned himself over to law enforcement. Felder is now in police custody and is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Felder was charged with failure to register as an adult sex offender, a Class C Felony.

 

This is yet another great example of how our media partners and law enforcement partners work together to reduce crime.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

WANTED SUBJECT LOCATED

Alesia Key Howard

 

Sylacauga Police Department

256-761-1556

 

Sylacauga Police notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised wanted fugitive, Alesia Key Howard, contacted law enforcement and is in the process of turning herself in.

 

 

Howard was wanted for a warrant signed against her for Theft of Property 1st degree.

 

Howard is no longer wanted by law enforcement.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

Burglary 3rd – SUSPECT LOCATED
Jaelund Dushun Woods
Criminal Charges
Burglary 3rd Degree
 
The Talladega County Sheriff’s Office has located, Jaelund Dushun Woods, 23. Woods was being sought for a burglary 3rd degree.
 

After the original lookout for Woods was posted on Central Alabama CrimeStoppers Facebook Page, CrimeStoppers received confirmation from an anonymous tipster and an investigator from Millbrook Police Department that Woods was currently incarcerated in an Elmore County Correctional Facility. Woods is currently facing multiple charges from several law enforcement agencies and is waiting for extradition upon release.

 
This is yet another great example of how our outstanding community and law enforcement partners work together to reduce crime.
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
 

 

ASSAULT 1ST – SUSPECT IDENTIFIED – REWARD OFFERED

 
1100 Block of W. Meighan Boulevard
Gadsden, Alabama
Case: GPD22-10282022-A
 
The Gadsden Police Department notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised they have identified and arrested the suspect involved in an October shooting.
 
On Wednesday, October 26, 2022, at about 5:00 p.m., police responded to the 1100 block of W. Meighan Boulevard in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival, police located a male who sustained a gunshot wound. The male was transported to a local hospital for medical treatment.
 

On Friday, October 28, 2022, Gadsden Police Investigator’s released a photo of an unknown subject, wanted for the shooting. Investigators say the shooting occurred after a minor traffic collision occurred in the parking lot of a local business. The suspect left the parking lot in an unknown direction driving a grey in color GMC SUV. Police were requesting assistance with the identification of the suspect.

 
Investigators credit an anonymous tip received by CrimeStoppers for helping identify the suspect and ultimately solving the investigation.
After further investigation, David Hendrix was identified as the suspect and charged with the shooting. Hendrix was transported to the Etowah County Jail and charged with Assault 1st Degree.
 
Central Alabama CrimeStoppers will be providing a cash reward to the anonymous tipster that provided information that helped identify Hendrix.
If you have information about a crime or the location of a wanted fugitive, you could get paid. Call CrimeStoppers today, 1-833-AL1-STOP (251-7867) or 334-215-STOP (7867).
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

AUTO THEFT – SUSPECT IDENTIFIED – REWARD OFFERED

 

Publix

9500 Block of Pike Road

Pike Road, Alabama

Case: MCSO22-1105A

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

334-832-4980

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance in locating fugitive, Anthony James Draughon.

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting an ongoing felony investigation into the theft of a vehicle that was parked in the parking lot of a grocery store located in the 9500 block of Vaughn Road on, Saturday, November 5, 2022.   Investigators report that after the suspect stole the vehicle, he crashed it into a tree near Wares Ferry Road and Dozier Road. After further investigation. investigators identified the suspect as, Anthony James Draughon.

 

Draughon is wanted for auto theft and is currently being sought by law enforcement. CrimeStoppers is offering a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of Draughon.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of Draughon or his whereabouts, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1-STOP (1-833-251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

IN CUSTODY

Leroy Gibson

Graylin Harris

Sophronia Brown

 
Maplesville Police Locates Check Forgery Suspects
 
The Maplesville Police Department notified Central Alabama Crimestoppers, Saturday, November 5, 2022, and advised three suspects involved in an ongoing investigation regarding multiple check forgeries were located and are in police custody.
 
September 16, 2022, Maplesville Police Investigators contacted CrimeStoppers and requested assistance identifying two unknown subjects wanted for multiple check forgeries. The offenses occurred, on June 7, 2022, at Barking Frog, 6635 Highway 22, and June 11, 2022, at Seales Grocery, 9099 Highway 22, Maplesville, Alabama. Investigators say the suspects entered each business and cashed forged checks.
 
Maplesville Police credit community awareness from previous CrimeStoppers lookouts for assisting with the identification and location of the suspects. Police say local business owners observed the suspects at a local business and immediately notified the police. Police were able to quickly locate the suspects and place them into custody.
 
Maplesville Police, charged, Leroy Gibson, 67, with three counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument, two counts of Theft of Property 3rd degree, and Theft of Property 4th degree. Graylin Harris, 63, was charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument and two counts of Theft of Property 3rd degree. Also charged, Sophrina Witt Brown, 68, with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument.
 
Investigators say the suspects also committed the same crimes in Guntersville and Troy. Additional charges are possible as investigators continue this ongoing investigation.
 
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.
 

 

 

IN CUSTODY

Shermirror K. Jones

 
Montgomery - United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force Locate Fugitive Wanted for October Stabbing
 
The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force has taken fugitive, Shermirror Jones into custody.
 
The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Task Force notified Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and advised fugitive, Shermirror Jones, 37, was located in Montgomery and was taken into custody, Tuesday, November 1, 2022, for a Domestic Violence 2nd (Assault 2nd) charge, a Class B felony with the Montgomery Police Department. Jones was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility and is currently being held on a $30,000.00 bond.
The charges stemmed from a stabbing that occurred, Saturday, October 22, 2022, in the 1400 block of French Street, Montgomery, Alabama. There are no other details available at this time.
 
An anonymous tipster provided information that helped the task force locate Jones. The task force credits the tipster for helping put this violent offender behind bars. Crimestoppers will be providing the anonymous tipster with a cash reward for the provided information. This is yet another great example of how we can come together as one and help reduce violent crime.
 
If you have any information regarding other cases or wanted subjects, you could receive a cash reward, call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 334-215-STOP (7867) or 1-833-AL1- STOP (251-7867) or download our P3-tips app. Make sure you receive a Tip ID and Password in order to dialog with Investigators in case there is a follow-up question. Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward! If you need to remain anonymous call CrimeStoppers.
Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty

 

 

IN CUSTODY

Clartyra Baker

Sex:                 Female

Age:                27

Race:              Black

 

 

Criminal Charges

Probation Revocation - Assault 2nd 

 

United States Fugitive Task Force

 

The United States Marshals Gulf Coast Regional Fugitive Task Force has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the arrest of Clartyra Baker, 27, who was wanted for Probation Revocation on the charge of Assault 2nd. She is no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

 

Members of the Fugitive Task Force took Baker into custody on August 16, 2022. An anonymous tip from CrimeStoppers led authorities to the location of Baker in Montgomery, AL. Baker was taken into custody by Task Force Members and was then transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility.  

                                   

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

IN CUSTODY

Jamarcus Denzel Tyre

Sex:                 Male

Age:                20

Race:              Black

 

 

Criminal Charges

Burglary 3rd Degree

6 counts Unlawful Breaking & Entering of a Vehicle

Theft of Property 4th Degree

 

Millbrook Police Department

334-285-6832

 

 

The Millbrook Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Burglary suspect Jamarcus Denzel Tyre is in Police custody. Tyre is no longer wanted by law Enforcement.

 

Millbrook Investigators advise that Jamarcus Denzel Tyre turned himself over to Law Enforcement on Monday, March 15, 2021 at approximately 11:45 pm.  Tyre decided to turn himself in after someone informed him that he was being profiled on a CrimeStoppers media release.

 

Jamarcus Denzel Tyre was wanted by the Millbrook Police Department for Theft of Property 4th degree, Burglary 3rd degree, and 6 counts of Unlawful Breaking & Entering of a Vehicle.  

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 
 
 

 

 

 
 

CAPTURED

Jontavious Quinvell Powell

Sex:                 Male

Age:                24

 

 

Criminal Charges

2 counts Burglary 3rd

2 counts Theft of Property 2nd

1 count Theft of Property 1st

 

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

 

 

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office has officially notified CrimeStoppers of the arrest of a fugitive wanted for multiple counts of Burglary and Theft.

 

Montgomery County Investigators informed CrimeStoppers that an anonymous tip led authorities to the location and eventually to the capture of wanted fugitive Jontavious Quinvell Powell. Powell was taken into custody by Montgomery County Sheriff Deputies on December 17, 2020 without incident. He was initially listed as a suspect in multiple business burglaries that occurred in Montgomery County along Troy Highway.

 

Jontavious Quinvell Powell was served warrants for 2 counts of Burglary 3rd degree, 2 counts of Theft of Property 2nd degree, and 1 count of Theft of Property 1st degree.  He is currently being held at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

IDENTIFIED / IN CUSTODY

BANK ROBBERY

300 Block of Coliseum Boulevard

 

Montgomery, Alabama
Case: MPD19-1014A

 

Montgomery Police Department

 

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Antonio Martin has been taken into custody and charged with Robbery.

 

CrimeStoppers was advised that Martin was taken into custody Friday, October 18, 2019, after investigations led authorities to his location and arrest. There were no injuries reported.

 

Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward 

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 

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CAPTURED

Charlie Jackson

Sex:                 Male

Age:                16

Race:              Black

 

Criminal Charges

2 Counts Murder

2 Counts Assault 2nd Degree

Montgomery Police Department

United States Marshals Fugitive Taskforce  

(334-320-1503)

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Charlie Jackson was taken into custody and no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

 

CrimeStoppers was advised that Jackson was taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force. There were no injuries reported.

 

A reward is being offered, by CrimeStoppers, to the tipster. 

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 


 

CAPTURED

Arson

200 Block of Gardenia Court

Prattville, Alabama
Case: PPD19-0916D

 

Prattville Fire Department

Prattville Police Department

334-595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Christopher Paul was taken into custody and no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

 

CrimeStoppers was advised that Paul was taken into custody Thursday, October 10, 2019, after an anonymous tip through CrimeStoppers led authorities to his location. There were no injuries reported.

 

A reward is being offered, by CrimeStoppers, to the tipster. 

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 


 

IDENTIFIED / IN CUSTODY

Arson

200 Block of Gardenia Court

Prattville, Alabama
Case: PPD19-0916D

 

Prattville Fire Department

Prattville Police Department

334-595-0208

 

The Prattville Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that two suspects have been charged with Arson regarding a September 16, 2019 Arson investigation. 

 

Investigators advise that Prattville resident Moyo Burrow Paul has been identified and charged with Arson and was taken into Police custody on October 2, 2019. Paul may be charged with the additional crime of Insurance Fraud. The second suspect Christopher Paul has not been taken into custody and is still wanted. Christopher Paul is also being sought for Arson and Insurance Fraud.

 

On September 16, 2019, at approximately 3:10 a.m., the Prattville Fire Department, along with the Prattville Police Department responded to the 200 block of Gardenia Court in reference to a house fire. During the investigation, information was received from CrimeStoppers that Moyo Paul, along with her husband Christopher Paul, was involved with setting the house fire.

 

If you have any information regarding the whereabouts of Christopher Paul, please call CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app, or give us your information through the web at www.215STOP.com or our Facebook page at Central Alabama CrimeStoppers. You may also use CrimeStoppers new 800 number, 1-833-AL1-STOP, your new 1-STOP to reporting crime.

 

Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.


 

CAPTURED

Anthony J. Thomas Jr.

AKA:              Wook

Sex:                 Male

Age:                27

Race:              Black

 

Criminal Charges

Assault 2nd Degree

Burglary 1st Degree

Discharging Firearm Into An Unoccupied Vehicle

 

Montgomery Police Department

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office

United States Marshals Fugitive Taskforce  

(334-320-1503)

 

 

The United States Marshals Fugitive Taskforce has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Anthony Thomas Jr. is in custody and no longer wanted by Law Enforcement.

 

CrimeStoppers was advised that Thomas was taken into custody on today’s date in the Tuscany Apartments located in the 4000 block of Beth Manor Drive. An anonymous tip, through CrimeStoppers, led authorities to his location.  Not only was Thomas taken into custody, but two other suspects were taken into custody involving unrelated Murder and Robbery investigations. No injuries were reported.

 

A reward is being offered, by CrimeStoppers, to the tipster.

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 

 

IDENTIFIED / IN CUSTODY

THEFT OF PROPERTY

Hardie Plant

Located Between County Road 4 and Highway 82
Prattville, Alabama
Case: PPD19-0718A

 

Prattville Police Department

 

 

The Prattville Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that the identity of two suspects have been identified and charged with stealing an unspecified amount of copper from a metal bend located on the property of the Hardie Plant in Prattville on July 16, 2019.

 

Investigators advise that a CrimeStoppers tip lead to the identification of two Prattville residents black male Stanley Moseley and white female Dena Smith. The third suspect, a white male, has not yet been identified.  The anonymous tipster identified the actual owners of the truck that was used to steal the metal.  The owners had loaned their truck to the offenders.

 

This case is still pending until the third suspect has been identified. A reward is being offered to the tipster.

 

If you have any information regarding the identity of the third suspect, please immediately call the Police or CrimeStoppers using our 24-hour tip line at 215-STOP (7867) or download our P3-tips app, or give us your information through the web at www.215STOP.com or our Facebook page at Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.

 

Your Tip may lead to a Cash Reward!

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 


 

IDENTIFIED / IN CUSTODY

ARMED ROBBERY

Subway

400 Block of Gilmer Avenue
Tallassee, Alabama
Case: TPD19-0617C

 

Tallassee Police Department

 

 

After receiving an anonymous tip, Tallassee Police Officers and the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force raided an apartment located in the Tallassee Villas apartment complex on Thursday, June 20, 2019. Investigators advise that Ajanee Dijon Vinson, 26, of Phenix City, was arrested and charged with the Tallassee June 8 armed robbery of Subway.

 

After arrested, Vinson was taken the Elmore County Jail and charged with Robbery 1st degree.

 

The female suspect was also identified and interviewed and is no longer wanted by Law Enforcement. She was charged with unrelated charges by the Phenix City Police Department.   No other details were released.

 

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 


 

IDENTIFIED / IN CUSTODY

BURGLARY / THEFT OF PROPERTY

Alabama State University

900 Block of Jackson Street
Montgomery, Alabama
Case: ASU19-0617B

 

Alabama State University Department of Public Safety  

 

 

The Alabama State University Department of Public Safety has officially notified CrimeStoppers that a suspect has been identified and captured that was wanted in connection to numerous Burglaries and Thefts that occurred on the campus of Alabama State University.  

 

Anonymous tips identified Montgomery resident Kurtavious Karlinski Davis (46 yoa) as the suspect, after CrimeStoppers released his photo to the media on June 17, 2019.  Davis was taken into custody by investigators from the Alabama State University Department of Public Safety on June 19, 2019.    

 

Kurtavious Davis was charged with 3 counts of Burglary 3rd degree, 3 counts of Theft of Property, and Criminal Mischief signed by Alabama State University.  Davis was also charged with Theft of Property 1st degree for stealing a golf cart from Huntington College on Monday, June 7, 2019, and Failure to Appear warrants from 2016 Theft of Property and Criminal Mischief offenses that occurred on Faulkner University campus. Davis is currently being held at the Montgomery County Detention Facility.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 


 

CAPTURED

Jermaine O’Neal Phillips

Age:                37

Sex:                 Male

Race:              Black

 

 

Criminal Charges

2 counts Violation of Sex Offender Registration And Notification Act

Appendix 21-6 Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act of 2006 

Failure to Appear Possession of Marijuana

 

Covington County Sheriff’s Office   

Eastern District of Michigan

 

 

Jermaine O’Neal Phillips was wanted by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office.

 

An anonymous tipster contacted Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and gave information that led to the arrest of Jermaine Phillips who was wanted by the Covington County Sheriff’s Office for 2 counts of Violation of Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act and Possession of Marijuana.  The tipster was afraid that Phillips was going to do harm to a child in Detroit, Michigan.  

 

Information was forwarded to ALEA Special Victim’s Unit. The Special Victim’s Unit was able to relay information to the Detroit Michigan United States Marshals’ Fugitive Task Force who was able to take Phillips into custody at his workplace.  

 

Phillips will be prosecuted out of the Eastern District of Michigan for 18 USC 2250, the Adam Walsh Child Protection & Safety Act of 2006. A hold will also be placed on Phillips after the Eastern District of Michigan releases him for the Covington County Sheriff’s Office.  

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 


 

 

CAPTURED

Jacab Irving

Age:                28

Sex:                 Male

 

 

Criminal Charges

Murder

 

Montgomery Police Department    

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that an anonymous tip from CrimeStoppers led Law Enforcement to wanted fugitive Jacab Irving.

 

Jacab Irving was charged with capital murder after he was taken into custody this morning by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force and the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office.  

 

Jacab Irving, 28, was wanted for murder in connection to a homicide that occurred on June 15, 2018 in the 1600 block of Dale Drive. The victim, Timothy Martinez was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Following his arrest, Irving was transported to the Montgomery County Detention Facility, where he is being held without bond.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 


 

CAPTURED

ARMED ROBBERY

Fast Food Restaurant

3000 Block of McGehee Road

Montgomery, Alabama

MPD18-0605A

 

Montgomery Police Department 

 

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that a suspect involved in an armed robbery has been identified.

 

Montgomery Investigators advised that two anonymous tips led them to the identity and location of a suspect.  Police have identified Devonte Kevon Thompson as the offender of a May 26 armed robbery of a fast food restaurant. He was located and taken into custody on Friday, June 8, 2018.

 

He is currently being charged with Robbery 1st degree and being held at the Montgomery County Detention Facility under a $60,000 bond.

 

CrimeStoppers will be offering a split reward for information given by the anonymous tipsters.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 


 

CAPTURED

Stephanie Beth Morris

Race:              White

Sex:                 Female

 

 

Prattville Police Department   

 

 

The Prattville Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that Stephanie Beth Morris has been located and is in Police custody regarding multiple felony investigations.

 

Investigators advised that an anonymous tipster gave information to CrimeStoppers that led Elmore County and Coosa County Sheriff Deputies on a vehicle pursuit that ended in Coosa County on June 5, 2018.  Stephanie Morris is currently in the Coosa County Detention Facility where she is facing more than 15 felony criminal charges.   

 

Morris was originally posted by CrimeStoppers for Burglary 3rd, Theft of Property 2nd, Theft of Property 3rd, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 3rd, Unlawful B/E of a Motor Vehicle, and 3 counts Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 


 

IDENTIFIED / CAPTURED

THEFT OF PROPERTY

T-Mobile

1951 Cobbs Ford Road

Prattville, Alabama

PPD18-0517A

 

Prattville Police Department   

334-595-0200

 

The Prattville Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that all suspects have been identified and are in custody.  Suspects were identified and found to be in custody in Troy, Alabama after committing a string of thefts that had occurred up and down U.S. 231 in Troy.

 

The Troy Police Department and Prattville Police Department compared photos taken from a CrimeStoppers release to connect the suspects to the theft of an I-phone that had occurred in Prattville, Alabama.

 

James Lewis Banks, 21, from Montgomery was arrested by the Troy Police Department on May 15, 2018 and charged with one count of Theft of Property 2nd degree and one count of Theft of Property 3rd degree.  Arrested along with Banks were four juveniles under the age of 18.  The juveniles were also from Montgomery and each was charged with one count of Theft of Property 2nd degree and one count of Theft of Property 3rd degree from offenses that occurred in Troy.

 

Prattville Investigators are working with Troy Investigators to charge three of the suspects with the Prattville I-phone theft.   

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 

 


 

 

SUSPECT IDENTIFIED

THEFT OF PROPERTY

7000 Block EastChase Parkway

Montgomery, Alabama

MPD18-0424B

 

Montgomery Police Department   

 

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that a suspect has been identified and is no longer wanted by their agency. The suspect notified authorities after seeing herself on CrimeStoppers. No other details were released involving this case.

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 


 

 

 

CAPTURED

Markia Pettus

Sex:                 Male

Age:                23

 

Criminal Charges

4 counts Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card

Theft of Property 3rd Degree

 

Montgomery Police Department  

Criminal Investigation Division

 

 

Montgomery Investigators have officially notified CrimeStoppers that Markia Pettus has turned himself in.  Pettus was wanted for Credit Card Fraud and Theft of Property.

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 


 

CAPTURED

Dewayne Adams

Sex:                 Male

Age:                56

 

Montgomery Police Department

Domestic Violence Bureau

 

Charges Filed

Domestic Violence 3rd degree (Harassing Communications)

Domestic Violence 3rd degree (Theft of Property)

Domestic Violence 3rd degree (Harassment)

Unauthorized Use of a Vehicle

 

CrimeStoppers has been officially notified that Dewayne Adams is in Police custody. Adams was taken into custody over the weekend.

Dewayne Adams was wanted by the Montgomery Police Department’s Domestic Violence Bureau in relation to multiple Domestic Violence Charges. CrimeStoppers first aired him on December 18, 2017.

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 


 

CAPTURED

Deshaun Jones

Sex:                 Male

Age:                19

 

Criminal Charges

Attempted Murder

 

 

Prattville Police Department  

334-595-0208

 

Prattville Investigators have officially notified CrimeStoppers that Deshaun Jones is in Police custody. Jones was wanted for the Attempted Murder of a 19-year-old male.

 

Deshaun Jones was taken into custody by Marshall County Sheriff Deputies in Marshall County, Alabama. A hold has been placed on jones until he is turned over to the Prattville Police Department. No other details of his arrest were available at the time of this release. 

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 

 


 

IDENTIFIED / CAPTURED

ARMED ROBBERY

10100 Block Chantilly Parkway

Montgomery, Alabama

MPD18-0503A

 

Montgomery Police Department  

 

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that a suspect has been identified and charged in reference to an ongoing Robbery Investigation.

 

Montgomery Investigators released a photo to CrimeStoppers of an unknown subject wanted in reference to a robbery that occurred in the 10100 block of Chantilly Parkway. The suspect was identified as Montgomery resident Aaron Pouchie. Pouchie was arrested on Thursday (May 3, 2018) evening and charged with Robbery 1st degree.

 

Investigators advise that tips from CrimeStoppers helped them identify and charge Aaron Pouchie. A cash reward will be offered from Central Alabama CrimeStoppers.

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

 

 


 

SUSPECTS IDENTIFIED

FRAUDULENT USE OF A CREDIT CARD

Montgomery, AL

Case: MPD18-0312B

 

Montgomery Police Department

 

 

 

The Montgomery Police Department has officially notified CrimeStoppers that two suspects wanted in reference to a Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card investigation has been identified and located. 

 

These subjects are no longer wanted by the Montgomery Police Department. No other information available.

 

 

Note: A criminal charge is an accusation. The defendant is assumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.