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Gadsden man arrested, suspected of trafficking drugs
Pierre Stephone Peoples, 32, is charged with trafficking methamphetamine and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, police documents state.
Hands-free driving violation leads to car impoundment
A driver initially stopped in Rome for a hands-free violation ended up with several citations and his car impounded.The distracted driving law, which went into effect July 1, bans the use of cellphones and other electronic devices in cars unless the operation can be done without touching the device.
Rome Teen Found with Loaded Gun and Drugs
Jarius Ahmir Young, 18 of Rome, was arrested at CVS on Turner McCall Blvd after police said he was found with a loaded gun and drugs.
Gadsden man charged with possessing child pornography, officials say
Bryon Matthew Sharit, 44, was arrested Aug. 15 by investigators. He has been charged with 10 counts of possession of child pornography, investigator Adam Chapman said.
BBQ restaurant opens in Attalla
The business’s owners Craig Cantrell and Steve Cole met at work, where they took lunch breaks at the same time. When Cantrell asked Cole about welding him a grill, the two began talking about smoking meat and discovered that they both dreamed of owning a small barbeque restaurant. Cole found a build
Oxford police searching for man with Huntsville ties wanted in connection with early morning shooting
Do you know Dewann Brown, he is wanted for a early morning shooting at Sterling Point Apts. Brown should be considered armed and dangerous. If you know his whereabouts contact OXPD or your local law enforcement agency. He has ties to Anniston and Huntsville. 256-831-3121.pic.twitter.com/pMRuteR2xS—
Fire at large aluminum smelting plant in Steele, AL
Steele, Ala —Steele Fire Department responded to a structure fire in the area of Steele Station road at Real Alloy Saturday afternoon.The fire was at a large aluminum smelting plant and was initially reported as very dangerous.Everyone got out safely and no injuries were reported. All hazmat items w
Pop-up markets offer free food
Pepperell High will be the first site of planned pop-up food markets, where families can receive about 50 pounds of free food.The pop-up food market at Pepperell High is set for Sept. 12, from 3:15-4:45 p.m. There will be fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, dry goods and bakery items included in the
Missing Guntersville woman’s mother speaks
Kendra Rae Bayless disappeared right after being hospitalized for a physical assault. Her mother, who lives in California, spoke exclusively with WAFF 48 News about her daughter’s disappearance for the first time.
Police Report for Aug. 17
A Kay Boulevard resident reported a burglary between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. Tuesday, resulting in the theft of an Xbox One gaming system and 50 games, a 9 mm Taurus pistol and a tablet device.
Gadsden man facing 10 counts of possession of child pornography
A 44-year-old Gadsden man was arrested on August 15, 2018 for possession of child pornography, according to Sheriff Todd Entrekin.
Elevate 2018 will be Aug. 23
The Cobb Chamber of Commerce will have Elevate 2018 on Aug. 23 from 2 to 7 p.m. at the Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway in the Cumberland area.The event will feature engaging, informative discussions led by industry leaders and a social portion to connect with attendees, speakers, exhibitors
Can anything good come out of Nazareth?
Most of us have heard the age old question, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Recently many have asked the same of Cave Spring. Can anything good come out of Cave Spring? Just because the town is serene and has that unassuming appearance, one should not let that cause him/her to not see the
Rockmart Woman Found Cursing and Beating on Door
Debra Frazier, 53 of Rockmart, was jailed in Rome after reports said she was found drunk beating and screaming on someone else’s door.
Report: Man signs false name on traffic citation
Gastano Ebenildo Deleon, 34, of 213 E. Third St., Cedartown, was arrested around 9:39 p.m. Friday. He is charged with felony false statements and writings, as well as misdemeanor driving without a license and giving a false name to a law enforcement officer.
Georgia running back injured in practice
ATHENS- Georgia Bulldogs football coach Kirby Smart announced Saturday that running back Zamir White injured his left knee in practice Saturday.According to Smart, White was covering a punt when the injury occurred."Zamir was on punt coverage and it was a non-contact injury,” said Smart. “We don’t k
Suspect surrenders after 'active shooting,' chase in east Alabama
Cedar Bluff Police Chief Steve Walden was the first in the area and spotted a white Ford F-150 leaving the home residence at a high speed headed towards the state line on Alabama Highway 9. Walden initiated a short pursuit of the truck but lost sight of it north of Alabama Highway 35 due to excessiv
More charges against the Dade County chase suspect - WDEF
Third Degree Burglary, 5 counts of Attempted Assault on a Police Officer, Attempted to Elude Law Enforcement, Tampering with Evidence, Reckless Endangerment, several traffic violations and Criminal Littering.
Koch Foods announces $80 million expansion in Gadsden, to hire 200
The expansion, announced at the Gadsden City Council today, involved the City of Gadsden's Economic Development team and Gadsden Industrial Development Authority.
Authorities ask for help finding missing Gadsden man
McBrayer is 53 years old, 5’8” tall, and weighs 190 lbs. He has grey hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a red, white, and blue checkered shirt and blue jean shorts.