Crime

Brink’s donates truck to Rainsville Police Department

PHOTO: The Brink’s truck parked behind the Rainsville Police Department. The vehicle will be getting an overhaul; with new sirens

Man accused of murder after body found in Centre

PHOTO: 51 year old Vester Lee Randolph of Centre was arrested on murder charges after a body was found in Centre

Cedar Bluff man charged after officer-involved shooting

PHOTO: 42 year-old Brett Littlejohn (42 of Cedar Bluff) was shot by a Cherokee County Deputy yesterday while attempting to flee

Mentone man caught with a large amount of marijuana and pills

PHOTO: Byrum Emory Thomas was found in possession of a “sizable” amount of marijuana, a large amount of pills, scales,

Two arrested after trying to scam prescription pills at Cedar Bluff pharmacy

PHOTO: (Left) Michael L. King (22 of Clearmont, Florida) and (Right) Quantez A. Johnson, (28 of Ellenwood, Georgia) were caught yesterday after attempting to purchase

Henagar Police vehicle “Totaled” in Accident last night

PHOTO: A Henagar Police Officer was involved in a two vehicle accident on Highway last night. (Henagar Police Department) By Tyler Pruett,

#ENDIT: Today is Human Trafficking Awareness day in Alabama

PHOTO: The Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force has declared today (January 11, 2018) “Alabama Human Trafficking Awareness Day” and released

Prosecution of illegal immigrants in North Alabama rises 200 percent under Trump

(File Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — According to numbers just released by the Office of the

Fort Payne Woman found in Possession of Drugs during Traffic Stop

PHOTO: Morgan Teresa Davis (44 of Fort Payne) was found in possession of Marijuana, Methamphetamine, smoking pipes, clear baggies, and

Three from Georgia arrested in stolen truck in Centre

PHOTO: Steven A. Freeman (39 of Cedartown), Jennifer L. Mullins (34 of Cedartown), and Lamon R. Jones, (21 of Rome) were