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Slaying in Perdido – Alleged killer, victim are former Atmore residents
Baldwin County authorities charged a Perdido man who formerly lived in Atmore with murder in the early morning, August 22, slaying of a Perdido man who also formerly lived in Atmore. Justin Bryan Still, 31, is accused of shooting 25-year-old Christopher Allen to death after an argument over money that Allen claimed Still owed him for some work he had done for a man with whom authorities say he had…
Court docket set
The following cases are on the criminal docket for the Twenty-First Judicial Circuit for Monday, September 11, through Friday, September 22. Courtroom One Shelton Forney, trafficking – synthetics; Pete Anthony Jimenez, TOP 2nd, RSP 1st x 4; Roman David Pierce, sex abuse child <12; Taconius Stallworth, UPCS; Sean Te’Andre Knight, PPC 1st; Lee Ernest Watson, UPCS; Joseph Montreal Kiser, UPOM 1st; Woodie Carroll, Jr., DV strangulation; Selinda Bell, trafficking /…
Waffle House employee charged with card fraud
A former employee of an Atmore restaurant was recently arrested and charged with stealing account information from at least one customer’s debit or credit card. According to Escambia County Detention Center records, 23-year-old Ladarius Hester, of a Tatom Avenue address in Atmore, was arrested last week by Atmore Police Department investigators and booked into the jail on one count of fraudulent use of a credit or debit card. Jail records show…
Police jurisdiction extended – APD now primary responder on calls from wider area outside city
Some residents of the areas just outside Atmore might have thought they were experiencing mild hallucinations around sunrise Friday morning, August 25, when they awoke to the sight of Atmore police patrol cars cruising their settlements and neighborhoods. Under a new deal hammered out between city and county law enforcement officials, Atmore police now carry the primary law enforcement responsibility throughout an extended area that brings a significant increase to…
Fugitive nabbed here – Boston murder suspect found on Bragg Street
For the second time in slightly more than a month, a fugitive from another state’s justice system has been found hiding in Atmore. U.S. Marshals, reportedly backed by several Atmore Police Department investigators and patrol officers, launched a sunrise, August 15, raid on a Bragg Street residence and reportedly took Andre Henderson, 34, into custody without incident. Henderson is charged with murder by Boston police in the June 26 street…