APD. Atmore Police Department

Trailer theft at Johnson Ford
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks announced Tuesday afternoon (Jan. 8) that city police are investigating the January 3 theft of a flatbed trailer from a local auto dealer. According to a press release issued Tuesday afternoon by Brooks, Ben Odom, Sales Manager at Johnson Ford, reported to police that someone “came onto the property and stole a trailer.” Odom described the trailer as “an 18-foot black flatbed trailer with a…
Arrest made after police find pot, tabs of Ecstasy
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer An Atmore man was arrested December 13 by city police, armed with a search warrant, who raided his Terrace Street home. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks confirmed that 34-year-old Danielle Hall, who goes by the street name “Gonzo,” was taken into custody on three separate charges after the search turned up an undisclosed amount of marijuana, several tablets of Ecstasy (known as “the party…
Apparently impaired jaywalker could be charged
News Staff Report Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported Monday, December 3, that a pedestrian, who was apparently under the influence of some intoxicant when he was struck Saturday by a vehicle, could face charges in connection with the incident. According to a press release issued Monday by the police chief, patrol officers were dispatched around 8:27 p.m. to the pedestrian vs. motor vehicle crash, which occurred at the intersection…
Apparently impaired pedestrian could be charged
Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks reported Monday, December 3, that a pedestrian, who was apparently under the influence of some intoxicant when he was struck Saturday by a vehicle, could face criminal charges in connection with the incident. According to a press release issued Monday by the police chief, patrol officers were dispatched around 8:27 p.m. to the pedestrian-vs.-motor vehicle crash, which occurred at the intersection of Ridgeley and Main…
Suspect sought in carjacking
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore police continued this week their search for a man who accosted a local woman and stole her vehicle at knifepoint from a downtown parking space late last week. Police Chief Chuck Brooks said the incident took place around 12:10 p.m. on Friday, November 9, outside a West Ridgeley Street business. “When our officers arrived they spoke with a 73-year-old woman whose car had…