APD. Atmore Police Department

Million-dollar bond set for 2
Six arrested by APD, ECSO News Staff Report Numerous details regarding the six people arrested February 22 and 23 during a special detail carried out jointly by officers of the Atmore Police Department and the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office were not available by last week’s press deadline. Following is a more detailed look at the suspects: •Joshua Hall, 29, of a Harris Street address in Atmore; charged with trafficking in…
Council approves new police car purchase
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer Atmore City council members unanimously approved the purchase of five new police cars during their February 25 meeting. After Jonathan Gibbs of Boy Scouts Troop 26 in Atmore led in the Pledge of Allegiance, the council took barely three minutes to approve the minutes of its February 11 meeting and give the green light to the vehicle purchase, which was the only item on…
2 crashes on Main Street
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A pair of two-vehicle crashes that occurred a day apart on Main Street caused extensive damage to three of the four vehicles and sent two people to a local hospital with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. The first mishap occurred around 8 a.m., February 20, at Main’s intersection with Howard Street, when 23-year-old Jacinda Wiley of Castleberry, northbound in a 2016…
6 arrested for drugs
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A joint traffic detail conducted across the city Friday night, February 22, and into Saturday by Atmore police and Escambia County deputies resulted in the arrests of numerous individuals on various drug possession or trafficking charges, as well as the location of two people who were the subject of outstanding warrants. Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said city patrol officers and investigators, along with…
Loxley woman involved in rollover
By DON FLETCHER News Staff Writer A Baldwin County woman apparently escaped with only minor injuries after a blown tire caused her vehicle to leave U.S. 31 in a curve just outside Atmore, clip a utility pole, then roll over and slide onto its side in a ditch next to a local salvage yard. According to Alabama State Trooper reports, the single-vehicle crash occurred around 10 a.m. Sunday, February 17,…