Arrest in Atmore Alabama

Teen shooting suspect’s mother arrested
An Atmore teen and his mother, both charged with attempted murder in the February 27 shooting of another Atmore teen, have both been released from the county jail on bond. Yashetta McKenzie, 36, was taken into custody at the Escambia County Detention Center Tuesday (March 6) after she posted a $100,000 bond for her son, 17-year-old De’Andre Mitchell. The Atmore woman was processed into the county jail and later released…
Man caught breaking in home
A 31-year-old Atmore man remained in the Escambia County Detention Center, under a $100,000 bond, this week after his November 29 arrest on burglary, theft and drug charges. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert with the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Joel Thomas Klinger of a 12th Avenue address was arrested on one count each of first degree burglary, third degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, second degree theft, unlawful possession…
Mothershed arrested on SORNA violation
Jamey Lavon Mothershed, 38, a registered sex offender, was arrested November 29 by Escambia County Sheriff’s Office personnel after it was discovered that he had violated Alabama’s residency requirements for such offenders. According to sheriff’s reports, Mothershed was convicted in Florida in 2001 of lewd and lascivious battery on a victim older than 12 but younger than 16. The suspect had registered as a sex offender in Escambia County and…
Atmore man caught in act of burglarizing rural home
A 31-year-old Atmore man remained in the Escambia County Detention Center, under a $100,000 bond, this week after his November 29 arrest on burglary, theft and drug charges. Chief Deputy Mike Lambert of the Escambia County Sheriff’s Office reported that Joel Thomas Klinger of a 12th Avenue address was arrested on one count each of first-degree burglary, third-degree burglary, possession of burglary tools, second-degree theft, unlawful possession of a controlled…
Juvenile, 13, charged with residential burglary
A juvenile — reportedly a 13-year-old boy — was taken into custody December 5 by Escambia County Sheriff’s Office deputies who responded to a burglary call just outside the Poarch community. According to sheriff’s reports, deputies were sent to an address on Atmosphere Road after dispatchers relayed a report of a burglary in progress. The homeowner had returned home and had been told by his neighbor that someone had crawled…