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APD investigating fatal Wednesday shooting on Woods Rd.
Atmore police continued today (Thursday, Apr. 8 their investigation into yesterday’s fatal shooting of a Prichard man by his girlfriend, at her Woods Road residence. According to a press release issued by Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks, emergency dispatchers received a call around 2:12 p.m. from a woman who reported that she had shot her boyfriend during a “domestic violence incident.” Police, county deputies and an ASAP ambulance crew were…
Atmore man killed after medical emergency sends rig crashing into building
Although the victim has not been identified, the Florida Highway Patrol reported this evening (Tuesday, April 6) that an Atmore man was killed around 5:10 p.m. today in a single-vehicle mishap near Marianna, Fla. According to the FHP report, the 52-year-old victim was driving a tractor-trailer rig in a rock mine off Vermont Road when he apparently suffered some type of medical emergency and his truck crashed into a building.…
Homeless man caught while stealing vehicle
Triplett By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer A homeless man remained in the county jail as midweek approached, charged with three felonies after he tried to steal an Atmore resident’s vehicle Sunday night, April 4.According to the Escambia County Detention Center website, 35-year-old Antonio Theodore Triplett, who resides in Atmore but has no permanent address, was still awaiting a bond hearing late Monday, April 5.He is being held on one count…
Atmore man, free on summons, charged in Fla. with meth possession
Day By DON FLETCHERNews Staff Writer An Atmore man, free on summons for a weapons violation, apparently picked a bad time and place to gas up his truck, and an even worse time to be in possession of a controlled substance.The man, 53-year-old Bruce Edward Day, was arrested Saturday, March 27, after an Escambia County (Fla.) deputy who was in Atmore spotted him pumping gas into his Ford F-150 at…