APD

New police cars
Atmore Police Department officials recently took delivery of five new Ford Explorer patrol vehicles that were custom built to include special emergency packages. The purchase, approved by the city council in September 2017, was from Johnson Ford, which submitted the only bid. The Explorers cost $26,668.08 apiece, a total expenditure of $133,340.40. They will replace five of APD’s highest-mileage Dodge Durangos. News photo by Tom Tschida
APD chief announces progress in recent burglaries
More than 80 residents of Rockaway Creek Road, Forest Hills Drive, Grubbs Street and the surrounding area gathered Monday evening (March 20) at David’s Catfish House to discuss the recent rash of burglaries that have plagued the area. “We’re here tonight to put to bed some of the rumors we’ve been hearing and to let you know what we plan to do to keep crime down in our neighborhood,” said…