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Alabama Criminal Law Round-Up July 27th

J.D. Lloyd - Friday, July 27, 2018

 


 

Here are a few of the criminal law stories that have recently occurred around the state of Alabama:

 

 

- This past Sunday in Mobile, a boat carrying four people crashed into a concrete pylon supporting the I-10 Bayway. A woman's body, identified as 28-year-old Brittany Ann Lell, was recovered at the scene, while another passenger, 60-year-old Bobby Daryl Lambert, died while being transported to the hospital. A third passenger, Erica Lynn Arenal-Mullen of Dothan, was reported to be in critical condition. The driver of the boat, Mobile resident Steven Lee Angle, was charged with boating under the influence (his reported blood alcohol content was 0.15) and a misdemeanor count of operating a vessel without an emergency shutoff. Though he was released on Sunday, Angle faces two charges of manslaughter for recklessly causing the deaths of two others, plus a charge of first-degree assault with no bond currently set.

 

 

- A 38-year-old Bessemer man, Christopher Moton, is being held in the Jefferson County Jail on a band set at over $2 million after authorities discovered a kilogram over heroin during a search of his home. According to Chief Deputy Randy Christian, sheriff's narcotics investigators had been developing information a large amount of heroin was being held at a home in the 1800 block of 11th Street North in Bessemer. After surveying the house and seeing Moton drive away, they caught him at a traffic stop a short distance away. They discovered a handgun in Moton's possession during the stop, which he was prohibited from having because of a previous conviction. He was arrested and taken to the Jefferson County Jail. After returning Moton's home, the investigators conducted a search and discovered the aforementioned kilogram of heroin and 224 grams of methamphetamine, all of which added up to a street value of $218,000. The charges against Moton include trafficking heroin, trafficking methamphetamine, certain person forbidden to possess a firearm, carrying a pistol without license, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

 

 

 

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Alabama Criminal Law Round-Up September 21st

J.D. Lloyd - Thursday, September 21, 2017

 


 

Here are a few of the criminal law stories that have recently occurred around the state of Alabama:

 

 

- A Bessemer teen with a half million dollar bond is behind bars after racking up charges from a dozen alleged crimes ranging from animal cruelty to rape. Recent court records reveal that on August 9th, 19-year-old Treveon Deshawn Weaver allegedly entered a couple's home armed and proceeded to steal two cell phones, assault the man, raped and assaulted the woman and knocked two teeth of their dog's mouth. The full of Weaver's charges include three counts of second-degree assault, three counts of first-degree robbery, two counts of first -degree kidnapping, and one count each of first-degree rape, first-degree sodomy, first-degree burglary and cruelty to animals. His attorney states that Weaver maintains his innocence with his case soon going to a grand jury for indictment consideration.
 

 

- A Hoover residence break-in allowed police to put a "career criminal" back behind bars. Authorities found 34-year-old Bobby Earl Townsend in the backyard of the residence armed with a pistol and carrying a backpack full of suspected stolen goods and burglar's tools. After a brief chase, Townsend was put in the Jefferson County Jail and charged with possession of burglar's tools and felon in possession of a firearm. Townsend's record has had at least 20 criminal charges since 2004. 

 

- After originally being charged with allegedly leaking information to a blogger, a fired Morgan County Jail warden now faces misdemeanor charges for tampering with government records. The blog in question, the Morgan County Whistleblower, constantly criticized Sheriff Ana Franklin and her office. After serving a warrant to search the house of the suspect, 62-year-old Leon Bradley, Etowah County Sheriff's Office and Franklin's deputies found more than 300 files, including employee, security and inmate documents at the home. A recent court document though suggests that Bradley is now charged not with leaking the documents, but just possessing them. 

 

 

 

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Alabama Criminal Law Round-Up March 18th

J.D. Lloyd - Friday, March 18, 2016


Here are a few of the criminal law stories that occurred around the state of Alabama this past week:

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  • - The Jefferson County Sheriff's Department seized a total of 90 illegal gambling machines from two businesses in Brighton. Complaints in the area led police to conduct the search.
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  • - Bessemer Police Department arrested a man suspected of kidnapping a woman at the Trussville Target and forcing her to drive to several locations. He also robbed her before letting her go. He is currently being held in the Jefferson County jail without bond and has been charged with first-degree kidnapping and robbery.
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  • - A Shelby County grand jury recently returned the indictment against Kareem Dacar Gaymon, the suspect charged with shooting and killing 25-year-old, Home Depot employee Xavier Beasley on September 5th, 2015. The indictment has increased his bond to $1 million, and his hearing will be April 25th.

 

 

 

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