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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Arrest Made in November 25th Shooting Incident

On 11/25/2019 at approximately 12:00 PM, the Shelby County 911 Center received a call about a possible shooting in the area of the 100 Block of Nelson Circle in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies responded to the area and ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2019

Sixth Arrest made in Sonesta Extended Stay Suites Homicide Investigation

On October 20th, 2019, at approximately 1:46 AM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a noise complaint at the Sonesta Extended Stay Suites at 3 Greenhill Parkway, in the Highway 280 corridor of Northern Shelby County. Deputies responded to the area to...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Update to the Death Investigation on Nelson Circle, Montevallo

On November 25, 2019, at approximately 12:00 PM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a possible shooting in the 100 block of Nelson Circle in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies responded to the area and discovered Deri...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Update on Sonesta Extended Stay Suites Homicide Investigation

On October 20th, 2019, at approximately 1:46 AM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a noise complaint at the Sonesta Extended Stay Suites at 3 Greenhill Parkway, in the Highway 280 corridor of Northern Shelby County. Deputies responded to the area to...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Update on Meadow Drive Death Investigation

On November 17, 2019, at approximately 6:37 PM, Shelby County 911 received a third party call in reference to an altercation at a residence in the 400 block of Meadow Drive.  Deputies responded to the area to investigate the situation and develop...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 17, 2019

Meadow Drive Incident

Update:  Residents may resume their normal activities. There will continue be an increased police presence as investigators continue their investigation; however, there does not continue to be any threat to the public at this time. 

On No...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Training Incident Reported

At approximately 4:30 PM on November 13, 2019, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Unit was conducting C/S gas familiarization training at the Sheriff’s Office Training Center located at 543 McDow Road in Columbiana. T...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

School Threat Unfounded

On October 30, 2019, at approximately 3:30 PM, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office began receiving information through multiple sources about a possible threat to Chelsea Middle School.  The school resource officer, investigators, patrol deputies,...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Homicide Investigation

On
October 20, 2019, at approximately 1:46 a.m., deputies responded to the SonestaExtended Stay Suites on Greenhill Parkway in northern Shelby County on a noise
complaint.  After the deputies arrived on scene, they found 17-year-oldmale Sta...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Sheriff Samaniego Names Ken Burchfield New Chief Deputy

9/27/2019

For Immediate Release From Sheriff John Samaniego:

I am proud to announce the promotion of Major Ken Burchfield to Chief Deputy.

His promotion will be effective today, September 27, 2019. Major Ken Burchfield began his law enforcement career with t...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 7, 2019

Gibson Road Death Investigation Update

On Friday, September 6, 2019, at approximately 11:00 A.M., deputies were called to the scene of a domestic violence related incident on Gibson Road.  Upon arrival, deputies found one person deceased.  The victim has been identified as Jo...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

For Immediate Release - Death Investigation on Gibson Road in Columbiana

At approximately 11:00 am this morning, deputies were called to the scene of a possible domestic incident on Gibson Road in unincorporated Shelby County. Deputies found one person deceased and are holding one person for further questioning. Investigators ...
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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 29, 2019

Deputies respond to shooting victim at Shelby Baptist Medical Center

On Thursday, August 29, 2019, at 2:45 a.m., deputies responded to Shelby Baptist Medical Center on a report of a shooting victim. Deputies met with the victim, who was suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim is a 42-year-old female from Wilsonville. Sh...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Deputies Respond to Shooting in Chelsea

William Osborn

On Sunday, July 28th at approximately 10:00 pm, deputies responded to a shooting at a residence on Johnson Drive in Chelsea. Once deputies arrived, they encountered one individual with a gunshot wound to an extremity, and the suspect was detained. The vic...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Deputies Investigate Shooting on River Road

On Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 10:20 p.m. Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies responded to investigate a shooting call in the 1800 block of River Road. When deputies arrived they located a victim who was suffering from a gunshot wound as well as blu...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Child Found Safe

On July 1, 2019 at approximately 2:30 p.m. the Shelby County Sheriff's Office received a call on a missing seven year-old boy.  The young boy was last seen near his residence on Highway 43 in the Sterrett area.  Deputies responded to the...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 29, 2019

Traffic Alert for Hwy. 280 - Inverness Area

Traffic Alert:  Deputies are on the scene of a motor vehicle collision on US Hwy 280 East bound just in front of the Circle K in Inverness.  All East bound lanes are closed at this time.  Motorists will have to use an alternate ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Former Community Corrections Employee Arrested

Brandy Lee Gentry

In early May of 2019, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office received information of potential misconduct by a Shelby County Community Corrections employee.  The investigation led to a warrant being issued for Brandy Lee Gentry, 32 years of...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Counterfeit Money Warning

Counterfeit Money Photo

The Shelby County Sheriff's Office warns citizens of counterfeit money possibly being circulated in our area.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is
alerting the community to counterfeit $100.00 bills possibly in circulationwithin our area.  These counterfeit bills all bear the same serial number, LB45440078L, and each bill bears apparent Asi...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Traffic Alert - Wilton area

Map view of Highway 25 road closure in Wilton, Alabama

Hwy 25, near the intersection of Frye Street in Wilton is closed due to a sinkhole.  Motorists may use Hwy 8 and Hwy 73 as a detour.  The Alabama Department of Transportation is on the scene working to repair the road.  Please u...

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