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Shooting in Montevallo
2017-06-21

At approximately 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, June 21st, Shelby County Sheriff's Office deputies were dispatched to assist Montevallo Police Department on a possible shooting reported in their jurisdiction. All questions for more information should be directed to Montevallo Police Department.

Motor Vehicle Accident has Highway Blocked
2017-06-19

On Monday, June 19, 2017, at approximately 7:00 a.m., a one vehicle accident on County Road 22, just west of County Road 17, in west Shelby County, has the roadway closed due to emergency vehicles operating in the area. Motorists are asked to use caution in this area until the accident scene has been cleared. Shelby County deputies and Alabama State Troopers are on-scene. Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes and to avoid this area due to major traffic congestion. Further updates will be given as they are received.

Stabbing Results in Arrest of One Suspect
2017-06-16

On Thursday June 15, 2017, at approximately 8:30p.m., Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a residence in the 200 block of County Road 405, which is located in Shelby, to investigate a report of a person being stabbed. Upon arrival, deputies located an adult male who had multiple deep lacerations on his body. Deputies began to treat his injuries which did not appear to be life threatening. Deputies arrested Terry Edward Jennings, 49 years of age from Shelby, and charged him with Assault 2nd Degree. Deputies determined that the victim had been in an argument with Jennings immediately before Jennings attacked him with a knife. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he was treated and later released. Jennings remains in jail on $5,000 bond, pending release. Anyone with additional information about this incident is urged to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office directly at (205)669-4181, through the Secret Witness line at (205)669-9116 or through our website at www.ShelbySO.com by clicking on the “Report Criminal Activity” link and choosing the “General Information” category. For information on the charges listed above, go to the link below and select Title 13A Criminal Code, Chapter 6; OFFENSES INVOLVING DANGER TO THE PERSON. http://law.justia.com/codes/alabama/2015/title-13a. To view a Shelby County jail inmate’s picture, their charges and bonds, go to www.ShelbySO.com and click on the “Inmate Listing” link at the bottom left. You may then type in the inmates last name and click on the “Search” button or, if you are unsure of the exact spelling, select the first letter of the last name to search for the inmate. An inmate’s information will not be available until he has been booked into the facility.

Sheriff's Office Explorers Participate in Alabama Law Enforcement Explorer Academy
2017-06-12

This week, 56 young adults are converging on the University of Montevallo to learn what it takes to become a law enforcement officer. The Alabama Law Enforcement Explorer Academy is a 7-day camp designed to teach the life and career skills needed to become a law enforcement officer. Twelve Shelby County Sheriff's Office deputies and a dozen other law enforcement officers will instruct in over 20 topics such as burglary response, de-escalation, and emergency vehicle operation. Young adults ages 14 to 20 from Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Kentucky will conduct mock traffic stops and respond to mock calls while learning how to do them safely. After five mornings of physical fitness training, all students will attempt to complete the physical fitness test required by the police academy. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office's Explorer Post began in 2003 and, with Alabaster Police Department assisting, currently has 22 students in the program. Sgt. Kevin Brand is the chief advisor for Shelby County's Explorer post and has seen graduates go on to successful careers in law enforcement and the military. For more information on Exploring, visit www.exploring.org or contact Sgt. Kevin Brand at 205-670-6180.

Shooting into Occupied Vehicle
2017-06-04

In the early morning hours of Saturday June 3, 2017, at approximately 1:20 a.m. Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies responded to an emergency on U.S. Highway 280 where the caller stated that while she and five other passengers were traveling east near the intersection of Dunnavant Valley Road her ex-boyfriend shot at her car numerous times. Upon arrival, deputies discovered that three of the shots fired entered the vehicle and narrowly missed two of the occupants. Fortunately no one was struck by any of the rounds. Evidence was collected at the scene by Sheriff’s evidence technicians. Witnesses identified Cameron Colby Kay, 26 years of age from Pell City, Alabama, as the person who fired the shots. Sheriff’s investigators began looking for Kay immediately and also obtained five warrants for his arrest, two for Attempted Murder and three for Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle. Kay was located at his residence yesterday afternoon and taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the Shelby County Jail where he remains with bonds totaling $210,000. Sheriff Samaniego would like to express his appreciation to everyone who helped bring this very dangerous situation to a swift end by placing Kay in jail. For information on the charge listed above, go to the link below and select Title13A Criminal Code, Chapter 6- Offenses Involving Danger to the Person, Article 1- Homicide, Section 13A-6-2, Murder and Title 13A Criminal Code, Chapter 4 Inchoate Offenses, Section 13A-4-2, Attempt. http://www.legislature.state.al.us/CodeofAlabama/1975/coatoc.htm. To view a Shelby County inmate’s picture, their charges and bonds, go to www.ShelbySO.com and click on the “Inmate Listing” link at the bottom left. You may then type in the inmates last name and click on the “Search” button or, if you are unsure of the exact spelling, select the first letter of the last name to search for the inmate. An inmate’s information will not be available until he has been booked into the facility. Anyone with information about this crime is urged to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office directly at (205)669-4181, through the Secret Witness line at (205)669-9116 or through our website at www.ShelbySO.com by clicking on the “Report Criminal Activity” link and choosing the “General Information” category.

Update on Traffic Accident On Highway 280 at Dunnavant Valley Rd
2017-05-23

At approximately 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, the traffic accident on Highway 280 at Dunnavant Valley Road (County Road 41) in Chelsea, AL, has been cleared and both lanes of traffic are reopened. Due to severe weather conditions, all roadways should be travelled with caution, slower speeds and heavy traffic are to be expected.

Traffic Accident On Highway 280 at Dunnavant Valley Rd in Chelsea
2017-05-23

At approximately 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, a 6 vehicle traffic accident on Highway 280 at Dunnavant Valley Road (County Road 41) in Chelsea, AL, has closed one lane of westbound traffic. Alabama State Troopers and Shelby County Deputies are on scene of this accident. Motorists are asked to seek alternate routes and to avoid this area due to major traffic congestion. Also, due to severe weather conditions, all roadways should be travelled with caution, slower speeds and heavy traffic are to be expected. More information will be given as it is received concerning traffic conditions during the day.

Robbery Suspect Identified
2017-05-17

At approximately 2:30 p.m., on January 30, 2017, Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a robbery at APCO Employees Credit Union, 370 Chelsea Crossroads in Chelsea. There were no injuries reported during the robbery. Investigators from the Sheriff’s Office as well as agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation responded to the scene. Based on a credible tip from the public, the Shelby County Sheriff's Office obtained a warrant today against 34 year-old David Alan Lawley of Hoover, AL for Robbery 1st Degree. Lawley is currently in the Tuscaloosa County Jail, charged with the robbery of the Northport BB&T bank. Sheriff John Samaniego would like to thank the FBI, Northport Police Department, and Hoover Police Department for their help with the case. For information on the charge listed above, go to the link below and select Title 13A Criminal Code, Chapter 8- Theft and Related Offenses. http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/…/c…/1975/coatoc.htm Anyone who has information about this case, should contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office directly at (205)669-4181, through the Secret Witness line at (205)669-9116 or through our website at www.ShelbySO.com by clicking on the “Report Criminal Activity” link and choosing the “GeneralInformation” category.

Missing Person
2017-05-07

On Sunday, May 7th, 43-year-old Timothy Norwood was reported missing from Beechwood Trail in Dunnavant. He has been missing since 2:00 p.m. yesterday and was last known to be wearing a red shirt, blue jeans, and brown shoes. His vehicle was found near Mimosa Road and Arlington Drive. Deputies and fire personnel are looking in this area now. The Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding Mr. Norwood. Please call 911 or the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at 205-669-4181 if you see Mr. Norwood or know his location.

Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Road Rage Incident
2017-04-28

On Thursday, April 27, 2017, at approximately 8:00 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of County Road 52 and Ross Drive in Helena on a possible road rage incident that included shots being fired. The victim in this incident followed the suspect for several miles, turning onto Eastern Valley Road and continuing towards Woodstock, AL. When deputies arrived on scene, Woodstock Police officers had both vehicles stopped and found one vehicle with a bullet hole in the rear quarter panel. The suspect vehicle, driven by Christopher Shaun Downey, 38 years old from Helena, was impounded along with a 9mm handgun found inside the cab of the truck. There were no injuries to any of the occupants of the vehicle that was shot into. Mr. Downey was arrested on a charge of Discharging firearm, etc., into occupied or unoccupied building, etc., and is currently in the Shelby County Jail and bond is set at $5,000. For information on the charge listed above, go to the link below and select Title 13A-Criminal Code and Chapter 11- OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC ORDER AND SAFETY, Section 13A-11-61(a). http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/codeofalabama/1975/coatoc.htm To view a Shelby County jail inmate’s picture, their charges and bonds, go to www.ShelbySO.com and click on the “Inmate Listing” link at the bottom left. You may then type in the inmates last name and click on the “Search” button or, if you are unsure of the exact spelling, select the first letter of the last name to search for the inmate. An inmate’s information will not be available until he has been booked into the facility.

 
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