News Flash

Posted on: April 19, 2021

Press Release False Threat to Chelsea High School

On April 19, 2021, at approximately 12:45 PM, there was a report of a potential threat at Chelsea High School.  The school immediately followed safety protocols, and the school went into lockdown for approximately thirty minutes before resuming n...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Arrest Made in Shooting Death

Arrest made in shooting death

 

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On March 20, 2021, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a shooting death that occurred in the 500 block of County Road 203 which is in unincorporated Shelby County, near the...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

North Shelby County Resident Arrested on Multiple Counts of Child Sex Abuse

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On Monday, March 29, 2021, Sergio Anselmo-Cruz was arrested by the United States Marshal’s Task Force at his residence in north Shelby County.  Sheriff’s Investigators obtained arrest warrants for 43-year-old ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Update to Storm Damage Press Release

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 two large tornados impacted Shelby County at different points throughout the day. These tornados caused catastrophic damage to multiple neighborhoods and businesses countywide...

Update to Storm Damage Press Release 3/26/2021 11:35AM

 

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 two large tornados impacted Shelby County at different points throughout the day. These tornados caused catastrophic damage to multiple neighborhoods and businesse...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Press Release Regarding March 25th Tornado Storm Damage

During the afternoon hours of Thursday, March 25, 2021, two dangerous storms moved through Shelby County and caused severe damage in numerous areas. 

Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to several areas in the nort...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 20, 2021

Shelby County Sheriff's Office Investigating Possible Shooting Death

On March 20, 2021, at approximately 12:24 am, Shelby County 911 received multiple reports of shots being fired in the 500 block of County Road 203 in the Aldrich Community.  With the assistance of several other law enforcement agencies, deputies ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Former Deputy Arrested

Evan Jamieson Booking Photo

On Friday, March 12, 2021 the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was notified of charges being filed against a former Deputy Sheriff from our agency. Thirty-eight year old Evan Jamieson of Harpersville, Alabama has been charged with:

-Two Counts of Possession ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

ACCREDITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT

A team of assessors from the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be conducting a virtual assessment of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office beginning March...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Promotional Announcements

Bishop Myrick

For immediate release from Sheriff John Samaniego:

“I am honored to announce the promotions of Lieutenant Mark Bishop and Lieutenant Jason Myrick to the rank of Captain. Throughout the years, these men have demonstrated excelled leadership, initiative, and...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Additional Information on Mooney Road Domestic Incident

Sheriff John Samaniego stated, “Any situation that involves the loss of life is tragic regardless of the circumstances.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected including the family and friends who lost a loved one and all ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Deputy Injured and One Person Deceased in Domestic Incident

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 5:36 PM, Shelby County 911 received a call of a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of Mooney Road in the Columbiana area of Shelby County.  Deputies arrived on scene at approximately 5:55 PM, and during th...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Promotional Announcements

Effective November 27th, 2020, Sheriff Samaniego is proud to announce the promotions of Captain Jay Fondren and Captain Clay Hammac to the rank of Major. These individuals have decades of combined experience and leadership with the Sheriff’s Office...

For Immediate Release from Sheriff John Samaniego:

 

“Effective November 27th, 2020, I am proud to announce the promotions of Captain Jay Fondren and Captain Clay Hammac to the rank of Major. These individuals have decades of combined experience an...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

New Jersey Man Faces Charges in Alabama Exploitation Case

On September 18, 2020, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) received information about the possible exploitation of a child in Alabama.  NCMEC began communicating with law enforcement agencies to investigate the complain...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Arrests Made in 2019 Business Fire Investigation

On December 8, 2019, at approximately 5:30 PM, Shelby County 911 received reports of a fire at the Ditsy Daisy Boutique at 16383 US Hwy 280 in Chelsea, Alabama.  The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Chelsea Fire Department responded to the loca...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 30, 2020

Sheriff Samaniego Appointed to CALEA Commission

On September 30, 2020, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) announced that Sheriff John Samaniego has been appointed to serve as a CALEA commissioner and will begin a three-year term on January 1, 2021.  The CALEA ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

New Non-Emergency Phone Number

Effective October 1st, 2020, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will put into effect a new user friendly non-emergency/business use telephone number. The new number is (205) 670-6000. This new phone number will utilize an automated system which will allow...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Human Remains Identified

Human Remains Identified

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, at approximately 11:32 A.M., deputies from Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of possible human remains in the area of Twin Creek Drive, in the Shelby Community. Investigato...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Remains Located

Remains Located

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, at approximately 11:32 a.m., deputies from Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of possible human remains in the area of Twin Creek Drive, in the Shelby Community.  Investigat...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Death Investigations

Death Investigations

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, at approximately 2:35 p.m., Shelby County 9-1-1 received a call about two missing children in the 400 block of Reynolds Cemetery Road in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Sheriff's Office Will Resume Normal Office Operations on June 1st

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will resume normal office operations on Monday, June 1, 2020 after modifying operations due to COVID-19 concerns. The office will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The north substation, ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Press Release

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Stephanie N. Dawson, an inmate at the Shelby County Jail, died while receiving medical treatment at the Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Dawson, 36 years of age from Montevallo, was booked into the Shelby County J...

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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