Man being charged after shooting his son on Saturday

Deputies responded to a call about a shooting on Saturday. The deputies reported to the 500 block of Center Point road. The shooting was a result of a domestic dispute between the father and son, during which Richard A. Buffton (49) shot his 27 year old son. Asked abut the incident, assistant Chief Dave Bryan said: “His son was shot through his hand and into … Continue reading Man being charged after shooting his son on Saturday

14 Montgomery Gang Members Arrested in Gun and Drug Roundup

Ever since the State of the City address given by Mayor Todd Strange earlier this year, the city has been involved in a comprehensive effort to reduce the amount of crime committed in the city; it appears they are finally making some headway. Here is the full report by WSFA: MONTGOMERY, AL – Federal authorities made multiple arrests in a gun and drug roundup this … Continue reading 14 Montgomery Gang Members Arrested in Gun and Drug Roundup

Three Private Schools on Lockdown after Fatal shooting in Montgomery

Three local schools, (Evangel Christian Academy, Trinity Presbyterian School and Eastwood Christian School) were on lockdown this morning after a man was found dead from a gunshot wound on Cairnbrook drive. The man was at 8 a.m, and was pronounced dead at the scene. The lockdown lasted three hours, and has now been lifted at all three schools. No arrests have been made at this time. Continue reading Three Private Schools on Lockdown after Fatal shooting in Montgomery

Suspended Judge Hired by Mayor Todd Strange

Lester Hayes had been a municipal court judge since 2000 until he was suspended in November by the Court of Judiciary for imprisoning people who couldn’t afford to pay certain fines, bad record keeping, and delegating debt collection to an outside company. The suspension was meant to last 11 months. The official complaint reads: “Judge Hayes undermined the public’s confidence in the integrity, independence, and … Continue reading Suspended Judge Hired by Mayor Todd Strange

Notes From the D.A: Marquis Blount Found Guilty of Robbery; Gets Life in Prison

From the District Attorney 28 year old Marquis Blount was found guilty of Robbery I by a jury Wednesday afternoon. On 3/22/16, Blount went into the Subway on Atlanta Highway and robbed the employees at gunpoint. During the robbery he shot at the clerk. Because of his criminal record he will be facing life in prison when he is sentenced by Judge Truman Hobbs Jr. next … Continue reading Notes From the D.A: Marquis Blount Found Guilty of Robbery; Gets Life in Prison

Newborn Baby Kidnapped in 1998 Found Alive in Florida

It isn’t everyday you hear a miracle story. Kemiyah Mobley was taken from a hospital in Florida soon after her birth, the incident occurred in 1998. According to the Florida Times-Union, Gloria Williams, the abductor and suspect in the crime spent 14 hours looking all over the hospital for Sharara Mobley’s baby. She then spent 5 hours with the mother and child before before saying … Continue reading Newborn Baby Kidnapped in 1998 Found Alive in Florida