MCSO: Sheriff’s Blog

Enforcement making a difference with Alcohol Compliance

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   On March 14, 2012 the Youth Investigations Unit worked jointly with the Alabama A.B.C. Agents in an attempt to locate businesses in Mobile County that were selling alcoholic beverages to underage minors.  In the operation a minor, certified through the Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board, was sent into twenty one […]

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Scam Artist Selling Computer Products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of SCAM ARTIST who are selling ipods, iphones, computer laptops and other technical products out of their cars and outside market area’s.  The products are packaged very much like you would purchase in a retail store only when the product is unwrapped, […]

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MAKING METH – THE SHAKE AND BAKE WAY

The new formula for manufacturing meth:  a two-liter bottle, a handful of cold pills and some noxious chemicals.  Shake the bottle and you have just produced the world’s most dangerous and addictive drug. Just a few years ago making meth required an elaborate lab containing filthy containers simmering over open flames, cans of flammable liquids […]

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Community involvement + good detective work= crime solved

Last week MCSO deputies arrested two adults and one juvenile for Robbery 1st.  The suspects were arrested within an hour of the robbery.  The case was solved so quickly because of a concerned citizen who saw two of the suspects running away and was able to give us a very detailed description of the car.  […]

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Sheriff Sam Cochran enforces ban on synthetic marijuana

On Friday, October 14, 2011, Governor Bentley signed an executive order allowing law enforcement agencies to seize synthetic marijuana commonly known as “spice” and “K2.”  Our Deputies began immediately acting on that order and seizing hundreds of packets from local stores.   Synthetic Marijuana has been a growing trend over the past couple of years, […]

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