Bank Robbery in Grand Bay

 

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Today, March 11, 2015, at approximately 1:30 The Century Bank in Grand Bay was robbed. Witnesses say a black male walked into bank, gave the teller a note demanding money and stated he had a gun. The teller handed over an undisclosed amount of money and the suspect left in a late model black convertible Camaro parked across the street from Bank.

 

The suspect is a black male and described as wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes, light colored hat and longer black hair.

 

If anyone has any information about this crime, contact MCSO 574-8633. You may also report anonymously http://www.mobileso.com/report-a-crime/.

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

Human Skull found by hunter in Wilmer

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On February 1, 2015, at approximately 6:30 pm, a local hunter found a human skull on property that he leases for hunting and contacted the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office.

 

MCSO Detectives say that the hunter was moving his deer stand in the woods near the intersection of highway 98 and Hillmoor Road when he came upon the skull.

 

The skull has been turned over to Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for identification. “We are waiting on a report from DFS on the identity, however we do have a couple of possibilities but will not know for sure until we receive the report,” said Sheriff Sam Cochran.

 

As of today, no other skeletal remains have been found. MCSO will continue to search for evidence and is awaiting any identification from DFS.

 

If anyone has any information please contact us 574-8633 or go to our website, http://www.mobileso.com/report-a-crime/

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

MCSO bust 2 Open House Parties over the weekend

 

 

 

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MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE WORKED TWO DIFFERENT HOUSE PARTIES OVER THE PAST WEEKEND.

 

On January 17, 2015 at approximately 11:30pm, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was called to 7231 Mimosa Drive South in reference to loud music and reckless driving. When Deputies pulled up to the scene all subjects fled the scene leaving behind several beer cans and red plastic cups. Deputies knocked on the door to make contact with the homeowner, Patrick Wayne Baker, and asked if he had knowledge of the beer and cups in his yard as well as anyone fleeing from his residence. Baker denied having any knowledge of what deputies were asking, however after further investigations deputies found juveniles were hiding inside his home.

 

The fifteen juveniles found hiding inside were given portable breathalyzers and six (6) tested positive for being under the influence of alcohol. Deputies made contact with their parents and their charges are being processed through Strickland Youth Center.

 

Patrick Baker admitted to allowing the juveniles to drink at his home. Baker was taken into custody and charged with “Open House Party”.

 

 

On January 18, 2015, at approximately 11:30 pm, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was called to the residence of 15405 Delta Port Drive, Coden, Alabama, for a disturbance of the peace involving juveniles. The anonymous caller said there were a hundred juveniles partying with loud music and alcohol. MCSO Deputies arrived and found several juveniles and several adults under the age of 21, to be under the influence of alcohol.

 

There were eight (8) juveniles at the party who were under the influence of alcohol and were turned over to their parents and will be processed through Strickland Youth center.   There were nineteen (19) adults, under the age of 21, who deputies signed warrants of being under the influence of alcohol. They were released to their parents or guardian as well.

 

There were six (6) adults under twenty-one and six (6) juveniles who had not been drinking and were released.

 

The homeowner, Hunter Myles (19), was charged with “Open House Party” and Travis Brannon (21) was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor.

 

“Several years ago when I was the Chief of Police, Community leaders, Law Enforcement and concerned Parents, formed the Underage Drinking Task Force,” said Sheriff Sam Cochran. “I am convinced because of our compliance checks, training to vendors, and education provided to our youth, we have saved lives and changed social norms in our community”.

 

Last Year, 2014, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office worked 182 alcohol compliance checks. Of the 182 Compliance Checks 17 stores sold alcohol to a minor. Last week Mobile County Sheriff’s Office went to 23 stores and ALL were in compliance with the law.

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

Meth Text continues to be a successful program for MCSO

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On Sunday, November 23, at approximately 7:05 am deputies located a car that was reported stolen out of MPD in September parked in from of 4155 Lott Rd, Lot 5E, which is a known Meth residence.

During a knock-and-talk, the owner of the residence, 65-year old Johnnie Lovan Bolton, claimed ownership of the car.  Bolton gave permission to search the residence where a large number of electric and cordless power tools, hand tools, laptops, air compressor, etc. were found.  Bolton admitted he use Meth to pay for the car and some of the aforementioned property.  Approx. 6-grams of suspected Meth, two electronic scales, and more suspected stolen property were found inside the stolen car.

Bolton was charged with 3-felonies:

  • Receiving Stolen Property 1st
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance
  • Possession of Narcotic Paraphernalia

Also at the residence was Teresa McNeil who was arrested on an outstanding warrant for Theft of Property 3rd.

 

While working on this particular case, deputies learned that Johnnie Bolton manufactured the Meth at 6700 B Hunter’s Horn St., Eight Mile on past night.  At approximately 4:00pm, deputies went to the Hunter’s Horn residence for a knock-and-talk and found three adults and a child inside the residence.  A strong chemical odor and smoke was found inside the residence where Meth had been made.  Deputies obtained permission to search the residence.

Two previously used shake-and-bake Meth labs, items commonly used to manufacture Meth and some finished product were among items found inside the residence.  The following were charged:

  • Michael Wayne Parker – Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st, Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Chem/End/Child, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • Allegra B. Wiggins: Chem/End of Child and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
  • David H. Henson: Manufacturing a Controlled Substance 1st, Chem/End/Child, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

MCSO is looking for Robbery Suspect in these photos

 

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On October 30, 2014 at approximately 11:30 pm, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Exxon station at 6300 Lott Road in Semmes for a robbery. At the time of the robbery, the white male was wearing an orange flannel long sleeve shirt, gray shirt, tan pants and a camouflage golf hat. The suspect demanded money from the register. Less than $100.00 was taken. The suspect did not threatened with any weapon. The suspect fled the scene in a dark colored truck, make and model unknown. MCSO is looking for the suspect in the pictures below. The suspect has a distinct scar on the left side of his face. His left eye is partially closed due to this scar.

 

If anyone has any information about this robbery, please call 574-8633. You may also report this crime anonymously http://www.mobileso.com/report-a-crime/.

 

Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com