100 % compliance with Underage Drinking

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On November 13, 2012 the Youth Investigation Unit worked jointly with Alabama A.B.C. Agents in an attempt to locate businesses in the southern part of Mobile County that were selling alcoholic beverages to minors.  In the operation a minor certified through the Alabama Alcoholic Beverage Control Board was sent into twenty seven stores in an attempt to purchase alcohol.

 

 

 

The investigation revealed that the following twenty seven stores complied with Alabama State Law in not selling alcohol to the underage minor:

 

1   Compac, 6963 Swedetown Rd.  Theodore, Al.

2.  Exxon, 5891 Hwy. 90  Theodore, Al.

3.  Exxon, 5669 Hwy. 90 W.  Mobile, Al.

4.  Mobile Expressway, 6075 Old Pascagoula Rd.  Mobile, Al.

5.  Liquor Beer Tobacco Store, 5883 Hwy. 90  Theodore, Al.

6.  Bairefield’s Quick Stop, 6831 Hwy. 90  Theodore, Al.

7.  Palmer’s Quick Stop, 8175 Hwy. 90  St. Elmo, Al.

8.  St. Elmo Petro, 9009 Hwy. 90  St. Elmo, Al.

9.  Palmer’s #2, 8989 Hwy. 90  St. Elmo, Al.

10.  American Oriental Market, 9091 Hwy. 90  Bldg. 2 Unit A  St. Elmo, Al.

11.  Chevron, 11290 Hwy. 90  Grand Bay, Al.

12.  GB, 12646 Hwy. 188  Grand Bay, Al.

13.  Grand Bay Grocery, 12930 Hwy. 90  Grand Bay, Al.

14.  Chevron Country Breeze Food Mart #5, 13320 Hwy. 90  Grand Bay, Al.

15.  Circle K, 9440 Grand Bay Wilmer Rd. Grand Bay, Al.

16.  Shell, 9264 Grand Bay Wilmer Rd.  Grand Bay, Al.

17.  TA Truck Stop, 9201 Grand Bay Wilmer Rd.  Grand Bay, Al.

18.  Texaco, 9175 Grand Bay Wilmer Rd.  Grand Bay, Al.

19.  C-Pak, 8755 Grand Bay Wilmer Rd.  Grand Bay, Al.

20.  Rand’s Quick Stop, 12352 Old Pascagoula Rd.  Grand Bay, Al.

21.  Kountry Korner, 6000 Grand Bay Wilmer Rd.  Grand Bay, Al.

22.  Ruby’s Quick Stop, 10191 Old Pascagoula Rd.  Irvington, Al.

23.  Doug’s #2, 8501 Old Pascagoula Rd.  Theodore, Al.

24.  Chevron Circle K, 8510 Old Pascagoula Rd.  Theodore, Al.

25.  Doug’s Quick Mart, 7402 Old Pascagoula Rd.  Theodore, Al.

26.  Gran Pac 2, 10610 Hwy. 188  Grand Bay, Al.

27.  Minute Mart, 12600 Hwy. 188  Grand Bay, Al.

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

Anonymous Tip leads MCSO to Marijuana Farm off Old Citronelle Highway

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An anonymous tip lead MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE to find over 100 marijuana plants drying in a shed, over 150 plants in pots and two boxes full of marijuana waiting to be packaged.   The  Tip came from our website www.mobileso.com.   “  We received the tip early this morning,”  says Sheriff Sam Cochran, ” We notified our narcotic deputies and they were able to get on the property and seize the drugs before they were distributed on the streets.  We are grateful that a concerned citizen was able to provide the information we needed to shut this operation down.”   Narcotic Deputies say that the suspects purchased over 16 acres off Old Citronelle Highway and were harvesting the marijuana on the property.  MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE was assisted by ALABAMA STATE TROOPERS HELICOPTER during the seizure.    Four people were arrested on the property for Trafficking Marijuana.

 

If you would like to provide MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE  with CRIME INFORMATION you can go to our website, www.mobileso.com and click on the tap at the top right of the screen that reads CRIME TIPS.  If you do not have access to a computer, you may call 574-8633 or TEXT 839863.

 

 

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

Crime Tips on MCSO website lead to Meth Bust

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On October 4, 2012, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations unit, MCSO Narcotics and US Marshall Task Force were conducting METH TEXT and CRIME TIP complaints in the area of Natchez Hwy in Wilmer, Alabama.  MCSO  had received several complaints on a residence in the 4900 block of Natchez Highway.  When Deputies went to the residence, MITCHELL NICHOLS, denied any involvement with meth and  said that someone else who had lived there was a meth cook and left behind all his paraphernalia, ingredients, etc.  MCSO Narcotic officer offered to help him remove all the dangerous materials and while doing so found a ONE SHOT METH LAB underneath the side of his home.  NICHOLS did eventually confess to the meth lab being his and manufacturing.

“We are able to successfully put these pill shoppers and manufacturers behind bars because of the information that we receive from the general public”, says Sheriff Sam Cochran.  ” We are constantly doing knock and talks with every complaint that is sent to us either through our METH TEXT or our CRIME TIPS on our website.”
The Meth initiative, designed by the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office, targets meth users and manufactures through three areas of focus:  Enforcement, Compliance and Education.  To Report Meth, you may do so in three ways; (1) text the word “meth” to 839863 (“textme”), (2) go to our website, www.mobileso.com go to CRIME TIPS, (3) you can call our dispatch at 574-8633.
Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

MCSO Deputies arrest man sleeping on couch holding a meth lab

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On October 4, 2012, ALABAMA STATE TROOPERS were working an accident without injuries on Lott Road at the 10 mile marker, when suddenly the driver fled the scene.  The driver was identified as JAMES TRENT GATES, who is a known Meth user/manufacturer.  MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE was contacted to locate JAMES TRENT GATES.  Deputies and State Troopers went to GATES address, 8700 block Country View E, Wilmer, Alabama.  The car involved in the accident was parked in the driveway of GATES residence.  Deputies and Troopers knocked on the door and it was answered by a white male.  GATES was seen on the couch passed out and holding a large plastic bottle containing what was believed to be a one-shot Meth lab.  MCSO Narcotics was called to the residence and it was confirmed to be meth.  GATES was arrested for use/possession drug paraphernalia, trafficking meth and manufacture controlled substance 1st degree.

 

 

 

 

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

MCSO is looking for KENNY RICHARDSON

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Today, October 2, 2012, The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 9900 block of JOHN SHINN ROAD in Chunchula about a possible assault with a weapon.   MCSO Deputies arrived on the scene to find a 67 year old male, RAYFORD RIVERS, had been struck in the head multiple times with an “axe”.  Rivers died while en route to the hospital.  MCSO is now looking for the suspect, KENNY RICHARDSON, the stepson of RAYFORD RIVERS.   If you have any information as to the whereabouts of KENNY RICHARDSON, please contact the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office 574-8633.

 

PLEASE NOTE, THE PHOTO IS TWO YEARS OLD.  KENNY RICHARDSON IS NOW 19 YEARS OLD

 

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