THREE ARRESTED FOR MANUFACTURING METH

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Today, September 24, 2012 Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was called to a residence on Lott Road for suspicious drug activity.  When deputies arrived, the front door was open and a man (VERNON EARL HASTINGS) was asleep on the sofa.  On the coffee table were syringes, spoons and a black bowl with white residue.  MCSO Patrol Deputies called Narcotic deputies to the scene with a search warrant.  Two other people, JESSICA NICOLE CRANE and BRIAN MCCALL SNOW were found in a back bedroom.  During the search the deputies found meth, prescription drugs and drug paraphernalia throughout the residence.  All three, HASTINGS, CRANE and SNOW are currently out on bond for manufacturing meth.  Undercover Narcotic deputies say that they will sign four more warrants on HASTINGS tomorrow for distribution of a controlled substance.   A NO BOND has been requested on all three.  “Once again meth makers are behind bars thanks to our initiative and the help we continue to receive from the community,” says Sheriff Sam Cochran.

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, text the word “METH” to 839863 (“textme”) or call 574-8633.

 

 

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

MCSO is looking for information about a copper theft

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On September 10, 2012, a Manager with American Environmental Company contacted the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office stating their chain link fence had been cut and someone entered their property but nothing had been stolen.   MCSO acquired the security video of the property where it shows a subject walking through the property and into a neighboring business, SC STAGNER CONTRACTING.  MCSO contacted SC STAGNER and found that their fence was also cut and the person(s) forcibly entered trailers and other storage units and removed rolls of copper wire tubing and welding leads.  The copper has a combined value of $4,865.00.

A possible suspect was captured on the Security System at American Environmental Company.  If you or anyone you know has any knowledge about this crime, please contact MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, 574-8633.

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

Mother and Father arrested for chemical endangerment of their two children

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On September 18, 2012 Mobile County Sheriff’s Office arrested three more people in their fight against meth.  CECILY ANNE COLVIN, CLARENCE RAY LEE, AND MILES COURTNEY ALEXANDER were arrested just down the street from their home, 8400 block of Judge Erwin Road, Grand Bay.  MCSO received a call from DHR while they were visiting the home on a site check.  DHR told deputies  they noticed items throughout the home used to manufacture meth.  MCSO Deputies arrived at the home and found a grandmother, a two year old child as well as supplies used to manufacture meth and precursor chemicals.   COLVIN, LEE and ALEXANDER were returning to the house when they spotted a deputy car in their driveway and tried to turn around on the street.  A nearby MCSO deputy pulled the vehicle over and found prescription pills, methamphetamine, a 9 mm pistol with serial number scratched off and COLVIN’S four year old daughter inside the car.  The children were two and four and were taken by DHR.

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, text the word “meth” to 839863 (“textme”) or call 574-8633

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

Man enters MCSO to file assault charges and ends up being charged with Sodomy 1st.

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DAVANTE NATHANIEL ROOKS entered the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office on September 9, 2012 to file assault charges on a group of people that he says “beat him up”.   MCSO Detectives began investigating the case and found that DAVANTE NATHANIEL ROOKS had been molesting a 7 year old girl that was known to him and the family found out about it.  Today, September 18, 2012,  DAVANTE came to the MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE for further questioning and admitted to the detectives of the crime.  DAVANTE is charged with Sodomy 1st degree.

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

Man shot and killed in Grand Bay

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On September 11, 2012, at approximately 10:00 pm , the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting located at Waxton Road/Tom Waller Road Grand Bay. The victim (B/M Terry Birdsong, DOB: 09-03-1960) was transported to Infirmary West Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. The victim suffered two gunshot wounds (one in the lower neck and one in the left side abdomen). The incident was called in to 911 by B/M Seth Stallworth (DOB: 10-12-1986) who also identified himself as the shooter.
Seth told investigators that he and his cousin (B/M Wilbert Peyton, DOB: 11-09-1981) were sitting outside his (Wilbert Peyton) residence near the intersection of Waxton Road/Tom Waller Road when Terry Birdsong walked up near their location. Seth said that Terry asked if he was “Pete” and pulled a handgun out from behind him. Seth stated that when he noticed Terry had a handgun he immediately pulled his gun out (.380 caliber handgun) and began shooting 4-5 times as he was running from the area. Seth told investigators that he believed he had struck Terry but was unsure. Seth stated he ran into the wooded area behind his cousin’s residence  and called the Sheriff’s Office. The suspect’s cousin (Wilbert Peyton) was also interviewed and gave consistent statements. The handgun belonging to the victim is a Browning 9mm which was recovered loaded.
 The case is still under investigation and will be presented to the Grand Jury.
Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com