MCSO needs your help in identifying these people involved in robbery over the weekend

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On Saturday, August 18, 2012 at 8:30 pm, two couples were leaving BEEF O’BRADYS in Semmes when they were approached by an unknown black male wearing black clothing.  He was holding a handgun and demanded one of the ladies’ purses.  After struggling with the purse, the suspect fired a round from a .50 cal handgun and fled the scene in a WHITE SUV.   No one was injured at the time.   Below are pictures of a “person of interest” seen in store video using the stolen credit cards.  The credit cards were used in the GRELOT, KNOLLWOOD and HILLCREST ROAD area on the same night as the robbery.  At the time the credit cards were being used, the “person of interest” was seen driving  a FORD ESCAPE that is BLUE in color.

 

If you have any information about this crime, or can IDENTIFY the man or woman in this picture, please call MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, 574-8633.

 

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

BLACK MONEY SCAM

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On Thursday, August 9, 2012, MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE special operations Deputies stopped a car in I-10 near the 3 mile marker for a traffic violation.  The Driver, CARL JENKINS, and passenger, MUSA KOROMA, stated they were going to Mobile from Gulfport, MS. to buy rims and tires.  MCSO K-9 unit was called the location and K-9 alerted on the vehicle.  Deputies opened the trunk of the car to find a black leather bag containing cotton balls, a baggie of white powder and brown glass bottle of unknown liquid and two stacks of black paper which were the same size as currency.

 

While Deputies interviewed the subjects the investigation revealed that the subjects were involved in ‘BLACK MONEY” scams.  The top bills in each stack were $20.00 and the next two bills were $100.00, while the remainder of the stack was black cardboard paper.  The currency was coated with a mixture of iodine, glue and water, which put a black coating on the currency.  The liquid in a water bottle found in the car was a mixture of crushed vitamin C and water.  The vitamin C & Water solution was put on the cotton balls and used to remove the black substance from the currency, giving the impression that all the paper was currency.

 

Both JENKINS and KOROMA denied ownership of the black bag or it’s contents and were released.  The case is pending and still under investigation at this time.

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

CRIME REPORT NETS COCAINE BUST AND DRUG DEALER OFF THE STREETS

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On August 3, 2012, MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE  received a CRIME TIP from the MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S WEBSITE.   The Crime Tip gave a description of a person as well as his vehicle and address.  Our Undercover Narcotic Deputies set up surveillance and stopped his vehicle in Chickasaw for a traffic violation.  Inside the vehicle Deputies found crack cocaine, liquid methadone, other controlled prescription drugs along with $4,500.00 in currency.  RAYMOND DONOVAN WILLIAMS was arrested and charged with possession of cocaine.

“We actively pursue the CRIME TIPS that are sent to us at our website,” says Sheriff Sam Cochran, “We encourage the public to give us information so that we can take the bad guys off the streets and out of your neighborhoods.”

 

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

TWO STABBED IN PARKING LOT

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On  Wednesday, August 8, 2012, MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE was called to the scene of a possible stabbing.   Deputies arrived on the scene to find Two male subjects lying in the parking lot of the New Horizon’s Credit Union.  The incident began when two people approached a man preaching in the SEMMES WALMART parking lot.  JESSIE ALLEN REID threatened the preacher with a handgun, ordering him to stop preaching.   Words were exchanged and a bystander KENNETH CUSHMAN (victim) attempted to intervene.  SANDRA JOY JARMAN, who was with REID, stabbed CUSHMAN (victim) multiple times in the back.  Another bystander, STEVEN STUART (victim) attempted to assist and was also stabbed in the back.  The suspects fled the scene and were later apprehended by MCSO patrol units.

MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE arrested JESSIE ALLEN REID, SANDRA JOY JARMAN and A SIXTEEN YEAR OLD JUVENILE (male).  The victims, CUSHMAN and STUART were taken to a local hospital to be treated for their wounds.  Case is pending further investigation.

 

 

 

Jessie Allen Reid 8/30/1985
2 counts of assault 1st
Contributing to the delinquency of a minor
Attempting to elude
Pistol without a permit

Sandra Joy Jarman 9/26/58
2 counts of assault 1st
Possession of drug paraphernalia
Attempt to elude
Resisting arrest
Pistol without a permit

Juvenile
Minor is possession of alcohol

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

Intelligence leads MCSO to high grade marijuana

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On Wednesday, August 8, 2012, MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE executed a search warrant at 2908 Bryant Street, Whistler, Alabama, and found over 150 grams of high grade marijuana (Purp) with a street value of $3000.00.  MCSO arrested ARISTARCHUS DEMETRIUS CURTIS for Marijuana 1st and Use/possession of drug paraphernalia.  Deputies also discovered $1900.00 in cash at the residence during the search.  According to Undercover MCSO Deputies, CURTIS had been under surveillance for a while with their office.

The “Purp”, named for it’s purple color,  is a high grade, expensive, and very potent Marijuana brought in from California.  The street value would be around $350 to $400 an ounce.

 

 

 

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