MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE warns of callers who “claim” to be Deputies and asking for money.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office wants you to be aware of callers impersonating THE MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE.  Yesterday, June 13, 2012, a local business man, BILL ARMBRECHT owner of BRICK PIT, received such a call.  The caller identified himself as a MCSO DEPUTY and  informed MR. ARMBRECHT that  one of his employees  had been arrested for DUI.  The caller stated that the bail amount would be $1734.00 and if he did not assist her with bail then she would not be released until June 24, 2012.   The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office wants you to know that if you have a loved one in the MOBILE METRO JAIL the following should take place;

1.  You will receive a call from your loved one if he/she needs assistance in bonding out of jail

2.  If you need a bonding company, MCSO will ASK YOU which bonding company you would like to do business with and then provide number.

3.  There is NEVER money exchanged over the phone with MOBILE METRO JAIL.

4.  Remember, you may always confirm if your loved one is in Mobile Metro jail by going to our website, www.mobileso.com, and look at our 24 hour bookings.

 

 

 

 

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

2012 Awards Banquet

The Mobile County Sheriff’s Office held it’s annual Honor’s Banquet last month, May 17, 2012 at Corpus Christi Catholic Church.  The following is a list of awards that were given along with their recipients;

 

DEPUTY OF THE MONTH 2011

Deputy Josh Rhodes

Deputy Charles Simmons

Deputy Clark Bolton

Deputy Mark Kinsey

Deputy William A. Peak

Deputy Shawn Stephens

Deputy Kristen Gillespie

Deputy James Gazzier

Deputy Clifton Hollifield

Deputy Keith Wilson

Deputy Matthew Peak

Corporal David Tunik

CORRECTIONS OFFICER OF THE MONTH 2011

Corrections Office Ira Kennington

Corrections Officer Thelma Jackson

Corrections Officer Keenisha Smith

Corrections Officer John Grayson

Corrections Corporal Illobaba Omezi

Corrections Officer Archie Niles

Corrections Officer Yolanda Avery

Corrections Officer Beverly Manuel

Corrections Officer Ardece Myrick

Corrections Corporal Sandy Ferguson

Corrections Officer Shane Patton

Corrections Officer Wendy Thomas

SHERIFF’S COMMENDATION

LT. Paul Burch, Jr., Deputy James Sumerlin, III, Deputy Justin Joyner, Deputy Johnnie Jones, Deputy Walter Camoosa, Corporal Jason Arendall,

Deputy Carmen P. Pitzulo, Deputy James Gazzier, Deputy Clifton Holifield, Deputy Larry P. White, Deputy Bradley Grandquest, Deputy Timothy Williams, Deputy Joshua Smith,

Deputy Bryant Myles, Deputy Dan Nichols

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Corrections Captain Felecia Prince

Corrections Captain Sadie Stallworth

Inmate Work Supervisor Floretta Grant

MERITORIOUS SERVICE

Corporal Jason Arendall

Deputy Stephen Powell

Deputy Jeffery Woodruff

COMMUNITY SPIRIT

TEAM SHERIFF GOLF TEAM 2011

Teresa Cochran, Craig Dahle, Major Eddie Burrow, Ralph Buffkin

Chaplian Ronald Pierce, Jason Hester, Lori Myles, Sgt. Joe Mahoney,

Marvin Irvin, Corporal Don Gomein and Monica Howell

CITIZEN OF THE YEAR

Reserve Deputy Alfred Tucker

CIVILIAN EMPLOYEE OF THE YEAR

Chandra LeDoux

CORRECTION OFFICER OF THE YEAR

Correction Corporal Melissa Essex

DEPUTY OF THE YEAR

Corporal James Riddick

 

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

16 year old at home with seven people who were arrested for manufacturing meth.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

On Wednesday May 23, 2012, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office received an anonymous tip about a possible meth lab on Quitman Road in Wilmer, Alabama.  When deputies arrived on the scene they immediately noticed a strong odor coming from inside the trailer.  A working meth lab was found inside along with 60 grams of meth.  MCSO patrol notified Narcotics to the scene.  A total of seven people were arrested and taken to Mobile Metro Jail.  The seven arrested were; RONALD KIDD, MICHAEL DEWAYNE WESTCOTT, MATTHEW MAXWELL VAUGHN, MURDOCK LARRY THOMAS JR., JUSTIN PRITCHETT, JENNIFER LYNN MARTIN, AMBER MICHELLE CARTER.   The homeowner, RONALD KIDD, had an additional charge of child endangerment for having his 16 year old son present while the lab was still active.  We do not know if the 16 year old was participating, we are continuing to investigate.

 

 

 

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

MCSO needs your help locating TIMOTHY WILLIAM COBB

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Subject: Timothy William Cobb   

DOB: 03/30/1983

Height: 5’05

Weight: 165 Pounds

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Hazel

Address: 15145 Vickies Lane Wilmer, Alabama 36587

 

MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE is looking for TIMOTHY WILLIAM COBB.  A warrant was signed on COBB for  Domestic Violence First Degree.  On May 11, 2012, this suspect assaulted his brother in the head with a baseball bat resulting in severe head trauma.  The incident occurred at 15145 Vickies Lane Wilmer which is the subject’s father’s house.  MCSO has received information that the subject has been frequenting an unknown trailer park located off of Clifton Road in WilmerTIMOTHY COBB has been seen driving a red truck (Unknown make or model).  If anyone has any information about TIMOTHY COBB or his whereabouts, please contact MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE 574-8633.

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

Suspect identified through social media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

Subject: John Wesley Rather           

DOB: 11/30/1979

Height: 6’1

Weight: 175 Pounds           

Hair: Brown

Eyes: Brown

Address: Last known (1721 Sigler Avenue Mobile, Alabama 36605)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The above listed subject is wanted by MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE  for questioning in reference to a Robbery First Degree case which occurred at the Circle K located at 7790 Moffett Road Semmes on May 14, 2012.  During the Robbery, the clerk was held up at knife point and the subject took $96.00 from the register.  It is unknown if the subject fled from the scene by foot or vehicle.  MPD has an ACTIVE ROBBERY FIRST DEGREE WARRANT on this suspect for an additional unrelated robbery where a knife was used as well.

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