MCSO solve Citronelle Murder arrest two people

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On August 9, 2013, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office was requested to assist the Citronelle Police Department with a suspicious death investigation. In the early morning of August 9, the body of Alton Starnes was found near 19145 Prine Road in Citronelle.  An autopsy has been conducted on Starnes which confirmed signs of strangulation.  The only property located at the scene was Starnes’ cell phone.

 

On August 10, 2013 MCSO arrested “Lenny” Arthur Leonard Gibbs III: DOB-10/6/1977 and “Meat” Demetrius Ringold: DOB- 7/3/1978 for the murder of Alton Starnes.  Ringold told Detectives that he, Gibbs and Starnes had met late in the evening of August 8.  The three men got into an altercation, Ringold and Gibbs strangled Starnes and threw his body on the side of Prine Road.  Prior to being thrown out, Starnes’ money ($200-$250), shoes, and ID were taken from him.  Ringold confessed to MCSO detectives and took them to the location where some of the victim’s personal belongings had been discarded.
“Lenny” Arthur Leonard Gibbs III: DOB-   10/6/1977 (ARRESTED-MURDER)
“Meat” Demetrius Ringold: DOB-   7/3/1978 (ARRESTED- MURDER)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Two 18 year olds arrested for conspiracy to commit Murder and Kidnapping

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Suspects:
Matthew Jonathan Moberg, W/M, DOB: 09-04-1994 (18)
Allan W. McKenna, W/M, DOB: 02-07-1995 (18)
Mobile County Sheriff’s Office received information that two 18 year olds, Allan McKenna and  Matthew Moberg, were conspiring to kill an individual that was known to them.  The information received provided detailed information regarding how Allan and Matthew would conduct the murder, dispose of the body, along with an escape plan out of the United States.  Their detailed plan included new identities, and internet searches on how to make/use chloroform.

 

On August 2, 2013 MCSO charged Allan and Matthew with Receiving Stolen Property 2nd and both men were in Metro Jail awaiting trial on their stolen property charges.  The items that were found in Allan and Matthew’s possession were; .22 caliber rifle, Galaxy Tablet, military knife, machete, and misc. food items.   These items were on a list that Mckenna and Moberg put together while conspiring to commit the murder.
On August 8, 2013, Allan McKenna and Matthew Moberg were interviewed in the MCSO office and initially denied all of the above facts but then confessed to the conspiracy.  The murder and kidnapping was scheduled for today, August 8, 2013.
Criminal Conspiracy to commit Murder
Criminal Conspiracy to commit Kidnapping First Degree 

This investigation continues. No further at this time.

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

MCSO investigating suspicious death

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Mobile County Sheriff’s Office responded to 7275 Pecan Terrace Drive Theodore in reference to a  911 call claiming a known male (Terry Wayne Wilson) came into their home and attempted to attack her husband (Ronald Davis) with a knife. In defense, Ronald assaulted Terry with a baseball bat resulting in Terry’s death.   The 911 caller, Anita Davis, said  she was not home when this incident occurred but was notified by her husband Ronald Davis. When Anita arrived at the home she called 911. The investigation is still ongoing at this time.   Terry Wilson was living at the residence with Anita and Ronald Davis

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

MCSO needs your help in identifying these suspects seen on surveillance video

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On July 10, 2013, at approximately 10:30 pm, the Walmart on Moffett Road reported several items stolen from their Electronic Department.  A witness at the store stated that several individuals, approximately 8 to 12, went directly to the Electronics Department and disabled the locking mechanism to the cabinets that secured the more expensive electronic items.  Members of the group took several items and concealed them in their clothing or bags and walked out of the store.  The following items were taken; (1) 32Gb Nexus 10 Google tablet, (1) Nook e-reader, (1) set of BEATS headphones, (1) Android Internet Tablet, and (1) set of Pioneer Sub woofers.  Estimated loss is $1040.00.

 

The subjects were seen leaving in two vehicles.  The first vehicle was a 2004-2006 beige or silver Lexus RX400, with a set of large after market Chrome Rims, possibly 20-22 inches in size.  The second vehicle was a 2006-2009 white Chevrolet Equinox.  If anyone has any information about these individuals and can identify them, please contact the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office 574-8633 or go to our website http://www.mobileso.com/report-a-crime/, and report anonymously there.

 

 

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

Juvenile shoots into vehicle of MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTY

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MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE  responded to Finley Court where a Grandmother reported her shotgun had been stolen by her grandson.   MCSO deputy finished writing report at the residence when the grandson appeared at the edge of the woods and fired into deputy vehicle.  Two of the windows were shot out and MCSO deputy received injuries from the shattered glass.  The juvenile is 17 years old.  Charges are forthcoming.

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