MCSO ARREST ERNEST ALLEN MITCHELL AFTER VEHICLE PURSUIT

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On Saturday, May 11, 2013 MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE received a call from a victim who said a white male walked out of the woods with scratches on his face and approached her near the back of her home.  The suspect grabbed the victim by her hair and pointed a screw driver at the victims neck demanding the keys to her vehicle and cash. The victim gave the suspect $50.00 from her purse and the keys to her vehicle.   The suspect then fled the residence in the victim’s vehicle.
A BOLO was sent out to all law enforcement and the vehicle was seen by MCSO DEPUTIES on Cemetery Road in Wilmer where a pursuit was initiated.  Stop sticks were set out by deputies but the suspect avoided the sticks.   The pursuit continued West on Moffett Road where the suspect wrecked the vehicle into the woods.  The suspect then fled into nearby woods.   MCSO set up a perimeter involving K9 units, ID, Major Crimes, IA, and a Alabama State Trooper helicopter.
The suspect was identified through a photo line up as ERNEST A. MITCHELL  (DOB: 5-6-1984).  At approximately 3:00 am Sunday Morning, May 12, 2013, ERNEST A. MITCHELL was located at his father’s home, 5760 Morgan Lane, Wilmer.  He was arrested and taken to Metro Jail.
Earlier Saturday morning MITCHELL’S father reported his truck being stolenERNEST A. MITCHELL was reported as the suspect.   Theft of property 1st have been added to his list of charges.
Lori Myles
Sheriff’s Assistant for Public Affairs
251-574-NEWS (6397)
lmyles@mobileso.com
   

MCSO seize over 20 pounds of MARIJUANA

 

 

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MOBILE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE arrested DERICK JACKSON and LARRY FORD on charges of trafficking marijuana, possession controlled substance and use/possession drug paraphernalia.  Deputies seized twenty pounds of marijuana, synthetic spice and $900.00 cash.

 

Earlier in the week MCSO received information from Dothan Police Department about JACKSON and FORD participating in trafficking marijuana. 

 

MCSO followed the men to PEACH PLACE APARTMENTS on Jeff Hamilton Road.  FORD left the apartments to return the rental car with JACKSON following in another vehicle.

 

MCSO deputies were able to stop the rental car that FORD was driving however JACKSON fled in his vehicle.  MCSO k-9 UNIT was called to the scene and captured the suspect in a wooded area off Grelot Road.  JACKSON sustained several bites and was treated and released to Metro Jail.

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

Home Invasion

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On April 30, 2013 at approximately 0030 hours, deputies responded to 5511 Albert Evans Road North in Wilmer for a home invasion style Burglary.
The victim/homeowner advised that he and another individual were inside of his residence when someone knocked on the door. The victim answered the door and three black males with shotguns entered the residence. The victim told deputies that the subjects proceeded to ransack the residence.
The victim advised that there were also two other individuals at his residence who were outside when the subjects came over. Both of these individuals were physically assaulted by the subjects.

The perpetrators left the scene prior to deputies’ arrival.
At approximately 0140 hours this same date, deputies conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation. The vehicle was occupied by four black males, all of whom fit the descriptions given by the victims.
The subjects were identified as:
B/M Larry Broadnax Dob 10/30/1987
B/M Jeffrey Cook Dob 04/03/1985
B/M Demario Shavers Dob 09/24/1993
B/M Allan Walker Dob 11/02/1987
A search of the vehicle revealed two shotguns with ammunition
All four subjects were subsequently charged with Burglary 1st Degree, Assault 2nd Degree, and Assault 3rd Degree.
Also Cook subject was found to be in possession of crack cocaine and had several active warrants through MPD.

Additional charges my be forthcoming as the investigation continues.

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

Commercial Robbery

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On 04/27/13 at 2155 hours Deputies responded to Sandy’s Package Store located at 9196 Irvington BLB Hwy for a commercial robbery. The owner of the store reported that an unknown white male entered the store armed with a rifle and took currency from the register. The victim reported that he fired at the subject and that he believed that he shot the subject. The subject left the scene in a white Dodge Charger.

On 04/27/13 at 2222 hours Deputies responded to 9148 Two Mile Road for one-shot. When Deputies arrived on scene they found a white Dodge Charger parked in the yard and a white male (Charles Steele 11/06/78) suffering from a gunshot wound to his torso. Steele would not tell Deputies how he was shot or who shot him. Steele was transported to USA Medical Center.

Steele was positively identified as the robber. A search Steele’s residence revealed all of the currency that was stolen and the rifle that was used to commit the robbery was located and seized.

Steele will be arrested for Robbery First Degree when he is released from the hospital.

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