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Nauvoo man dies in single-vehicle crash in Walker County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WALKER COUNTY - A man from Nauvoo died today after being involved in a single-vehicle crash, according to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency. Joshua Shane Garrison, 39, sustained severe injuries when his car left the roadway on Alabama 195 near the seven-mile marker north of Jasper and struck a tree. Medics arrived on the scene and transported to UAB Hospital where ...

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Sheriff’s Office investigating Illegal gambling operation in southwest Jefferson County

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports BESSEMER — Officers from the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office are investigating an illegal gambling operation after complaints were made by the public. Today, gambling machines were seized from a residence at a building in the 1500 block of 8th Ave. N. in Bessemer. The investigation has been ongoing for a month since receiving the complaints, according to the sheri ...

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Trussville police officer assaulted by man armed with box cutter

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE - A Birmingham man was recently arrested and charged with assault on Feb. 20 after an officer from the Trussville Police Department was called to respond to a report of a theft in progress. In addition to assault and robbery charges, the man also faces charges for drugs, carrying a concealed weapon and resisting arrest, according to Sergeant Michael Bruce ...

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Alabama Attorney General announces cyber training training program for parents, schools

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall recently announced a partnership with interim Superintendent Ed Richardson of the State Department of Education on a new program to train parents and schoolteachers on safe online practices for children. [caption id="attachment_43783" align="alignleft" width="300"] Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall speaks du ...

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Former part-time veterinarian arrested for child pornography

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SHELBY COUNTY - A man who once worked as a part-time veterinarian at an animal clinic in Trussville has been arrested and charged with felony child pornography, according to the Alabaster Reporter. He had prior charges related to drug offenses. David Ray Wallace, 46, faces charges after he was arrested on Jan. 22 for participating in a fentanyl trafficking ring. Sin ...

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Man from California indicted for trafficking heroin in Jefferson County

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM — A man from Compton, California has been indicted by a federal grand jury for trafficking heroin in Jefferson County. The indictment was announced by U.S. Attorney Jay E. Town with Bret Hamilton, Drug Enforcement Administration Assistant Special Agent. [caption id="attachment_51775" align="alignleft" width="240"] Alexander Pedro Montes. Photo from the Je ...

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Brown Automotive likes to make it easier for its customers

By J.R. Tidwell Brown Automotive was started by Brian Brown, who has experience working on a wide-range of vehicles. [caption id="attachment_51771" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo by Shari Moore.[/caption] “We work on everything from Hondas to firetrucks,” Brown said. We do everything from tires and oil changes up to engine repair, transmission work, diesel work, big trucks, lift kits, we do a little b ...

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Birmingham police investigate man killed by stray bullet from shootout

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - Officers from the Birmingham Police Department are investigating the death of a man who was killed by a stray bullet from a shootout. Eric Anthony Roney, 51, was killed while getting out of a vehicle on the 800 block of 4th Ave. W. The incident occurred around 7:55 p.m. on Feb. 22 before Police were dispatched to a report of shots fired. When they arriv ...

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Center Point City Council establishes library board, appoints board members

By Nathan Prewett For the Tribune CENTER POINT — The Center Point City Council passed several resolutions at a regular meeting on Thursday night. Among the resolutions was the establishment of a library board and the appointment of board members. The library will be implemented at the Hilldale Baptist property, which was bought by the city and will be re-purposed as a recreation center. [caption id="attachm ...

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Jefferson County Coroner requests help in finding family of deceased homeless man

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports BIRMINGHAM - The Jefferson County Coroner/Medical Examiner's Office is asking the public for help in finding the family of a man who was recently found dead behind a Chevron gas station in Birmingham. [caption id="attachment_51725" align="alignleft" width="225"] Darrell Keith Daniels. Photo provided by the Jefferson County Coroner's Office.[/caption] Darrell Keith D ...

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