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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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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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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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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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Alabama Department of Labor obtaining convictions for unemployment compensation fraud

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports  MONTGOMERY – Alabama Department of Labor Secretary Fitzgerald Washington announced today that the Department has successfully prosecuted several Alabamians for unemployment compensation fraud. The following individuals were charged with a misdemeanor violation of the Alabama Unemployment Compensation Law by making false statements in claims for benefits: • Victor D ...

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Dr. Scott Harris appointed state health officer

From the Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY -- The State Committee of Public Health has appointed Dr. Scott Harris as Alabama’s twelfth state health officer, effective February 21. [caption id="attachment_51728" align="alignleft" width="214"] Dr. Scott Harris. Photo provided by ADPH. [/caption] “I feel honored and privileged that the State Committee of Public Health granted me this opportunity to a ...

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Evangelist Billy Graham dies at 99

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports Billy Graham has died at the age of 99 after a long career as an evangelist and spiritual advisor to many U.S. presidents from Harry Truman to Barack Obama. He died at his home in Montreat, North Carolina. [caption id="attachment_51672" align="alignleft" width="255"] Billy Graham. Photo via Facebook.[/caption] Graham's career is marked by various appearances in tele ...

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