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Motor vehicle accident involving school bus and pickup truck on Queenstown Road

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — A motor vehicle accident involving a school bus and vehicle occurred on the Irondale side of Alabama Avenue at Queenstown Road on Thursday afternoon at 3:32 p.m. Irondale Fire, Cahaba Valley Fire Department, Irondale Police and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the scene. According to Sgt. Anthony Williams, with the sheriff’s office, the ac ...

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Trussville man wanted by Jefferson County for not showing up to court on drug charges

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man wanted on felony charges. Skylar Dorsey, 21, is facing charges of Failure to Appear - Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. His last known address is in the 100 Block of Glen Cross Circle in Trussville. [caption id="attachment_77795" align="alignleft" width="239"] Skylar Dorsey[/c ...

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Hayden man wanted in Jefferson County on felony warrants

From The Trussville Tribune staff JEFFERSON COUNTY — A Hayden, Alabama man is wanted by Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama. James Eric Little, 35, is wanted on felony warrants charging him with Failure to Appear for Burglary 3rd Degree and Receiving Stolen Property 1st Degree. Little's last known address is in the 100 block of Chasity Lane in Hayden. [caption id="attachment_77791" align="alignleft" width="224" ...

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UPDATE: 4 Center Point Students released from hospital after mercury spill

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — Jefferson County Schools said four Center Point High School s students have been released from Children's of Alabama after a mercury spill in a science classroom. According to a statement, four students and two adults were exposed to the mercury on Thursday, April 25. The students were taken to Children's and the adults were taken to St. Vincent's Eas ...

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ACTA Theatre holding auditions for Brigadoon

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — ACTA Teatre will be presenting “Brigadoon” as their summer musical for 2019. Auditions for the show will be held on Monday, April 29 and Tuesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. at the ACTA Theatre. Those auditioning are asked to prepare 16 bars of a musical song and bring a headshot and resume if they are available; they may be asked to cold read from the script. L ...

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Trussville Police release script of IRS scam

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — Trussville Police are reaching out to those getting phone calls from people pretending to the the IRS. The Metro Area Crime Center has received reports from local jurisdictions of fake agents calling and threatening to arrest people if they do not pay a fine over the phone. The phone number on Caller ID can be disguised to look like a legitimate number. ...

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Pinson City Fest set for Saturday

By Shaun Szkolnik, for the Tribune PINSON — The city of Pinson will be hosting an unofficial birthday party for itself on Saturday, April 27. The 2019 Pinson City Fest will take place at Bicentennial Park from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will be a fun-filled and family-friendly event for the community to get together and enjoy their city. Entertainment will be provided by Pinson Elementary at 10 a.m. Following the ...

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Jefferson County putting program to ticket marijuana offenses on hold

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office is putting the "Big Ticket" program on hold, according to deputies. Deputies were notified in an email that the cite and release method for non-violent misdemeanor offenses would be halted until further notice. The directive was handed down the chain-of-command Thursday. [caption id="attachment_61731" align="a ...

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Center Point High School evacuated after mercury spill

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT — Center Point High  School has been evacuated after a mercury spill on campus. Center Point Fire Battalion Chief Brad Appleton said it shouldn't take long for crews to clean up the small spill. He said Birmingham Fire and Rescue HAZMAT crews and DECON (Decontamination) crews are on the way to the scene. [caption id="attachment_77748" align="alignleft" ...

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Trussville man wanted on felony drug charge

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE — A Trussville man is wanted by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office on a felony charge. Michael Letson, 58, is facing a charge of Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance. According to Trussville Police, Letson's last known address is in the 4300 Block of Camp Coleman Road. Anyone who knows where Letson is can submit an anonymous tip online at www. ...

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