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BREAKING: Suspect in Auburn kidnapping case captured in Florida

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports PENSACOLA, Fla. -- A man wanted by the Auburn Police in connection to the kidnapping of 19-year-old Aniah Blanchard was been captured in Pensacola, Florida. According to Escambia County Jail records, Ibraheem Yazeed, 30, of Montgomery, was booked into the jail at 2:32 a.m. on Friday. He is being held without bond on a fugitive warrant. Auburn Police had issued a war ...

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Sessions announces bid for U.S. Senate run, pledges support to Trump

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports WASHINGTON -- Jeff Sessions, once considered among the most conservative of all Republicans in the United States Senate, has announced his intent to run for his old seat. Sessions made the announcement on Tucker Carlson's show Thursday night on Fox News, telling Carlson that he would file the paperwork Friday morning. His campaign almost immediately released his fir ...

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UPDATE: Note found in girls’ restroom at Odenville Middle School prompted evacuation

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ODENVILLE — The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office said Odenville schools were evacuated Wednesday because of a bomb threat. School personnel told the school resource officer a note was found inside the girls' restroom. The note indicated a threat of a bomb. Law enforcement took action and evacuated Odenville Middle, Intermediate and Elementary Schools. A perimeter w ...

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Delivery driver robbed, kidnapped in Center Point

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports CENTER POINT -- Jefferson County Sheriff's deputies are looking for a black male suspect wearing a gray hoodie after a UPS delivery driver was reportedly robbed and kidnapped at gunpoint on Tuesday in Center Point. "On Tuesday November 5, 2019, at approximately 7:46 p.m., a delivery driver was robbed and kidnapped while making a delivery in the 300 block of Sunhill ...

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JeffCo deputy grazed by bullet during Tuesday night traffic stop

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY -- A Jefferson County Sheriff's deputy was grazed by a bullet while scuffling with a man during a traffic stop, according to Chief Deputy David Agee. "On Tuesday, November 5, 2019 at 11:23 p.m., a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy was grazed by a bullet during a fight with a man on a traffic stop near First Avenue and Second Street in the Mulga comm ...

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16 charged with shoplifting in Trussville

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- According to the Trussville Police, 16 people were charged with shoplifting between, Oct. 21 and Nov. 4. Those charged included suspects from Birmingham, Gadsden, Trussville, Springville, Leeds, Midfield, Bessemer, McCalla, Ragland and Odenville. ...

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UPDATED: Wreck cleared

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports TRUSSVILLE -- A Thursday morning crash on North Chalkville Road is causing traffic delays. The wreck occurred at about 6:30 a.m. near the Stonegate neighborhood just past Snake Hill Road. Motorist should use caution or find an alternate route. Further details will be reported when they are made available. ...

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UPDATE: Emergency road closure on Floyd Bradford Road

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY — A part of Floyd Bradford Road remains closed Thursday, due to an emergency closure. The road was closed Wednesday after a culvert was damaged, officials said via social media. Only local traffic is permitted between Smith Sims Road and Bishop Lane and also between Amber Hills Road and Saddle Trail. When the water recedes, the situation will be eva ...

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Former Bama hoops star arrested for human trafficking

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports SMYRNA, TENN. -- Former University of Alabama basketball standout Jim Farmer was arrested in an undercover investigation in Tennessee and charged with human trafficking, according to a statement from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Law enforcement officials said a two-day, undercover operation by several law enforcement agencies resulted in the arrests of 16 ...

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Victims identified in fatal Blount County crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports ALTOONA — Two more victims have been identified in a fatal crash in Blount County early Saturday morning. According to Alabama State Troopers, the driver of a 1995 Chevrolet Blazer has been identified as Rhonda Smith Guice, 47, of Altoona. The passenger in the Chevrolet Blazer was Carmen Alondra Catete, 22, of Rainbow City. Both were pronounced dead at the scene of ...

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