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Man missing from Jefferson County found dead in vehicle Tuesday

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports ADGER – Just after 9 p.m. on Tuesday Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to check the area of Lock 17 Road near Adger. The call was about the vehicle of an adult male, who was reported missing by his daughter earlier in the evening. Deputies located the vehicle wrecked off of the side of Lock 17 Road. The victim was identified as Kristopher Scott Green, ...

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ALEA to begin increasing patrols for holidays on Friday

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency is assigning additional Troopers to the roadways beginning with the Christmas travel period through the New Year. “Less than a month ago, we announced Troopers investigated 14 traffic deaths during the five-day Thanksgiving travel period. Yes, 14 deaths – including one 12-year-old,” Secretary of Law Enforcement Stan Stabler said. “ ...

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Man arrested on drug charges was Birmingham City Schools employee, could face animal cruelty charges

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – A man previously arrested for drug trafficking is now said to be a Birmingham City Schools employee, and could face additional charges after  more than 20 dogs were recovered from his property. [caption id="attachment_36841" align="alignleft" width="240"] via Jefferson County Sheriff's Office[/caption] Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s St ...

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Teenager killed in Birmingham 96th homicide of year

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – A 19-year-old was killed Monday night in Birmingham. [caption id="attachment_31514" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo via Birmingham Police Twitter[/caption] The Jefferson County Coroner’s Office has identified the teen as Aundre Reggie Clay. The shooting occurred in the 400 block of 15th Street S.W. around 8:30 p.m. Neighborhood residents heard guns ...

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Leeds man wanted on robbery, shooting complaint warrants

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports LEEDS – Deshun Keon Scott, 28, is wanted on a Jefferson County felony warrant. Scott is accused of robbery in the first degree and a felony shooting complaint. Scott is described as 5’10”, 130 pounds, and he has black hair and brown eyes. His last reported address is the 1300 block of Rosa Parks Circle in Leeds. Anyone with information on Scott’s whereabouts should ...

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Jefferson County man dies in I-459 crash

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports JEFFERSON COUNTY --A single-vehicle crash at 4 a.m. Saturday, has claimed the life of a Trafford man. Gregory A. Burnham, 35, was killed when the 2016 Toyota 4Runner he was driving  left the roadway, striking a guardrail then a light pole. Burnham was pronounced dead at the scene. The crash occurred on Interstate 459, two miles north of Hoover. Nothing further is av ...

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Pedestrian struck, killed Saturday morning

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports GADSDEN – A pedestrian was struck and killed Saturday in Etowah County. The crash occurred at 11:32 a.m. three miles north of Gadsden. Edward Harold Cash, 81 of Gadsden, was struck and killed by a 2011 GMC SUV. He was pronounced dead on the scene. The driver of the SUV was not injured. Alabama State Troopers are continuing to investigate. ...

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Two killed in head-on collision Friday afternoon

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports HALEYVILLE – A two-vehicle crash at 3:45 p.m. on Friday has claimed two lives. The crash occurred on Alabama 243, near the one mile marker. Kathryn McNutt, 54 of Haleyville, was killed when the 1995 Infiniti J30 she was driving collided head-on with a 1987 GMCS10, driven by James Harold Hood, 76 of Haleyville. Both drivers were pronounced dead on the scene. Alabama ...

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Michigan man arrested in connection with 13 Jefferson County burglaries

From The Trussville Tribune Staff Reports BIRMINGHAM – The Birmingham Police Department has arrested a suspect who is responsible for 13 burglaries in the Birmingham area. Michael L. Davis, 34 of Michigan, was taken into custody for obstructing justice, using a false identity. After his arrest, it was discovered he had several outstanding warrants in both Jefferson County and in Ohio. During one burglary, D ...

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Alabama admits inflating high school graduation rates

From The Trussville Tribune staff reports MONTGOMERY --In a statement released on Thursday, the Alabama State Department of Education admitted state graduation rates reported to U.S. Department of Education were false, resulting in diplomas that "were not honestly earned." It is not known if the admission will affect local high schools. The Trussville Tribune has reached out to Dr. Pattie Neill at Trussvill ...

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