Linden Arrest Reports: April 17, 2017

March 26 – Alan Will Allen, 20, DUI

March 26 – Donte Packer, 25, Poss. of Marijuana II

March 31 – Charnitta Burden, 24, Disorderly Conduct

April 2 – Alvin Compton, 27, Domestic Violence, Criminal Mischief, Attempting to Elude a Police Officer

April 12 – Christopher Dixon, 30, Menacing

April 12 – Eldridge Robinson, 44, Domestic Violence, Criminal Mischief

April 13 – Latoya Williams, 22, Trespassing

April 13 – Santerris Jones, 22, Trespassing

April 13 – Perry Williams, 39, Contempt of Court

April 13 – Minnie Williams, 54, Contempt of Court

Demopolis Arrest Reports: July 29, 2016

July 21 – Walter L. Charleston Jr, 31, Menacing – Intimidation Only, Marengo County Jail

July 22 – Jessie L. McKinley, 34, Bail Jumping II, Hwy 80 East

July 25 – Tracy L. Pritchett, 47, Insufficient Funds – Check, East Pettus

July 26 – Tracy L. Pritchett, 47, N.W.N.I., Demopolis Police Department

July 27 – Ryan K. Washington, 49, N.W.N.W (3 counts), Demopolis Police Department

July 28 – Patrick D. Armstead, 26, Assault III, A Street

July 29 – Dominick T. Smith, 30, Driving Under Influence, Chevron Parking Lot

Demopolis Arrest Reports: July 22, 2016

July 18 – Michael R. McGhee, 28, Criminal Mischief I, Perry County Jail

July 18 – Frederick M. Irby, 25, Possession of Marijuana II, Arcola Road

July 20 – Samuel P. Gracey, 26, Possession of a Concealed Weapon w/o permit, Possession of Marijuana II, Hwy 80 West

July 21 – Walter L. Charleston, 31, Appears in Public Place Under Influence, Menacing – Intimidation Only, Hilltop Circle

July 21 – Erica L. Smith, 26, Possession of a Concealed Weapon w/o Permit, Hilltop Circle

Demopolis Arrest Reports: July 15, 2016

July 10 – Belinda A. Richardson, 23, Disorderly Conduct, East Monroe Street

July 10 – Jessica Lomax, 28, Disorderly Conduct/Disturbing Peace, Bryan Whitfield Hospital

July 11 – Melanie K. McCrory, 22, Harassment Communications, DPD

July 12 – Antonio P. Johnson, 39, Cocaine – Sell/Distribute (5 counts, Barbiturate – Possession, East Washington Street

July 13 – William A. Taylor, 28, Alias Warrant (3 counts) Hwy 80 West

July 13 – Darius J. Powell, 25, Domestic Violence III, West Jackson

July 13 – Brittany M. Bohannon, 25, Domestic Violence III, West Jackson

July 14 – Michael G. Siepert, 35, Theft of Property IIII, Vowell’s

July 14 – Kim L. Lauderdale, 51, Contempt of Court, Windham Motor Company

 

Demopolis Police Department sergeant arrested

From Staff Reports

DEMOPOLIS, AL—Sgt. Derrick Carter, a 16 year veteran of the Demopolis Police Department, has been terminated from the force following an internal investigation into misconduct according to Chief Tommie Reese. Carter was arrested and charged with domestic violence assault, third degree on Friday, July 3. He was released on $1,000 bond. 

“Our police officers are held to a much higher standard and we must maintain that standard in order to earn and keep the public’s trust,” Reese said.

The State Bureau of Investigations has been called to investigate the case.

More information will be released as this story develops.

Leadership Academy brings together youth, law enforcement

Demopolis youngsters are getting a first-hand view of law enforcement this week as part of the Demopolis Police Department’s Youth Leadership Academy.

Demopolis Police Youth Leadership Academy (DPYLA) Students got a chance to walk across the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma chance to walk across the Historical Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama and learned some history while doing so. Pictured with the students are DPD Sgt. Monica Oliver, DPD Officer Marcus Williams and Selma Police Lt. Harris.

Demopolis Police Youth Leadership Academy (DPYLA) Students got a chance to walk across the historic Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma chance to walk across the Historical Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama and learned some history while doing so. Pictured with the students are DPD Sgt. Monica Oliver, DPD Officer Marcus Williams and Selma Police Lt. Harris.

The program, sponsored by DPD, Demopolis Middle School, Boy Scouts of America and local businesses, schools and churches, is designed to build trust, teamwork, communication and commitment.

The Youth Leadership Academy is a four-day course designed for young men and women who wish to discover and hone their leadership skills. The camp focuses on academic and physical activity that promotes team building.

pic - youth leadership (running 2)The motto of “Knowledge, Teamwork, Trust, Communication and Commitment” is reinforced through para-military training. The academy offers fun alternatives for classroom instruction, which teaches the importance of leadership, character and life skills.

Among the activities this week, participants learned the history of law enforcement, conducted team-building exercises, took field trips to various places including the Alabama Criminal Justice Training Center (Police Academy), toured a local fire station, observed a sentencing at the Marengo County Courthouse and learned about bullying, peer pressure, active shooter situations, public speaking and enjoyed a fishing trip, among other activities.

pic - youth leadership (obstacle course)

Demopolis Police, Fire Departments host annual Night Out

night out - rossA large crowd of adults and children alike turned out for the Demopolis Police Department’s annual Night Out, a national event designed to foster a closer relationship between public safety officers and citizens. The Demopolis Fire Department also took part in hosting the event at the Demopolis Middle School field. In the photo above, Tristen Fitz-Gerald performs a kick during an exhibition by students of Ross Martial Arts. Below, Skilah McMillian tries her hand at dunking DPD Officer Ronnie Clarke.

night out - dunking booth

Photo of the Day: July 7, 2014

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Demopolis Police Chief Tommie Reese keeps a vigilant eye at the Hwy 80 Songwriter’s Festival.

Photo of the Day: February 17, 2014

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Sergeant Richard Bryant of the Demopolis Police Department

directs traffic at the crosswalk at Demopolis Middle School

before school this morning.

National Night Out

National Night Out Flyer