Posts Tagged ‘montgomery’

Related News: Neighbors use smartphone app to fight crime

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Neighbors use smartphone app to fight crime.

A new kind of crime fighting tool is being used by neighborhoods in Montgomery and all over the country. It’s called ‘Nextdoor’, and it’s a private social network for neighbors.

As we have all heard before, the best way to keep your neighborhood safe is by connecting– knowing what should and shouldn’t be there as well as keeping each other alert. Now, that is as easy as opening an app on your phone.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Another inmate caught posting to Facebook, prison officials respond

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Another inmate caught posting to Facebook, prison officials respond.

Prison inmates continue to get caught with cell phones. Not only are they getting their hands on phones, they’re using them to post to social media sites.

Gregory Bigham, of Montgomery, shares pictures and status updates with friends on Facebook, posing in his prison jumpsuit and showing off his tattoos. In a post from Wednesday, he captioned a photo: “Another day in the joint IM still standing one day at a time.”

The snapshot and several others were listed as mobile uploads. He has posted on and off since 2011.

Source: WSFA

Related News: FACE’BOOKED’ – CrimeStoppers suspect surrenders for unique reason

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA¬†published an article titled FACE’BOOKED’ – CrimeStoppers suspect surrenders for unique reason.

Persistence pays off for Central Alabama CrimeStoppers and the Montgomery Police Department in their hunt for a domestic violence suspect after the suspect surrendered for a unique reason.

Authorities say D’Andre Jones turned himself in because he is tired of being told that his mugshot is being posted on Facebook.

Source: WSFA

Related News: MPD officer caught on video drag racing gets his job back

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled MPD officer caught on video drag racing gets his job back.

The Montgomery Police Department is confirming that the motorcycle officer who was captured on video drag racing with a private citizen will get his job back.

WSFA 12 News first reported the story earlier this week after video of the race was posted on YouTube. The story has since gone viral with national reports from outlets such as CNN and NBC’s Today Show.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Andrew Bartels’ child sex abuse trial date pushed back

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Andrew Bartels’ child sex abuse trial date pushed back.

The trial date for a Montgomery man accused of child sexual abuse is being pushed back until early next year.

Montgomery Circuit Court judge Charles Price ordered the trial for Andrew Bartels to begin on February 24, 2014. It was supposed to take place in late August of this year.

Bartels, 39, was arrested in October 2012 and later indicted on three counts of sexual abuse of a child less than 12 years of age.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Prattville, Montgomery police see increase in ‘sexting’ among teenagers

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. The Montgomery Advertiser published an article titled Prattville, Montgomery police see increase in ‘sexting’ among teenagers.

About once every two weeks, Sgt. Geary Graves of the Prattville Police Department handles a sexting-related issue involving teenagers.

Graves, who works in computer forensics, said it has risen from the about one case every three or four months that they had only a few years ago.

Source: Montgomery Advertiser

Related News: Montgomery serial rapist pleads guilty to 12 counts

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Montgomery serial rapist pleads guilty to 12 counts.

The Montgomery man police say used social media to lure his victims to be raped has pleaded guilty to 12 counts relating to the rapes of five women.

At the time of his arrest, authorities called 22-year-old Roderikus Alloway a serial rapist and sexual predator. He has now pleaded guilty to five counts of first degree rape, six counts of first degree sodomy and one count of forcible sexual touching.

Source: WSFA

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