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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: Social media post delays former Thorsby teacher’s sentencing

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In a twist in the case of a former Thorsby teacher accused of rape and sodomy of a teen, the judge has postponed her sentencing due to a social media post.

Jennifer McNeill was supposed to be sentenced on Thursday morning, but a Facebook post caused the judge to delay sentencing until August 7 at 8 a.m.

The Facebook post indicated McNeill is innocent. Her attorney claims the victim, his mother and his brother hacked her Facebook account and made the post. However, the family denies that claim.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Camera in girl’s bedroom leads to Dothan man’s arrest

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Camera in girl’s bedroom leads to Dothan man’s arrest.

Dothan police say a 54-year-old man set up video surveillance in the bedroom of an 18-year-old girl during which time he recorded images of her in the nude.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Headland man charged with enticing a child

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A Headland man was arrested in Dothan and is charged with attempting to entice a child after police say he chased two girls.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Auburn associate pastor charged with sexual abuse

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A longtime associate pastor at Believers Church in Auburn has been arrested on child sex abuse charges.

His arrest in May got him kicked out of the church where he had been for 30 years.  Lee County Sheriff’s detectives say the two adult victims came forward in April to report they were abused in the early 1990’s.

Every Sunday, for nearly 30 years at Believers Church on Moore’s Mill Road, 53-year-old John Sluder, an associate pastor, would play guitar during services.

“People have shed tears because of what he appeared to be, a gentle old man.  So yes, we were very shocked,” said attorney Ben Hand.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Phenix City man accused of abusing girlfriend’s 2-year-old son

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Phenix City man accused of abusing girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.

A Phenix City man is facing multiple charges for allegedly beating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.

Zachary Ryan Tadlock, 22, is charged with torture and willful abuse of a child and domestic violence assault in the second degree.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Dothan man accused of sexual misconduct involving a minor

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Investigators took John Boring, 30, into custody following a nearly week long investigation into sexual misconduct allegations involving a juvenile victim under the age of 17.

Authorities say the incident happened in Dothan.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Former BPD officer fired for sexting on the job fights termination

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Former BPD officer fired for sexting on the job fights termination.

A former Birmingham police officer is fighting to get his job back after he was caught sexting on the job.

Former officer Jason Yarbrough admits he texted explicit photos of himself to a woman. He was fired in January after an internal investigation.

“He’s very sorry he did that. It had nothing to do with his ability to be a police officer,” Yarbrough’s attorney Scott Morro says.

Morro filed an appeal in Jefferson County Circuit Court fighting his client’s termination from the Birmingham Police Department.

Source: WSFA

Related News: Report: Dad beat teen unconscious after witnessing child sex assault

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Police say a Daytona Beach father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding the teen sexually abusing his son.

The victim’s father reportedly called 911 early Friday morning after he walked in on the alleged abuse. When officers arrived they found 18-year-old Raymond Frolander, who they say was lying motionless on the living room floor.

He had several knots on his face and was bleeding from the mouth.

The father, who was not identified by police, told investigators that he walked in as Frolander was abusing the boy and “took physical action towards [Frolander] to prevent him from leaving the scene before police could arrive.”

Source: WSFA

Related News: Substitute’s relationship with teen discovered by mom on Facebook

One new article link has been added to our Related News page. WSFA published an article titled Substitute’s relationship with teen discovered by mom on Facebook.

The juvenile’s parents filed a complaint with the sheriff’s office on Wednesday after becoming suspicious of inappropriate contact between their son and Holt. Sheriff Mike Blakely said Holt confessed to investigators.

According to the sheriff’s office, Holt met the teen when she was his substitute teacher last year at Clements High School. Limestone County Schools Superintendent Thomas Sisk said Holt filled in for four days during that time. Authorities said the woman ran into the 15-year-old at a local department store and began communicating after that. They said there is no evidence that any crime took place while school was in session.

Source: WSFA

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