Three arrested after car theft and assault in Hoover

Three men are in jail Thursday after allegedly assaulting a man and stealing his car in Hoover. Xavier Thompson, 20, Keith Mburu and Daxton Keith, both 18, are currently in the Jefferson County Jail after beating the victim then taking his car at approximately 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. One of the males asked the victim … Read moreThree arrested after car theft and assault in Hoover

Alabama jail inmate dies after plastic bag ruptures in stomach

An Alabama inmate died after a plastic bag ruptured in his stomach, according to an autopsy report released Tuesday. Ernest True Smith, 36, died in the Jefferson County Jail on Friday night, AL.com reported. True was booked into jail Friday morning on a charge of failure to appear in court, stemming from 2018 charges of unlawful … Read moreAlabama jail inmate dies after plastic bag ruptures in stomach

Men wanted in connection to car burglary in Jefferson County

The incident happened between May 11 and May 12, 2019, in the 5800 block of Princess Boulevard. Photo: Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama If you have any information about the car burglary or the two men pictured, you are asked to call Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama at (205) 254-7777. You will remain anonymous and … Read moreMen wanted in connection to car burglary in Jefferson County

Dispute over basketball leaves 1 dead, 1 jailed in Center Point

NETHERLY, LASHAUN ADARRYL One man is dead and another jailed after a dispute over basketball. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies and Center Point Fire responded just before 9:30 p.m. Friday to a shooting at Charter East Apartments on 15th Terrace N.E. in Center Point. They arrived at the complex to find a man suffering from a … Read moreDispute over basketball leaves 1 dead, 1 jailed in Center Point

2nd suspect charged in deadly March shooting of 26-year-old Bessemer man

BROWN, QUINDARRIUS A A second person has been charged in the March killing of a 26-year-old man in Bessemer. Quindarrius Antonio Brown, 19, is charged with murder in the March 30 shooting death of Tavarus Jamal Johnson. Another suspect – Nykeil Brown – was arrested in April. BROWN, NYKEIL DE SEAN NyKeil Brown, 21, was … Read more2nd suspect charged in deadly March shooting of 26-year-old Bessemer man

Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy jailed on child porn charges

Jefferson County sheriff’s Deputy Phillip Humphries was arrested on child pornography charges Wednesday, March 27, 2019. He has resigned. A Jefferson County sheriff’s deputy was booked into his own jail Wednesday after he was arrested on state child porn charges. Deputy Phillip Humphries, a 56-year-old Trussville resident – is charged with possession of obscene material, … Read moreJefferson County sheriff’s deputy jailed on child porn charges