Thursday Sep 11
Safford Case Sent to Grand Jury, Judge Refuses to Lower Bond
A Citronelle man charged with rape and first-degree sodomy of two women had his case waived to a Mobile County grand jury during a preliminary hearing Thursday morning. Sylvester Safford, 46, of 19435 Fourth Street, Lot 10 at Meinhardt Trailer Park in Citronelle had his case waived to the grand jury after his attorney, Ron Pearman, requested that Safford's bond - $50,000 on each count - be reduced.
Tuesday night car crash kills 1, troopers say seat belt was not used
MOBILE, Alabama -- A single-vehicle crash Tuesday night on Celeste Road about nine miles north of Saraland claimed the life of a Citronelle man and injured another, according to Alabama State Troopers. Jerry Lamar Reid, 30, was killed when the 2001 Chevrolet pickup he was driving left the roadway and overturned around 9: 15 p.m., according to Alabama State Troopers spokesperson Kevin Cook.
Semmes Woman Killed in Three-Car Wreck on Highway 45
A Semmes woman was killed Tuesday night on U.S. Highway 45 south of Citronelle when the car she was driving collided with two other vehicles, including a truck carrying some members of the Citronelle High volleyball team, authorities said.
Citronelle police investigating two rape cases
Investigators said a woman came forward to the department, claiming a man she knew held her at gunpoint and raped her.
Controlled Burn in Creola valuable for fire figthers
It was a busy day for fire fighters in several communities. Fire fighters from Creola, Satsuma, and Citronelle came together for a rare training project.