Thursday Sep 11
Sovereign citizen gets life sentence for murder committed after drug use, robbery with...
A 24-year-old sovereign citizen was sentenced to life in prison for a murder conviction in Talladega County, according to The Daily Home. Christopher Isaac Surles' trial was held last month before Circuit Judge Bo Hollingsworth in the July 2012 death of 19-year-old Matthew Paul Howie.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Former Calhoun County District Court judicial assistant arrested on ethics, theft charges
Melody Warren, 52, of Oxford, surrendered to the Calhoun County Sheriff's Department and was released on bond, Attorney General Luther Strange announced in a news release. The indictment charges Warren with using her position as a public employee for personal gain of money or checks for herself, a family member or business with which she was associated; first degree theft of property by exerting unauthorized control over money or checks valued more than $2,500, and obtaining control of money by deception.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Oxford Police arrest two for heroin distribution, seek two more
Oxford Police have arrested two people on heroin distribution charges as a result of what authorities are calling an ongoing investigation. Capt.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Woman charged in robbery, burglary that resulted in Oxford standoff
An Oxford woman is facing charges related to a burglary and robbery in Alexandria earlier this week that resulted in a standoff in Oxford. Calhoun County Chief Deputy Matthew Wade said Melanie Spirit Goodman, 35, faces charges of first degree armed burglary and second degree robbery.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Oxford burglary suspect arrested, another at large
Police received a call on a suspicious vehicle about 11 a.m. from a resident in the 3700 block of Mary Drive in the Valleyview subdivision, Capt. L.G. Owens said.
Wed Sep 03, 2014
Calhoun County robbery suspect shot himself, sheriff says
A man suspected of carrying out a home robbery earlier today shot himself after a stand-off of several hours in Oxford, Calhoun County Sheriff Larry Amerson said.
Oxford school out of lock down after police apprehend burglary suspect
Lingering questions about Michael Brown could be answered Wednesday as two news organizations seek the release of any possible juvenile records for the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a Missouri police... The 18-year-old fatally shot by a suburban St. Louis police officer didn't face any juvenile charges at the time of his death and never was ... (more)
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Microburst in Oxford leaves damage, closes Mellon Bridge
Police Chief Bill Partridge said power crews are in the area of Mellon Bridge Road following a brief storm with high winds.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Sovereign citizen representing himself in Talladega County murder...
A 24-year-old sovereign citizen is representing himself in his Talladega County murder trial this week, according to The Daily Home.