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News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

SPD Funeral Escort Procedure Change

As of 4/24/2019, the Scottsboro Police Department’s regular procedure for funeral escorts has been scaled back until further notice. The Scottsboro Police Department intends to use one patrol officer to assist the funeral procession through its first major intersection upon exiting the facility. This change is due to manpower shortages and...

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NARCOTICS INVESTIGATION LEADS TO DRUG TRAFFICKING ARRESTS

April 5, 2019 - Scottsboro Police investigators responded to a local business in reference to theft of a controlled substance (oxycodone). As a result of the investigation a search warrant was obtained for a residence located in the 400 block of Jeffery Drive in Scottsboro. During a search of the...

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SCOTTSBORO MAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

April 6, 2019 - Scottsboro Police arrested Joshua Eric Anderson, 37, of Scottsboro. The arrest was the result of a traffic stop conducted in the 500 block of West Willow St. Anderson was found to be in possession of approximately 31 grams of methamphetamine. Anderson was charged with drug trafficking...

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SPD HIRES NEW OFFICERS

Scottsboro Police hired two recruits on March 4, 2019. Both have began training and will attend the police academy in April 2019.

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SCOTTSBORO POLICE EXECUTE SEARCH WARRANT

February 12, 2019 – Scottsboro Police Investigators executed a search warrant in the 1200 block of Robinson St. in Scottsboro. Julie Cobb Thompson, 44, of Scottsboro, was arrested and charged with five counts of possession of a controlled substance, promoting prison contraband 2nd degree, possession of marijuana 2nd degree, possession of drug paraphernalia, and illegal possession of prescription...

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SCOTTSBORO POLICE HONOR RETIREES

January 16, 2019 - The Scottsboro Police Department celebrated the retirement of three officers.

Lieutenant Greg McGhee retired with 28 years of service.

Officer Ann Cornelius retired with 27 years of service.

Officer Tracey Kendrick retired with 25 years of service.