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News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

Six Arrested

Scottsboro AL- On May 10, 2018 the Scottsboro Police Department responded to a local bank on Micah Way if reference to two subjects attempting to cash counterfeit checks. Officers arrived on the scene and detained the two subjects inside the bank. Officers then learned that there were four other subjects involved and they were supposedly...
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Arrest Leads to Fugitive From Justice

Scottsboro AL-On May 9, 2018 the Scottsboro Police Department responded to the 17000 block of Willow St. in Scottsboro AL in reference to Breaking and Entering of a Vehicle and Theft 1st. A description of the suspect and suspect’s vehicle was given out prior to officers arriving on scene. An officer observed a vehicle matching...
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Rainsville Man Charged With Multiple Crimes

Scottsboro AL-Over the last two months the Scottsboro police Department has been investigating multiple burglaries, thefts, and other crimes in the 26000 block of John T. Reid PKWY in Scottsboro. Detectives have been able to identify a suspect and an arrest has been made in these cases. Phillip Glenn Clanton 48 of Rainsville AL has been...
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Retirement Ceremony

 The Scottsboro Police Department held a retirement ceremony for two well respected and decorated employees.
Captain Barry Capps served the city of Scottsboro for 25 years. Captain Capps began his law enforcement career in 1992 as a patrol officer. Climbing through the ranks to retire as captain of the detective division and part of the...
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Scottsboro AL-On April 7, 2018 at around 9:00 pm the Scottsboro Police Department received several calls about shots being fired in the 3400 block of Clemons Rd. Scottsboro Police Officers responded to the area and stopped two vehicles leaving the area. Officers were able to determine that several subjects met up at the boat ramp...
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The Scottsboro Police Departments new police vehicles are in.  The police department received their new police vehicles on Tuesday March 27, 2018.  The vehicles will now be striped and outfitted with emergency equipment and computer systems.  It should take about a month to get...
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Four Arrested

Scottsboro AL- On 4/2/2018 the Scottsboro Police Department received a complaint in reference to possible drug activity in the 200 block of County Park Road. Detectives made contact with the occupants and recovered five grams of methamphetamine, three different kinds of controlled pills, small amount of marijuana, and large amount of drug paraphernalia. Arrested-Christopher Don Croft...
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Life Saving Award Honor

On 2/26/2018, the City of Scottsboro presented two SPD Officers with the Life Saving Award. Officers Parker Henegar and Jordan Shelton received the Life Saving Award for their actions on February 11, 2018. Their quick response and first aid measures saved the life of a shooting victim in the 100 block of Cecil St. Read more

School Safety

The Scottsboro Police Department has received numerous calls in reference to a facebook post by a user ‘Ray Andres’. The post references potential school violence. While we take these threats very seriously, we do not know at this time the origination of the post. There are news articles and social media post from all...
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Arrest Made

Scottsboro AL- On October 25, 2017 the Scottsboro Police Department received a report of Theft by Deception 1st. The victim was contacted by an unknown person who stated that the victim had won eight million dollars. The victim was told that he would have to send...
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