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News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

SPD Lieutenant Retires

September 18, 2019 - We celebrated the retirement of Lieutenant Shane Clarke. Lt. Clarke began his career as a jailer in 1994 before taking a position as a Patrol Officer. He was promoted to Detective in 2001. After six years with the Detective Division,...

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New Childhood Cancer Shirts Now Available

The Scottsboro Police Department is launching our annual fundraiser to support Childhood Cancer Awareness Month which begins in the month of September. T-Shirts are now for sale at $10 each. Sizes range from youth small to XXL.

We will be selling the shirts at various special events around...

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TWO ARRESTED AFTER CHILD LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLE

July 22, 2019 - Scottsboro Police Department officers responded to a call at Walmart, located in the 24000 block of John T. Reid Parkway, in reference to an unattended child locked inside a vehicle. Officers arrived and observed the vehicle not running and locked. The child, eight months old, crying inside. The temperature...

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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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