Category Archives: News

News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

Drug Arrest

During the early morning hours of November 17, 2015, Scottsboro PD patrol officers arrested Charles Burton Bibbs, 45 of Scottsboro, after finding a small amount of suspected cocaine and a drug pipe on his person. Officers were called to the scene of a disturbance when they encountered Bibbs. Bibbs was charged with Possession of a Controlled...
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Traffic Stop leads to Meth

On November 11, 2015, Scottsboro Police Patrol Officers made a traffic stop in the 9700 Block of Hwy 35. Investigation lead to seizure of a small amount of crystal methamphetamine. Sean Christopher Day, 30 of Section, was charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Day was transferred to the Jackson County Jail. Read more

Search Warrant/Multiple Arrests

On November 10, 2015, at 3:00PM, Scottsboro Police served a Search Warrant in the 2000 Block of Old Larkinsville Rd. Officers recovered Crystal Methamphetamine and Marijuana along with items of drug paraphernalia inside the residence. The following persons were charged with Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia: David Lee...
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2 Drug Arrests

On November 9, 2015, at 10:30PM, Scottsboro P.D. Patrol Officers arrested Sonia Washington, 49 of Scottsboro and Kristy Ritchie, 36 of Scottsboro, after a traffic stop in the 1700 block of Veterans Dr. A small amount of suspected crystal methamphetamine was found in the vehicle. Both were charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. Washington had additional...
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Burglary Arrest (Updated)

Scottsboro Police Detectives arrested Cash Vernon Smelley, 24 of Scottsboro, in connection with the reported Burglary and Theft that occurred on November 2, 2015, at the Scottsboro Country Club on S. Broad St. Numerous golf clubs and tools were recovered. Smelley was booked into the City Jail and will be transferred to the Jackson County Jail....
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HAVE A SAFE AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN

The Scottsboro Police Department would like to wish everyone to have a safe Halloween. Motorists, please drive extra carefully on Halloween night and watch for more than normal pedestrian traffic. S -Swords, knives, and other costume accessories should be short, soft, and flexible. A - Avoid trick-or-treating alone. Walk in groups or with a trusted adult. F -Fasten reflective tape...
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Stolen Vehicle Recovered

On October 29, 2015, Scottsboro Police arrested Christopher Daniel Wallace, 31 of Chunchula, AL, after Police were directed to the 25000 block of John T. Reid Pkwy in reference to a possible stolen vehicle from East Ridge, TN. Police located the suspected stolen vehicle, a 2004 Hyundai Sonata, while Wallace was located nearby. Wallace was...
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CAREER EXPLORATION OPPORTUNITIES EXPO 2015

SPD-Coin-Clear   On October 27, 2015, the Impact Learning Center, Jackson County Economic Authority, Jackson County Chamber of Commerce, Northeast Alabama Community College, Ernest Pruitt Center of Technology and the Scottsboro School System hosted the annual Career Exploration Opportunities Expo. The Scottsboro Police Department participated by setting up...
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Manufacturing Meth Arrest

On October 25, 2015, Scottsboro PD patrol officers were involved in a brief vehicle chase that ended in the 500 Block of Center St. Officers quickly apprehended the two vehicle occupants. Jerry Lebron Hobbs, 26 of Scottsboro, was arrested and charged with Manufacture of a Controlled Substance (Meth), Possession of a Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug...
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Drug Arrest

On October 17, 2015, Scottsboro PD Detectives made a traffic stop in the 6000 Block of HWY 79. Search of the vehicle led to the recovery of 10.5 ounces of marijuana. Joel Michael Duncan, 36 of Madison, AL, was charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Duncan was transferred to the Jackson...
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