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News and Police updates from around Scottsboro.

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.

SCOTTSBORO POLICE OFFICERS RECEIVE AWARDS

December 14, 2018 - Chief Dawe and Major Latimer presented the annual department awards during the departments Christmas luncheon. 

Officer Parker Henegar received the "Chief's Award". This award is the departments top honor, that is chosen by Chief Dawe.

Lieutenant Scott Whited received the "Top...

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SCOTTSBORO POLICE DONATE TO CHILDHOOD CANCER CHARITIES

November 28, 2018 - Major Ron Latimer and Captain Greg Godfrey present checks to Sadye’s Fund for Spreading Hope and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in the amount of $1,417 each. The donations were raised from the departments annual t-shirt sale. In the past four years, the department has donated over $12,000 to...
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SCOTTSBORO POLICE SERVE SEARCH WARRANT

November 18, 2018 - Members of the Scottsboro Police Department executed a search warrant on Sanders Circle in Scottsboro. Officers recovered approximately 5.5 pounds of marijuana, firearms, drug paraphernalia and cash. Juniful Le Earl Dunn, 41, of Scottsboro was arrested and charged with drug trafficking, possession of pistol by drunk/addict, possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly...
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TRAFFIC STOP LEADS TO HEROIN ARREST

11/17/2018 - Officers with the Scottsboro Police Department made a traffic stop in the 300 block of County Park Road. During the stop officers located approximately 9.9 grams of heroin, syringes and scales. Travis Cole Parks, 33, of Toney, AL was arrested and charged with drug trafficking and possession of drug paraphernalia....
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SCOTTSBORO POLICE ARREST WANTED FUGITIVE FROM TENNESSEE

November 18, 2018 - Scottsboro Police Department arrested a fugitive from Tennessee. Simon Dean Porter, 33, from Lawrenceburg, TN was walking along the 15000 block of AL Highway 79 when a passerby saw Porter and believed him to be the same individual on Tennessee’s Most Wanted for aggravated rape of a child. Porter was transported...
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Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Trafficking Arrest

November 10, 2018 - Scottsboro Police conducted a traffic stop in the 500 block of west Laurel St. on a 1999 Toyota Tacoma for displaying an expired tag and erratic driving. As a result of the traffic stop, police initially arrested the driver, 38 year old...
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