Suspect Identified


     On 4/17/2017 at around 8:00 pm the subject (photo attached) broke into a business in the 26,000 block of John T. Reid Pkwy. The subject stole an undisclosed amount of cash and a 2016 Gray Toyota Tacoma. The Scottsboro Police department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the subject. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Scottsboro Police Department at 256-574-3333. The truck has a push bumper now attached to the front. The subject appears to have a tattoo of an eagle on his left forearm.


4/20/2017 update.

The subject has been identified as Phillip Clanton w/m/47 of Henegar. Mr. Clanton is currently being held in the Dekalb Co. jail on other charges. The Scottsboro Police Department has obtained the listed warrants for Mr. Clanton’s arrest: Burglary 3rd, Theft 1st, Theft 2nd, Theft 3rd. The Scottsboro Police Department would like to thank our media partners for distributing this media release and the public for their response which helped identify Mr. Clanton.