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Monday, December 6, 2021

    Police and DHR investigating suspicious death of 12-month-old boy

    CULLMAN - The Cullman City Police Department and the Cullman County Department of Human Resources are investigating the suspicious death of a 12-month-old boy. On May 29, 12-month-old James Lee Sanson of Cullman was taken to Cullman Regional Medical Center by private vehicle.  The child...

    UPDATE: Suspect shot last month by Cullman PD in County Detention Center, additional charges pending

    CULLMAN - Cullman Police Chief Kenny Culpepper reported late this week that a suspect who was shot by an officer during an incident in April is currently in the Cullman County Detention Center. Billy Joe Martin, 38, of Cullman was walking between Austin Avenue and...

    Woman who spurred a multi-agency search effort last night has been arrested; restitution expected to be sought

    HANCEVILLE - A 20-year-old woman has been arrested and charged after she led authorities on a search and rescue effort Wednesday night in Hanceville that turned out to be based on a false report. Miranda Noelle Anthony was arrested and charged with filing a false...

    Multi-County Burglary Ring Busted

    CULLMAN – Earlier this week Cullman County Sheriff Office investigators arrested David Eric Evans, 37, of Cullman, and James David Holmes, 51, of Bremen, for eight counts of third-degree burglary. The suspects also have numerous charges pending in Cullman County, Winston County and the City...

    Lt. Col. indicted for fraudulently supplying Chinese-made Army promotional gear; was awarded $6.2 million in government contracts

    BIRMINGHAM – A federal grand jury today indicted a lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army Reserves for fraudulently supplying hundreds of thousands of Chinese-produced baseball caps and backpacks to the Army Recruiting Command on Defense Department contracts to supply “100 % U.S. MADE” products,...

    UPDATED: Armed robbery being investigated

    Updated at 4:26 p.m. on May 23, 2016 BREMEN - Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry this afternoon confirmed that an armed robbery occurred last night just before 10 p.m. at the J&D's Four Way gas station located at 4244 County Road 109 in Bremen. The...

    LOCK, LOAD & LIABILITY: Law enforcement forum held at Chamber luncheon

    Sharon Schuler Kreps
    Photo: From left to right: Cullman City Police Chief Kenny Culpepper, Hanceville Police Chief Bob Long, Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce President Leah Bolin   If it comes to a point where you’re going to use deadly force, DO NOT...

    Meth pipe thrown from vehicle during traffic stop leads to arrests and multiple charges

    CULLMAN - On Wednesday, May 18, Cullman Police Department Narcotics Investigators Chris Thomason and Justin Craft stopped a blue Jeep Cherokee for a traffic violation on County Road 1147.  As the Cherokee was coming to a stop, one of the occupants threw what appeared...

    Controlled buy leads to 4 trafficking arrests

    VINEMONT -  On Thursday, May 19, Cullman Police Department investigators, with assistance from the Cullman County Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), made a controlled buy of 2 ounces of methamphetamine from a residence located on County Road 1129 Vinemont. A search warrant was then executed on...

    Early morning robbery at local apartment complex, second in week

    CULLMAN - An early-morning robbery occurred Wednesday at Kensington Station Apartment Homes in Cullman. According to Cullman Police Lt. Jody Martin, at approximately 3 a.m. this morning, Brooke McMoy, 19, returned home from work to her apartment at 143 Birmingham Street SW to find two...