Crime

2 arrested on child sex abuse charges

Two men are facing charges after the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit investigated a case with several victims of child sex abuse. Last week, VCU's Sexual Assault Section conducted an investigation into an allegation of child sexual abuse involving an extended…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: June 23, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Joshua Adam West, 31, is last known to be living in the area of Century Drive…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: June 16, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Matthew Lee Hill, 44, is last known to be living in the area of Stanley Road…

TPD, FBI investigating weekend credit union burglary

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick Tuscaloosa Police Department investigators are looking into a burglary at the Tuscaloosa County Credit Union believed to have happened over the weekend. According to a press release, employees contacted TPD after 7 a.m.…

Vernon man sentenced in 2020 elder abuse case

By WVUA 23 Digital Reporter Kyle Hamrick A Vernon man convicted of felony elder abuse was sentenced to serve 15 years in prison on Tuesday, June 7. Terrance Rashaun Moore, age 30, was…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: June 8, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Tyshawn Latrell Pelt, 21, is last known to be living in the area of Forkland. Pelt is wanted…

Violent crime on the rise in young people

By WVUA 23 News Reporter Asher Redd Over the past few months in Tuscaloosa and beyond, more and more young people are being arrested in connection with violent crimes. Both the Buffalo, New…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: June 1, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Brandon Jamal Davis, 38, is last known to be living in the area of 36th Avenue…

Investigation under way after infant, 1 other stabbed Wednesday

The Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit is investigating after an infant and another person were stabbed at Hay Court Apartments Wednesday night. Injuries suffered by the victims are not considered life-threatening, investigators said. No arrests have been made.

Man sentenced in 2018 fatal Walker County shooting

A Walker County man was sentenced to life in prison last week in a 2018 fatal shooting that happened in Sumiton. Deaster Gardner was charged with murder for the fatal shooting of Jamie Kernop on Oct. 16, 2018, and with…

Tuscaloosa man facing drug charges after Thursday bust

A Tuscaloosa man is facing several felony charges after West Alabama Narcotics Task Force agents recovered illegal drugs at his home Thursday. Marzette Thomas Jr., 35, is being held in the Tuscaloosa County Jail with bond set at $4.6 million.…

Woman facing charges after Highway 69 shooting Thursday

A woman is facing menacing charges after Tuscaloosa Police said she pulled out a gun and fired it after accusing a driver of cutting her off in traffic. The incident happened around 12:30 p.m. Thursday. While a Tuscaloosa Police Officer…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: May 25, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Jerry Allen Holt, 44, is last known to be living in the area of Star Dust…

Tuscaloosa's Most Wanted: May 18, 2022

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office needs your help locating some of Tuscaloosa’s Most Wanted. Kevonte White, 21, is last known to be living in the area of Valley Hills Drive…

Fifth suspect arrested in shooting of 3-year-old in pool

A fifth person is facing attempted murder charges after a 3-year-old child swimming in an apartment complex pool wound up shot after a gunfight broke out Monday afternoon. Kevonte Marteze Griffin, 19, is charged with two counts of attempted murder…

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