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1 charged in recent car thefts, but more may face arrest

A 19-year-old suspected of stealing at least five vehicles over the past week is facing charges after an investigation by Tuscaloosa Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division.   Robert Lee Johnson Jr. of Cottondale was arrested Tuesday and is being held…

25-year-old charged with child porn possession

A Cottondale man is facing charges of child porn possession and intent to distribute after an investigation by the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office's Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and Criminal Investigations Division. The organizations investigated and established probable cause…

19-year-old charged with child porn possession

A Northport man is facing charges Monday after an investigation by the West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force and the Alabama Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Investigators found probable cause to charge Ladarius Dejuan Jones, 19, with four counts…

Man facing charges in rash of break-ins around Tuscaloosa

A man from Greene County is facing charges in multiple Tuscaloosa-area break-ins. Omar Ezra Knott, 32, was arrested this afternoon and is charged with four counts of third-degree burglary in relation to overnight "smash-and-grab" break-ins that happened Feb. 16, Feb.…

Alabama church leader accused of sex abuse of 15-year-old

ALBERTVILLE, Ala. (AP) - A youth church leader in north Alabama has been arrested after authorities said she sexually abused a 15-year-old high school student. Marshall County Sheriff Phil Sims said 26-year-old Allison Brianna Cookston Stone, of Albertville, was arrested…

Northport man arrested on child porn charges

A Northport man is facing charges after a West Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force investigation involving material depicting child sexual abuse. Thomas Ramos Chajal, 22, was charged Wednesday morning with eight counts of possession of pornographic material depicting the sexual…

Man sought in Texas killing arrested in Alabama

FORT PAYNE, Ala. (AP) - A man sought on capital murder and other charges in a killing near the Mexican border in Texas has been arrested in north Alabama. Authorities say 20-year-old Jose Angel Becerra of Fyffe was taken into…