A man was arrested after he kidnapped a woman at knifepoint in Alabama and shoved her into a white van that had chained doors, blanket coverings and a cage in the back, police said.
Investigators released body camera footage Wednesday showing the suspect’s arrest after the victim was rescued following a dramatic standoff in Brookside.
The suspect allegedly tried to run over a Brookside officer, but the officer shot into the van and disabled it, police said.
The suspect was identified as Sean E. Sanders of Los Angeles, and was charged with kidnapping, attempted murder on a police officer, resisting arrest, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief, authorities said.
Inside the van, police found wire cages over the windows, blankets covering the inside to prevent anyone from seeing and doors chained shut from the inside, police said.
LACEY’S SPRING, Ala. (CBS12) – Many folks have to pose for a mug shot when they get arrested. But Heath Swafford of Lacey’s Spring, Alabama, wanted that and more. The Morgan County Sheriff’s
Office went to arrest Swafford on Saturday on four felony warrants for possession of a controlled substance, property theft, receiving stolen property, and criminal mischief. Swafford ran off and led deputies on a short foot chase before being handcuffed.
Before being hauled away to jail, Swafford asked for a photo with the arresting deputies. They obliged and shared the photo on Facebook.
MOROE COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) — A woman is charged with murder after investigators said she shot and killed a 10-month-old child.
Monroe County Sheriff Tom Boatwright said Tamika Stallworth fired opened fire at a vehicle on County Road 42 in the Peterman community on Christmas Eve. According to the sheriff, one of the bullets hit 10-month-old Jamaya Austin in the face.
MOBILE COUNTY, Ala. (WALA) — The man who investigators were looking to arrest was already in jail when a task force raided his former home in Wilmer on Thursday morning.
Ann Rylee, a 19-year-old woman who now lives at the home on Old Moffat Road, was shot several times as investigators made their way inside the house. Mobile County Sheriff Sam Cochran claims that Rylee had a shotgun in her hand and pointed it at officers.
The treatment of a 25-year-old black Mobile woman who was arrested early Sunday morning inside a Waffle House in Saraland by white Saraland Police officers is quickly driving outrage in Alabama and beyond.
Chikesia Clemons, whose arrest was captured on graphic video that is currently going viral on social media, will be speaking to members of the Mobile County NAACP Branch Sunday afternoon. Several community members held a sit-in protest Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of the Waffle House where the incident took place.
“What are you doing?” Clemons asks at one point, to which an officer responds, “I’ll break your arm, that’s what I’m about to do.”
The ‘Baby Trump’ balloon was deflated after being stabbed by a protester shortly before kick-off of the Alabama-LSU game Saturday afternoon.
The man who stabbed the balloon at Monnish Park was wearing an Alabama Crimson Tide t-shirt.
He was screaming at the organizers of the Donald Trump protest as police led him, handcuffed, into the back of a squad car.
He was booked into Tuscaloosa County Jail and charged with Criminal Mischief.