The following people were processed at the county jail on these charges in the past week.
Jacob Tanner Bearden, 19, of Grant, has been charged with manslaughter in connection with last Monday evening’s shooting death of Nathan Helton, 21, at a shopping center on Highway 431 in New Hope.
Walter Richard Rives, 77, of Albertville, was found guilty of sexual abusing a child under the age of 12 on Thursday, October 31. A jury of 13 men reached the verdict after deliberating about 45 minutes. It came at the conclusion of a 3-day trial.
Stan Warren, who was serving a life sentence for killing a woman in Guntersville, has been killed in Ventress Prison, the Alabama Department of Corrections announced this week.
A dozen male students at Jacksonville State University – including Guntersville’s Seth Emmenegger – have been accused of statutory rape after they allegedly had relations with an underage girl who purported herself to be much older than she was.
The U.S. Supreme Court will not review the death penalty case against Jessie Phillips, who killed his wife and their unborn baby in a car wash at Warrenton in 2009.
The Georgia Mountain Volunteer Fire Department discovered some bank account irregularities several weeks ago and asked the Marshall County Sheriff's Office to investigate.
The focus of the big rape case at Jacksonville State University is beginning to shift to the alleged victim rather than the young men charged in the case.
Amanda Woods, 38, was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, misdemeanor illegal possession of prescription drugs, misdemeanor drug paraphernalia 1st offense, and misdemeanor alias writ of arrest.
The Georgia Mountain Fire Department board of directors discovered some discrepancies in one of its bank accounts. They have asked the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office to investigate.
Tyfeeq Landon Nigi Moore, 21, was charged with robbery first degree, a felony, and felony theft of property third degree in the amount of $500 to $1,499.
Marshall County Sheriff Phil Sims said over the last few days, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, along with the Douglas Police Department, have investigated reports of student threats being made at Douglas Schools.
Shots were fired at an Arab apartment complex last Thursday afternoon, leading to a big response by police. No one was hit but 2 men ended up going to jail on different charges.
Phylis Baker of Langston passed away August 16. She lived in the Langston area all her life. She was a member of Langston UMC. Her son Wesley and husband Jerry passed away previously.
When the Tucker brothers recommended life without parole for Jeffrey McKelvey, who brutally murdered their parents, it struck me as very impressive.
Jeff McKelvey was convicted on 5 counts of capital murder and sentenced to serve life in prison without the possibility of parole this week in the deaths of Denie and Pam Tucker of Pea Ridge Road.
After a week and a half of testimony, both the prosecution and the defense rested Friday afternoon in the case of Jeffrey McKelvey, charged with capital murder in the slayings of Denie and Pam Tucker on rural Sand Mountain.
Testimony in the capital murder trial of Jeff McKelvey continued on Monday. McKelvey is accused in the deaths of Denie and Pam Tucker in their Sand Mountain home in 2015.
Three women who said they spent time with Jeff McKelvey and Henry Pyle in the weeks following the murders of Denie and Pam Tucker testified Wednesday morning in McKelvey’s capital murder trial.
Samuel Bernard Greenwood, 61, was charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and felony drug paraphernalia first offense by the Guntersville Police Department. He was arrested by patrolman Jesse Cunningham on Lindsey Lane.
The capital murder trial of Jeffrey McKelvey began Thursday morning in the Marshall County Courthouse in Guntersville. McKelvey is charged with five counts of capital murder in the deaths of Denie and Pam Tucker in their home near the Asbury community.
James Edward Griffin, 50, of Clarksville, Tennessee, was charged with Failure to Register as a Sex Offender on Tuesday, Aug. 13. Griffin had apparently moved to a George Wallace Drive address in Albertville without making the proper notifications in Tennessee or in Alabama.
The first capital trial in Marshall County since 2012 is scheduled to start Monday. Jeff McKelvey is charged with killing Denie and Pam Tucker in their home on Pea Ridge Road near Asbury during a robbery.
On July 31, Marshall County sheriff's deputies went to Sorter Road in Guntersville to complete a sex offender verification request, assistant chief deputy Steve Guthrie said.
The capital murder trial of Jeff McKelvey is scheduled to begin Aug. 12 in Criminal Court in Guntersville. It will be the first capital trial in Marshall County since 2012, when Jessie Phillips was convicted of the 2009 shooting deaths of his wife and their unborn child in a carwash at Warrenton.