On Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 8:48pm deputies responded to a shooting on Highway 79 near Fleming road. The driver reported that a vehicle pulled beside her occupied by 4 black males and began shooting at her and her passenger. The men then did a U-turn and headed in the other direction. The passenger was struck by gunfire. Deputies began to search for and track the offender’s vehicle. The injured victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. This offense does not appear to be random but a targeted act. Sheriff’s detectives are investigating this shooting.
On Wednesday July 17, 2019 at 6:59pm deputies responded to a stabbing in the 5300 block of Fleming Road. A 70 year old homeowner called 911 to report that he had stabbed a man who lived with him after the man assaulted him repeatedly. Deputies arrived and found a man in the front yard suffering from a stab wound. The man was transported to the hospital for treatment. The homeowner reported that the man came home intoxicated and assaulted him several times before he defended himself. The condition of the injured man is not known at this time. Detectives are continuing this investigation.
On Sunday July 14, 2019 at 12:24pm a woman called the Sheriff’s Office to report that her husband had shot her child’s father. Deputies responded to the 100 block of Haversham Dr. to investigate. The woman said that the man had somehow entered their home and began to assault her. The woman stated that the man was armed with a pistol. The woman’s husband was able to get his own pistol and shoot the man. Deputies arrived on the scene and recovered both weapons. The injured man was transported to the hospital for treatment. We have not been updated on his condition. Sheriff’s detectives are continuing the investigation into this incident.
UPDATE: On Saturday July 13, 2019 deputies responded to a call of shots fired at the apartments at 25th Court NW. The Shooting incident actually occurred across the street in the parking lot of a convenience store. Deputies found 2 men suffering from gunshot wounds. The shooting occurred after a dispute between 2 groups of men. Detectives were able to determine which group confronted the other and began shooting at them. Detectives have arrested and charged 2 men with Assault 1st degree. 35 year old Brandon McKinney is charged with Assault 1st degree bond $25,000.00 and 26 year old Courtney Graham is Charged with Assault 1st degree bond $25,000.00. The victims were transported to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries. One of the offenders also suffered a gunshot wound during the incident. His injuries were minor.
On Saturday July 13, 2019 at 10:04pm deputies responded to a call of shots fired at the apartments at 25th Court NW. Deputies arrived and found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. The shooting apparently occurred after a dispute with another group of men. Detectives and evidence technicians are on the scene investigating the incident. The injured men were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
On Friday July 12, 2019 at 11:29am we received a call for assistance at a convenience store at 7757 Highway 75 in the Palmerdale community. The caller reported that a 4 year old boy had been attacked by a dog. The caller reported that the dog was in the truck with the child when the dog suddenly attacked the child. The child’s mother attempted to get the dog off of the child and was assisted by several citizens. They were finally able to get the dog off the child but the child suffered severe injuries. The child had to be airlifted to Children’s hospital for treatment. Animal Control will take custody of the dog. This incident is still under investigation.
On Wednesday July 10, 2019 Sheriff’s Deputies arrested four men for drug trafficking. In response to citizen complaints the Sheriff’s Narcotics unit conducted and investigation into suspicious activity in the 1400 block of 24th Street North Birmingham. Investigators obtained a search warrant and executed it on a residence at that location. Based on the […]
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit has arrested 34 year old Terry Odell Burrell for Unlawful Distribution of a Controlled substance. On Monday July 8, 2019 the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit served a search warrant at a residence in the 7600 block of Henry Ellen Drive in the Leeds community after a 2 month investigation. The search warrant yielded 29.55 grams of heroin, 62 grams of marijuana, 3.21 grams of MDMA, 18.6 grams of cocaine and 18 grams of methamphetamines. Burrell has no bond on the distribution charge and additional charges are likely.
On Monday July 8, 2019 at 8:03pm a woman called 911 to report that she and her friends had met two men to buy marijuana in the 4100 block of Masseyline Church road in Pinson and the men robbed them. The victim reported that the men had a weapon and took her money and her car. Deputies later spotted the car near highway 151 and tried to initiate a traffic stop. The driver refused to stop and rammed a patrol vehicle while attempting to get away. Deputies pursued the car to some apartments on Bond Circle in Center Point. The suspects jumped out of the car and ran. Deputies were able to capture the passenger while the driver fled into a wooded area. Deputies searched the area but were unable to locate the driver.
19-year-old Carlos Dion Harper was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st degree and Resisting Arrest. His bonds total $40,300.00. Sheriff’s Detectives are continuing this investigation. Detectives will be identifying the driver and obtaining warrants against him.
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On July 23, 2019 at 10:25pm Deputies responded to the 1100 block of Utica Street on a call for help in the Minor Heights community. Residents called to report a man was shooting at their house. Deputies arrived and attempted to take the man into custody. The man tried to flee on foot into a wooded area that he was very familiar with. The deputies were supported by the Sheriff’s Star 1 helicopter that was able to track him until he was in custody. The man is identified as 59 year old Ronnie Lenear Colvin. Witnesses reported that Colvin was drunk and angry that he had been asked to leave and came back shooting at the house. No one was injured. Colvin is Charged with Discharging a firearm into an Occupied Building, Reckless Endangerment, Menacing, Assault 3rd, Public Intoxication and a warrant for Driving without License. His bonds total $42,350.00
For a photo of Ronnie Lenear Colvin view this story on our website. See the link for Helicopter Video with this link https://www.dropbox.com/s/gdmjedzl2od4wpo/2019-00058732.7-3-19.ACTIVE SHOOTER.frederick%28highlight%29.mp4?dl=0