Author Archives: David Agee

Indiana Fugitive In Custody In Jefferson County

  On Tuesday January 28, 2020 around 12:00pm Jefferson County Sheriff’s Detectives were alerted by Detectives from the Lebanon Indiana Police department that a fugitive from Indiana might be in the Jefferson County area.  Sheriff’s personnel searched several locations and finally had a solid location on the man.  With assistance from the Fultondale Police department, […]

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is announcing the promotion of the first female Deputy Chief in the 200 year history of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.  . Felicia Rucker-Sumerlin is a mother of two, who joined the Sheriff’s Office in 1990. She has a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice from Columbia Southern University. She has […]

No Bond for Man Accused of Domestic Violence

On Thursday January 16, 2020 at approximately 9:00am Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies Arrested 44 year old Arthur Leon McKinney Jr. for Domestic Violence Strangulation 1st degree.  The offenders wife suffered injuries to her head, eye, hand and throat and required medical treatment.  The victim has been married to the offender for 3 months.  She reported […]