Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest for Illegal Drugs

  LOZANO-PENALOZA FIGUEROA-LOPEZ Just before 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 21, 2021, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies with the Highway Safety Unit performed a traffic stop on I-22 East bound just before the I-65 South bound interchange.    During the...

Man Shot on Valley Road in Fairfield

Around 3:30 PM on Monday, October 18, 2021, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 300 block of Valley Road to the call of shots fired.  Subsequent calls reported that an 18-year-old man had been shot in the alley behind a store.  Upon arrival...

One Seriously Injured in Head-On Collision on Highway 79

Shortly before 7:00 PM on Friday night, October 15, 2021, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to the 9400 block of Highway 79 in North East Jefferson County to investigate an automobile accident involving two vehicles.  It appears as though a...

One Vehicle Accident on Warrior Jasper Road Leaves One Dead

Shortly after 2:00 AM, this morning, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office was called to the 1700 Block of Warrior Jasper Road to investigate a single vehicle accident.  The GMC Sierra truck had rolled over and the 27-year-old, male driver was pronounced dead on...

Suspects Identified in West Jefferson County Homicide

On October 5, 2021, Jefferson County Detectives opened an investigation into the shooting death of 48-year-old Jonathan Wayne Jones.  Jones was found deceased inside his home from apparent gunshot wounds.  During the investigation, it was discovered that there may...