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Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to use Uniform Non-Traffic Citations and Complaints for some Misdemeanor Offenses

Birmingham, Ala. (April 22, 2019) — Jefferson County Sheriff Mark L. Pettway today announced that he has approved the use of Uniform Non-Traffic Citation and Complaint forms which means deputies can begin issuing a ticket or summons for those caught committing misdemeanor offenses instead of taking the person caught into custody. Known as a ‘big […]

Burglary Suspect Arrested in Clay

      On January 29, 2019 at approximately 10:12am a citizen called the Sheriff’s Office to report a suspicious person in the 6400 block of Old Springville road.  Deputies responded and found the suspect walking behind some storage units.  When deputies approached the suspect, he ran until deputies lost sight of him.  The suspect dropped a bag of […]

Shooting in Center Point

On Sunday January 27, 2019 at 10:04 pm Deputies received a report of a woman shot in the parking lot of Garden Way apartments in Center Point.  The victim was shot when she parked her car in front of the apartments.  The shooter was a male who fled on foot after firing the shots.  The victim was […]

Commission Approves Raise for Jefferson County Deputies

On January 24, 2019 Sheriff Mark Pettway met with the Jefferson County Commission to gain final approval for a 5 percent cost of living raise for Jefferson County deputies.  The raise was to allow the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office to be competitive with surrounding agencies.  Sheriff’ Pettway wants to be able to recruit and retain quality personnel.  […]

Shooting in Grayson Valley

On 01-24-2019 at approximately 2:47pm the Sheriff’s Office received a call reporting that a homeowner had been shot in the in the 1800 block of Pebble Lake Drive in the Grayson Valley community.  The homeowner came home and confronted two men as they were leaving his home.  As a result of the confrontation the homeowner […]

Burglar caught in McCalla

On January 20, 2019 at approximately 0720am a citizen called to report a suspicious person at a vacant residence in the 5500 block of South Shades Crest Rd. in the McCalla community.  Deputies close by responded and found Debra Teel inside the residence.  Deputies discovered a broken window and a bag of items that Debra Teel said hat […]