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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Press Release: Shelby County Sheriff’s Lieutenants become agency’s first to receive the FBI trilogy

Trilogy Press Release

Press Release: Shelby County Sheriff’s Lieutenants become agency’s first to receive the FBI trilogy...

(COLUMBIANA, AL) Sheriff John Samaniego is proud to recognize Lt. Denver McCool, Lt. Nathan Kendrick, and Lt. Stan Oliver as the first members of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office to receive the prestigious FBI-Trilogy award.  The FBI’s...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 15, 2021

Shelby County Jail Inmate Death Investigation

Shelby County Jail Inmate Death Investigation

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On October 12, 2021, 37 year old Gavin Edward Breazeale was taken into custody after being sentenced in court on charges of Driving under the Influence and Assault 1st. Following the sentencing, he was transported to the Shelby County Jai...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 29, 2021

Press Release: Columbiana Man Arrested on Murder Charge

Yearber Press Release

Columbiana Man Arrested on Murder Charge...

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On July 25, 2021 around 9:00PM the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Pine Street in Shelby, Alabama to a report of a possible prowler. Upon arrival, deputies located 56 year old David Yearber, the homeowner, unrespon...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 27, 2021

Major Clay Hammac Graduates DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy at Quantico, VA

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Major Clay Hammac Graduates DEA Drug Unit Commander Academy at Quantico, VA...

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On September 24, 2021, Major Clay Hammac of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office completed the culmination of his narcotics enforcement career when he graduated from the DEA’s Drug Unit Commander Academy. Hammac was join...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Man Arrested After Fleeing from Shelby County Deputies

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Man Arrested After Fleeing from Shelby County Deputies...

(Columbiana, AL) On September 16, 2021, at approximately 12:46 AM, a deputy with the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office made a traffic stop on a vehicle at US Hwy 280 and Meadowbrook Road.  When the deputy encountered the driver, the deputy observed ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 3, 2021

Shelby County Resident Arrested on Multiple Counts of Rape and Sodomy

(Columbiana, AL) On September 2, 2021, 30-year-old Cleveland Summerville, of Chelsea, was arrested on eight felony charges involving sex crimes. Those charges are five counts of Rape 2nd and three counts of Sodomy 2nd. The arrest resulted from an initial ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 26, 2021

Death Investigation

Pine Street Death Investigation

 

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On July 25th, 2021 at approximately 9:00 pm, Shelby County 911 Dispatch received a call in reference to an incident in the 100 block of Pine Street in the community of Shelby. Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Shelby County Jail Inmate Death Investigation

Rhine Press Release

A Shelby County Jail inmate was transported to the hospital for a medical emergency, where he was later pronounced deceased. Read on...

Shelby County Jail Inmate Death Investigation

 

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On July 18th, 2021 at approximately 1:00 pm, the Montevallo Police Department arrested 28 year old Denzell Rhine on the charge of Failure to Appear, and he was transported to the Shel...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Sheriff's Office App Release

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Want to stay more connected to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office? There is an app for that.

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has an application for smartphones, and it is available now for download. The app will allow citizens to access and share inform...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Egg and Butter Road Shooting Investigation

On May 17th, at approximately 6:30 PM, Shelby County 911 received a report of a person shot in the 1700 block of Egg and Butter Road in the Columbiana area of Shelby County.  Deputies and rescue personnel responded to the area and located an adul...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 17, 2021

Accidental Shooting in Maylene

An accidental shooting has occurred in Maylene this morning involving a child. Read below...

Accidental Shooting in Maylene

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On May 17th, 2021, at approximately 10:00AM Shelby County 911 received an emergency call regarding a 6-year-old with a gunshot wound at a residence on Goldilocks Lane in the Maylene community.  Shelb...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 19, 2021

Press Release False Threat to Chelsea High School

On April 19, 2021, at approximately 12:45 PM, there was a report of a potential threat at Chelsea High School.  The school immediately followed safety protocols, and the school went into lockdown for approximately thirty minutes before resuming n...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Arrest Made in Shooting Death

Arrest made in shooting death

 

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On March 20, 2021, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office began an investigation into a shooting death that occurred in the 500 block of County Road 203 which is in unincorporated Shelby County, near the...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 31, 2021

North Shelby County Resident Arrested on Multiple Counts of Child Sex Abuse

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On Monday, March 29, 2021, Sergio Anselmo-Cruz was arrested by the United States Marshal’s Task Force at his residence in north Shelby County.  Sheriff’s Investigators obtained arrest warrants for 43-year-old ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Update to Storm Damage Press Release

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 two large tornados impacted Shelby County at different points throughout the day. These tornados caused catastrophic damage to multiple neighborhoods and businesses countywide...

Update to Storm Damage Press Release 3/26/2021 11:35AM

 

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 two large tornados impacted Shelby County at different points throughout the day. These tornados caused catastrophic damage to multiple neighborhoods and businesse...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Press Release Regarding March 25th Tornado Storm Damage

During the afternoon hours of Thursday, March 25, 2021, two dangerous storms moved through Shelby County and caused severe damage in numerous areas. 

Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to several areas in the nort...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 20, 2021

Shelby County Sheriff's Office Investigating Possible Shooting Death

On March 20, 2021, at approximately 12:24 am, Shelby County 911 received multiple reports of shots being fired in the 500 block of County Road 203 in the Aldrich Community.  With the assistance of several other law enforcement agencies, deputies ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 18, 2021

Former Deputy Arrested

Evan Jamieson Booking Photo

On Friday, March 12, 2021 the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was notified of charges being filed against a former Deputy Sheriff from our agency. Thirty-eight year old Evan Jamieson of Harpersville, Alabama has been charged with:

-Two Counts of Possession ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

Accreditation Assessment Team Invites Public Comment

ACCREDITATION ASSESSMENT TEAM INVITES PUBLIC COMMENT

A team of assessors from the Commission for Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA) will be conducting a virtual assessment of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office beginning March...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 8, 2021

Promotional Announcements

Bishop Myrick

For immediate release from Sheriff John Samaniego:

“I am honored to announce the promotions of Lieutenant Mark Bishop and Lieutenant Jason Myrick to the rank of Captain. Throughout the years, these men have demonstrated excelled leadership, initiative, and...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 5, 2021

Additional Information on Mooney Road Domestic Incident

Sheriff John Samaniego stated, “Any situation that involves the loss of life is tragic regardless of the circumstances.  Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected including the family and friends who lost a loved one and all ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Deputy Injured and One Person Deceased in Domestic Incident

On January 4, 2021, at approximately 5:36 PM, Shelby County 911 received a call of a domestic disturbance in the 1400 block of Mooney Road in the Columbiana area of Shelby County.  Deputies arrived on scene at approximately 5:55 PM, and during th...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 2, 2020

Promotional Announcements

Effective November 27th, 2020, Sheriff Samaniego is proud to announce the promotions of Captain Jay Fondren and Captain Clay Hammac to the rank of Major. These individuals have decades of combined experience and leadership with the Sheriff’s Office...

For Immediate Release from Sheriff John Samaniego:

 

“Effective November 27th, 2020, I am proud to announce the promotions of Captain Jay Fondren and Captain Clay Hammac to the rank of Major. These individuals have decades of combined experience an...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 2, 2020

New Jersey Man Faces Charges in Alabama Exploitation Case

On September 18, 2020, the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) received information about the possible exploitation of a child in Alabama.  NCMEC began communicating with law enforcement agencies to investigate the complain...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: July 29, 2019

Deputies Respond to Shooting in Chelsea

William Osborn

On Sunday, July 28th at approximately 10:00 pm, deputies responded to a shooting at a residence on Johnson Drive in Chelsea. Once deputies arrived, they encountered one individual with a gunshot wound to an extremity, and the suspect was detained. The vic...

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