News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2020

Sheriff Samaniego Appointed to CALEA Commission

On September 30, 2020, the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) announced that Sheriff John Samaniego has been appointed to serve as a CALEA commissioner and will begin a three-year term on January 1, 2021.  The CALEA ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

New Non-Emergency Phone Number

Effective October 1st, 2020, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will put into effect a new user friendly non-emergency/business use telephone number. The new number is (205) 670-6000. This new phone number will utilize an automated system which will allow...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 26, 2020

Human Remains Identified

Human Remains Identified

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, at approximately 11:32 A.M., deputies from Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of possible human remains in the area of Twin Creek Drive, in the Shelby Community. Investigato...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Remains Located

Remains Located

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, at approximately 11:32 a.m., deputies from Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of possible human remains in the area of Twin Creek Drive, in the Shelby Community.  Investigat...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: August 17, 2020

Death Investigations

Death Investigations

On Saturday, August 15, 2020, at approximately 2:35 p.m., Shelby County 9-1-1 received a call about two missing children in the 400 block of Reynolds Cemetery Road in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Sheriff's Office Will Resume Normal Office Operations on June 1st

The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office will resume normal office operations on Monday, June 1, 2020 after modifying operations due to COVID-19 concerns. The office will be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The north substation, ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Press Release

On May 21, 2020, at approximately 2:30 p.m. Stephanie N. Dawson, an inmate at the Shelby County Jail, died while receiving medical treatment at the Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Dawson, 36 years of age from Montevallo, was booked into the Shelby County J...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

***Update*** Revised Operational Changes Due to Covid 19

Revised Information Regarding Sheriff’s Office Services During COVID 19

Our deputies will continue to maintain their normal patrols across the county and will be responding to all calls for service. If you have an emergency, dial 911.

The Shelby C...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Updated Operational Changes Due to Covid 19

Updated Information Regarding Sheriff’s Office Services During COVID 19

Our deputies will continue to maintain their normal patrols across the county and will be responding to all calls for service. If you have an emergency, dial 911.

The Shelby C...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Update on Robbery Investigation

On Friday, April 17, 2020, at approximately 10:30AM, Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Deputies responded to a robbery of three individuals inside OrthoExpress Urgent Care at 104 Chelsea Point Drive, in Chelsea. Deputies immediately searched the ar...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Residential Fire Investigation

On April 15, 2020, at approximately 12:30 AM, Shelby County 911 received a report of a residential fire in the 100 block of Bethlehem Church Road, in the community of Shelby. Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office, members of the Shelb...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Operational Changes Due to COVID 19

*****UPDATE 4/7/2020*****We are receiving a large amount of calls with questions regarding Governor Kay Ivey’s "Stay At Home" order. A link to the full text of the order can be found below, which was placed into effect on April 4, 2020...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 29, 2020

Shooting Investigation

On March 28, 2020, at approximately 10:30 PM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a shooting with injuries in the 100 block of Tomlyn Road in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Two Arrests Made in Chelsea Car Break-ins

On March 26, 2020 at approximately 5:49 AM, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call in the area of the Narrows subdivision. The caller reported unknown persons looking through a vehicle parked in the driveway of a residence. D...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Flooding Hazards

On February 10th, 2020 at approximately 2:00PM, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was notified of dangerous water over the roadway on Alabama Highway 119 (Cahaba Valley Road) at the intersections of Broken Bow Drive and Indian Ridge Drive. The ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 22, 2020

Sheriff John Samaniego Appointed to President Trump's Commission on Law Enforcement

(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE) Sheriff John Samaniego has been appointed to serve on President Donald Trump’s Commission on Law Enforcement.  On January 22, 2020, Sheriff John Samaniego, along with 15 other law enforcement leaders throughout t...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 11, 2020

Lullwater Road Incident Peacefully Resolved

Update on Lullwater Road Incident:

Members of the Shelby County Multi-Jurisdictional Tactical Response Unit and Crisis Negotiations Unit, deputies, and other law enforcement officers have been able to peacefully resolve the domestic incident on Lullwater R...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: January 11, 2020

Unresolved Domestic Incident-Lullwater Road

Deputies are on the scene of an unresolved domestic incident on Lullwater Road in the northern part of Shelby County near the Jefferson County line.  There is currently an increased police presence in this area.  Residents in the area of...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Arrest Made in November 25th Shooting Incident

On 11/25/2019 at approximately 12:00 PM, the Shelby County 911 Center received a call about a possible shooting in the area of the 100 Block of Nelson Circle in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies responded to the area and ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 30, 2019

Sixth Arrest made in Sonesta Extended Stay Suites Homicide Investigation

On October 20th, 2019, at approximately 1:46 AM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a noise complaint at the Sonesta Extended Stay Suites at 3 Greenhill Parkway, in the Highway 280 corridor of Northern Shelby County. Deputies responded to the area to...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

Update to the Death Investigation on Nelson Circle, Montevallo

On November 25, 2019, at approximately 12:00 PM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a possible shooting in the 100 block of Nelson Circle in unincorporated Shelby County, near the City of Montevallo. Deputies responded to the area and discovered Deri...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Update on Sonesta Extended Stay Suites Homicide Investigation

On October 20th, 2019, at approximately 1:46 AM, Shelby County 911 received a call about a noise complaint at the Sonesta Extended Stay Suites at 3 Greenhill Parkway, in the Highway 280 corridor of Northern Shelby County. Deputies responded to the area to...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Update on Meadow Drive Death Investigation

On November 17, 2019, at approximately 6:37 PM, Shelby County 911 received a third party call in reference to an altercation at a residence in the 400 block of Meadow Drive.  Deputies responded to the area to investigate the situation and develop...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 17, 2019

Meadow Drive Incident

Update:  Residents may resume their normal activities. There will continue be an increased police presence as investigators continue their investigation; however, there does not continue to be any threat to the public at this time. 

On No...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Training Incident Reported

At approximately 4:30 PM on November 13, 2019, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Tactical Response Unit was conducting C/S gas familiarization training at the Sheriff’s Office Training Center located at 543 McDow Road in Columbiana. T...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

School Threat Unfounded

On October 30, 2019, at approximately 3:30 PM, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office began receiving information through multiple sources about a possible threat to Chelsea Middle School.  The school resource officer, investigators, patrol deputies,...

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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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Current Sheriff's Office News