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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: October 23, 2020

Arrests Made in 2019 Business Fire Investigation

On December 8, 2019, at approximately 5:30 PM, Shelby County 911 received reports of a fire at the Ditsy Daisy Boutique at 16383 US Hwy 280 in Chelsea, Alabama.  The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office and Chelsea Fire Department responded to the loca...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
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: 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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