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Posted on: May 22, 2022

Shelby County Inmate Death Under Review

Inmate Death Death under Review

COLUMBIANA, AL) On May 17, 2022, Kathy Burcham, 52 years old from Sterrett, was arrested on two outstanding warrants, both for Willful Abuse of a Child.  Following the arrest, she was transported to the Shelby County Jail.

On May 21, 2022, at appr...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Sheriff's Office Searching for Armed Suspect

Hillandell Drive Press Release

Update:  On May 8, 2022, at approximately 1:45 AM, the suspect was located and is in custody.  Additional information will follow pending additional investigation and charges being filed.

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On May 7, 2022, at approximately at 10:42 ...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: April 23, 2022

Sheriff's Office Investigating Drowning in Pea Ridge

Pea Ridge Drowning Investigation

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On April 23, 2022, at approximately 3:30 PM, Shelby County 911 received a report of a possible drowning in the area of Slab Road in the Pea Ridge area of Shelby County.   Deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Death Investigation

Media Release for Death Investigation

(COLUMBIANA, AL) On Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at approximately 2:20 a.m., deputies from the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office were involved in a vehicle pursuit in South Shelby County near Columbiana.  During the pursuit, a suspect vehicle with two...

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Current Sheriff's Office News
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

Hammac

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

Pursuit Press Release2

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

App

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: 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: 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