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Pickens County Sheriff's Office Press Release



Sheriff David Abston reports that the following individuals were arrested and booked into the Pickens County Jail for the week of May 15, 2016 through May 21, 2016.



Brian Ball of Aliceville was arrested by the Carrollton Police Department for Discharging a Firearm into an Occupied Building and Reckless Endangerment.


Karen Barker of Ashland, Mississippi was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office for Robbery 1st, Assault 1st and Theft of Property 1st.


Demario Kennedy of Carrollton was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office for Possession of Marijuana 2nd.


Dillin Mills of Reform was arrested by the Reform Police Department Possession of Marijuana 2nd.


Lezlee Mills of Gordo was arrested by the Gordo Police Department for Possession/Use of Drug Paraphernalia.


Taylor Posey of Gordo was arrested by the Gordo Police Department for Burglary 3rd, Theft of Property 1st and Receiving Stolen Property 1st.


James Robertson of Jasper, Alabama was arrested by the Gordo Police Department for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Possession/Use of Drug Paraphernalia.




WANTED:  The following individuals are wanted by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office.  If you have any information concerning their whereabouts please contact the Sheriff’s Office at 205-367-2000.




Pickens County Sheriff's Office and Jail has entered a new construction phase and parking around the Sheriff's Office will be limited.  Anyone coming for inmate visitation is asked to use the public parking lot behind the Pizza Doctor.  Designated "Handicap Parking" is available directly in front of the Sheriff's Office.


Pickens County Sheriff’s Office asks Pickens County residents to call 911 immediately whenever they see suspicious vehicles or people in your communities.


A scam sweeping Pickens County now is for unknown person(s) to call a residence, and identify themselves as working with the Internal Revenue Service and then demanding the resident purchase a green dot money card and give them the account number to pay an “outstanding” debt to the IRS.  These persons become belligerent and threaten to come to the home within minutes with local police to arrest them if they do not make the payment as demanded.  Please do NOT cooperate with these people.


Yet another scam is when an unknown person calls and offers to install a free security system in exchange for placing a advertising sign in the yard. Do not exchange information with these unknown persons.  Speak only with persons you have requested to speak with and persons you have verified yourself.


Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is actively seeking applicants for the position of Corrections Officer. Please stop by the Sheriff’s Office for an application.

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