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02/03/2015

Arrests & News Release

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 January 25, 2015 through January 31, 2015.

 

 

Benjamin Beasley of Reform was arrested by the Carrollton Police Department for Driving Under the Influence, Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

Joshua Betterton of Gordo was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office for six counts of Possession of Forged Instruments 2nd.

 

Antonio Cameron of Reform was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office and Alabama State Troopers for Probation Violation and Obstruction of Justice-Giving False Name to Law Enforcement Officer.

 

Omni D Dial of Gordo was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office for Rape 2nd and Harassment.

 

Bradley Watts of Chatsworth, Georgia was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office for Criminal Mischief 1st and Assault 3rd.

 

 

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.

 

 

Jerome Hargrove of Tuscaloosa is wanted for multiple counts of Negotiating Worthless Instruments.

 

Travis Kendrell Hood of Aliceville is wanted for Failing to Appear on Charges of Burglary 3rd, Making Terrorist Threats and Criminal Mischief 3rd.

 

Timothy A Hollinger of Aliceville is wanted for two counts of Negotiating Worthless Instruments.

 

 

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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