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08/12/2015

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 Aug 9, 2015 through Aug 15, 2015.

 

 

Kenneth Craig of Tuscaloosa was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff's Office 

for Probation Violation.

 

Faleshia Lee of Reform was arrested by the Reform Police Department for 

Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Driving Under the Influence.

 

Leshae Phinisee of Rex, Georgia was arrested by the Gordo Police Department for 

Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Possession/Use of Drug Paraphernalia.

 

Da’Michael White of Carrollton was arrested by the Pickens County Sheriff's 

Office for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance and Penalty:Enforcement.

 

 

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.

 

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.

 

And, one more scam has appeared on Facebook. Unknown people are sending note to Facebook members stating they have US Grant money available to them, however, the person receiving the grant needs to provide funds so the IRS will release the Fed Ex delivery truck to bring the grant checks to them.

 

Another scam is when unknown persons are calling residents of Pickens County

 

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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