On Tuesday January 24th, 2023 at about noon, Jackson County Sheriff's Office Deputies and Investigators responded to a Robbery call on County Road 778, Pisgah, AL. Upon arrival Deputies learned that that the suspect (Jimmy PEEK, Jr. age 49 of Pisgah, AL.) allegedly went to a neighbors residence and forced his way into the home. PEEK then assaulted the victim, a 65 year old male, and dragged him outside the residence. Additionally PEEK took several personal items from the victim, including his wallet and a Fire Department portable radio. During this assault PEEK was in possession of a firearm which he allegedly fire at or near the victim.
PEEK (Photo Above) was arrested and charged with Robbery 1st Degree and transported to the Jackson County Jail without incident. PEEK remains in the Jackson County Jail and Bond was set at $100,000.
The victim was treated for his (non-life threatening) injuries, at the scene, and was not transported the hospital.
On Monday January 9, 2023 at approximately 6:37 PM, the Jackson County 911 Center received a call regarding a shooting on County Road 147 in Stevenson, Alabama. Members of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Stevenson Police Department and Hollywood Police Department responded to the scene on County Road 147. Upon arrival Officers/Deputies located the victim, Jack Edward THOMPSON (age 54 of Stevenson, AL.) lying on the front porch and deceased from an apparent gunshot wound. Information was developed that the victims son, Jacob Tyler THOMPSON (age 26 also of Stevenson, AL.) shot the victim and fled the scene. The area around the scene was secured and the scene was processed for evidence of the shooting.
The suspect, Jacob Tyler THOMPSON (Pictured Above), is described as a white male, 6'02" tall, approximately 140 lbs., with Brown hair and Hazel eyes. Suspect was last seen wearing a camouflage shirt with a skull emblem .
The suspect is considered ARMED and DANGEROUS and is possibly still in possession of a weapon (weapon description intentionally withheld) and has connections to Stevenson, AL, Bridgeport, AL. and Jasper, TN.
If anyone has information as to the whereabouts of Jacob Tyler THOMPSON, they should contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 256-574-2610 or their local Law Enforcement Agency. The public should not attempt to engage the suspect.
On October 28th, 2022, Jackson County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Agents and Deputies, along with Officers from the Section Police Department, executed a search warrant on County Road 48 in Section, Alabama. Present at the residence were Sandra Darlene WALDEN, age 66 of Section, and Alice Rachel COBB, age 42 of Section, who were detained during the search. During the search, one baggie of Methamphetamine was located that weighed approximately 29.5 grams, along with digital scales, baggies, and other items of Drug Paraphernalia. Additional Methamphetamine was located elsewhere in the residence, along with Methamphetamine Pipes and other Drug Paraphernalia. These items were collected and both WALDEN and COBB were arrested and transported to the Jackson County Jail without incident. WALDEN was charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. COBB was charged with a Bond Revocation, Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Bond was set as follows:
COBB- $3,000 bond (No bond on Bond Revocation)
On August 5, 2022 at around 4:00 AM the Jackson County Sheriff's Office received a 911 call reporting that a person had been stabbed outside a residence on County Road 197 in Flat Rock, Alabama. Deputies responded and located a 21 year old victim (Damian Blaze WADE) who had an apparent stab wound to his body along with the suspect (Steven Ryan WADE age 40 of Flat Rock). The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Based on the preliminary investigation, Steven WADE was arrested and transported to the Jackson County Jail. Steven WADE was charged with Murder and bond has not yet been set.
NOTE: Booking photo will be available on the Jackson County Sheriff's Office website after he has completed the booking process which had not been completed at the time of this release.
On July 13, 2022, members of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and Stevenson Police conducted a search on Myrtle Place in Stevenson, Alabama, after receiving a complaint of drug activity. During this search, approximately 90 grams of Spice (Synthetic Cannabinoids) were located and seized, along with 2.5 grams of Methamphetamine, and items of Drug Paraphernalia.
Arrested in connection with this investigation was JOSHUA LEE MORROW, age 39 of Stevenson, Alabama. MORROW was charged with Trafficking a Controlled Substance-Spice (Synthetic Cannabinoids), Unlawful Possession of a Controlled Substance-Methamphetamine, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. MORROW was booked into the Jackson County Jail and bond is set at $28,000.00.
The Jackson County Sheriff's Office is requesting assistance from the public in locating a missing person who was reported missing from the Langston, AL. area.
MISSING PERSON: Beverly Sue TANNER, White/Female D.O.B. 08/15/1968 5'4", Blonde Hair Brown Eyes PICTURED BELOW
TANNER was last seen walking from a campsite on Langston Road on 06/05/2022.
Anyone who has information about TANNER should contact the Jackson County Sheriff's Office at 256-574-2610 or your local law enforcement agency.
Based on preliminary results from an autopsy conducted by the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences, defendant Matthew Edward GARREN has been charged with a second count of Murder. Matthew GARREN was initially arrested on 4/30/22 and charged with one count of MURDER stemming from the shooting death of his brother Christopher GARREN. The autopsy results confirmed that GARREN also shot and killed his father HORACE "Bimbo" GARREN. Matthew GARREN remains in the Jackson County Jail.
On Saturday April 30, 2022 at approximately 2:30 P.M. Deputies of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office and DeKalb County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a shooting at a residence on County Road 354, Pisgah, AL. Initially this shooting was reported to have happened DeKalb County but it was later determined to have occurred in Jackson County. Upon arrival, Deputies found two male victims, Horace "Bimbo" GARREN age 68 of Pisgah, AL and Christopher Horace GARREN age 44 of Pisgah, AL. who had been apparently shot and killed in the back yard of the residence. The suspect, Matthew Edward GARREN, fled the scene and was later located by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office helicopter in a wooded area a distance from the residence. DeKalb County Deputies soon detained Matthew Edward GARREN and returned him the residence.
As a result of the initial investigation Matthew Edward GARREN age 33 of Pisgah, AL. (photo below) was arrested and charged with Murder. GARREN remains in the Jackson County Jail and bond has not yet been set on the Murder charge. GARREN was also charged with two outstanding misdemeanor charges stemming from prior traffic related offenses.
Pending the results of an autopsy additional charges may be filed against Matthew GARREN.
Note that both victims and the suspect were related.
On Friday morning (4/15/22) at approximately 3:00 am, Deputies of the Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a person being shot at a residence on County Road 265, Section, AL. which is located in the Macedonia community. Upon arrival, Deputies found a female victim, who had been shot, inside the residence with her husband also present. Members of the Macedonia Fire Department and Highlands Ambulance Service responded to provide medical care for the victim. The victim was flown to a Trauma Center and her current status is not known. After an initial Investigation by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigations Division, it was determined that the husband had shot the victim. Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Bomb Technicians were contacted and responded to investigate a suspicious device that was located inside the residence. Several weapons were located and seized as part of this investigation.
Bradley Austin GREY (Booking Photo Above) age 27 of Section, AL. was arrested at the scene and charged with Attempted Murder. GREY remains in the Jackson County Jail and bond has not yet been set. Additional charges may be filed at a later time.
On Friday April1, 2022, a joint investigation conducted by the Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Scottsboro Police Department, Skyline Police Department, and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Region F Drug Task Force culminated in the execution of a search warrant on West Willow Street in Scottsboro, Alabama. During the course of this search, Investigators located approximately 50 grams of methamphetamine, 10.5 grams of crack cocaine, 12.3 grams of marijuana and approximately 1/2 gram of suspected heroin and $3270 in US currency. Additionally Investigators located various items of drug paraphernalia including bongs, digital scales, pipes, and baggies, which are indicative of drug sales. Present at the residence during this search was Angel Brite STEWART age 33 of Scottsboro, Alabama who was arrested and charged with Trafficking Methamphetamine, Possession with Intent to Distribute Crack Cocaine, Possession of Controlled Substances Heroin and Possession of Marijuana 2nd.
Stewart remains in the Jackson County Jail and Bond on a $43,500.00 Bond.