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Missing Person - Haleigh Danielle Green
2015-07-10

On Monday, July 6, 2015 at approximately 9:30 p.m. 18 year old Haleigh Danielle Green of Shelby, AL was reported missing by her family to the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office. Haleigh was last seen at her family’s house on Egg and Butter Road in Columbiana on the morning of July 6 at approximately 9:30 a.m. Haleigh left driving a 2003 red Ford Mustang, two door, with pre-existing damage to the front windshield. The Alabama tag on the Mustang is 58AT760. Haleigh is 5’06” in height, weighs approximately 150 lbs, and has straight, black hair. Haleigh is a student at Lawson State Community College. A picture of Haleigh may be viewed on the Sheriff's Office website under the "Missing Persons" tab. On July 6 Haleigh was entered into the National Criminal Information Center Database as Missing. On July 7 the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office posted a Missing Adult poster with Haleigh’s picture on the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page, which has been on over 192,000 timelines and shared almost 4,000 times. The Shelby County Sheriff's Office posted another poster, which was published on the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page on July 9 with a different picture of Haleigh and a picture of her Mustang. Also on July 9, Sheriff John Samaniego issued a pre-recorded message on Facebook asking for the public’s help in locating Haleigh. Today, on July 10, the picture of a silver or white Chevrolet 1500 was posted on the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office Facebook page. Investigators are wishing to speak to the driver or owner of this truck. Anyone with information on Haleigh’s location is asked to immediately call the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office at (205) 669-4181. Individuals with information may also call Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777 or leave an anonymous tip at www.shelbyso.com/report.php.

Driver Attempting to Elude Dies
2015-07-10

On Thursday, July 9, 2015 at approximately 7:35 p.m. a Shelby County Sheriff’s deputy attempted to stop a silver Honda Civic on Dunnavant Valley Road, in the area of Highway 280. The deputy observed the vehicle in a local neighborhood while patrolling the area for suspicious activity, and then saw it leave the neighborhood quickly. The deputy then observed the vehicle driving recklessly on Dunnavant Valley Road, almost striking another vehicle, and attempted to stop the vehicle using his emergency lights and siren. The driver, later identified as Sean Dawson Brooks, 45 years of age from Birmingham, increased his speed while traveling north on Dunnavant Valley Road in an attempt to elude the pursuing deputy. At 7:38 p.m. another uninvolved motorist driving a Chevrolet Tahoe pulled out in front of Brooks’ speeding vehicle, causing a two car accident. The deputy pursuing the Civic immediately called for fire and rescue assistance and began to help the injured. Brooks, his passenger Tammie Denise Smith, 48 years of age from Chelsea, and the driver of the Tahoe, William Mark Numnum, 38 years of age from Birmingham, were injured in the accident. Cahaba Valley Fire responded to the accident. Brooks, Smith and Numnum were all transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. Brooks, the driver of the fleeing vehicle, later died as a result of injuries sustained in the accident while at the hospital. Smith and Numnum continue to be treated for their injuries. The Hoover Police Department assisted with traffic control and State Troopers from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency are investigating the accident. Sheriff John Samaniego stated, “We are in the process of thoroughly reviewing the circumstances leading up this accident. From the preliminary report, it appears the deputy was acting within the scope of his duties and within the policies of the Sheriff’s Office. The family and friends of Sean Brooks are heavy on our hearts today and our prayers are also with the Smith and Numnum families. It will take several days to complete the final review of this accident”.

Dunnavant Valley Road near Mt. Laurel has been re-opened
2015-07-09

On Thursday, July 9, 2015 at approximately 9:55 p.m., all lanes of traffic on Shelby County Road 41, also known as Dunnavant Valley Road, are open and normal traffic flow may resume. Motorists are encouraged to continue to use caution in the area of Dunnavant Valley Road and Hugh Daniel Drive as law enforcement may remain in the area to continue their motor vehicle accident investigation.

Road closure near Mt. Laurel due to motor vehicle accident
2015-07-09

On Thursday, July 9, 2015, at approximately 7:30 pm, Shelby County Road 41, also known as Dunnavant Valley Road, in the area of the Mt. Laurel subdivision, is temporarily closed due to a motor vehicle accident with injuries. Both lanes of travel on County Road 41 are closed between US Hwy 280 and Hugh Daniel Drive. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes of travel. Information will be updated as it becomes available.

Road Closure (both lanes of traffic) due to motor vehicle accident
2015-07-08

On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at approximately 07:00 a.m., the Shelby County Sheriff's Office was asked by the Pelham Police Department and the Pelham Fire Department to assist with a motor vehicle accident on Shelby County Road 11 in the area of County Road 52., involving a tanker truck. Deputies are closing approximately four miles of County Road 11 (both lanes of travel), from Old Hwy 280 to County 36, until the scene has been safely cleared by the Pelham Fire Department and Chelsea Fire Department. Shelby County Road 11 should be avoided during this time. This release will be updated as more information becomes available.

Road Closure (both lanes of traffic) due to motor vehicle accident
2015-07-08

On Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at approximately 07:00 a.m., the Shelby County Sheriff's Office was asked by the Pelham Police Department and the Pelham Fire Department to assist with a motor vehicle accident on Shelby County Road 11 in the area of County Road 52., involving a tanker truck. Deputies are closing approximately four miles of County Road 11 (both lanes of travel), from Old Hwy 280 to County 36, until the scene has been safely cleared by the Pelham Fire Department and Chelsea Fire Department. Shelby County Road 11 should be avoided during this time. This release will be updated as more information becomes available.

Shelby County resident charged with two counts of armed robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia following vehicle pursuit
2015-07-01

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015 at approximately 7:30 p.m., Shelby County deputies responded to a reported robbery at Walgreens located at 101 Doug Baker Blvd in the Lee Branch Shopping Center on Hwy 280. After a short vehicle pursuit with the suspect, deputies were able to apprehend 32 year old, Gregory Christopher Standberry of Shelby County, without injury or further incident. Standberry is being held in the Shelby County jail on two counts of armed robbery, attempting to elude, and possession of drug paraphernalia, with bonds totaling $501,500. In reference to last night’s robbery and vehicle pursuit, Sheriff John Samaniego said, “I am first and foremost thankful that no one was harmed during this incident, and would like to thank our invaluable 911 call takers and Sheriff’s Office dispatchers, who were able to calmly communicate with the witnesses at the scene to gather vital and timely information for our deputies responding to the call. I am also appreciative of the Hoover Police Department for their quick assistance in the traffic pursuit.” For information on the charge listed above, go to the link below and select Title 13A- Criminal Code, Chapter 8, Article 41, subsection a1, Title 13A- Criminal Code, Chapter 12, Article 260, and Title 13A- Criminal Code, Chapter 10, Article 52. http://alisondb.legislature.state.al.us/alison/codeofalabama/1975/coatoc.htm To view a Shelby County jail inmate’s picture, their charges and bonds, visit www.ShelbySO.com and click on the “Inmate Listing” link at the bottom left. You may then type in the inmates last name and click on the “Search” button or, if you are unsure of the exact spelling, select the first letter of the last name to search for the inmate. An inmate’s information will not be available until he has been booked into the facility.

Robbery at Walgreen on Hwy 280 (Lee Branch)
2015-06-30

On Tuesday, June 30, 2015, at approximately 7:30 p.m., Shelby County deputies responded to a reported robbery at Walgreens located at 101 Doug Baker Blvd in the Lee Branch Shopping Center on Hwy 280. The witnesses at the scene were able to provide our 911 operators with descriptive details of the fleeing suspect and vehicle. Moments after receiving the call, deputies identified a vehicle matching the suspect vehicle’s description. Shelby County deputies attempted to stop the vehicle, but the vehicle fled. After a short pursuit traveling east on Hwy 280, deputies stopped the vehicle and placed the suspect under arrest without injury or further incident. This release will be updated as more information becomes available. Any additional witnesses or anyone who has information about this robbery is asked to contact the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office directly at (205) 669-4181, or through our website at www.ShelbySO.com by clicking on the “Report Criminal Activity” link, and choosing the “General Information” category.

Certified Jail Manager Certificate
2015-06-16

On Tuesday June 16, 2015, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is pleased to announce that two of its jail administrators have successfully completed the Certified Jail Managers curriculum and passed the associated examination. The Jail Manager Certification Commission (JMCC) and the American Jail Association (AJA) promote the concept of voluntary certification for all jail managers. Certification is one part of a process called credentialing. It focuses specifically on the individual and is an indication of current competency in a specialized field. Jail managers who become Certified Jail Managers (CJM) will be distinguished as individuals who have reached one of the highest levels of achievement in their field. Captain Jay Fondren and Lieutenant Leslie Hood have each successfully completed the course of study and passed the examination. They are now members of a select group of jail administrators across the country with this certification and it is hoped that we will have other jail administrators complete this same program. There are currently 428 CJM certified jail administrators nationally and only four of those are in Alabama. Sheriff Samaniego believes in professional growth and keeping up with “best practices” in all of the disciplines within the Sheriff’s Office. “I am pleased to have employees with this level of competency managing our jail and hope to add others to this list. We take the responsibility that comes with a jail very seriously and are constantly striving to improve our own”, said Sheriff Samaniego.

“Project Lifesaver” Locates Missing Family Member
2015-06-10

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2015, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office was notified by 911 that an 80 year old family member was missing from a residence on River Road, near the City of Helena. This resident was a member of the “Project Lifesaver” program, so specially trained Shelby County deputies responded to the area where she was last seen and activated the “Project Lifesaver” system. The area is un-incorporated and very rural with several bodies of water close by. “Project Lifesaver” equipment led deputies straight to the resident, approximately three quarters of a mile in the woods from the last known location. Indian Ford Fire and Rescue treated the patient at the scene for dehydration before being released back to family members in good health. Sheriff Samaniego would like to thank all of those who helped in this search and rescue, as well as those who made this program possible. “Yesterday, we had another success story as a result of law enforcement partnerships, the public’s support and Project Lifesaver. Shelby County Sheriff’s deputies, local police officers, firemen and many other groups come together when a loved one wanders and, with the help of Project Lifesaver, are able to locate the missing. It is also important to recognize the Shelby County Commission, the private companies and local residents who have continued to help in funding this program. It takes support at every level and we are lucky to have that”. Project Lifesaver International (PLI) was founded by public safety officers themselves, to bring about a solution that facilitates not just the speedy return of wanderers to their families, but the actual rapid location of the wanderers themselves — a strategy that greatly increases the chance that the wanderer will be found alive. Our “Project Lifesaver” team encompasses specially trained deputies that place personalized wrist bands containing radio transmitters on individuals who suffer from debilitating disease or autism to locate them should they wander away from home. Search times for those participating in the program have been reduced from hours and days to minutes. The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office has been an active participant in this program since 2005. Thank you again to everyone who helps with this program in any way. For more information on this program, the public may visit the Sheriff’s Office website at www.shelbyso.com and click on the “Project Lifesaver” tab or visit Project Lifesaver International at www.projectlifesaver.org . The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office “Project Lifesaver” team is affiliated with “Project Lifesaver” International.

 
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