State v Eugene Jones - Week of May 18, 2015
Investigator Jerry Pearson has Defendant demontrate his strangulation of Lula Addison. The Death of Lula Addison (State v Eugene Jones): Chief Assistant DA Will Powell and I spent this week in a jury trial seeking justice for Lula Addison. On Friday evening, May 22, 2015, around 6 p.m. the jury returned a verdict, convicting the Defendant of manslaughter for the strangulation of Lula in a hotel room in downtown Florence in July 2013. The verdict capped an emotional and taxing
One Place Open House for Law Enforcement
On Thursday, May 14th, 2015, we hosted an Open House for law enforcement at One Place of the Shoals Family Justice Center. I was pleased to welcome Colbert County District Attorney Bryce Graham to One Place, along with a number of other law enforcement officers in the area.
Vote for One Place of the Shoals
You can help One Place of the Shoals win $5,000! One Place of the Shoals needs your vote May 8th-16th to win sponsored funding during Florence Main Street’s Restaurant Week. All you have to do is purchase any food or beverage at one of the participating restaurants shown below to receive a ballot. (See dineoutflorence.com for more information.) Participating Restaurants: Bookmarks Coffee Shop Imagine That Rivertown Coffee Co. Odette Sperry's Florence FloBama Downtown S
Ron Lansdell Retires
On April 30th, we gathered in the Grand Jury Room to celebrate the retirement of Investigator Ron Lansdell. Prior to joining our office in 2005, Ron served in the U.S Air Force and had a distinguished career with the Florence Police Department. Ron was an asset to our office, working quietly to get the job done, no matter what the job entailed. He finished his career with our office as the child support unit investigator. We will miss Ron, but wish him well in retirement. See