Here are a few of the criminal law stories that have recently occurred around the state of Alabama:
- Four Mobile postal workers face federal charges of stealing and embezzling packages with one of the workers facing distribution of marijuana and firearm offenses. That suspect, 33-year-old Unterria J. Rogers, was indicted last month in two cases for allegedly “conspiring to distribute and possess with the intent to distribute quantities of marijuana, distribution and possession with intent marijuana, use of firearms in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and embezzlement of packages from the U.S. mail entrusted to him for delivery.” He had already had a previous marijuana trafficking charge from earlier this year that had been dismissed after the arresting agent failed to show up to court. The other three postal workers are 26-year-old Devin Donald, 25-year-old Shambria Hill and 26-year-old Sade Martin, who all face charges of “conspiring to embezzle packages from the U.S. mail entrusted to them for delivery and embezzlement of packages from the U.S. mail entrusted to them for delivery.”
- Police are searching for two masked gunmen who invaded an Irondale home and tied up the homeowner with electrical cord. Police said that the two men kicked open the front door, entered the home and asked for a person by name. When they realized that person did not live there, they bound the 55-year-old male victim, stole a 32-inch television and $32 and then fled in a silver SUV. The victim freed himself 20 minutes later and called the police. He informed authorities that the suspects were wearing blue hoodies and masks and also described one of their weapons as a .38-caliber stainless steel handgun.
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