Semmes Alabama Hurricane Nate Damage Report

Semmes Alabama Hurricane Nate Damage Report

City Of Semmes Fire Chief/EMA Director, Kevin Brooks, reports that crews have been surveying the city and police jurisdiction since a little before daybreak this morning and are reporting only minor damage. A downed power line was found in the Coleman Dairy Road area and was reported to Alabama Power. Power outages are scattered – some neighborhoods with power and others without.

Felon Warrants Round-Up

It might not be too early to pull out your Christmas card list for an update. The Mobile County Sheriff’s office and several other agencies are doing their part to give some local folks a new address. Yesterday, September 27, 2017, Mobile County Sheriff’s Office conducted a warrant round-up as result of a sixth-month investigation with our Undercover Narcotics Unit. Agencies that assisted with the roundup are US Marshals, US Customs & Border Protection, HSI (Homeland Security Investigations) and Saraland Police Department. Warrants were executed throughout Mobile County and a total of 30 people were taken into custody and charged.

Cochran’s Caravan

 

Those of you that have a yearning for strong law enforcement tactics and a no-holds-barred crime sweep would have loved the opportunity to witness the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office parade of arrestees to the slammer yesterday, Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Between 25 and 30 people were arrested in early morning raids. Sheriff Sam Cochran’s Caravan traveled a county-wide route taking those arrested fom all points within Mobile County straight to the Sheriff’s lodging facilities in downtown Mobile. I have named the event “Cochran’s Caravan” in hopes that we will see it become an annual event. While the Sheriff supplied much of the manpower and vehicles for the caravan, many agencies were involved including U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Homeland Security and Saraland Police Department. Sheriff’s Office personnel are not saying if the crime purge is directly related to the arrests made in Semmes Alabama several days ago but there are indications we are witnessing the fracturing of a widespread crime ring with many of the bad guys bringing their stolen merchandise to the Semmes property to exchange for drugs. 

Sheriff’s deputies I talked with said this overall operation, requiring over six months of investigation, was made much more effective and efficient by diligent citizens using the MCSO Crime Tips page and downloadable smart phone app. One noticeable aspect of these recent operations is the no-holds-barred aspect mentioned earlier.

Kid or No Kid

After the article written on the 20th of this month concerning illegal activities in the Redstone Drive East area:

“L1″that stated the article was a bunch of lies and the facts should be straightened out. 

“Brandy” brought Jesus into the story. “Ann” felt the article was a personal judgement turned into an entertaining story. In order to insure that the true story is told, I visited the property on Redstone Drive East this morning and asked Jerry Fowler, Jr. to tell the true story. Mr. Fowler denied there was even a child living on the property, saying “the baby stays with it’s grandmother. The only reason the kid was here that morning was because they were visiting.”

Mobile County Sheriff’s Office Charges Jerry Neil Fowler Sr

As a result of execution of the search warrant at 8520 Redstone Drive East in Semmes on 09/20/2017, MCSO has charge Jerry Neil Fowler Sr. as follows:

 BOOKINGS AND ARREST HISTORY

 Booking No
Booking Date
Case No
Charge
Type
Date
Rel Date
Disposition
Status

 
 09/20/2017 11:00
S17080812
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY 1ST DEGREE
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

S17090483
RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY 1ST DEGREE
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

S17090481
USE/POSSESSION DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

S17090481
POSSESSION MARIJUANA 2ND
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

S17090481
POSSESSION CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

S17090481
ILLEGAL POSSESSION OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

S17090481
TRAFFICKING-METHAMPHETAMINE
Document For Arrest
  09/20/2017

Arrested
Pending

Arrest records reveal that Mr. Fowler, Sr., was charged with possession of a controlled substance as far back as 02/02/2001 and has been charged eight times since then with receiving stolen property not including the charges above.

Stolen Property Recovered, Suspects in Custody

Early this morning, Wednesday, September 20, 2017, the Mobile County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Redstone Drive East in Semmes Alabama. The search yielded suspected stolen items including jewelry, automobiles, motorcycles and construction equipment. Items collected began to link those items with additional open ongoing MCSO investigations and additional charges are likely. Jerry Fowler, Sr. and Jerry Fowler, Jr. were taken into custody and charged with receiving stolen property. Sheriff’s deputies on the scene stated that Mr Fowler, Sr., a convicted felon, may once again face prison time as two guns were found within the residence.