Jefferson County DA gets grant for real-time surveillance cameras

Officially Procured from Sarah Killian WVTM 13 FAIRFIELD, Ala. —Lynneice Washington, Jefferson County District Attorney for the Bessemer Division, is helping to fight crime in underserved areas in her district. Washington’s office recently received a Project Safe Neighborhoods grant through the Department of Justice to purchase real-time surveillance cameras. These cameras are a partnership with […]

DA Washington on Marshae Jones: ‘This has been a tragedy’

Officially Procured from Roy S. Johnson | [email protected] When news broke last week of 27-year-old Marsheae Jones’ indictment and arrest in the death of her unborn child when she was shot by 23-year-old Ebony Jemison while the two women were fighting in a Dollar General parking lot last December, the district attorney was out of […]

District Attorney dismisses case against Marshae Jones

Officially Procured from ABC 33/40 by Associated Press An Alabama district attorney has decided to drop the charges against a woman who was indicted for manslaughter after she lost her fetus when she was shot during a fight. Marshae Jones was arrested June 26 after a grand jury concluded she intentionally caused the death of […]