A new group "Saving Selma Lives" was at the Selma City Council meeting Tuesday July 24 to show their concern about the recent uptick in violence. Ashley Sparks Colbert talked with Randy Williams about the initiative.
Judge Terry F. Moorer sworn in as first black judge of U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Alabama in Mobile. President Donald Trump nominated Moorer in 2017 and the U.S. Senate confirmed his appointment this week (9/4/18). Click SPEAKER for interview with Judge Moorer He was sworn in at the Federal Courthouse in Selma on 9/6/18.
The Selma Police Department, Criminal Investigation Division, started investigating a missing person incident which began on Sunday, December 9, 2018. The victim is a black/male, age 21, Ja’Terrious Johnta’vious Peasant, who was last seen in the 800 block of 2nd Avenue; at his home. Peasant left the residence around 5:00p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2018 and had not seen or heard from since. The victim was last seen wearing a Camouflage Jacket, Blue Jeans, Gray Shoes, and Black Camo Style Book Bag. On December 11, 2018, at approximately 11:40a.m. Detectives received information that the victim was possibly on US 80 Highway 80 East near County Rd 7 in Tyler, Al(Dallas Co.). Detectives responded to the area and checked the area for about 45 minutes. Detectives finally located the victim on US Highway 80 East about a mile east of County Rd 7 around 12:30p.m. walking near the wood line. The victim was checked on scene by Care Ambulance Service and transported to the Vaughan Emergency Room for further treatment.