Here are a few of the biggest criminal law stories from around the state of Alabama over the past week:
- A video has surfaced of Tuscaloosa Police Department and University of Alabama Police Department officers cursing, Tasing and using a night stick on a student early Sunday morning after responding to a noise complaint. The video is under investigation by the Tuscaloosa police.
- Three Tuscaloosa men were arrested by Heflin police after a freeway pursuit on Thursday. Police charged the men with possession of marijuana (half a pound), trafficking cocaine (four ounces) and resisting arrest.
- Homewood Police are searching for the man responsible for stealing over $7000 worth of cigarettes from multiple service stations. The first reported robbery was last Tuesday, November 3rd.
- Caleb Moore, the 25-year-old son of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore, has been charged with felony possession of the prescription medication alprazolam and misdemeanor marijuana possession.