Here are a few of the biggest criminal law stories from the past week that occurred around the state of Alabama:
- On Sunday, Hoover police arrested a man suspected of stealing thousands of dollars of cigarettes in five convenience stores robberies over the past two months.
- Tuscaloosa police are searching for suspects who shot and robbed a 24-year-old in his car at the Park at Manderson Landing.
- The lawyers of Peyton Pruitt, the Alabama teen charged with aiding terrorists, requested that he receive a mental evaluation as he had previously been diagnosed with a intellectual disability.
- Police have arrested and charged a second teen with capital murder after the shooting death of a 22-year-old man in Birmingham that allegedly occurred during a drug transaction.