Media

Media Contacts

Tony Amerson

Captain of Community Relations/Special Services
[email protected]
334.705.5211 (Office)


Allison Duke

Community Relations Specialist
[email protected]
334.705.5213 (Office)

334.734.7119 (Mobile)



  1. Attempt to Identify Suspects in Vehicle Break-Ins and Theft

    On 04/13/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating multiple incidents of Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle and a Theft of Property, First Degree Read on...
  2. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Theft of Property

    On 03/24/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card and a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Trinity United Methodist Church Read on...
  3. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Theft of Property at Best Buy

    On 04/09/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Best Buy Read on...
  4. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card

    On 03/17/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card, which occurred at Walmart Read on...
  5. Attempt to Identify Suspect in Fraudulent Use of a Debit Card

    On 03/21/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card, which occurred at Target Read on...
  6. OPD Requesting the Public's Help in Locating Missing Opelika Man

    The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika man. Louis Carter Young Jr., 58 yoa from Opelika, AL, was last seen near his residence in the 1100 Block of Magnolia Street on March 8, 2021. Read on...
  7. Murder Arrest

    On 03/05/2021 the Opelika Police Department arrested Raphael Maurice Browning, 35 yoa from Opelika, AL Read on...
  8. Assault Arrest

    On 03/01/2021 the Opelika Police Department, with the assistance of Alabama Probation and Parole, arrested Fredrick Orlando Jenkins, 43 yoa from Opelika Read on...
  9. Pedestrian Fatality

    On 02/26/2021 at 1:45 PM Opelika Police Department responded to the 1700 Block of McCoy Street in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a train. Read on...
  10. U.S. MARSHALS CAPTURE OPELIKA MURDER SUSPECT

    On 02/25/2021 at 9:30 AM the U.S. Marshals arrested John Robert Thomas III, 40 yoa from Opelika, AL in Milldale, CT. Read on...
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