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Allison Duke

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334.705.5213 (Office)

334.734.7119 (Mobile)


  1. NARCOTIC ARRESTS

    The Opelika Police Narcotics Unit has been investigating reports of illegal drug activity throughout the city. Read on...
  2. NEIGHBORHOOD MARKET SEARCH WARRANT

    On 02/01/2023 at approximately 1:00 p.m., the Opelika Police Department, with the assistance of the Lee County SWAT Team, executed a search warrant at the Neighborhood Market, located at 503 Martin Luther King Blvd. Read on...
  3. WILLIAM DEREK SMITH ARREST

    On 01/26/2023, Opelika Police conducted a traffic stop at S. Uniroyal Road near Winding Oak Drive in reference to a traffic violation. Read on...
  4. OPELIKA POLICE IDENTIFY BABY JANE DOE

    On January 28, 2012, Opelika Police responded to Brookhaven Trailer Park, located at 1775 Hurst Street in Opelika, AL, in reference to skeletal remains being found. Read on...
  5. ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY BEST BUY SUSPECTS

    The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects involved in a Theft of Property, Second Degree, which occurred at Best Buy, located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Read on...
  6. UPDATE ON OFFICER INVOLVED SHOOTING

    On 12/17/2022 at approximately 10:30 p.m., Opelika Dispatch received a 9-1-1 call from a residence in the 100 Block of 19th Place. Read on...
  7. ANTHONY ASHFORD ARRESTED FOR MURDER

    UPDATE: On 12/04/2022, Anthony Ashford was arrested at the Opelika Police Department on murder charges. Read on...
  8. ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY 11.18 THEFT SUSPECTS

    On 11/18/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Ulta Cosmetics, located at 2690 Enterprise Drive. Read on...
  9. ADVANCE AUTO PARTNERSHIP

    Advance Auto Parts (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, and Opelika Police Department have teamed up to launch a unique program designed to increase roadway safety leading into the holidays for local motorists. Read on...
  10. ATTEMPT TO IDENTIFY SPORTSPLEX THEFT SUSPECTS

    On 10/16/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating an Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Vehicle and a Theft of Property, Second Degree, which occurred at the Opelika SportsPlex, located at 1001 Andrews Road. Read on...
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