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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Attempt to Identify Ulta Theft Suspect

5.20 Can you identify-Ulta

The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred on 05/17/2022 at Ulta Cosmetics, located at 2690 Enterprise Drive. Surveillance video shows the suspect, a black female with long two-tone braids, wearing a b...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Attempt to Identify Credit Card Theft Suspect

5.20 Can you identify-Credit Card

On 04/08/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a report of a Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. At approximately 5:35 p.m. on 04/08/2022, the suspect entered Hobby Lobby, located at 2570 Enterprise Drive, and proceeded to steal a wallet ou...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Attempt to Identify Dicks Theft Suspect

5.12 Can you identify-Dicks

The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Dick’s Sporting Goods, located at 2718 Enterprise Drive. Security camera video shows four suspects, three black females, and a black male, enter ...

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Posted on: May 12, 2022

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

5.12 Can you identify-Best Buy

On 05/10/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Best Buy, located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Surveillance video shows two suspects, both black females, enter the store at approximately...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Catalytic Converter Theft

5.11 Arrest

On 05/10/2022 around 12:25 AM, Opelika Police Officers responded to an alarm call at Gateway Tire and Auto, located at 2023 Pepperell Parkway. Upon arrival, officers contacted 34-year-old Jeffrey Sullivan from Tallassee, AL, trying to leave the business. ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

Identified: Walmart Theft Suspect

5.10 Can you identify

UPDATE: Thanks to several tips, the suspect has been identified and charges are pending. 
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On 04/22/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Walmart located at 2900 Pepperell Pa...

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Posted on: May 6, 2022

Drug Seizure

5.6 Arrest

On 05/03/2022, the Opelika Police Detective Division conducted a search warrant in the 1400 Block of Crawford Road. During the search, officers recovered a large amount of narcotics and stolen firearms. 30-year-old Kentavious Heard and 28-year-old Jaylon ...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

Caleb Fuller Arrest

4.28 Arrest

On 04/28/2022, Opelika Police Detectives arrested 36-year-old Caleb Daniel Fuller of Auburn, AL. Fuller, who is a teacher at Opelika Middle School, is charged with Electronic Solicitation of a Child, Sexual Contact with a Student, and Luring a Child Somep...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

LOCATED: Linda Scherbert

LINDA LOCATED

On 04/27/2022, Linda Scherbert was located and is safe.

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 50-year-old Linda Scherbert. Scherbert was last seen in the area of Wild Wing Café, located at 3...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

4.26 Can you identify

On 04/06/2022, The Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Second Degree which occurred at Best Buy, located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows two suspects, both black males, concealing several items in the...

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Posted on: April 20, 2022

LOCATED: Leroy Marcus

MARCUS BOLO

UPDATE: Mr. Marcus has been located safe and is with family. Thank you to everyone for sharing.

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 73-year-old Leroy Marcus. Marcus was last seen in the 1400...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Wittel Ave Incident Update

4.12 Update

Opelika Police Detectives have determined that the incident involving a 13-year-old who died from a gunshot wound yesterday, was an unfortunate accident. The incident occurred in the 300 Block of Wittel Avenue on 04/11/2022 shortly after 4:00 p.m. After a...

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Posted on: April 11, 2022

Wittel Ave Gunshot Victim

gunshot victim

On 04/11/2022 at 4:14 p.m., the Opelika Police Department received a call of a gunshot victim in the 300 Block of Wittel Avenue. First responders arrived on scene and located a 13-year-old victim suffering from a single gunshot wound. Paramedics began lif...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Juvenile Arrest

OHS ARREST

Opelika Police Detectives have arrested a 15-year-old juvenile for a Terrorist Threat that was made at Opelika High School earlier today. The juvenile was taken into custody and transported to the Lee County Youth Development Center where they remain in j...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Opelika High School Lockdown

OHS Update

At approximately 8:00 AM on 04/07/2022, Opelika High School was placed on lockdown after receiving a threatening phone call from an unknown individual. All students and staff followed lockdown procedures while officers secured the building. After...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Naroctic & Gambling Seizure

4.4 Arrest 1

On 04/02/2022, the Opelika Police Department, along with the Lee County SWAT Team, executed a search warrant on a residence on Morgan Avenue, off of South Long Street. During the search, officers recovered a large amount of narcotics, firearms, and gambli...

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Posted on: April 2, 2022

Police Activity on Morgan Ave

Police Activity

On 04/02/2022 at approximately 12:30 AM, the Opelika Police Department, along with the Auburn Police Department, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, the Lee County SWAT Team, the Lee County District Attorney’s Office, and the Aviation Uni...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

WANTED: Micah Williams

Micah Williams

The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 43-year-old Micah Joshua Williams from Tuskegee, AL. Williams was identified as the suspect in the theft of a green 2018 Ford F-150 XLT from Fairway Auto Br...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Attempt to Identify Vehicle Theft Suspect

3.23 ID 1

3/31/22 UPDATE: The suspect has been identified as 43-year-old Micah Joshua Williams from Tuskegee, AL. He is wanted for Burglary, Third Degree, and Theft of Property, First Degree, related to that incident. If you have any information concerning the wher...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Attempt to Identify Theft & Forgery Suspects

3.18 Attempt to ID 1

The Opelika Police Department is investigating a Theft of Property, First Degree, and Possession of a Forged Instrument, Third Degree, which occurred at the Opelika Market located at 1708 Airport Road on 01/29/2022. Security camera video shows four Hispan...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Attempt to Identify Theft Suspects

3.11 Can you identify

On 02/25/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Angel’s Antiques located at 900 Columbus Parkway. Security camera video shows three suspects, possibly Middle Eastern or Hispan...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Attempt to Identify Burglary Suspects

3.10 ID 1

On 02/24/2022, the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Burglary, Third Degree and a Theft of Property, First Degree, which occurred at a residence in the 3300 Block of Stoney Brook Lane on 02/23/2022. Surveillance video shows three suspects we...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

RISE Agency Nomination

VOTE 1

The Opelika Police Department has been nominated for the 2022 RISE Agency Award which honors a public safety agency that has made strides to build up its community. The nomination highlights Together Opelika, the police department’s campaign foc...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Opelika Police Department Now Accepting Applications for the 2022 Citizens Police Academy

CPA

Opelika’s Citizens Police Academy is now accepting applications for the spring 2022 class. The 8-week class is organized by the Opelika Police Department and begins Thursday, March 31, 2022. Each week citizens will learn about various aspects of...

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Posted on: February 21, 2022

An Open Letter to the Community

letter

February 18th, 2022

 

Dear Citizens of Opelika, 

                As I sit in my office and look out over the city, I can’t help but feel a sense of pride in t...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Spence Murder Arrest

2.15 Arrest

On 02/04/2022 at approximately 9:37 PM, Opelika Police Officers responded to a rescue call in the 200 Block of Vero Court, where they located a 56-year-old male who appeared to have been assaulted. Upon investigation, officers discovered that the assault ...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Jarren Allen Arrest

ARREST

On 02/13/2022, Deputies with the Troup County Sheriff’s Office arrested Jarren McKay Allen in LaGrange, GA. Allen is wanted by the Opelika Police Department for an assault on an Officer, which occurred on 02/02/2022. He is currently being held a...

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Posted on: February 11, 2022

Bank Robbery

Robbery

On 02/28/2022, the Opelika Police Department arrested 57-year-old John Lee Hodges from Columbus, GA, for Robbery, First Degree. Hodges was identified as the suspect in the robbery that occurred at Truist Bank on 02/11/2022.

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Murder Arrest: Gregory Miles

2.9 Arrest

On 02/09/2022, the Opelika Police Department arrested 32-year-old Gregory Geraldo Miles for Murder. The charge stems from the shooting death of 37-year-old Jela Marshall, which occurred on the evening of 02/08/2022 in the 900 Block of Morgan Avenue. Miles...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

Murder Investigation

Murder

UPDATE 02/09/2022: the Opelika Police Department arrested 32-year-old Gregory Geraldo Miles for Murder. 

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On 02/08/2022 at approximately 6:42 PM, the Opelika Police Officers responded to the 900 Block of Morgan Ave...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

BOLO for Jarren Allen

Bolo

The Opelika Police Department is attempting to locate 33-year-old Jarren McKay Allen from Smiths Station, AL. Allen is wanted for charges of Assault, First Degree, Failure to Render Aid, and Possession of a Controlled Substance. Allen was last seen in the...

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Posted on: February 2, 2022

Incident involving OPD Officer

INJURY

On 02/02/2022 around 1:00 PM, an Opelika Police Officer responded to the parking lot of Kroger, located at 2460 Enterprise Drive, regarding a driver striking a cart return. Upon arrival, the suspect attempted to flee the scene and struck the officer with ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2022

Narcotic Seizure

01.25.22 Narcotics Seizure

On 01/25/2022, the Opelika Police Narcotics Division conducted two separate search warrants at two local convenience stores. The first search warrant was conducted at 3700 Pepperell Parkway, AM PM Food Mart (Big Cat). During the search, Detectives recover...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

Douglas Spraggins Arrest

1.12 Arrest

On 01/11/2022 at approximately 4:00 PM, officers with the Opelika Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Chrysler Town & Country van on Crawford Road. The driver fled in the vehicle, away from officers, at a high rate of speed. Off...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Attempt to Identify Vehicle Break-In Suspects

1.11 Attempt to ID 1

The Opelika Police Department is investigating multiple vehicle break-ins at businesses around Columbus Parkway which occurred between 11/28/2021 and 12/04/2021. Surveillance video shows multiple suspects in a white 2018-2022 Chevrolet Traverse. ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Opelika High School Incident

On 01/10/2022 during a class change at Opelika High School, there was an altercation between two students. After an investigation by OHS Administrators and OPD School Resource Officers, a handgun was found in one of the student’s backpacks. The ...

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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Edmon Ave Shooting

On 01/01/2022 at approximately 1:13 PM Opelika dispatch received a call regarding a shooting in the 600 Block of Edmon Avenue. Upon arrival, officers located  a victim suffering from gunshot wounds. The victim, a 25-year-old male, was pronounced ...

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Posted on: December 20, 2021

Accidental Discharge of a Firearm

On 12/20/2021 at approximately 2:07 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to call of an accidental discharge of a firearm at T.J. Maxx located at 2185 Tiger Town Parkway. Upon arrival, first responders located a 55-year-old woman suffering from a gu...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

12.15 Can you identify

On 12/13/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspects, a black male and a black female, enter the store at...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

Traffic Fatality 12.07.21

TRAFFIC FATALITY

On 12/07/2021 at approximately 1:30 AM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash involving a pedestrian on Pepperell Parkway near Lowndes Street. Upon arrival, first responders located a 20-year-old black female who had been struc...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Patrick Wayne Torbert Arrest

Patrick Wayne Torbert

On 12/01/2021 at approximately 1:30 AM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a Criminal Trespass Complaint in the 500 Block of Lori Lane. Officers located an individual matching the description walking on Gateway Drive near Gwynne’s Way. T...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Attempt to Identify Hickory Haven Suspects

Attempt to ID Graphic

On 11/12/2021 at approximately 7:00 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a call of gunshots at Hickory Haven Trailer Park located at 815 Crawford Road. Upon investigation, a trailer was discovered to have been struck multiple times with gunfire....

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

Chasity Baker and Jamario Mitchell Arrested

11.15 Arrests

On 11/12/2021 Opelika Police Detectives and the Lee County Coroner’s Office began an investigation into the death of a 2-year-old female. The child’s body was taken to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science for an autopsy. The investigation lead to th...

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Posted on: November 15, 2021

LOCATED: Tanihja Harris

Harris-LOCATED

11/15/21 UPDATE: Tanihja Harris has been safely located. 

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika woman, 18-year-old Tanihja Harris. Harris  was last seen on 11/12/202...

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Posted on: November 12, 2021

Death Investigation 11.12.21

Death investigation

On 11/12/2021 at approximately 7:10 AM, Opelika dispatch received a call regarding an unresponsive child in the 1700 Block of Cherry Circle. Upon arrival, first responders located a two-year-old female with no signs of life. Opelika Police Detectives and ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2021

Opelika Police and Fire Launch Project S.A.F.E.R for Special Needs Community

Police and Fire SNR

The Opelika Police and Fire Departments are excited to launch Project S.A.F.E.R, a voluntary program available to all citizens who live, work, and attend school in Opelika, AL. The acronym S.A.F.E.R stands for Special Assistance For Emergency Response. Th...

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

Additional Update Regarding the Shooting of a Lee County Deputy

10.26 SQUIRREL Arrest

On the afternoon of 10/25/2021, John Cross, aka Squirrel, was released from the hospital in Columbus, GA. Upon his release, he was transported to the Lee County Jail for processing and then taken to the Russell County Jail where he remains in custody. Cro...

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Posted on: October 20, 2021

Update Regarding the Shooting of a Lee County Deputy

John Cross

Shortly after 8:40 AM on 10/20/2021, 42-year-old John Cross, aka Squirrel, from Lee County, AL was taken into custody following the shooting of a Lee County Deputy. Cross was transported to a hospital in Georgia for treatment where he remains under guard ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspect

10.19 Attempt to ID Suspect

On 10/15/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspect, a white female with blonde hair, conceal a Lenovo laptop and Ring d...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

Attempt Identify Walmart Theft Suspect

10.18 Can you identify

On 10/11/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Walmart located at 2900 Pepperell Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspect, a white male wearing a green shirt, blue jeans, and a gray baseball c...

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Posted on: October 15, 2021

Attempt to Identify Best Buy Theft Suspects

10.15 Can you identify

On 10/11/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Best Buy located at 2147 Tiger Town Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspects, both black males, enter the store at approximately 11:48 AM. The f...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

Attempt to Identify Walmart Theft Suspect

10.5 Can you identify

On 09/25/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, at Walmart located at 2900 Pepperell Parkway. Security camera video shows the suspect, a Hispanic male with a mustache, approach the Customer Service counte...

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Attempt to Identify Theft Suspect

10.1 Can you identify

On 09/29/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, First Degree, at CT Collision located at 3300 Pepperell Parkway. Upon investigation, a suspect is seen on camera stealing radiators and scrap metal from the impound lot. ...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Traffic Crash Investigation

crash investigation

On 09/28/2021 at approximately 8:11 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a multiple vehicle crash involving a motorcycle on Gateway Drive near Interstate Drive and the Interstate 85 overpass. Upon arrival, officers located the ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Opelika Police Host Illegal Narcotic Identification Class for Community

Narcotics Class 10.14.21

The Opelika Police Department is hosting an Illegal Narcotic Identification Class on Thursday, October 14, 2021. The class is for Opelika parents, educators and youth leaders who wish to gain additional knowledge and understanding of illegal narcotics and...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

LOCATED: Abdul Rasheed

9.24 Located

LOCATED: Mr. Rasheed was located safe in Macon County on 09/24/21.

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Georgia man. Abdul Hakeem Rasheed, 21 yoa from McDonough, GA was last seen leaving the...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Attempt to Identify Huntsville Theft Suspect

9.23 Can you identify

The Opelika Police Department needs the public’s assistance in identifying a Huntsville, AL theft suspect. On 09/09/2021 at approximately 6:30 PM the suspect, a light-skinned female, entered Verizon Wireless located at 2762 Carl T. Jones Drive S...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Attempt to Identify Hit & Run Suspect

9.20 Can you identify-2

On 09/18/2021 at approximately 3:50 PM Officers with the Opelika Police Department responded to a Leaving the Scene of an Accident Complaint at Target, located at 2640 Enterprise Drive. Upon arrival, officers located a mother with her child who had receiv...

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

Demarcus Smith Arrest

Demarcus_Treias_Smith

On 09/14/2021 at approximately 11:40 AM, Opelika Police Officers responded to the East Alabama Medical Center in reference to a deceased child. Officers learned that an unresponsive 2-month-old black female was brought to the emergency room by her father ...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Attempt Identify Motorcycle Theft Suspect

9.17 Can you identify

UPDATED 09/17/21- New photos have been shared of the suspect. 

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On 09/08/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, First Degree, in the 1000 Block of North Uniroyal Road. Security camera video shows the suspect...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

Bomb Threat Update

On 09/08/2021 Opelika Police Department Detectives began investigating a bomb threat that was called into Opelika High School at 11:45 AM that day. Detectives have determined that the call was made by a 13-year-old juvenile from Florida. They have conclud...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

Opelika High School Bomb Threat

The Opelika Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Opelika High School at approximately 11:45 AM on 09/08/2021. Officers and OHS safely evacuated the students and staff to Southern Union State Community College. Auburn Police Department and the L...

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Posted on: September 2, 2021

WANTED: Henry Greer

Henry Greer

The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Henry Curtis Greer, age 39.  Greer was identified as the suspect in numerous business burglaries and thefts that occurred on August 27, 2021 and September 1...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Star Street Shooting

8.24 Arrest

On 08/24/2021 at approximately 1:36 AM the Opelika Police Department received calls of shots fired in the 2200 Block of Star Street. Upon arrival, officers located a suspect barricaded in a shed located on the property. 

During this time, officers...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Attempt to Identify Theft Suspects

Attempt to ID Graphic

On 08/16/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a report of multiple thefts at CT Collision, located at 3300 Pepperell Parkway. Employees reported that approximately 20 catalytic converters and other miscellaneous items had been stolen off...

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Posted on: August 20, 2021

Attempt to Identify Burglary Suspects

8.20 Can you identify

On 08/17/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating two burglaries which occurred at Sunco Service Station, located at 300 Columbus Parkway, and Marathon Gas Station, located at 1001 Columbus Parkway. Upon investigation, three suspects are see...

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Posted on: August 19, 2021

Attempt to Identify Robbery Suspect

8.19 Can you identify

On 08/16/2021 at approximately 9:00 PM the Opelika Police Department responded to a Robbery in the 1600 Block of S. Fox Run Parkway. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim who stated that he was taking trash to the dumpster when he was approa...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

WANTED: Deandrian Martin

Deandrian Marquel Martin

The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating Deandrian Marquel Martin. Martin was identified as the suspect in numerous vehicle break-ins that occurred over the summer in residential areas of Opelika. The Opeli...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

LOCATED: OPD Requesting the Public's Help in Locating Missing Opelika Woman

8.10 Missing Person

Update: 4:00 PM
MISSING PERSON LOCATED
Kimberly Welch has been located. 
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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika woman. Kimberly Ann Trivoli Welch, 27 yoa from Opelika, AL, was l...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Traffic Fatality 08.09.21

On 08/09/2021 at approximately 4:54 PM, the Opelika Police Department responded to a vehicle crash in the 3000 Block of Lafayette Parkway. Upon arrival, officers located a single vehicle that had struck a building. The driver, a 73-year-old male, was pron...

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Posted on: August 9, 2021

Attempt to Identity B&E Suspect

8.9 Can you identify

On 08/06/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating multiple vehicle break-ins that occurred at Laquinta Inn, located at 3151 Capps Way and Holiday Inn Express, located at 1801 Capps Landing. The suspect, a black male with facial hair, is seen...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

Traffic Fatality

On 08/04/2021 at approximately 4:45 AM, the Opelika Police Department began receiving calls regarding an individual in the roadway on Interstate 85 northbound, south of exit 62. Upon arrival, officers located a 37-year-old male who had been struck by a ve...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

ARRESTED: Attempt to Identify Winn Dixie Suspect

7.30 Can you identify-2

UPDATE:

Zenetta Bandy Smith, 50 you from Opelika, AL, was arrested on a warrant for Theft of Property, Third Degree on 08/05/2021. 

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On 07/11/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating an Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurre...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Attempt to Identify Attempted Burglary Suspects

7.30 Can you identify

On 07/12/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating an Attempted Burglary which occurred in the 1600 Block of 3rd Avenue. Three suspects, all black males, are seen on camera attempting to kick in the door of the residence before fleeing. Two s...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Attempt to Identify Murf Mart Suspect

7.29 Can you identify

On 07/07/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigation an Attempted Robbery which occurred at Murf Mart, located at 1001 Frederick Road. The suspect, a black male or female, is seen on camera wearing a black hoodie, jeans, black shoes and holding...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspect in Vehicle Break Ins

7.14 Can you identify

 The Opelika Police Department has been investigating several Unlawful Breaking and Entering a Motor Vehicle complaints around the historic district of Opelika over the past few weeks. Home security videos show the suspect, a black male, attempt ...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspects in Fraud Case

6.28 Can you identify

On 06/23/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Fraudulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card, which occurred at Mapco, located at 2385 Moores Mill Road, Auburn, AL. The suspects, both black males, are seen on camera entering the business at app...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Attempt to Identify Walmart Suspect

6.25 Can you identify

On 06/17/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigation a Fradulent Use of a Credit/Debit Card which occurred at Wal-Mart, located at 2900 Pepperell Parkway. The suspect, a black male, is seen on camera wearing a New York baseball cap, face mask, ...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Attempt to Identify Kroger Theft Suspect

6.24 Can you identify

On 06/20/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigation a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Kroger, located at 2460 Enterprise Drive. The suspect, a black female, is seen on camera wearing a white face mask, a white t-shirt and bl...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Assault Suspect Arrested

PRESS RELEASE

In the early hours of 06/24/2021 the Opelika Police Department responded to 2000 Pepperell Parkway, East Alabama Medical Center, in regards to an assault. Officers located the suspect, Steve John Collins, 54 yoa from Opelika, AL, nearby. Collins was arres...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

ARRESTED- Attempt to Identify Suspect in Burglary

6.23 Can you identify

Arrested 07/21/2021

Kentavious Jamal Miles, 27 yoa from Valley, AL, was arrested on outstanding warrants for two counts of Burglary, Third Degree and Theft of Property, Third Degree. 

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On 06/22/2021 the Opelika Police Department responded to an...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Attempt to Identify Robbery Suspect

6.21 Can you identify

On 06/20/2021 the Opelika Police Department responded to a Robbery which occurred at Best Western, located at 205 North 21st Street. The suspect, a black male, can be seen on camera wearing all white clothing, white shoes and a face mask. The victim state...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

LOCATED: Missing Opelika Man Shawn Montgomery

6.15 Missing Person

06/15/21 5:00 PM Update

Mr. Montgomery has been located

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The Opelika Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing Opelika man. Shawn Cornell Montgomery, 48 yoa from Opelika, AL, was last seen leaving his residen...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

ARRESTED- Attempt to Identify Suspect in Sun Self Storage Theft

6.15 Can you identify

Arrested 6/21/21

William Blake Norton, 33 yoa from Opelika, AL, was arrested on a warrant for Theft of Property, Third Degree. 

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On 05/19/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Narcotics Arrests

Arrests 6.10

On 06/10/2021 the Opelika Police Narcotics Division, along with the Lee County SWAT Team, conducted a search warrant at a residence in the 2400 Block of Airport Road. During the search, Detectives recovered a large quantity of narcotics believed to be met...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspect who used a Stolen Debit Card at Lowes

6.2 Can you identify

On 05/26/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Theft of Property, Third Degree, and a Fraudulent Use of a Debit Card which occurred at Lowes, located at 1701 Frederick Road. The suspect, a white male, can be seen on camera wearing a blu...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Attempt to Identify Suspects in Burglary & Theft

5.27 Can you identify

On 05/06/2021 the Opelika Police Department began investigating a Burglary, Third Degree, and a Theft of Property, Third Degree, which occurred at Susie K’s, located at 1801 2nd Avenue. The suspects, all black males, stole $100.00 in cash, a cas...

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