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RFP for Inmate Communications Serives

It is the intent of this Request for Proposal to obtain proposals from qualified vendors to provide hosted, IP-based services for inmates.

See Attached RFP that is attached to the media kit.

RFP For Seamless Shower System

The Chilton County Sheriff's Office will receive quotes for qualified Manufactures/Contractors to pre, manufacture and install a Seamless Shower System for the inmate shower facilities at the Chilton County Jail, located at 500 2nd Ave. North, Clanton, Alabama 35045.

See Attached RFP that is attached to the media kit.

Press Release 2/19/2021

PRESS RELEASE


19 February 2021


Beginning in September of 2020 the Sheriff's Office began investigating a series of residential Burglary/Thefts all occurring randomly on the same day of the week and on the same two roads in the County. Multiple firearms, electronics and jewelry were taken during these Burglaries. Investigators conducted surveillance of the areas several days with no success.

On February 09, 2021 Deputies and Maplesville Police responded to a Burglary in progress on AL Hwy 191 in the Isabella area where a homeowner observed (3) three individuals in masks break into his home through a wireless surveillance system. The suspects fled the area prior to Deputies arriving. One short frame of the video caught one of the suspects without his mask pulled up. When Investigators processed the scene, evidence was collected that indicated the suspects were possibly from the Selma/Dallas County area. The video surveillance was distributed to Dallas County area law enforcement and that suspect was positively identified by Dallas County Sheriff's and Selma Police Investigators. A second Burglary/Theft was reported shortly afterwards on County Rd 73, which was the second area the Burglaries had been occurring.

On February 10, 2021 the first suspect, Kourtney Labarro Jones, 36, of Selma was taken into custody on Burglary and Theft Charges. At the time of his arrest, Jones was wanted in (3) three other Jurisdictions on felony Theft charges. Follow up investigation gave Investigators probable cause to obtain a search warrant for a Selma residence. That search warrant was executed on the night of February 10, 2021. Investigators located a stolen firearm, seized a large quantity of crack cocaine, Ecstacy tablets, clothing worn during the Burglaries and identified the vehicle used in the February 09, 2021 Burglaries. Investigators also identified the second suspect as Bardarious Jorkeise Hall, 27, of Selma.

Additional investigation identified the third suspect as Tramaine Cardale Walter Sr., 30, of Jemison. Investigators were able to develop probable cause to obtain a search warrant for a Jemison residence where Walter lived. During the course of that search, Investigators located property stolen from both Burglaries on February 09, 2021 and other Burglaries that the Sheriff's Office had been investigating in those areas. Investigators also recovered stolen property from a recent Burglary/Theft in Dallas County.

All three suspects have been Charged with Burglary, Theft, and Criminal Mischief offenses. This investigation is ongoing and more charges are expected as Investigators receive reports from different forensic examinations and are able to correlate all the evidence. The Sheriff's Office was assisted by Investigators from the Dallas County Sheriff's Office, the Selma Police Department, the Clanton Police Department, the State Bureau of Investigation, and the Alabama Attorney General's Office.

"It's usually one small piece that falls into place that solves the puzzle in these kinds of cases. We had spent many, many hours trying to catch these guys. In this case it was one small piece of video and some trash that started the puzzle coming together. Once we got those pieces, Investigations worked almost around the clock until all three suspects were in custody. Unfortunately we don't always have immediate success, but we take folks' homes being broken into, their privacy being violated, and what they worked for being stolen seriously. We will be contacting victims over the course of the next couple of weeks to identify property that we have recovered. It's a slow process but we want to make sure that we are successful in taking these guys off the street."-Sheriff John Shearon.

Body Armor for K9s

Chilton County Sheriff's Office K9s Justice, Traffic, Tracker and Shep to get donation of body armor.

Sheriff John Shearon would like to thank Vested Interest in K9s for supplying our K9 division with a bullet and stab protective vest.  

Chilton County Sheriff's Office K9s Justice, Traffic, Tracker and Shep will receive bullet and stab protective vests thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.  The vests will be embroidered with the sentiment "This gift of protection provided by Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.".  Delivery is expected within eight to ten weeks.

Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., established in 2009, is a 501(c)(3) charity whose mission is to provide bullet and stab protective vests and other assistance to dogs of law enforcement and related agencies throughout the United States. This potentially lifesaving body armor for four-legged K9 officers is U.S. made, custom fitted, and NIJ certified.  Since its inception, Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. has provided over 4,101 vests to K9s in all 50 states at a value of $6.9 million, made possible by both private and corporate donations.  


The program is open to U.S. dogs that are at least 20 months old and actively employed and certified with law enforcement or related agencies.  K9s with expired vests are also eligible to participate.  There are an estimated 30,000 law enforcement K9s throughout the United States. 


Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. accepts tax-deductible contributions in any amount, while a single donation of $960 will sponsor one vest.  Each vest has a value of $1,744-$2,283, weighs an average of 4-5 lb., and comes with a five-year warranty.  For more information, or to learn about volunteer opportunities, please call 508-824-6978.  Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. provides information, lists events, and accepts donations at www.vik9s.org, or you may mail your contribution to P.O. Box 9, East Taunton, MA 02718.    


 

Sheriff John Shearon

Hog Creek Murder

Message from Sheriff John Shearon

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Pistol Permit Renewals

 

             CONCEALED CARRY 

PERMITS

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

 

In Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic and Pistol Permit Renewals:

 

 

 

The Chilton County Sheriff's Office will be sending out pistol permit reminders. Do not panic if your permit is expired or will expire soon.  It is ok to wait until the courthouse reopens to renew your permit, we are also extending a grace period during this health crisis. Anyone possessing a permit which expires between January 1, 2020 until April 30, 2020 should retain a copy of this letter that states they are hereby granted an extension. Should you have an encounter with law enforcement that requires showing your concealed carry permit, please show this letter, and your permit will be honored.  After April 30, 2020 you may contact the Chilton County Sheriff's Office for instructions on applying for or renewing your permit.  Any questions or concerns, you may have should be directed to the Sheriff's Office at 205-755-4698.  We appreciate your understanding and cooperation.  

 

We will accept your renewal through the mail if you wish to renew at this time.  We will only renew permits that are expiring or recently expired, if the permit has expired before January 1, 2020 you will have to wait until the courthouse reopens. 

If renewing please include

Check or money order made payable to the Chilton County Sheriff's Office  Self-addressed stamped envelope

 

Renewal Prices are  as follows

1 year   $25.25 2 years $45.25  3 years $65.25 4 years $85.25 5 years $105.25  

Again, you may wait until the courthouse reopens to renew your permit. Thank you for your cooperation at this difficult time.

 

Sincerely,

John Shearon

Sheriff

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Successful results of a multi-agency operation.

Successful results of a multi-agency operation.

 

PRESS RELEASE

6 MARCH 2020

 

Two joint multi-agency enforcement operations in as many months have resulted in multiple arrests and large seizures of illegal cash proceeds and narcotics. 

On January 23, 2020, a multi-agency operation was conducted involving the Chilton County Sheriff's Office, Clanton Police Department, Elmore County Sheriff's Office, Prattville Police Department, and the Montgomery Resident Office of the Drug Enforcement Administration. Agents from those Agencies executed (5) five search warrants in the Clanton area resulting in (3) three arrests, the seizure of approx. $27,000 in illegal currency, approximately 1.2 lbs of Methamphetamine, and approximately one pound of Marijuana.  Arrested in that operation were Deferio Marquez Varner 35 y/o for Drug Trafficking and Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree, Ronrico Lente Williams 38 y/o for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Manuel Earnest Lattimore 25 y/o for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. This Investigation began in 2018 with the Clanton Police Department and the Chilton County Sheriff's Office.  With the assistance of DEA, and a Sheriff's Investigator now assigned to the DEA Task Force, a federal investigation began and has resulted in additional seizures of approximately 3lbs of Methamphetamine and approximately $15,000 in other cooperating jurisdictions. This investigation is ongoing and additional arrests are anticipated.

On March 5, 2020 a multi-agency operation was conducted involving the Chilton County Sheriff's Office, Clanton Police Department, Calera Police Department, and the Alabama Bureau of Pardons and Paroles. This multi-agency operation resulted in the execution of (1) one search warrant and (27) arrests on outstanding warrants and additional charges. The operation also resulted in the seizure of approx. (13) thirteen ounces of Methamphetamine, marijuana, cocaine, a stolen handgun and approx. $1000.00 in cash.  Those arrested in this operation were: 

Arley Roberto Rodriguez  42, for Probation Violation

Tiffany Lashaun Tyus 41, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance ( 3 counts)

Nelson Blaine Buldier 27, for Contempt of Court

Nicholas Arlin Henry 21, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance ( 2 counts )

Rasheem Tremayne McCoy 29, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance (3 counts )

Donald Eugene Jackson 38, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance

Tracy Lynn Dubose 49, for Probation Violation

Robert Edward Pierce 48, for FTA Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and DV 3rd Degree

Dana Michelle Westervelt 39, for Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Jared Dakota Frost 29, for Theft of Property 2nd, Possession of Marijuana 2nd Degree and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Richard Elton Fairley 46, for Theft of Property 1st (Cullman County Sheriff's Office)

Brian Wallace Watley 45, for FTA Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Bruce Edward Walker 55, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance (2 counts), and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance with Intent to Distribute.

Christopher Shane Smitherman 44, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance (2 counts)

Catrina Michelle Burrow 30, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance

Anthony Sareze Atchison 28, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance

Mathew Percy James Lachney 21, for FTA Possession of short barrel Shotgun, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Jamaris Parker 37, for Probation Violation

Corey Levell Childers 47, for Probation Violation and Drug Trafficking, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Angela Dawn Loomis 38, for FTA Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance

Venice Larisha Johnson 31, for Probation Violation

Gerron Ondreis Reed 28, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance

Lorenzo Sanchez Floyd 36, for Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance

Jamal Lahad Johnson 28, for Drug Trafficking (2 counts), Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Dallas London Mullins 25, for Fugitive from Justice Warrant from Panellas County, Florida.

Gustin Rigell Childers 28, for Drug Trafficking, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

Demond Antrell Cleckley 43, for Drug Trafficking, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

"These cases are the result of great joint effort between all the involved agencies. We have recently joined efforts with Chief Maddox and Clanton Police Department, housing our Narcotics Investigators in the same office, sharing intelligence, equipment and working together to have the most impact.  We have been very successful. Our goal is to eventually have a county wide Drug Task Force with all the law enforcement agencies in the County participating. We now have a Sheriff's Office Investigator assigned to the DEA Task Force. We intend to target as many of our major offenders as possible for federal prosecution.  We receive numerous complaints from the community about drug activity in our community. We are not able to make cases on all of them, but rest assured we work daily to enforce the drug laws. It seems to be a revolving door sometimes, but we do not let that deter our efforts. Just because there's not something in the press every week about an arrest or a seizure doesn't mean it's not happening.  These cases are covert by their very nature. We will continue to provide as much information to the public as possible while maintaining the integrity of our investigations. I am proud of all of the effort put into these cases by all the Agencies involved and we will continue to do everything possible to make our County as better place." -- Sheriff John Shearon.

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A New Year's Message

I would like to take this opportunity to extend our best wishes for a safe and prosperous New Year from all of us at the Chilton County Sheriff’s Office. We look forward to helping make 2019 a wonderful and safe year for our county and our community.

As we approach the New Year, my commitment to the citizens of this County remains strong, and I will continue to work with you to improve the quality of life for the current and future residents of our County. It is my hope that 2019 will be a year when members in our community frequently extend a helping hand to their neighbors, coworkers, family, friends, and strangers in need.

It's a real pleasure to say, "Thank You", to our community as we wish you a full year of happiness and success.

 Please contact my office if my staff and I can be of assistance.

Thank you,

Sheriff John Shearon

 

 

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