Winston/Marion District Attorney's Office

Arrest made in Helicon death

Caleb Scott Farley has been arrested and charged with murder and arson first degree in the death of David Brian Hayes.
HELICON - The 25th District Attorney's Criminal Investigation Division has announced the arrest of a suspect in the death investigation of David Brian Hayes.

Partnership brings about new body cameras to sheriff’s office

Pictured left to right, Winston County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Nic Burns and Josh Bennett, 25th Circuit District Attorney Scott Slatton, Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore and Winston County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brett Rodgers.
DOUBLE SPRINGS - A community partnership between the Winston County Sheriff’s Office The 25th Circuit District Attorney’s Office, as well as local businesses has provided the sheriff’s office new body cameras as a valuable tool not just in fighting crime, but also in court.

2-year-old child dies

 The Winston/Marion County District Attorney's Office has confirmed to the Alabamian that a two-year-old child died over the weekend. The case is under investigation  by the DA's office.

Authorities have not released the cause of the child's death. Winston County Deputy Coroner Tracy Yealock has not released the child's name due to the child's age.

The Alabamian will provide more details as they become available.