Winston County Sheriff's Office

Thefts solved in Arley area


Pictured with the recovered stolen merchandise are, from l-r: Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore, deputies Nic Burns and Chris Franks, investigator Caleb Snoddy, chief deputy Brett Rodgers and K-9 officer Jonathan Oliver.
ARLEY - The report of a home break-in where thousands of dollars worth of items were stolen led the Winston County sheriff’s office to arrest two individuals, seize the stolen property and make arrangements with DHR to have a small child removed from the home due to drugs present.

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.

First responders facing obstacles as pandemic surges


Lt. Erik Gilbreath of the Double Springs Fire Department, shows the protective gear they take to scenes and use if COVID-19 is present.
WINSTON COUNTY - The recent uptick in COVID-19 cases not only in Winston County, but the entire area has created an impact on first responders through either positive cases of the virus among their ranks or having to go into quarantine due to exposure, affecting the very ones people depend on in emergency situations.

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.

Warrant roundup nets 36 arrests


The Winston County Sheriff’s Office is combating crime, with a goal of getting drugs off the streets. Front row from left, Sheriff Horace Moore, Tim Williams, Investigator Jacob Eward and K-9 Bojan. Back row, l-r, Nic Burns, Josh Silas, Brett Rodgers, B.J. Simmons, Jonathan Oliver and Josh Bennett.
WINSTON COUNTY - Keeping drugs off the streets of Winston County is one of the goals of the Winston County Sheriff’s Office.

Search for two suspects leads to five arrests


Pictured above, from l-r: Winston County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Caleb Snoddy, Winston County Sheriff Horace Moore, Winston County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Jacob Eward and Winston County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Brett Rodgers with a large amount of drugs, a firearm and paraphernalia found in Haleyville May 28.
HALEYVILLE - What began as a search for two individuals wanted on outstanding felony warrants with the Winston County Sheriff’s Office turned into arrests of five persons in Haleyville on a variety of drug-related charges.