Winston County Sheriff's Office

Five charged in deaths of two Cullman County men

Winston County Sheriff's Investigator Josh Bennett (pictured left) talks with Sheriff Caleb Snoddy at Martin Grace's residence on 11th Street in Haleyville during the ongoing investigation.

WINSTON COUNTY - The ongoing investigation into two Cullman County men found dead in a car near Delmar on Wednesday, Nov. 8, has so far yielded five arrests, on charges ranging from trafficking fentanyl to abuse of a corpse.

Highway 278 west of Double Springs shut down due to vehicle fires


Flames engulf the cab of a log truck that was involved in a two-vehicle accident on Highway 278 just west of Double Springs. Thankfully, only minor injuries have been reported. (Courtesy photo)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - Motorists are being urged to avoid the area of Highway 278 a quarter mile past Mt. Carmel Church between Double Springs and Natural Bridge, Thursday morning, May 30, due to two vehicles engulfed in flames.

Winston County Sheriff's Office arrests four in major drug sting


Pictured with the large amount of drugs, cash and a weapon found in the drug stings are, from left, Winston County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Josh Bennett, Sheriff Caleb Snoddy and Sheriff's Office Investigators Jason Bridges and Josh Edwards.
WINSTON COUNTY - Four of the biggest drug dealers in Winston County have been taken down and over $100,000 worth of drugs with a combined three pounds of methamphetamine removed from various locations in the county,in one of the largest drug stings to do down in at least a decade.

Sheriff encourages “yes” vote on local amendment


From left, Ashley Tucker, vice president of the Winston County Firefighters Association, Sheriff Caleb Snoddy and Double Springs Fire Chief Brandon Lewis. Snoddy is holding the legislation that, if passed by voters, will give proceeds from sheriff’s office fundraisers to benefit local fire departments.
WINSTON COUNTY - On March 5, voters will have the choice to approve a local amendment allowing the Winston County Sheriff’s Office to conduct fundraisers, with proceeds benefiting the office, as well as charitable organizations and volunteer fire departments.

List of charges released


Shannon Lee Stewart and Brittany Cheyenne Scoggins (Courtesy photos)
DOUBLE SPRINGS - The Winston County Sheriff's Office has released the full list of charges against the parents of a 2-month-old infant, who was killed December 30.

Tis the season for thefts, sheriff’s office warns


From left, Winston County Sheriff Caleb Snoddy, Investigators Josh Edwards, Josh Bennett and Chief Deputy Jacob Eward with guns and other items confiscated.
NAUVOO - The arrest at gunpoint of a Nauvoo man found with three loaded firearms who allegedly tried to pull a gun on law enforcement, is a grim reminder that the holiday season can also bring increased crime.