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one step closer to coming to Etowah Co.
Oxford man convicted on
Charity bingo one
step closer to coming to Etowah County
Etowah County Commissioners voted
Tuesday to enter into an agreement with Coosa Entertainment Group
for the development of a charity video bingo facility to be located
near Attalla. Etowah county chief executive officer Patrick Simms,
said the decision came after the receipt of questionnaires and
financial documents from the two groups interested in developing the
facility. Simms said that one of the determining factors for the
decision was that Coosa Entertainment Group, a local firm, has
agreed to pay for 100 percent of the Interstate 59 interchange at
Pleasant Valley Road. An agreement that Sims said
would save the county about $7 million. Once Coosa Entertainment
has had an opportunity to review the agreement, accept it, and give
the commission an answer, Simms said that all the information will
be submitted to Etowah County Sheriff Todd Entrekin to issue the
After Entrekin issues the permit,
Etowah county District Attorney Jimmie Harp has said will file for a
declaratory suit to determine the legalities of video bingo.
Piedmont police are seeking the
publics help in solving the August 20th, burglaries of two piedmont
convenience stores. Police say that burglars entered both the
raceway and Texaco convenience stores by breaking the glass of the
front doors. Piedmont Police are urging the residents of
Piedmont, and the surrounding area, to contact them if they
have any information that may lead to the arrests of the individuals
involved in these burglaries. Anyone who has information is asked to
call the police department at 256-447-9091 and ask to speak with an
investigator. You may also send information via the department’s
email account: email@example.com. In most situations, your
identity may remain anonymous.
Oxford man convicted on porn
A 64 year old former
Oxford man was sentenced Tuesday on child pornography charges.
STANLEIGH C. SHAW, was sentenced to 37 months in federal prison
for Possession of Child Pornography. Shaw was charged in an
Indictment filed in February, 2008, and plead guilty in April, 2008
on one count of Possession of Child Pornography. Judge Karon O.
Bowdre sentenced SHAW to 37 months in prison to be followed by 8
years Supervised Release, and that SHAW register as a Sex Offender.
SHAW is to report to prison on October 21, 2008. According to the
plea agreement, during an investigation, ICE agents identified from
child pornography member-restricted websites that SHAW, from an
address in Oxford, Alabama, made a payment to PayPal for access to
a child pornography website. Further investigation revealed that
SHAW had recently moved to Turtle Lake Drive in Birmingham. On
November 13, 2007, ICE Agents went to Shaw’s residence to conduct a
Search Warrant. SHAW voluntarily agreed to speak with ICE Agents
and consented to the search and seizure of his residence and
computers. Images of child pornography were located on SHAW’s
computer and he confessed to possessing the images of child
pornography. A cursory review of the images located on SHAW’s
computer and/or hard-drive indicated that there were at least 10
images and up to 150 images of child pornography that he possessed.
The images of child pornography possessed by SHAW are of real
children engaged in sexually explicit conduct.
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