Cullman County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Cullman County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 1910 Beech Ave SE, Cullman, 35055 AL
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Phone: 256-734-0342
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Cullman County Sheriff's Office is located at 1910 Beech Ave SE, Cullman, 35055 AL. The Cullman County Sheriff's Office phone number is 256-734-0342.

Cullman County Sheriff's Office News

Firearms Safety Class!! The Cullman County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a Citizen's Firearms Safety Class, safety class for Monday, November 19th @ 6:00PM and Live-fire on the following Saturday November 24th @ 8:00a.m. The first class on Monday, Nov 19th, will be held at the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. The class will focus on safely handling a weapon, proper technique for shooting your weapon, cleaning your weapon, getting familiar with your weapon, and a power point will be shown as well. Citizens will be able to able to sign up to attend a safety course at the shooting range during the Monday night class. "We at the Cullman County Sheriff's Office are advocates of our citizens having the knowledge and training they need to protect themselves" said Sheriff Matt Gentry. " I would add that we want them to also know how to handle the weapon safely and with this free training they are able to gain valuable knowledge in both these areas" added Gentry. To register please email Deputy Bradley Williams at bwilliams@cullmansheriff.org, you may call to ask questions at 256-734-0342. Citizens do not have to register but it is encouraged as it gives CCSO deputies a good idea as to the number of participants attending the class. Do NOT bring a gun or ammo on Monday night. This is a classroom portion only class.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is participating in "National Prescription Drug Take Back Day" this Saturday, October 27th, from 8:00a.m to 12:00p.m. Cullman County residents can bring their unused or expired medication to the Cullman County Sheriff's Office Training Building, next door to the sheriff's office, and deputies will dispose of the medication for them safely. "There are several very important reasons to dispose of unwanted prescription drugs but the main reason is these medicines remain in the home and are highly susceptible to being misused, stolen and abused", said Sheriff Matt Gentry. The aim is to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the subject in the picture below. He is a suspect in case in Dodge City. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Phillip Harris at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

Willie Williams, Lt. General USMC (Ret), will be the Cullman County Sheriff's Office Citizen's Academy Graduation Speaker. Graduation is tomorrow night, Tuesday October 23rd, at 6:00p.m at Temple Baptist Church on HWY 157. The public is invited General Williams served at Chief of the Marine Corps Staff, Headquarters Marine Corps in Washington D.C., from 2009 until 2013 when he retired. During his career he has commanded and served in every level in support our nation's tactical, operational, and strategic objectives. "We are honored to have General Williams here in Cullman and to speak to our graduates, and the public, about his career and also about leadership. A person doesn't have to be around Chief Hallmark long to know he truly loves serving the public", said Matt Gentry.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office would like to thank East Side Baptist Church and Pastor Matt Smith for hosting Law Enforcement Appreciation Day today for all the law enforcement of Cullman County. Pictured are Law Enforcement Officers from the Cullman County Sheriff's Office (CCSO), Cullman Police Department (CPD), and The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA).

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office Dive Team, with the assistance of the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Division, recovered two vehicles from the Lions Club Landing area of Smith Lake late yesterday, Thursday October 18th, 2018. "We would like to thank the fishermen who identified these vehicles on their depth finder and notified law enforcement. Anytime we are able to locate and remove vehicles from the lake that is a good thing due to chemicals that are in the vehicles" said Sheriff Matt Gentry. "This is still an ongoing investigation and are working with ALEA to determine if the vehicles are stolen", added Gentry. Vehicles recovered were a 2007 GMC Yukon and a late 1980's or a early 1990's Mercury Grand Marquis. It appears both vehicles had been in the lake for many years and the the Grand Marquis could have been in the lake for decades.

Cullman County Sheriff Matt Gentry and the Cullman County Sheriff's Rodeo Committee donated $15,500 from the proceeds of the 2017 Sheriff's Rodeo to Cullman County Superintendent Shane Barnette and Cullman City Schools Superintendent Susan Paterson. The money will be divided between the thirty one schools in Cullman County who have special needs children. "As I have said many times the special needs rodeo is one of the highlights of the year for us at the sheriff's office. It's a great opportunity for the staff to be with the children and see the smiles and joy it brings", said Sheriff Matt Gentry. The special needs rodeo precedes the Cullman County Sheriff's Rodeo December 7th and 8th at 7:30p.m. The special needs rodeo is Dec. 6th 9:00a.m. -1:00p.m.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the subjects or the vehicle in the pictures below. They are suspects in a theft in Good Hope. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Jacob Gable at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

I had the honor of meeting and chatting today with WWII Veteran Mr. Millard Mann of Cullman. He is a proud Navy veteran and proud to be 93 1/2 years young!!

Update - Subject has been located. The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Joshua Finley in the area between Crosshaven Church and Cullman Golf Course. Subject is 31 years old, 230lbs and 6'00" tall. Any contact with subject please call 911 immediately.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the subject or the vehicle in the video below. The person is a suspect in a theft in Dodge City. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Joey Clark at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

13 Grams of Meth Seized During Crime Suppression Monday September 17th, 2018, Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) deputies, along with agents with the Cullman Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), arrested Stacie Rene McCay, 41 years old of Pinson, Al. Ms. McCay was arrested for Possession with Intent to Distribute Controlled Substance and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. CCSO deputies and CNET agents were conducting a traffic safety checkpoint at the intersection of County Road 222 and County Road 109 in the Bremen Community during the early morning hours of Saturday September 15th, 2018. Sometime around one o’clock in the morning Ms. McCay came through the safety checkpoint where deputies and agents found approximately 13 grams of meth. Ms. McCay’s arrest led to the seizure approximately 13 grams of meth and drug paraphernalia. “I am glad we were able to arrest this subject and seize the meth before it made it into our community. We randomly do crime suppression in certain areas of the county to target thieves, drug dealers, etc as a tool in our arsenal against criminals.” said Sheriff Matt Gentry. “I would also like to think the deputies and agents for their long hours to get this meth off the streets.” added Gentry. Ms. McCay has made bond. -30

UPDATE----The Two Inmates have been located and arrested in Illinois and will be brought back to Cullman.----- The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with locating two work release inmates,John Patrick Parsons and Justin Eugene Curington, in the pictures below. The inmates were assigned to the City of Cullman picking up trash. It is believed they left driving a White 1992 Olds 88 Royale. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office at 256-734-0342.

Sheriff Matt Gentry and Cullman Mayor Woody Jacobs accepted a USA Flag Cake from "Cash Express" on behalf of all first responders on the 17th Anniversary of 9/11.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the subject in the picture below. He is a suspect in a theft in Dodge City. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Joey Clark at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

Reminder you can come out and help support one of our own, Deputy Timmy Puckett who is battling cancer. All proceeds will go directly to Timmy and Kim Puckett. The lunch is today from 11:00a.m-1:00p.m. https://www.facebook.com/75155261177/posts/10156953502056178/

Please come out and help support one of our own, Deputy Timmy Puckett who is battling cancer. All proceeds will go directly to Timmy and Kim Puckett. Details are in the flyer below. Please share and help us spread the word.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the subject in the video below. He is a suspect in an attempted burglary. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Trevor Clemmons at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

--Sheriff’s Citizens Academy-- Applications are now being accepted for the 2018 fall session. The Cullman County Sheriffs Office Citizens' Academy is an opportunity for all citizens of Cullman County to learn about the role of law enforcement in our community. This is a nine-week program, beginning August 28th 2018, with classes meeting on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-9:00 pm. There is no fee to attend. Some of the highlights are: - SWAT Team Demo - Tour of Detention Center - Morning at the Shooting Range - Classroom speaker from CCSO, state and federal agencies Applications may be obtained at the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office, which is located at 1910 Beech Avenue, S.E. in Cullman. Class size is limited. For more for details or to request an application please contact Deputy Bradley Williams at bwilliams@cullmansheriff.org

Today, August 7, 2018 Sheriff Matt Gentry met with Cullman County Sheriff Office School Resource Deputies to thank them for their work in keeping our children safe. We wish everyone a safe and great 2018-2019 school year!!

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the vehicles and subject in the video below. They are suspects in a theft case in the Good Hope. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Trevor Clemmons at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

Women's Self Defense Class The Cullman County Sheriff's Office will be hosting a Women's Self Defense Class "Part 1" Thursday, July 26th at 6:00p.m. We will hold a "Part 2" class Tuesday, July 31st at 6:00p.m. Both will be held at the Cullman County Sheriff's Office Training Facility beside the Sheriff's Office. A person has to have completed part 1 to attend part 2. Deputies with the Cullman County Sheriff's Office (CCSO) will teach the class. The class will focus on Equalizer Self-Defense Program which will focus on hands on self defense situations like muggings, assault, and other situations. "I have said many times we at the Cullman County Sheriff's Office are advocates of our citizens having the knowledge and training they need to protect themselves" said Sheriff Matt Gentry. "Our deputies are some of the best at teaching self defense techniques I have seen" added Gentry. To register please email Brad Williams at bwilliams@cullmansheriff.org or call him at 256-734-0342. Citizens do not have to register but it is encouraged as it gives CCSO a good idea as to the number of participants attending the class.

The Cullman County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the subjects in the pictures below. They are suspects in a theft case in the Fairview Community. If you have any information please call the Cullman County Sheriff's Office. Please contact Inv. Jared Aaron at 256-734-0342. You may also send us a private message here.

Great to have two American Heroes at the Cullman County Sheriff's Office today. To my right, World War II veteran 95 year old Jim Carson. Mr. Carson was in General Patton's Army and at the Battle of the Bulge. To my left, Korean War veteran Norman Hale. Mr. Hale was a POW for 32 months.

Weekend Drug Busts Nets Approximately 127 Grams of Meth and Cash This past weekend the Cullman County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), arrested Chasidy Nicole Kirkland, 38 years old of Arab, Daniel Wayne Peek, 32 years old of Cullman, and Kristy Michelle Self, 42 years old of Bremen. Ms. Kirkland was arrested for Trafficking in Illegal Dug’s, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Reckless Endangerment and Attempting to Elude. Mr. Peek was arrested for Trafficking in Methamphetamine. Ms. Self was arrested for Trafficking in Methamphetamine. Cullman County Sheriff’s Deputies were on patrol in the New Canaan Community of Cullman County on Saturday night, June 30th 2018, when a deputy noticed a suspicious vehicle at a storage unit on HWY 231. The deputy stopped to investigate when he discovered a domestic incident was occurring and the deputy began to get everyone identification when the suspect, Ms. Chasidy Kirkland, fled in a 2007 Ford Mustang. A short chase ensued from that point and came to and end in Blount County where Ms. Kirkland was arrested. During the chase deputies witnessed Ms. Kirkland throw out a black bag which deputies recovered off HWY 231 that contained a large amount of Meth. Ms. Kirkland’s arrest led to the seizure of approximately 27 grams of meth, $4,680 cash, and 123 ½ Hydrocodone pills. Cullman County School Resource Deputies were on patrol in the Trimble area on Friday, June 29th 2018, when they conducted a traffic stop at the corner of County Road 222 and 310. The suspect, Daniel Wayne Peek, was arrested during the traffic stop after deputies discovered Meth hidden in his vehicle. Mr. Peek’s arrest led to the seizure of approximately 50 grams of meth. In a third separate incident the Cullman County Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) conducted a traffic stop at the corner of County Road 222 and 813 on Thursday, June 28th 2018, after the driver had committed multiple traffic violations. CNET discovered over 50 grams of meth in the suspects, Ms. Kristy Self’s, vehicle. “I think this is a blow to those who are selling meth here in Cullman County. This is a good amount of meth and cash that was taken out of our communities. We are sending a message if you sell in Cullman County you will be arrested” said Sheriff Matt Gentry. “I would also like to commend the fine job all our deputies did, and are doing, plus the long hours they put in to make Cullman County a special place to live and raise a family” added Gentry. Ms. Kirkland is currently being held in the Cullman County Detention Center on a $656,000 bond. The other defendants had made bond. -30-