The suspect in an attempted rape in Foley was arrested in Foley a few months before investigators said he randomly attacked and stabbed a woman along the Wilbourne Antique Rose Trail on January 17.
The attempted rape of a woman in Foley has the attention of lawmakers after city officials released a statement over the weekend blaming the state’s early release program on the incident.
The Foley Police Department is on the hunt for a suspect considered to be “dangerous and violent.”
Sgt. Carlos Lizarraga and K9 Tua, Cpl. Curtis Ricks and K9 Niko, K-9 Officer Eric Morris and K9 Bo and K9 Officer Mark Whorton and K9 Vidar were all honored for their participation in the United States Police Canine Association National Field Trials.
Baldwin County is known for tourism with its beautiful beaches and condos along the Gulf Coast. But it is also the highest contributor of sales tax revenue for the state, per capita.
While Orange Beach, Gulf Shores and Ft. Morgan are popular tourist destinations, the city of Foley is also a big draw for Baldwin County.
A Foley woman is facing a felony charge after police say she tracked down a man she met at a store, sprayed him with pepper spray and fled into the woods.
The Foley Police Department is hiring positions for officers and correctional officers. Police Chief Thurston Bullock said there are five patrol positions and four corrections positions.