DA Rich and AG Marshall Announce Consumer Claims Processing Underway in Statewide Terminix Settlement

Today, District Attorney Ashley Rich and Attorney General Steve Marshal hosted a joint press conference regarding the $60,000,000 Terminix settlement and how Alabama consumers can file claims. In November 2020, District Attorney Rich and Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the historic settlement between the State of Alabama and Terminix International in response to the company’s…

Keith Blackwood Named Chief Assistant District Attorney

Mobile County veteran prosecutor Keith Blackwood has been named the new Chief Assistant District Attorney for the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office. Blackwood was appointed by District Attorney Ashley Rich after Chief Assistant Deborah Tillman, retired earlier this month. When asked about her selection, District Attorney Rich stated, “I am honored to have Assistant District…

Facebook Marketplace Vehicle Scam Alert

The Mobile County District Attorney’s Office and the Mobile Police Department have received numerous complaints in regard to the fraudulent sale of vehicles on Facebook Marketplace and other online shops. The scheme begins with an individual going to small car lots who appear to be self-financing vehicles. The applicant will pay a small amount for…

The Mobile County District Attorney’s Office Recognizes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week April 19 – 25, 2020.

  In recognition of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, District Attorney Ashley Rich announces that this upcoming week is generally marked with activities in individual communities across the state and nation. However, considering the national health crisis and Alabama Governor Kay Ivey’s request of all Alabamians to “social distance,” most community events have been canceled.…

Former Creola Chief of Police and Former city Clerk Charged with Theft 1st and Use of Public Office for Personal Gain

In July of 2019, Creola Mayor William Criswell met with the Mobile County District Attorney’sOffice with concerns over potential over-payments received by former City Clerk Kim Green and former Chief of Police Jerry Taylor. Our office subsequently proceeded to launch a formal investigation. The investigation revealed that both Green and Taylor received numerous unexplained checks…