Employee Spotlight August 2020: Ashleigh Long

Each month the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office recognizes one of our exceptional employees. This month we would like to introduce you to Ashleigh Long! Ashleigh began her career with our office 15 years ago and is the current supervisor over the District Attorney’s office Financial Teams. Her job includes collecting money coming into the court,…

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Get to Know Our ADAs: Blake Vrieze

Assistant District Attorney Blake Vrieze began his career as a prosecutor with the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office in 2018. The Mobile native was the first member of his family to go to college and he began his collegiate career at the University of South Alabama. After graduating with a bachelor’s in English Literature and…

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Frederick Tate Sentenced to 22 years for 1997 Rape

Today, Frederick Tate was sentenced to 22 years for Rape 1st and Sodomy 1st. A jury found the defendant guilty in February of this year, more than 22 years after he committed the crime. This was the first Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) conviction in Mobile County. This outcome would not have been possible without…

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Kyle Ankerson: Employee Spotlight July 2020

Each month, the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office highlights one of our standout employees. This month we recognize one of our Grand Jury Coordinators, Kyle Ankerson. Kyle has been with our office for two years and is responsible for helping organize the Grand Jury sessions where citizens of Mobile County are presented with the facts and…

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Stephen King sentenced to LIFE without parole.

In 2015, Steven King entered a residence in Theodore, AL and demanded money. King then proceeded to kidnap the victim and her three young children at gunpoint. Shortly after the kidnapping, all three children were released in Prichard. Officers tracked the victim’s cell phone and located the victim and the defendant in an abandoned house.…

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Fighting Employee Theft and Bad Checks

Mobile County District Attorney Ashley Rich gives the host of Cheers to Business Karen & guest co-host Michelle Crowe some tricks to protect your business from being ripped off from employee theft & bad checks. Click on the link below to learn how to be proactive, not reactive, when guarding your business against these common and…

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Bond Hearing Held for Attempted Rape Suspect

Today, a bond hearing was held for Vincent Scott who was arrested earlier this week in connection to an assault and attempted rape in the McDonalds parking lot on Government Street. The State requested no bond due to the fact that the defendant is dangerous, a flight risk, and has failed to appear for court…

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