The first of three sisters indicted late last month on charges that they conspired to kill a Florida resident and his wife in Alabama was arraigned today in federal court.
U.S. Magistrate Judge John E. Ott on Monday arraigned Charis Mapson, 30, on charges of conspiracy, two counts of interstate domestic violence, two counts of stalking and one count of using a firearm in furtherance of a crime of violence, according to Northern District of Alabama U.S. Attorney Jay Town and FBI Special Agent in Charge Johnnie Sharp, Jr.
The six-count federal indictment also charges her sisters Tierzah Mapson, 27, and Elisa Mapson, 28, with the same charges. According to the indictment, the three sisters plotted to kill the father of Tierzah Mapson's child by luring him and his wife to a rural crossroads in a small Walker County town on June 18, 2018.
Grady Wayne Wilkes, the suspect in the slaying of Auburn police officer William Buechner, is an active member of the Alabama Army National Guard, guard officials confirmed to AL.com Tuesday.
Wilkes, 29, is a corporal and infantry fire team leader who joined the guard in 2010, according to Army National Guard public affairs. Guard officials said they have no record of Wilkes being deployed.
In a bizarre election-eve rally for Roy Moore, the twice-impeached judge and accused serial sexual predator who was reportedly banned from the Gadsden, Alabama, mall and monitored by police over a penchant for young shopgirls, an Army buddy of the Republican Senate candidate explained Dec. 11 that Moore couldn’t be the amoral power-hogging horndog accusers have made him out to be, because they went to a Vietnamese house of child prostitution together, and Moore comported himself admirably while sequestered in the seraglio.