Hamilton Police Department

Pace, daughter stumble upon murder scene

HAMILTON - Kimberly Pace of Hamilton said everything had been leading up to a great Christmas Day for her and her family this year.
“It had been a wonderful day and my children and grandchild were going to be together,” Pace said,
Preparations had been made for a family Christmas dinner, one of her daughters was home from Auburn University and all that was left was to pick up her other younger daughter from her ex-husband.

No indictment issued for shooting death of Billy Ray Sims

Submitted by Scott Johnson on Wed, 10/03/2018 - 13:15

HAMILTON - According to the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI), the Marion County Grand Jury voted for "no bill of indictment" concerning the Hamilton police officer-involved shooting in Hamilton in December 2017, which resulted in the death of Billy Ray Sims, 74.

SBI Senior Special Agent Adam Buchanan told the Journal Record that the grand jury convened in September and voted not to press charges in conjunction with the shooting death of Sims, which occurred on Dec. 13, 2017, at his residence on Reese Road.

Thieves steal more than $75,000 worth of merchandise

HAMILTON - According to law enforcement, five individuals entered the MotorSports SuperStore yard in Hamilton and stole seven all terrain vehicles (ATV) and utility task vehicles (UTV) and two large trailers at 4 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23.
According to Hamilton Police Department Lt. Jimmy Pendley, the individuals drove to the scene in two U-HAUL trucks and one Silverado truck.