Search warrants executed in Russell County, investigations ongoing

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On Dec. 5, federal and state agencies were at the American Truck Driving Academy in Russell County executing search warrants. Alabama State Troopers were blocking the entrance to the school. Agents with US Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General were on the scene.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montgomery confirmed Dec. 5 that a search warrant was being conducted at the truck driving school.

In a second incident, search warrants were being conducted at Dr. Ken Edwards chiropractic office in Phenix City on 20th Avenue.

The U.S. Attorney’s Office confirmed the two investigations were related.

On Dec. 12, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Montgomery again confirmed that the search warrants were executed, but would not comment further on the nature of the warrants or why there was a search since it is an ongoing federal investigation.