Press Release


On 01/31/2017, the Demopolis Police Department arrested Douglas Markell Bell, age 22 of Demopolis, Alabama for the following charges:

One (1) Count of Shooting into an Occupied Vehicle

One (1) Count of Possession of a Controlled Susbtance

One (1) Count of Receiving Stolen Property Fourth Degree

His arrest came after Officers responded to call of shots being fired in Hilltop Circle.  Officers were told that this suspect had fired several shots at an individual in a vehicle.  Officers were able to make a traffic stop on a vehicle that Douglas Bell was a passenger in, placing him under arrest on the listed charges. 

He was processed and later transported to the Marengo County Detention Center for a Bond Hearing.