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UPDATED @ 11:38 PM 2:09 PM. DEVELOPING. Former Police Officer Shoots And Kills Wife or Girlfriend In Samson

Rickey Stokes

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Date: Feb 16 2019 2:16 PM

SAMSON:   2:09 PM.     DEVELOPING.     Former Samson Police Officer is alleged to have shot and killed his wife or girlfriend in Samson.


Details are sketchy at this time and developing.


The former officer, Chad Green, was relieved of his duties as a police officer sometime the end of 2018.


Reports are that Green has shot and killed his wife. Not sure if they had divorced or what the marital status was.


UNCONFIRMED with authorities but information is Green is on the run and not in custody.


Green is considered armed and dangerous. Possibly driving a red Toyota Tacoma with license plate CHAD1.


UPDATED @ 2:40 PM


Rumors are circulating there is an on going stand off with the suspect. So far those are only rumors. No known standoff.


Green is reported on the run and considered armed and dangerous. 


If anyone  any information on his whereabouts contact your nearest law enforcement agency.


UPDATED @ 3:44 PM


We have posted a suspect picture. Suspect still at large and there are no known law enforcement encounters or stand offs with suspect.


UPDATED @ 5:29 PM


Updated with second photo of suspect. Still at large.


UPDATED @ 9:00 PM



DOTHAN -- On Saturday, February 16, 2019, the Alabama State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) responded to a firearm assault in Samson (Geneva County) at the request of Samson Police Chief James Hill.



At approximately 11:52 a.m., the Samson Police Department received reports of a firearm assault in the 500 block of Pullum St.  When officers arrived, they found Sarah Cooper, 33, of Samson, AL, suffering from what is believed to be a single gunshot wound. Cooper was transported to Wiregrass Medical Center in Geneva, and later died from her injuries.



James Chadwick Green, 45, of Samson fled the scene and his location is currently unknown.  Green was last seen driving a red 2017 Toyota truck, bearing Alabama license plate “CHAD1” in the area of Samson, AL, and is wanted for questioning in the death of Cooper.



James Chadwick Green is a white male, 6’02”, 180 lbs. with brown hair (balding) and Hazel eyes.  Green typically wears a goatee and a ball cap and is believed to be armed and dangerous.  Anyone with information on the location of Green or his vehicle, is asked to notify law enforcement at:



Alabama Law Enforcement Agency – 334-983-4587



Samson Police Department – 334-898-7118


UPDATED @ 11:38 PM


Samson Murder Suspect James Chadwick Green remains on the run. Green is described as a white male, 6’02, 180 pounds, brown hair, balding, hazel eyes. Green typically wears a goatee and a ball cap.


Reports are about 4:30 PM Green was believed to have entered Mississippi from Alabama On I-10, westbound.


Suspect was last reported to be driving a red Toyota Tacoma with Alabama license plates CHAD1. Green is reported armed and dangerous. 


Green was reported to have been a Samson Police Officer until December 2018. Sometime in December Green was terminated from Samson Police.


In 1997 James Chadwick Green was issued a traffic citation for speeding in Prattville Alabama. Green was traveling 55 MPH in a 30 MPH zone. At the time of the ticket Green listed an address of 1227 East Audubon Road in Montgomery Alabama. There was apparently warrants issued for Green on the 1997 traffic ticket that was recalled in 2003.


In 1993 Green was issued a traffic ticket in Dallas County for speeding, running 79 MPH in a 55 MPH zone. Arrest warrants were issued in these traffic tickets. Green apparently paid the fines and the warrants were recalled in 2000. Green gave the same Montgomery address.


For Green to have been a sworn Samson Police Officer, Alan Benefield, Executive Secretary Of APOST would have certified him as so. It is unknown if Benefield had ever revoked Green prior to the murder today.


Anyone with information on Green contact the Geneva County Sheriff Department. 




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