Warrant Signed In Atmore Against Steve Nodine, Former Mobile Commissioner

October 20, 2017

An arrest warrant has been issued in Atmore for former Mobile County Commissioner Stephen Nodine after he allegedly contacted a woman there in a harassing manner.

Atmore Police Chief Chuck Brooks said Nodine allegedly sent several text messages on Wednesday to an Atmore woman and she filed a criminal complaint against him Thursday morning. Brooks said the third degree domestic harassment warrant is a misdemeanor charge that would be heard in Atmore Municipal Court, if Nodine is arrested.

“We will try to get him to come in,” Brooks said, adding that police believe he is currently in Florida or Louisiana.

A “petition for protection from abuse”, was filed in Escambia County (AL) Circuit Court on Thursday by a woman who claimed she had been in a date relationship with Nodine and she was now fearful that she would become the victim of abuse.

“Defendant texted me on several different occasions to let me know ‘I’m in Atmore’ after contacting several of my friends disparaging me. He has in the past been accused of murder of his ex-girlfriend Angel Downs. I am fearful of what he can do,” she wrote on the petition. She listed Nodine’s address as being in Jupiter, FL, on the paperwork.

In May 2010, Nodine resigned his post as a Mobile county commissioner after the shooting death of his girlfriend, Angel Downs. He was arrested for her murder, but his trial ended with hung jury. Nodine did serve about three years total in prison after pleading no contact to perjury and gun charges.


2 Responses to “Warrant Signed In Atmore Against Steve Nodine, Former Mobile Commissioner”

  1. bewildered on October 21st, 2017 7:38 pm

    Some people like to live and play dangerously. Good luck to the woman in Atmore.

  2. miixster on October 20th, 2017 10:22 am

    He has been staying at a condo on P’cola Bch.. I see him from time to time down there on the weekends.

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