Charges dropped for two men accused in Florence home invasion


FLORENCE, Ala. — The Florence Police Department has dropped the charges for two men accused of a home invasion on July 9.

A victim and witness identified Lavale Cooper and Oscar Steven Woods as the offenders. But, during the investigation, detectives discovered evidence that did not support the initial report.

The home invasion took place in the 700 block of East Tombigbee Street.

After consulting with the DA’s office, charges against Cooper and Woods are dismissed. The case is still under investigation.

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