CULLMAN COUNTY MISSING PERSON INVESTIGATION:
Cullman County authorities continue to investigate what happened to Tabitha Franklin, who went missing in 2009. Deputies are calling on the public to provide tips that could be the missing link in the case.
"There's nothing we would like any better than to be able to find Tabitha Franklin," said Cullman County Sheriff Mike Rainey. "We've had different stories,s but supposedly she was seen in the western part of Cullman County the last time or in North Birmingham.
Her children continue their pleas for answers, too.
"I just want to know if she's okay," said Dawson Franklin, Tabitha's son. "I know that there's a possibility that she might not be, but I just want to know that she's okay."
TO PROVIDE A TIP ON THE CASE:
You can reach Crime Stoppers anytime at (205) 254-7777.
Also, you can text 7777, along with your tip, to the word "CRIMES." Or if you prefer to send an encrypted tip online, go to www.crimestoppersmetroal.com click on the "submit an online tip" link.
No matter which method you choose, you will remain anonymous. Each tipster receives a private code number. If an arrest is made based on an individual's tip, the tipster can use the code number to claim a cash reward.
Crime Stoppers cannot call tipsters to testify in court.
Crime Stoppers of Metro Alabama is a partnership between local law enforcement, the Birmingham Business Alliance and ABC 33/40. Together, our goal is to make our community a safer place to live and work.