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Former Sen. Phil Poole and brother Howell arrested after fight

Staff Report

Former Alabama state Sen. Phil Poole and his brother, Bank of Moundville president Howell Poole, were charged with harassment after a fight Thursday night.

Moundville Police charged both men after they were involved in a dispute in the parking lot of the Bank of Moundville, Police Chief Ken Robertson confirmed Friday.

Officers were called to the bank at 6:22 p.m.

“Upon arrival, officers discovered that Victor Poole Jr. and Price Howell Poole were involved in a confrontation that stemmed from an earlier dispute,” Robertson said.

Phil Poole, 52, and Howell Poole, 50, were each charged with misdemeanor harassment and released from custody shortly after on $500 bonds.

The dispute between the men was physical and verbal. Robertson didn’t say what it stemmed from.

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