Four arrested during assault and kidnapping investigation in Ider
January 29, 2018
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Four arrested during assault and kidnapping investigation in Ider

PHOTO: Bradley DaKota Bell (far left) and Jennifer Lawson (middle left) were charged on Thursday in connection to a kidnapping and assault in Ider. Deputies also found a stolen vehicle during the investigation. Billy Helton (middle right) and Hannah Kessler (far right) were also arrested at the residence on drug related charges. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office)

By Staff Reports 

FORT PAYNE, Ala. According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On January 24th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a call to a residence on County Road 790 in the Ider community, where a white female had walked up to a residence claiming to have been kidnapped and beaten. The female was transported to the DeKalb Regional ER to be treated for her injuries.

DeKalb County Investigators and Drug Task Force started an investigation on the assault and kidnapping. Upon the investigation search warrants were executed at County Road 146 (North of Cartersville, near the Alabama/Georgia Line) where (Left to Right in photo) Bradley DaKota Bell (25 of Fort Payne), Jennifer Lawson (32 of Trenton, Ga), Billy Helton (18 of Bryant) and Hannah Kessler (18 of Trenton) were arrested on charges of unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

Also at the residence, officers recovered a stolen vehicle.

During the continuation of the investigation on the kidnapping and assault, charges have been added to Lawson and Bell for kidnapping 1st and assault 2nd.

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