Crime

Wanted Fugitive Taken into Custody on Friday Night

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On Friday night, deputies and agents with

DSCO conducts “Back to School” Saturation

FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: On Tuesday, Deputies with the DeKalb County

Marshall Co. Escapee Captured in DeKalb

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Sunday night (July 28,

Multi-County Chase Ends in DeKalb

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) GERALDINE, Ala. — State authorities have begun an investigation into an

FP Man Arrested for Elder Abuse

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On July 9th Chief Randy Bynum stated a call came into the Fort

DSCO Welcomes New K-9 Units

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Over the last several

Man charged with Murder in fatal 2018 crash

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: A man was recently

No “Bodies” Found in DeKalb County

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Over the last several days, the DeKalb

Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Unit finds over 400 grams of meth in Multi-Agency raid

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Yesterday (Sunday, June 24, 2019), at around

FP Man Arrested for Attempting to Elude

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — At approximately 1:10am on Thursday morning, June 20th, Lieutenant Matt Wilson attempted to