Crime

Rainsville Police reports 100 percent increase in arrests during March

PHOTO: Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith conducts the first session of the Citizen’s Police Academy. (Tyler Pruett | Southern Torch)

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Mar. 31 – Sunday, Apr. 2

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Mar.

Highway 75 chase and hostage situation ends with no injuries

PHOTO: A man broke into a residence in Sylvania and took two hostages on Tuesday night, leading police on a

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, March 27 – Thursday, March 30

  By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday,

DeKalb County Deputy named “DARE” Officer of the Year

PHOTO: Sergeant Robin Snider, DARE coordinator for Alabama (second from left), DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris, Lieutenant Anthony Bartley, and Chief

Accused murderer apprehended by the Fort Payne Police Department

PHOTO: Sean Scott Hale of Cleveland Tennessee was apprehended by the Fort Payne Police Department on Wednesday. (Fort Payne Police

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, March 20 – Thursday, March 23

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, March

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, March 13 – Thursday, March 16

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Monday, March

DeKalb County deputies have busy weekend

PHOTO: Deputies from the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office had a busy weekend, arresting several on unrelated charges, and locating a missing

Collinsville student caught with Marijuana at school

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  COLLINSVILLE, Ala.  — On today’s date a teacher at Collinsville High School smelled a strong