Crime

Meth, Handguns, and Cash seized after traffic stop near Kilpatrick

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last night (May 6, 2019) at approximately

Person identified in Skirum fatal shooting

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Last night at approximately 8:30 pm, Deputies

Man in custody after stabbing, biting family member

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — On Saturday, (May 4, 2019) DeKalb County

Drug Task Force finds Meth in Fort Payne home

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Late Wednesday night (May 1, 2019), Agents

Over 100 grams of meth seized in Hammondville

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Several individuals have been

Home Invasion Leads to Burglary and Assault Charges

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On April 28, at approximately

Shooting in Crossville under Investigation

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

Illinois Sex Offender apprehended near Henagar

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Yesterday afternoon (April 24,

Prosecutors to seek death penalty in Barnett case

By Marla Jones, Managing Editor • marla@southerntorch.com (Submitted Photo) DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County District Attorney’s Office began

Moonshine, Meth, and Steroids found on Sand Mountain

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Late last night (Tuesday,