Crime

DeKalb Co. Law Enforcement make multiple drug arrests this week in separate incidents

PHOTO: (Pictured, Left to Right) Shala D. Gillespie of Philadelphia (PA), George Victor Morton of Albertville, Dylan Nathaniel Essex of Fort

NOT SMART: Men with warrants, drugs in the car approach a DeKalb Co. Deputy

PHOTO: Joseph Ryan West and Joey Lynn Williams pulled up to a DeKalb County Deputy early this morning near Higdon.

Two DeKalb County Deputies Graduate Jefferson County Sheriff’s Academy

PHOTO: Sheriff Jimmy Harris and Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson with DeKalb County’s newest deputies: Seth Cagle and David Stanley. (Tyler Pruett

Fort Payne Police Report, Monday, April 3 – Thursday, April 6

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

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