PHOTO: Christopher Berry, 40 of Fort Payne was arrested on Thursday night after leading the Fort Payne Police Department on chase up 3rd Street Gap. Berry was also found to be in possession of several narcotics during his arrest. (Fort Payne Police Department)
By Staff Reports
FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On Thursday, November 23rd, at approximately 9:20 pm, Christopher Adam Berry, age 40 of Fort Payne, was charged with Drug Trafficking/Cocaine, 42 grams; Attempting to Elude, Reckless Endangerment, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and a host of driving citations.
Officers attempted to stop Berry on a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle when he made several improper turns, ran several stop signs. and passed numerous vehicles then continued traveling up 3rd Street Gap before wrecking in the curve as he was passing a car. This is Berry’s second arrest with a drug charge in three months, with that coming on August 4th. Berry was also arrested in September after being found in possession of narcotics while the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office was searching for a runaway juvenile, and again in August after leading the Fort Payne Police Department on another chase.
Berry was charged with Distribution of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Controlled Substance, Attempting to Elude, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia/Syringes, and another charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. These charges were for Methamphetamine, Possession of Oxycodone, and Possession of Hydrocodone.