Tag "Crime"

By Staff Report FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Two wrecks occurred over the weekend that unfortunately resulted in two fatalities. Both accident accounts are according to the Fort Payne Police Department. On Saturday, November 10 at approximately 9:10pm, a two car

By Staff Reports DeKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris: On the night of Friday, October 19, the Henagar Police Department received a call of a person possibly under the influence of drugs or alcohol on County Road 85.

By Staff Reports (Photos by Fort Payne Police Department) FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On October 13, at approximately 9:15pm, officers were patrolling in the 900 block if Godfrey Avenue North. Officers stopped a vehicle for a

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — Many people are commenting on a recent video with audio posted on Facebook regarding the DeKalb County Sheriff’s race. The audio is a segment of a conversation between a Sheriff office

By Staff Reports  DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office wants to warn the citizens of the county about several different scams that are going around. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office has already received

FPPD: Heroin Arrest

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: On August 23rd, at approximately 9:32pm, Fort Payne Officers and Dekalb Drug Task Force went to 4915 Martin Ave Apartment G-2 directly across from Fort Payne Middle

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to Fort Payne Police Chief Randy Bynum: At 3am on this date, officers were dispatched to the Waffle House about a man with a knife.  Waffle House management said that a black male was inside

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — On August 8, 2018, investigators with DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office travelled to Cobb County, Ga. after receiving a tip that Noe Mateo was in their jurisdiction. The DeKalb County Grand Jury issued an indictment

By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office announced a new mobile app available for download in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store on July 31, 2018. The app is free for users to download

4-Wheeler Chase

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: Chief Randy Bynum stated, on June 15, Fort Payne Police Officers received a call about two juvenile males riding down Beason Gap on a 4-wheeler. Lieutenant David Barnes