Tag "Crime"

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Drug Task Force and Sheriff’s Office made many drug related arrests this week.  Around 9:30 pm Tuesday night (May 7, 2019), Drug Task Force

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden: Last night, Deputies and Task Force Agents conducted enhanced patrols in the Lookout Mountain area of DeKalb County. Several were arrested as a result.

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Over the last weekend (February 1st – 3rd) DeKalb County Sheriff’s Deputies and Drug Task Force agents conducted a saturation in several areas of DeKalb County. Agents and deputies conducted traffic stops, investigated suspicious

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