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By Staff Reports In partnership with We’ve Got Your Back, Fort Payne Pediatrics is sponsoring for their second year, Operation Back to School! It’s a fundraiser designed to help DeKalb County children who are currently in DHR custody. This fundraiser

By Marla Jones, Reporter • marla@southerntorch.com DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — (Full Video Below) The DeKalb County Commission held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 10. DeKalb County Road Department Superintendent Tom Broyles said that the weather was cooperating and work was

Man Arrested for Rape

PHOTO: Junior Pascual Pedro, 20 of Kilpatrick, came into sexual contact with two female juveniles in the past three months. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On April 11th, the DeKalb County

PHOTO: Thomas E. Johns, 53, and James M. Johns, 58, both of Leesburg, are accused of financial exploitation of an elderly person. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office: Cherokee County Sheriff’s

PHOTO: Kari D. Thomas and Nicholas L. Ryals were arrested after an investigation revealed that they had used methamphetamine while the children were at home. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver:

PHOTO: When investigators and deputies arrived on County Road 333 in Geraldine to conduct a search related to a human trafficking case, a large marijuana grow was found. Rex Tidmore (right), 59 of Geraldine, was arrested on several charges. Lea Meri Hearn (31

PHOTO: Nathan Williams, 40 of Ider was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: DeKalb

 PHOTO: Left – Right Larry Lebron Tidwell (35 of Henagar) received additional charges after stolen property was found in his vehicle. Jimmy Armstrong, 38 of Grove Oak, and Gilbert Armstrong, 35 of Grove Oak  were arrested after marijuana and paraphernalia were found in their home and

PHOTO: Jessica Marie Coker, 24 of Henagar was arrested after testing positive for using methamphetamine while pregnant. (The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a

PHOTO: Lisa Cranford, 59 0f Geraldine, Charles Jacob Cranford, 22 of Dawson, and Destiny Hope Banks, 20 of Geraldine were arrested after deputies conducted a welfare check on a child, and found two pounds of marijuana. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By