Tag "Law enforcement"

Kilgro Sentenced

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports MONTGOMERY, Ala. — According to the Alabama Attorney General’s Office: Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the conviction of an inmate who was already in the DeKalb County jail and tried to arrange for

(File Photo) By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to Rainsville Police Chief Kevin Smith: On 3 May 2018 I received complaints that a new phone scam was occurring in the Rainsville area. The victims have received phone calls from

PHOTO: Earlier today, U.S. Senator Doug Jones held a conference call with rural news outlets regarding efforts to combat the opioid crisis. We asked him how the federal government can help local law enforcement deal with the issue. (Tyler Pruett

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: Robert Crum and his father, Matt, receives a proclamation from Mayor Chuck Ables at this week’s meeting of the Geraldine Town Council. (Contributed Photo) Contributed by The Town of Geraldine   GERALDINE, Ala. — The Geraldine Town Council met on

PHOTO: Police Officers from local departments receive instruction on human trafficking from former Federal Agent Rick Tate of the Alabama Human Trafficking Task Force. (Contributed Photo) By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor  tyler@southerntorch.com  FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Thursday, police officers from all

PHOTO: 45 year-old Troy Spence went missing from a residence on Indian Mountain over the weekend. (Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports CENTRE, Ala. — The Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are attempting to locate a

(File Photo) By Staff Reports  RAINSVILLE, Ala. — According to DeKalb County Schools, a Snapchat threat was investigated late last night, but turned out to be related to Clovis High School in New Mexico. The student in question was arrested

Sex Offender Arrested

PHOTO: John Scroggins of Rossville, Ga., was attempting to relocate in the Kilpatrick community. (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: On March 30th, DeKalb Deputies arrested John Scroggins of Rossville, Ga. Scroggins

PHOTO: On Sunday, Jarrett Landon Smith, age 34 of Bryant, was arrested for two counts of unlawful possession of controlled substances, possession of marijuana (2nd), and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. (Jackson County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports  BRYANT, Ala. —