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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

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department:  The Fort Payne Police Departments Detective Division continues to investigate leads on a home invasion that occurred on the west side of town on May 10, 2018. There

Accident Claims Life

By Marla Jones, Reporter marla@southerntorch.com HENAGAR, Ala. — On Monday May 21, 2018, at approximately 1:17 p.m., the Henagar Police Department responded to a two-car accident at the intersection of Alabama Highway 40 & Alabama Highway 75 in Henagar. According

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

PHOTO: The largest D.A.R.E. graduation to date in DeKalb County. (Facebook | Thomas Underwood) By Zach Hester, Reporter RAINSVILLE, Ala. — On May 16th, D.A.R.E. celebrated their largest graduation to date with 700 kids across all of DeKalb County’s schools graduating from the

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: On May 10 at approximately 8:50pm a home invasion occurred at a residence on the west side of town.   The victims state that a white male subject entered the

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — According to the Fort Payne Police Department: William Shannon Crane, age 43 of Fort Payne, was arrested on May 7, 2018 at 11:08pm for Public Intoxication and Criminal Trespass 3rd degree charges. Mr. Crane was transported

PHOTO: (DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office) By Staff Reports DEKALB COUNTY, Ala. — According to the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office: Between the dates of April 10 and April 12, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Investigators, Deputies alongside the DeKalb County Drug Task Force executed distribution of

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: 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