Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Four Arrested for Drugs



For Immediate Release                                                 May 6, 2015  


Four Arrested for Drugs



Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:


            Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that after about 1 yearlong drug investigation the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, DeKalb County Drug Task Force, Fort Payne Police Department, Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Marshall County Drug Enforcement Unit, Federal Bureau Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, FBI North Alabama Safe Streets Task Force, Albertville Police Narcotics, Alabama State Fire Marshal, and Collinsville Police Department went to a residence on County Road 51 in the Frog Pond mobile home park to execute a search warrant on May 5th. After a search of the residence they found about 2 pounds of Methamphetamine, with a street value of about $77,760.00 and $2265.00 in cash that was seized. As a result Serena Maria Laundis, 26, LC Waller, 31, Felicia Diane Martinez, 29, and John Kelcey Whisenant, 24 all from Collinsville were arrested and charged with Trafficking in Any Illegal Drugs. All four were transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center where they await bond. This is the second time a search warrant has been executed in the last 3 weeks at residence. The investigation on the Drug supply line is still ongoing.

Sheriff Harris states “All agencies involved did a great job on this investigation.

Thanks to the help from the Federal Agencies, Marshall County Agencies, State Fire Marshall, Fort Payne Police Department and Collinsville Police Department on this case, we have made a dent in the Drug supply line.”

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Serena Maria  Laundis

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LC Waller 

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Felicia Diane Martinez

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John Kelcey Whisenant