Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Fort Payne, AL 35968
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Two Arrested for Drugs



For Immediate Release                                                   June 8, 2015  


Two Arrested for Drugs



Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:


            Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that on June 7th Drug Task Force Agents and Deputies went to a residence on County Road 696 in the McKestes area to serve a drug search warrant. Upon the search of the residence Agents and Deputies found 80 grams of Ice Methamphetamine with a street value of $8,000.00, 3 loaded pistols, a large set of postal scales, numerous glass pipes and syringes. Agents and Deputies arrested Anthony Earl Renfroe, 47 and Courtney Dawn Steele, 34 both of Dawson. Renfroe was charged with Trafficking in Illegal Drugs. Steele was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

            While Agents and Deputies were finishing up on the scene and loading up equipment, they noticed that Steele had escaped through the window of the Deputies car with her hands handcuffed behind her back. Courtney Dawn Steel is still at large and is facing felony Drug charges and escape charges. Courtney Dawn Steel is 34 years old with dark brown hair, about 5’4 and weighs about 110 pounds. She was last seen wearing a navy blue shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with any information with her where a bouts are encouraged to contact their local Law Enforcement Agency or to call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at 256-845-3801.

            Sheriff Harris states “These Drug Task Force Agents are doing an outstanding job. They have been working Renfroe for some time now. We want the public to continue to call in any information they have on drugs or any other illegal activity.”


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 Anthony Earl Renfroe

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Courtney Dawn Steele