Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Two Unrelated Drug Arrest



For Immediate Release                                           August 31, 2016


Two Unrelated Drug Arrest


Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:


            On August 30th during a Marijuana ratification helicopters spotted some marijuana plants growing on County Road 687 in Henagar. DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit arrived at the residence and found $22,000 worth of marijuana plants growing on the property. As a result Tyler Cole Davis, 27 of Henagar was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 1st and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.


            On an unrelated note: on August 27th Alabama State Trooper Oliver did a routine stop on a vehicle driven by Diana Cortez, 27 of Albertville and was found to have felony warrants from Marshall County. As Cortez was arrested she was found to have over 3 ounces of Methamphetamine on her person, at which time the DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit was contacted. Cortez was transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center and was charged with Trafficking in any Illegal Drug, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and was later charged with Chemical endangerment of exposing a child after she was found to be pregnant.

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Tyler Cole Davis

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Diana Cortez