Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Fort Payne, AL 35968
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Burglary Arrests




For Immediate Release                                                                                  February 13, 2017                                                             Burglary Arrests


Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:


            On February 10, 2017 investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office located and interviewed a suspect on a burglary case. While conducting the interview the suspect was found to be in possession of illegal narcotics. William Lane Poe Jr, 33, of Fort Payne was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Investigators obtained information on the location of stolen property and conducted a search warrant at a trailer in Green Acres Trailer Park in Fort Payne where stolen property was recovered. Nine individuals where in the trailer at the time of the search warrant. During the search, methamphetamine was found in the home. Geneva Faye Waddell, 50, of Fort Payne; Mason Delane Gregory, 21, of Mentone; Tara Whitney Peacock, 29, of Henagar; Allison Leigh Gledhill, 25, Fort Payne; Calvin Glenn Waddell, 58, of Fort Payne; Ashley Dawn Harris, 27, of Crossville; Gary Mitchell Gregory Jr, 22, of Mentone; William Thomas Crane II, 39, of Crossville; were arrested and charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. James Douglas Edmondson, 44, of Fort Payne was arrested and charged with trafficking possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of controlled substance, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. The investigation is ongoing and more charges are pending.

 Sheriff Harris states “The success of any investigation is due to the persistence of following up on any and all information, regardless of how small it may be. Our investigators and deputies along with Fort Payne Police Department worked on this case all weekend and continue to follow up on leads. Once again the public has been a key factor in these arrests. Please continue to contact us 256-845-3801 or All tips can be left anonymously.”


Allison Leigh Gledhill.jpg     Ashley Dawn Harris.jpg     Calvin Glenn Waddell.jpg    Gary Mitchell Gregory Jr.jpg

   Allison Gledhill                Ashley Harris                Calvin Waddell            Gary Gregory



Geneva Fay Waddell.jpg     James Douglas Edmondson.jpg    Mason Delane Gregory.jpg     Tara Whitney Peacock.jpg

   Geneva Waddell         James Edmondson        Mason Gregory            Tara Peacock



William Lane Poe Jr.jpg     William Thomas Crane.jpg

     William Poe                 William Crane