Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Several Arrested Over the Weekend



For Immediate Release                                                                             October 31, 2017



                                                  Several Arrested Over the Weekend




            On October 29th the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office was contacted by a homeowner on Hwy117 in Valley Head to find two subjects in his house. The homeowner held the subjects, Robert Brewster 34 of Valley Head, and James Himber, 39 of Henagar until Ider Police, Henagar Police and Deputies arrived. Once Deputies and Investigators arrived Brewster and Himber was arrested and charged with burglary 3rd at this with more charges pending on both subjects.

            During the investigation of this burglary, Investigators and Deputies went to Brewster’s residence on County Road 121 in Valley Head to recover possible stolen items. While at that residence Brewster was also charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia. Also arrest was Melissa Louise Harrison, 35 of Valley Head, for Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Drug Paraphernalia.

            On October 29th Investigators and Deputies went to a residence on Hwy 75 in Ider to execute a search warrant for stolen property. During the search Dustin Franco, 33 of Pisgah was arrested for Marijuana 2nd, Drug Paraphernalia, Obstructing Government Operations, and Resisting Arrest. Also arrested was Bridget Lashae Mosher, 26 of Ider, and charged with Marijuana 2nd and Drug Paraphernalia with other charges still pending.

            On October 30th Investigators, DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and Sylvania police executed a search warrant on Spear Street in Sylvania. During the search Robert Bishop, 27 of Sylvania was arrested for 2 counts Dissemination of obscene matter, Possession of obscene matter, and Bestiality. This search also lead to the arrest of Ashley Hartline, 26 of Rainsville for sodomy 1st, Dissemination obscene material, and Production of obscene material.

            Also on October 30th DeKalb County Deputies responded to a domestic violence call on US Highway 11 North of Valley Head. Upon arrival on the scene deputies found a male subject, Scottie Lee White, 27 of Valley Head lying in the roadway. White was being attended by a citizen who stopped to help. Deputies also found a female, Kristy Nacole Hatfield, 34 of Valley Head standing in the yard of the residence on Highway 11. Both parties were transported to DeKalb Regional Medical Center for their injuries resulting from the domestic dispute. DeKalb County investigators are following up on the incident with charges pending the results of the investigation.       

           Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson says “Even though sometimes investigations that we have to work are hard to work and heart breaking the Deputies, Investigators and Ider, Henagar, and Sylvania Police Officers that assisted in these cases did a great job.”  

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Robert Brewster

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James Richard Himber

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 Melissa Louise Harrison

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Dustin Andrew Franco

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Bridget Lashae Mosher

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Robert Michael Bishop

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Ashley Nicole Hartline