Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Arrest Made for Drugs



For Immediate Release                                                                         November 28, 2017



                                                          Arrest Made for Drugs



                DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office had been receiving tips from concerned citizens about illegal drugs inside a residence on County Road 788 in the Ider community. On November 22nd the DeKalb County Drug Task Force was notified, and they obtained a search warrant for the residence. As a result of the search they found three different types of steroids and 2 weapons.  Nathan Williams, 40 of Ider was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.

                On November 23rd Deputies conducted a traffic stop at Alabama Highway 68 and County Road 1 in Collinsville. When Deputies approach the vehicle they could smell a strong odor coming from the vehicle, Deputies asked the driver Jacob Thomas Dasher, 19 of Cedar Bluff to step out of the vehicle, after several times of refusing he step out of the vehicle. Deputies got K-9 Yogi to do an open air sniff, Yogi alerted on the vehicle. During a search of the vehicle a small bag of marijuana was found. Dasher was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of marijuana 2nd, resisting arrest and obstructing government operations.

                The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office received a report about an 8 month old baby that tested positive for meth. After an investigation Julia Lynn Doss, 21 of Dawson was arrested on November 28th for chemical endangerment. DHR was also called. No more information can be released at this time due to this case being under investigation.   

                Chief Deputy Edmondson says “These tips that concerned citizen’s call in helps us to get drugs off the streets, so thank you and keep calling in these tips in or go to our website at to report any illegal activity through our tip line. The DeKalb County Drug Task Force did a great job on following up on these leads and making this arrest. The deputies and K-9 Yogi also did a great job on being observant during the traffic stop. Some of these cases are hard to work especially when they involve children, but we are thankful that it is our job to help get children out of these types of situations.” 






Pictures for Jacob Thomas Dasher and Julia Lynn Doss is not available