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NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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03/17/2020

Former Sylvania Attorney Arrested on Felony Theft Charges

After a joint investigation by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, the Fort Payne Police Department, and the District Attorney's Office, a former local attorney was arrested earlier today.

Teresa Darwin Phillips (40 of Sylvania) was arrested and charged with two counts of Theft of Property 1st Degree.

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Teresa Darwin Phillips (40 of Sylvania)

Phillips was taken into custody and transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center. Her bond was set at $30,000.

Phillips bonded out shortly after her arrest.

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