Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
Phone:
EMERGENCY: 911
24 Hours:
256-845-3801
Crime Tip:
256-845-3801
Address:
2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
Administrative Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm


11/19/2020

1 Arrested at North Pointe Apartments on Drug Charges

FORT PAYNE, Ala.   On today's date, November 19, after receiving numerous drug complaints from North Pointe Apartments, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents, Investigators and Deputies went to investigate.  While speaking with the individual, the deputies noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the apartment.  Agents then obtained a search warrant for the residence which resulted in finding 2 oz. of marijuana and 1 firearm.

Joseph Emery MacDonald (23 of Fort Payne, Al) was charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Joseph Emery MacDonald (23 of Fort Payne)

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "We want you, the public, to know that every call and every e-mail we receive is taken very seriously and very much appreciated.  I am proud of the partnership we have with our community in the efforts to stop crime," he said.     

"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.

 

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