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


02/03/2021

17 Arrested on Drug Related Charges in Past Nine Days

FORT PAYNE, Ala. Over the last nine days, 17 have been arrested on drug related charges in DeKalb County.

On Thursday, January 21st, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents made a traffic stop on US Hwy 11 in Collinsville finding approximately a half pound of synthetic marijuana.  Lashundre Dequan Mosley (22 of Gadsden) and Destinee Warren (24 of Birmingham) were charged with Trafficking in any illegal Drug and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Lashundre Dequan Mosley (22 of Gadsden) Destinee Warren (24 of Birmingham)

Also, on Thursday, January 21st, Powell Police Department conducted a traffic stop finding methamphetamine in the vehicle.  DeKalb County Narcotics Unit was called in to assist.  Jessica Susan Parham (33 of Layfatte, GA) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

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Jessica Susan Parham (33 of Layfatte, GA)

On the same day, Brian Keith Simcox (43 of Hixson, TN) was charged with DUI and Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd.  After Simcox was brought in on a DUI charge, fentanyl was found on him during the booking process.  DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were called in to assist.  More charges are pending in this case.

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Brian Keith Simcox (43 of Hixson, TN)

On Friday, January 22nd, during a traffic stop, Fyffe Police Department located synthetic marijuana.  DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were called in to assist.  Dustin Ray Gilbert (36 of Fyffe) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance.

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Dustin Ray Gilbert (36 of Fyffe)

On Monday, January 25th, DeKalb County Sheriff Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 75 in Ider.  During the stop, deputies found marijuana in the vehicle.  DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were called in to assist.  Melandie Kay Payne (40 of Henagar) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 1st and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Melandie Kay Payne (40 of Henagar)

On Tuesday, January 26th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were following up on a complaint at a hotel in the Collinsville area when they observed Jeremy Andrew Mashburn (42 of Collinsville) smoking synthetic marijuana.  When agents attempted to arrest Mashburn he became non-compliant and resisted.  Mashburn was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Resisting Arrest.

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Jeremy Andrew Mashburn (42 of Collinsville)

Also, on Tuesday, January 26th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were responding to a complaint of drug activity at a residence on Gregory Ave in Collinsville and found synthetic marijuana and methamphetamine in the home.  John Junior Orr (54 of Collinsville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2), and Unlawful Possession of Drug ParaphernaliaSteven Dante Gregory (38 of Collinsville) and Cortney Suzane Hill (39 of Fyffe) were both charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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John Junior Orr (54 of Collinsville) Steven Dante Gregory (38 of Collinsville) Cortney Suzane Hill (39 of Fyffe)

 

On Wednesday, January 27th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents conducted a traffic stop at 14th Street and Gault Ave in Fort Payne.  During the stop agents found methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Shayne Nikole Henegar (22 of Collinsville) and Dakota Storm Butler (26 of Centre) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

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Shayne Nikole Henegar (22 of Collinsville) Dakota Storm Butler (26 of Centre)

Also, on Wednesday, January 27th, DeKalb County Sheriff Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 68 in Collinsville.  During the stop, deputies found methamphetamine and marijuana in the vehicle.  Upon arrest, the subject was non-compliant and after he was brought into the DeKalb County Detention Center, he was found to be in possession of illegal drugs.  Rickey Dale Anderson (53 of Collinsville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Promoting Prison Contraband 2nd, Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Resisting Arrest.

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Rickey Dale Anderson (53 of Collinsville)

On Thursday, January 28th, DeKalb County Sheriff Deputies responded to a call of a subject acting suspiciously at a home in the Dawson area.  When deputies arrived, the subject was attempting to leave in a vehicle.  Deputies pulled the subject over and found him to be in possession of methamphetamine.  Thomas Allen Sanders Jr (30 of Fort Payne) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Thomas Allen Sanders Jr (30 of Fort Payne)

Also, on Thursday, January 28th, Felicia Diane Pope (35 of Bryant) was charged with Trafficking in any Illegal Drug, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Tampering with Physical Evidence.  DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were conducting a search warrant at a residence on County Road 776 in Ider.  Agents confiscated 70 grams of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and firearms.  This case is still under investigation and more charges and more arrests are possible.

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Felicia Diane Pope (35 of Bryant)

On Saturday, January 30th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were called in after ALEA discovered synthetic marijuana during a traffic stop on County Road 851 in Collinsville.  Bobby Ray Brackin (40 of Collinsville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug ParaphernaliaAndre Ladon Orr (48 of Collinsville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Promoting Prison Contraband 2ndOrr was charged with Promoting Prison Contraband after he was found in possession after arriving at the DeKalb County Detention Center. 

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Bobby Ray Brackin (40 of Collinsville) Andre Ladon Orr (48 of Collinsville)

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "We want to thank the public once again for their willingness to stand up for what's right and provide the many tips that make arrests like these possible.  It's great when the community has faith in our office and is willing to assist and provide information that we may not be aware of.  I've said many times working together we can make our communities safer for our children's future.  Thanks to the men and women that risk their lives everyday to protect our county."

"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.

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