Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Fort Payne, AL 35968
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04/14/2021

Henagar Man Arrested After Brief Stand-Off

After a brief stand-off, a Henagar man was taken into custody.

On Tuesday, April 13th, the DeKalb County's Special Response Team, Investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office, officers with Henagar Police Department and agents with the FBI executed a search warrant on Hulsey Road in Henagar following allegations of kidnapping, domestic violence and theft.  When Law Enforcement arrived on scene, the subject barricaded himself inside the residence.  After a brief stand-off, Alton Scott Durham (43 of Henagar) was charged with Domestic Violence 3rd (x2), Kidnapping 2nd and Theft of Property 2nd.

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Alton Scott Durham (43 of Henagar)

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "I am thankful for the working relationship between the DCSO and our local Law Enforcement Agencies.  Everyone showed a professional cooperation in taking this subject into custody.  Our ultimate goal in Law Enforcement, is to make sure everyone stays safe in every situation and this was the best possible outcome of what was a terrible incident. 

"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.

 

 

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