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


11/10/2021

Fort Payne Man Arrested on Possession of Child Pornography

FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office received a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children regarding possible underage pornographic material at a residence on County Road 659 in Fort Payne.  James Robert Ball (30 of Fort Payne) was charged with Possession of Child Pornography (x12).

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James Robert Ball (30 of Fort Payne)

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "I would like to thank Investigators with the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office for working so diligently and getting this case solved so quickly, protecting our children will always be our top priority.  Child pornography is a despicable crime that affects all members of society and it will not be tolerated."

"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.

 

 

 

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