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


01/19/2022

Henagar man arrested for Electronic Solicitation of a Child

FORT PAYNE, Ala. The DeKalb County Sheriff's Investigation's Unit received information of an adult male who was possibly having communications with an underage femaleAfter further investigation, Bobby Cole Howell (27 of Henagar) was charged with Electronic Solicitation of a Child and 2 Failure to Appear warrants.  This is an ongoing investigation, with limited information, due to the victim being a minor.

Bobby Cole Howell.png
Bobby Cole Howell (27 of Henagar)

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "This type of behavior will not be tolerated.  I have said many times and I will say it many more, our children will always be our number one priority.  Our children have one chance to be little, to be silly and carefree." 

"A child's innocence is one of the most precious things on earth and it is our job to protect them from predators that want to take that from them."

"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.

 

 

 

Media Kit