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


02/10/2022

During the month of January, 32 were arrested on drug related charges

FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Throughout the first month of the year, Law Enforcement in the county stayed busy.   

On Saturday, January 1st, DeKalb County Deputies noticed a subject who appeared intoxicated around the sale Barn in Kilpatrick.  As Deputies performed sobriety tests, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia was found on the subject.  Don William McDougal (50 of Crossville) was charged with Public Intoxication, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.   Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Don William McDougal (50 of Crossville)

 On the same day, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a traffic stop in the Kilpatrick area.  The driver was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Nazario Lopez (31 of Albertville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, DUI Combined Influence and Unlawful Possession of Prohibited Beverage.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist. 

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Nazario Lopez (31 of Albertville)

Again, on Saturday January 1st, Fyffe Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop, with the driver refusing to stop.  The driver eventually came to a stop on County Road 400.  During the stop it was determined the driver was under the influence.  The driver was also found to be in possession of Kratom.  Paul Stewart Ely (31 of Rainsville) was charged with DUI (Alcohol), Attempt to Elude, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Resisting Arrest. Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Paul Stewart Ely (31 of Rainsville)

On Monday, January 3rd, DeKalb County Deputies were on I59 a little past exit 224 in Fort Payne, assisting in getting the interstate open due to snow and ice.  Noticing a vehicle pulled onto the shoulder of the road, Deputies puled over to see if the occupant's needed assistance.  When the window was rolled down, the smell of marijuana was detected.  After a search was conducted, cocaine and marijuana were located within the vehicle.  Robert Hill III (58 of Trussville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Robert Hill III (58 of Trussville)

On Tuesday, January 4th, DeKalb County Deputies responded to a call of trespassing on County Road 221 near Collinsville.  When Deputies arrived, they found Megan Elizabeth Stringer (31 of Collinsville) at the residence.  Stringer was taken into custody and transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center where they found her to be in possession of a THC concentrate.  Stringer was charged with Criminal Trespass 3rd, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and one warrant for Failure to Appear.  Narcotics Agents were called to Assist. 

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Megan Elizabeth Stringer (31 of Collinsville)

Also on Tuesday, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents conducted a traffic stop on County Road 38 near Powell.  During the stop, a half ounce of methamphetamine was found.  Jeremy Morris (43 of Fyffe) was charged with Possession with Intent and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Shawn Michael Thomas (29 of Fyffe) was charged with Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and one warrant for Failure to Appear.  Sonya Slaton Whitten (49 of Fyffe) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x5), Tampering with Physical Evidence, Possession with Intent to Distribute, Promote Prison Contraband 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Whitten has more charges due to when she arrived at the DeKalb County Detention Center, she was found to be in possession of methamphetamine, cocaine, suboxone and several different controlled medications.

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Jeremy Morris (43 of Fyffe) Shawn Michael Thomas (29 of Fyffe) Sonya Slaton Whitten (49 of Fyffe)

On Wednesday, January 5th, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on County Road 141 near Cartersville, finding the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Scott Wayne Parsons (51 of Ider) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Scott Wayne Parsons (51 of Ider)

On Thursday, January 6th, Officers with the Ider Police Department conducted a traffic stop on County Road 762 in Ider.  During a search of the vehicle, methamphetamine, fentanyl and drug paraphernalia we found.  During the stop Billy Joel Fairbairn (38 of Pisgah) attempted to use a false name.  Fairbairn was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Obstructing Government Operations, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and 5 warrants for Failure to Appear.  Sandra Lee Jackson (25 of Flat Rock) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2), Promote Prison Contraband 2nd and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Narcotics Agents were called in to assist.

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Billy Joel Fairbairn (38 of Pisgah) Sandra Lee Jackson (25 of Flat Rock)

On Tuesday, January 11th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents attempted to conduct a traffic stop near County Road 169 in near Shiloh community, when the driver sped up failing to stop. The driver eventually pulled in behind a residence on County Road 812, where he and two females, exited the vehicle and fled on foot.  The two females were caught rather quickly and taken into custody.  Officers with the Ider and Sylvania Police Departments, Troopers with ALEA and ALEA Aviation Unit all responded to the area looking for the male subject.  ALEA Aviation quickly located the subject at a residence on County Road 155.  Jared Lance Haggard (30 of Higdon) was charged with Attempt to Elude Police (x4), Resisting Arrest (x2), Reckless Endangerment (x2), Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x3), Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (x2), Pistol Possession Violent Felon and Illegal Possession of Prescription Drugs (x2).  Emily Spoons (18 of Bryant) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Attempt to Elude PoliceMorgan Lee Higdon (26 of Higdon) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Attempt to Elude Police.

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Jared Lance Haggard (30 of Higdon) Emily Spoons (18 of Bryant) Morgan Lee Higdon (26 of Higdon)

On Wednesday, January 12th, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 40i n Henagar finding the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine, suboxone, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Trandon James Clinton Headrick (22 of Pisgah) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2) Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Trandon James Clinton Headrick (22 of Pisgah)

On Thursday, January 13th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents executed a search warrant at a residence on Chitwood Avenue in Fort Payne.  During the search, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found.  Carmen Mellise Brown (44 of Fort Payne) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Distribution of Controlled Substance.

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Carmen Mellise Brown (44 of Fort Payne)

Again, on Thursday, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents were looking for a wanted subject on KC Lane in Collinsville when they encountered Calvin Jerome Williams (30 of Collinsville) and Sylvester Williams (27 of Collinsville).  Both subjects were found to be on possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Calvin Jerome Williams was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug ParaphernaliaSylvester Williams was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. 

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Calvin Jerome Williams (30 of Collinsville) Sylvester Williams (27 of Collinsville)

Also, on Thursday January 13th, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents executed a search warrant at a residence on County Road 125 in the Kilpatrick area, looking for a subject that had outstanding warrants.  During a search, methamphetamine, controlled medication and drug paraphernalia were found.  Aaron G Sutherland (21 of Albertville) and Eric Matthew Blackmon (25 of Rainsville) were charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2), Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Tampering with Physical Evidence.  Robert James Cook (44 of Albertville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x3), Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (x2) and one warrant for Failure to Appear.

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Aaron G Sutherland (21 of Albertville) Eric Matthew Blackmon (25 of Rainsville) Robert James Cook (44 of Albertville)

On the same day, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents executed a search warrant at a residence on County Road 58.  During the search methamphetamine and marijuana were found.  Brock Adam Stephens (46 of Albertville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2), Unlawful Possession on Drug Paraphernalia (x2) and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd (x2).  Brandy Gail Lankford (37 of Geraldine) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Brock Adam Stephens (46 of Albertville) Brandy Gail Lankford (37 of Geraldine)

Also, on Thursday, Crossville Police Department encountered a subject finding her to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Mitzi D Lowery Tarvin (60 of Crossville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Mitzi D Lowery Tarvin (60 of Crossville)

On Tuesday, January 18th, Mentone Police Department conducted a traffic stop on County Road 89.  While officers were running the subject's information, he sped off initiating a pursuit.  DeKalb County Deputies and Narcotics Agents responded to the area assisting in the apprehension.  Methamphetamine was found in the vehicle.  Thomas Dewayne Bailey (49 of Woodville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia (x2) and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2).

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Thomas Dewayne Bailey (49 of Woodville)

On Tuesday, January 25th, Ider Police Department conducted a traffic stop on AL Hwy 117 in Ider.  During the stop, methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found.  Brandon Eugene Palmer (42 of Henagar) and Stephen Michael White (49 of Soddy Daisy, TN) were both charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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Brandon Eugene Palmer (42 of Henagar) Stephen Michael White (49 of Soddy Daisy, TN)

On Wednesday, January 26th, State Probation went to a residence on County Road 880 near High Point to conduct a home visit finding methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Rick Lee Webber (63 of Mentone) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd and two warrants for Failure to Appear.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Rick Lee Webber (63 of Mentone)

Again, on Wednesday, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Hwy 117 in Mentone.  Before the vehicle pulled over, the driver threw something out of the window.  Methamphetamine was found where the object was thrown.  Bradley David Wright (38 of Mentone) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Bradley David Wright (38 of Mentone)

Also, on Wednesday January 26th, State Probation went to a residence on County Road 671 near Henagar to conduct a home visit finding methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in the home.  Daniel David Wooten (55 of Rainsville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Probation Violation.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.

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Daniel David Wooten (55 of Rainsville)

On the same day, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents and Deputies responded to a residence near County Road 20 to follow up on an assault that had just taken place. When Agents and Deputies made contact with Dorothea Laurel Maddox (43 of Fort Payne) they found her to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Maddox was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Dorothea Laurel Maddox (43 of Fort Payne)

On Friday, January 28th, Officers with the Henagar and Ider Police Departments conducted a traffic stop on Bellview Road in Henagar finding the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and a firearm.  Freddy Lebron Blevins (36 of Sylvania) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Persons Forbidden to Possess Pistol.  Narcotics Agents were called to assist.  

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Freddy Lebron Blevins (36 of Sylvania)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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