Drugs being sold close to local school
FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Acting on information of drugs being sold around a local school, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents along with DeKalb County Deputies and Officers with Fyffe Police Department executed a search warrant at a residence on Hammonds Road in Fyffe, finding methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.
Johnny Martin (69 of Fyffe) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 1st and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Jordan Michael Brown (19 of Fyffe) was charged with Loitering. Joseph Michael Higgins (44 of Valley Head) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Theft of Property 4th, Theft of Property 2nd (x2), and Burglary 3rd (x3). John Roy Mulligan (55 of Sylvania) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x2) and Driving While Revoked.
DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "It truly takes a village to raise a child. This is a prime example of how true those words are. We all want our children to grow up in a safe, healthy and loving environment, but that would never be possible, without the people in the community stepping up and stepping in."
"I want to thank the public for all you do and for the tips you provide us. It takes all of us, from law enforcement to concerned citizens to keep our children safe," said Sheriff Welden.
"Keep those tips coming!" Welden added.
"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.