Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
Phone:
EMERGENCY: 911
24 Hours:
256-845-3801
Crime Tip:
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Address:
2801 Jordan Road SW
Fort Payne, AL 35968
Administrative Office:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 4:00pm


08/10/2022

Several arrested on drug related charges over last few weeks

FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Several were arrested over the last few weeks on drug related charges.  Over 200 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, controlled medications, drug paraphernalia and a firearm were all confiscated during the arrests.

On Wednesday, July 6th, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a traffic stop on Highway 68, finding the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Justice Marie Laverty (31 of Albertville) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Tampering with Physical Evidence and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Justice Marie Laverty (31 of Albertville)

On Friday, July 15th, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a search warrant on County Road 498.  While there, Deputies found methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia, controlled medication and marijuana.  David James Lee Higgins (32 of Henagar) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x3) and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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David James Lee Higgins (32 of Henagar)

On Wednesday, July 20th, Dekalb county Deputies, along with Narcotics Agents conducted a traffic stop on County Road 159 in Flat Rock.  During the stop, Deputies found approximately 5 grams of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia.  Mary Bowman Morgan (53 of Flat Rock) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance (x3) and Unlawful Possession of Drug ParaphernaliaTerry Jay White (59 of Flat Rock) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia

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Mary Bowman Morgan (53 of Flat Rock) Terry Jay White (59 of Flat Rock)

On Thursday, July 21st, Officers with Crossville Police Department stopped a vehicle on Hwy 68 finding the driver to be in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Robert Earl Sherbundy (48 of Scottsboro) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 2nd.

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Robert Earl Sherbundy (48 of Scottsboro)

On Friday, July 29th, Narcotics Agents were patrolling on County Road 812 noticing a subject walking along the road.  Agents pulled over to see if he needed assistance.  While talking, they noticed a distinct odor.  Roy Anthony Baker (47 of Flat Rock) was found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.  Baker was charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

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Roy Anthony Baker (47 of Flat Rock)

On Saturday, July 30th, DeKalb County Deputies conducted a search warrant at a residence on County Road 32 near Collinsville.  During the search, a firearm, over 200 grams of methamphetamine, marijuana, controlled medication and drug paraphernalia were found.  Terry Leonard Nix (56 of Collinsville) was charged with Persons Forbidden to Possess Pistol and Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance.  Trisha Kay Whaley (42 of Collinsville) was charged with Persons Forbidden to Possess Pistol.  This case is ongoing with the possibility of more charges pending.

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Terry Leonard Nix (56 of Collinsville) Trisha Kay Whaley (42 of Collinsville)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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