Crossville woman arrested on Child Abuse/Aggravated Abuse
FORT PAYNE, Ala. - Jessica Lindsey Nation (36 of Crossville) was arrested on March 16, 2023 on 6 Grand Jury Indictments for Abuse of Child Torture/Willful (x3) and Aggravated Child Abuse (x3).
The arrest stems from an investigation by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office along with the Alabama Department of Human Resources on allegations of abuse and neglect, reported in 2021.
DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "We appreciate everyone that helped with this arrest. Protecting our children will forever be our main focus. Our youth is our future, we have to stand strong in protecting them."
"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.