Message From The Sheriff
NICK WELDEN  ( read )
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Dissemination of child porn arrest

From the Office of DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden:

FORT PAYNE, Ala. - On November 9, 2023 the DeKalb County Sheriff's Office Investigations Unit received a tip from the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency's Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force in conjunction with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC) that an individual residing in Dekalb County had been involved in disseminating images of child pornography via the social media platform KIK. After execution of a search warrant, Bradley Ray Hancock (40 of Fyffe) was arrested and charged with 7 counts of dissemination of child pornography.

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Bradley Ray Hancock (40 of Fyffe)

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: "I am thankful for the continued partnership between the DeKalb County Sheriff's Investigations Unit, the ICAC, and the NCMEC. Bringing cases of this nature to a close is of the highest priority at our office. I'm proud of our investigators and the hard work they perform daily on these types of cases as well as all cases they work."

"God Bless!" Concluded Sheriff Welden.