1 Arrested at North Pointe Apartments on Drug Charges

FORT PAYNE, Ala.  –  On today’s date, November 19, after receiving numerous drug complaints from North Pointe Apartments, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents, Investigators and Deputies went to investigate.  While speaking with the individual, the deputies noticed a strong odor of marijuana coming from the apartment.  Agents then obtained a search warrant for the residence which resulted in finding 2 oz. of marijuana and 1 firearm.

Joseph Emery MacDonald (23 of Fort Payne, Al) was charged with Possession of Marijuana 1st Degree and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: “We want you, the public, to know that every call and every e-mail we receive is taken very seriously and very much appreciated.  I am proud of the partnership we have with our community in the efforts to stop crime,” he said.     

“God Bless!” Concluded Sheriff Welden.