FORT PAYNE, Ala. As part of the Alabama ICAC Task Force, DeKalb County Investigations Unit received a cyber tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. A search warrant was executed at a residence on Turner Ave in Fort Payne resulting in Roderick Ford (55 of Fort Payne) being charged with Dissemination/Display of Obscene Material and Possession of Obscene Material. This investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.
DeKalb County Sheriff Nick Welden said of the incident: “Once again this is very sad and shows child predators are even in our quiet communities of DeKalb County. We will continue to fight back and protect our children by working with every agency we can to put these predators behind bars! PERIOD!!
“God Bless!” Concluded Sheriff Welden