Rainsville Police Department Makes Arrests In Armed Robbery

News Release from Rainsville Police Department November 17, 2020

“On 11/11/2020 Rainsville police department received a call to a residence on Hancock Drive about a possible armed robbery in progress with multiple people injured. Once on scene RPD officers made contact with the homeowner that advised that he was being robbed. With entry into the home Officers found 2 male suspects inside the residence that had been stabbed. Upon further investigation it was found that there were 2 more suspects that fled the scene.  Once the Scene was secured by RPD DAS came on the scene and transported both suspects to the hospital. Malik Zachariah Deno and Thomas Norman Olsen was arrested on the charges of Robbery, Burglary and Criminal Mischief and placed in the Dekalb county jail after being released from Huntsville hospital. The day after the incident Julien Nathaniel Blevins and a female juvenile were also arrested on the same charges

Unrelated Arrest

Over the last week officers and detectives have been following up on complaints received from the community the following arrests have been made by our officers.

A search of the residence of Alisha Marie Bradford and Ethan Cole Lemoin resulted in their arrest for Drug paraphernalia, Marijuana- sell/distribution, and possession of controlled substance

Gabreil Tanner Hall was arrested on 11/11/2020 for Drug Paraphernalia, Marijuana Possession and Possession of concealed weapon

Derrick Lynn Martin was charged with Theft by deception 1st and obscuring the identity of a vehicle.

Chief Of police Michael Edmondson states that he wants to thank all of his officers for the hard work and countless hours that they put into the arrests. He also wants to thank Fort Payne police department, the District Attorneys office, and the Sheriff’s Office on their assistance in the Robbery case. Cases go smoother and arrest are made faster with everyone working together!!!”