Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
JIMMY HARRIS  ( read )
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02/12/2015

Woman Arrested for Torture/Willful of a Child

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                                                 February 12, 2015  

 

                    Woman Arrested for Torture/Willful of a Child

 

 

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

 

           

            Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports after an extensive investigation involving DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office, DeKalb County Department of Human Resources, and District Attorney’s Office, a Grand Jury Indictment for Torture/Willful Abuse of a Child was issued for Brandy Lea Watson, 20 of Ider, AL. The indictment stemmed from an incident involving her 4 month old child which had a femoral fracture. The child was taken to Children’ Hospital in Birmingham. Brandy Watson was arrested at the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Harris states “I want to thank the District Attorney’s Office, the DeKalb County Department of Human Resources and Investigator Scott Tarrant for their hard work on this investigation. We will continue to fight for the innocent lives of children of DeKalb County.”

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Brandy Lea Watson

 

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