For Immediate Release April 20, 2015
House Fire Investigation Leads to Arrest of Former Hammonville Police Chief
Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:
Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that on April 18th Deputy State Fire Marshal Ray Cumby and Elmore County Sheriff’s Office SRT Team had warrants to search a home in Tallassee Alabama for an ongoing investigation in DeKalb County. Tom Fuller, age 62 and Glenn Fuller, age 47 both of Tallassee Alabama were arrested with charges of Insurance Fraud 1st and transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center. These arrest was the result of a house fire that occurred on October 18, 2014 at the residence of 1355 County Road 664 Valley Head. Thomas Fuller and Glenn Fuller are not related but they have lived at the same residence in Valley Head and in Tallassee. Thomas Fuller is a former Police Officer from Elmore County and at the time of the fire he was the Police Chief at the Hammonville Police Department. This investigation was led by Deputy State Fire Marshal Ray Cumby, and it is still ongoing.
Sheriff Harris states “Deputy State Fire Marshal Ray Cumby did an outstanding job on this investigation. I would also like to thank the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office and their SRT Team for their help in making these arrest without any incident.”