Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
JIMMY HARRIS  ( read )
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08/05/2015

Corrections Officer Dismissed

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                               August 5, 2015

 

Corrections Officer Dismissed

 

 

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

 

           

                Sheriff Jimmy Harris reports that on August 5th Corrections Officer Nicholas Butler, 32 of Scottsboro was arrested by Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson for Tampering with Government Records. This has been an ongoing investigation with the Department of Homeland Security and the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office. Mr. Butler has been relieved of his duties at the DeKalb County Detention Center. Chief Jail Administrator Matt Martin says that due to this being an ongoing investigation with our office and Homeland Security there is a possibility of more charges. No further details about this case will be released.

Sheriff Harris states “this is an extremely unfortunate incident and our investigators and Homeland Security are doing everything possible to bring an end to this case.”

 

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Nicholas Butler

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