For Immediate Release 8-25-16
Daycare owner arrested for drugs
Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:
The DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit along with DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office and Crossville Police Department acting on anonymous tips from concerned citizens, went to a daycare in Crossville to investigate possible drug activity. Agents and officers spoke with Leslie Bright, 40 of Crossville, who is the owner of Bright Beginnings Daycare. Ms. Bright cooperated with agents giving them consent to search her vehicles and belongings. During the search methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were found inside the daycare. Alabama Department of Human Resources Child Daycare workers were notified. Bright was arrested and charged with two counts of unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bright is being held at the DeKalb County Detention Center awaiting bond.
Sheriff Harris states, “Our Task Force is doing a great job. They work hard investigating tips from concerned citizens. I encourage the citizens to continue to be watchful of their communities and to report any suspicious activity by calling our office or via our website at www.dekalbcountysheriff.org”