Message From The Sheriff
MESSAGE FROM SHERIFF
JIMMY HARRIS  ( read )
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12/15/2017

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Two Individuals

MEDIA RELEASE

 

For Immediate Release                                                                            December 15, 2017

      

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Two Individuals

 

Sheriff Jimmy Harris states as follows:

 

 

            On December 14th DeKalb County Deputies observed a vehicle on County Road 107 on Lookout Mountain that ran from them last week. Deputies initiated a traffic stop on the vehicle with the help of the Drug Task Force. The suspect Jason Lee Driskill, 35 of Fort Payne was observed throwing drugs out the window of the vehicle as Deputies were conducting the traffic stop. Drug Task Force Agents located the drugs and Driskill and Tara Whitney Peacock, 30 of Henagar were both arrested. Driskill was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of controlled substance and Distribution of controlled substance. Peacock was charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Both Driskill and Peacock were transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center.

            Chief Deputy Edmondson says “Deputies and Drug Task Force did a great job on being observant during this traffic stop and I would like to thank them for the good job that they do.”

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Jason Lee Driskill

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Tara Whitney Peacock

 

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