On July 9, deputies and Ider Police Officers conducted a driver license check point at the intersection of Dekalb County Road 169 and Dekalb County Road 812 in Bryant. When Christi Ruth Allison, 46, of Flat Rock and Charles Wooten, 63, of Trenton pulled up to the check point, the deputies and officers noticed Wooten moving a black container, as stated in a press release from Sheriff Jimmy Harris.
When asked about it, Wooten gave it to them. Inside the container was two baggies, one that contained methamphetamine and the other containing marijuana, some prescription drugs, and a glass pipe. At which time the DeKalb County Drug Task Force was contacted. Allison and Wooten were both arrested and charged with two counts of unlawful possession of controlled substance, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, illegal possession of prescription drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana in the second degree. The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office also had a Failure to comply warrant on Wooten, the press release stated.
On July 10th, two separate traffic stops were conducted, one being on Dekalb County Road 85 in Henagar, where a consented search of the vehicle resulted in the finding of a small black case that contained syringes and baggies with methamphetamine inside, the DeKalb County Drug Task Force was contacted. Timothy Wayne Smith, 45 of Fort Payne was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia, according to the press release.
On the other traffic stop, the deputy pulled over Derick Nash Farmer, 20, of Fyffe, on Alabama Highway 35 in Fyffe. The Deputy asked Farmer if he had any illegal drugs, Farmer was found with a small blue cigar pack that contained spice on his person, and at that time the DeKalb County Drug Task force was contacted. Farmer was arrested and charged with unlawful possession of controlled substance and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Sheriff Harris states “These Deputies, Ider Police Officers and Drug Task Force are doing a great job on trying to rid drugs from our County.”