Citizen involvement helps the DeKalb County authorities take drugs of the streets.
According to Sheriff Jimmy Harris, four people were arrested after an investigator working on tip line information stopped a suspicious vehicle on County Road 1983. A search of the occupants and vehicle and the residence on 1983 turned up drugs, methamphetamine, and drug paraphernalia. Officers arrested Jonathan Elders, Brandon Elders and Justin Downing, all of Rainsville, and Kendra Culpepper of Fort Payne. All four are charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. They were transported to the DeKalb County Detention Center where they await bond.