Man Accused of Tampering with Government Records

A corrections officer is accused of tampering with government records. According to Dekalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris today, Corrections Officer 32 year old Nicholas Butler of Scottsboro was arrested by Chief Deputy Michael Edmondson. 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. Authorities add that they will not be releasing further details about this case.


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