Home Inmate Roster Message From the Sheriff Press Releases Contact Us
Image of the State Of Alabama Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
Image of the Cherokee Sheriff's Badge
Most Wanted Sex Offenders
 
08/17/2016

Sheriff’s Office Arrests Burglary Suspect

  

   On Wednesday, August 17, 2016, a resident of the Farrell community called 9-1-1 to report someone had just broken into their residence, and the suspect had fled when confronted.  Dispatch quickly broadcasted a description of the suspect’s vehicle over the radio.  On route to the scene, Lt. Bo Jolly met a vehicle matching the description.  Chief Investigator Josh Summerford and Investigator Jeremy Stepps stopped the truck on the causeway in Cedar Bluff with the assistance of Deputy Brian Gilliland.  The victim identified the driver as the burglar.  Daniel Leon Welchel, 45, of Rome, Georgia, was arrested and charged with second degree burglary.  Sheriff Jeff Shaver commended the officers on their quick response and apprehension of the suspect.

 
 
 
Crime Tips HOTline 256-927-9999 or Submit via Email - click here
 
Emergency - Dial 911 - Phone 256-927-3365 (24 hours) Alabama Sheriff's Youth Ranch | Cherokee Co. Alabama
Cherokee Co. Chamber | National Sheriffs' Association

Phone: 256-927-3365 (24 hours) • Fax: 256-927-4543 • Email
110 Cedar Bluff Road, Centre, Alabama 35960 Map
Administrative Office Hours: M-F 8am-4pm
MostWantedGovernmentWebsites.com by Brooks Jeffrey Marketing, Inc.