Stolen Vehicle Recovered
The driver of a stolen truck was arrested yesterday after nearly hitting a Cherokee County deputy. According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, Billy Joe McCurry, 31, of Wildwood, Georgia, changed lanes and almost hit an investigator's vehicle. The deputy stopped the truck and discovered the driver had an outstanding warrant from Dekalb County, and the truck was reported stolen from Ft. Payne. McCurry was transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center and placed on hold for Ft. Payne Police Department.