In the city of Fort Payne, During the month of October, over 3,000 grams of methamphetamine, and over 3,000 grams of marijuana were confiscated. Fentanyl, cocaine, suboxone, several firearms, drug paraphernalia, and an undisclosed amount of US Currency were also seized. A motorcycle was recovered and one of the firearms that had previously been reported stolen.
On Friday, October 21st, DeKalb County Narcotics Agents, along with Criminal Investigators, conducted a search warrant on County Road 255. During the search, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, guns and a motorcycle that had been reported stolen were found. Myron Joseph Battise (22 of Fort Payne) was charged with Unlawful Possession of Marijuana 1st, Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance, Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Receiving Stolen Property 1st.