A corrections officer with the DeKalb County (Ala.) Detention Center has been arrested and charged with theft of property third degree.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office also reported that John Weston Culpepper, 28, of Dawson, Ala., has been terminated.
Culpepper was arrested after the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Office of Professional Responsibility received a complaint from a detainee at the center that $325 in cash was missing from his property after being booked at the center.
A joint investigation conducted by the ICE and DeKalb County Sheriff's Office led to the arrest and charge.
Culpepper has been booked into the detention center with a $1,500 bond.
Get breaking news from the Times Free Press on Twitter at www.twitter.com/timesfreepress or by visiting us on Facebook or Twitter at the right:
related articles »
The DeKalb County (Ala.) Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of three people for a burglary at a house in ...
DeKalb County (Ala.) Sheriff Jimmy Harris has announced the arrest of three Fort Payne, Ala., residents in Pine Ridge.
Three men were arrested this weekend on various drug charges and a stolen backhoe was recovered in DeKalb County, Ala., ...
A man and a woman were arrested last week in DeKalb County, Ala., and charged with manufacturing meth, officials said.