The Dade County Sheriff’s Department was kept busy
this past week as several incidences were reported.
Nathaniel Brock, 19, was apprehended by Dade County
Sheriff’s deputies after a foot chase on March 5th.
This incident stemmed from a domestic situation
involving Brock on Ellis Hartline Road the day before. When officers arrived on
the scene Brock left in the family car and subsequently wrecked and fled on
Brock was spotted and proceeded to run from officers
but was apprehended in the Bi-Lo parking lot Tuesday afternoon.
He is charged with
aggravated assault, fleeing, attempting to allude, battery, family violence and
theft by taking. He was also charged with hindering a 911 call.
On March 6, Billy Joe McCurry, 33,
of Bryant, Ala., failed to yield for a traffic stop by Dade deputies and a
McCurry exceeded speed limits and
drove in the opposing lane of traffic. The pursuit ended when McCurry entered
After a search of the vehicle, two
one–pot shake and bake methamphetamine labs and their components were located
in the vehicle.
McCurry is charged with
manufacturing methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, fleeing to elude,
reckless driving and driving while license is suspended.
Another traffic stop on March 7th
resulted in the arrest of Michael D. Ford, of Huntsville, Ala. When officers
approached the vehicle a strong odor of marijuana was coming from inside and a
search was made.
A clear plastic bag containing
cocaine was found. Ford is charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine
with intent to distribute, trafficking of cocaine, driving with revoked
license, failure to maintain lane and a window tint violation.
Dade County Sheriff Ray Cross
states that the officers in these cases did a good job and were very alert to
the situations around them, which resulted in the arrests.