Man sentenced to 25 years i...

Whitfield County Superior Court Judge Cindy Morris on Friday sentenced Christopher Lamont Swanson, Jr., 35, formerly of 203 Jordan St., Tunnel Hill, to serve a total of 25 years in prison, the maximum allowed, for aggravated battery upon a person over the age of 65 and for possession of a knife during the commission of […]

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Teen gang member convicted ...

According to the District Attorney Bert Poston, 18-year-old Alexandro Agapito Perez-Lucas was sentenced by Judge Cindy Morris to serve a total of 85 years in prison with the first 20 years to be served without the possibility of parole. According to the press release, Perez-Lucas was convicted of armed robbery, false imprisonment, criminal street gang […]

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Walker County Fire Investig...

LaFayette, GA -Fire investigators with Walker County Fire Rescue recently investigated two cases of arson. The intentionally set fires occurred in vacant structures at 601 James Street Lot 66 in Rossville and 980 Wheeler Road in LaFayette. Fire investigators do not believe the two incidents are connected. Georgia Arson Control is offering a reward up […]

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Ohio woman charged with DUI...

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On July 19, 2021, at 0:47 a.m., the Georgia State Patrol Post 5 Dalton was requested to work a two vehicle crash on Interstate 75 North near mile marker 327 in Whitfield County. The preliminary investigation indicates that a 2018 Tesla was traveling north on Interstate 75 North in […]

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