NWGA Scanner | August 23rd, 2022

Adairsville man assaults sister after keeping her from leaving during domestic altercation in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On June 22nd, 2022, at 6:17 PM, PFC. Sangphim responded to an address on Barbara Lane in reference to a domestic altercation occurring at the residence. Officer spoke to the victim, who stated that her brother, Philip Grady Wigley, 43, of, Adairsville, had blocked her in with a U-Haul truck and refused to let her leave. According to the report, “The victim was actively bleeding and was already being treated by EMS. Officer Sangphim observed the victim’s injury to her face and saw that she had an approximately a half-inch laceration to her lip at the corner of the left side of her mouth. She stated that she and Philip were arguing about moving blankets that she intended to keep from the U-Haul. She said that Philip became angry, insisting that the blankets go with the truck. When she refused, he blocked her in the driveway with the U-Haul vehicle. She stated that Philip then got out and attempted to take her keys out of the ignition, and then Philip assaulted her with his fist, making contact with her lip and teeth and causing the laceration to her lip/mouth. She stated that Philip then fled the scene in the U-Haul.” Warrants for Philip’s arrest were secured for aggravated battery and false imprisonment. On Wednesday, August 17th, 2022, Officer Morgan was observing traffic on Ga 53-( New Calhoun Hwy) when he stopped a white Ford Expedition for a tag light violation. After gathering everyone’s ID, including the back seat passenger’s license, Philip Wigley. Floyd County 911 advised the officer that Philip had felony warrants out for his arrest. Philip was transported to the Floyd County Jail and booked.