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Rome man charged with rape and child molestation

Posted on March 3rd, 2021

A Rome man turned himself into the Floyd County Jail on February 18th, 2021, on multiple felony warrants. According to Jail records, Brandon Tyler Bailey, 26, of Rome, repeatedly had sexual intercourse with a child under the age of 16 between January 2018 and January 2020. The alleged crimes occurred at a home on East […]

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Kentucky man arrested for DUI after driving 110 mph on I-75 in Gordon County

Posted on March 3rd, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on February 19th, 2021, at around 12:12 AM, TFC3 Cochran was patrolling I-75 northbound in Gordon County when he observed a white Toyota Camry weaving and failing to maintain its lane near mile marker 308. When the trooper caught up with the Camry, it began to accelerate […]

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Broken taillight lands Dalton man in jail on meth charges

Posted on March 2nd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on February 18th, 2021, at around 5:44 PM, a deputy observed a green in color Hyundai Tucson with a Georgia tag that had a broken driver side taillight cover. The deputy was able to see a white light where it should have been red only. The […]

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Woman charged with 2nd-degree murder and child cruelty in connection with the death of her toddler in Walker County

Posted on March 2nd, 2021

According to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson, a woman has been indicted in connection with the death of her toddler daughter in June of last year. Kyla Ann Padgett, 24, of LaFayette, was booked into the Walker County Jail on Thursday charged with 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and cruelty to children. The sheriff said Little […]

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Two men killed after high-speed pursuit ends with PIT maneuver in Whitfield County Thursday

Posted on March 1st, 2021

Whitfield County Sheriff Scott Chitwood said Zachary Lumpkin, 25, of Resaca, who died on Thursday after a pursuit ended with a deputy using a PIT (pursuit intervention technique) maneuver on the vehicle he was driving, had outstanding felony failure to appear warrants for possession of and receiving stolen property, driving with a suspended license and […]

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