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Blue Ridge man arrested on assault and kidnapping charges after violent domestic while drunk

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report on Friday, January 1st, 2021, at approximately 2:20 AM, Deputy Robledo and Deputy Pritchard were dispatched to an address on South Dixie Highway in reference to a domestic dispute in progress. Whitfield County dispatch advised the offender left southbound on South Dixie Highway toward Gordon County […]

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K-9 helps apprehend Alabama man resisting arrest during traffic stop in Rome, meth found in vehicle

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to Floyd County Police Department incident report, on Wednesday, December 24th, 2020, at around 7:00 PM, Floyd County K-9 Lt. Hovers was dispatched to the area of Payne Avenue in reference to suspicious vehicles riding up and down the dead-end road. Officer Hovers arrived and observed a white Ford pick up truck turn onto […]

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Teens arrested after Calhoun man found shot in Rocky Face Thursday night

Posted on January 16th, 2021

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for the shooting of a Calhoun man on December 30th, 2020, in Whitfield County has been arrested. Blaze Nicholas Tate, 17, of, Chatsworth, was arrested in Bartow County on January 5th, 2021. Tate was transported from the Bartow County Jail and booked into the Whitfield County Jail Tuesday charged by the Whitfield […]

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Rome woman killed in crash on Highway 156 Monday morning in Floyd County

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Jan. 4, at approximately 8 a.m., a 2020 Toyota Corolla driven by Shelby Dowdy of Rome was traveling south on Floyd Springs Road. A tractor-trailer, driven by Kenneth Craig, 51 of LaFayette, was traveling east on Ga. 156. According to the witness and also the truck driver, Dowdy’s […]

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Rome Police Department requesting the public’s help in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Posted on January 16th, 2021

The Rome Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit is seeking help and information regarding a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, on South McLin Street. “We are seeking information from the driver of a white newer model 4-door Nissan Frontier.” This vehicle was last seen in the area at 7:44 AM on […]

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