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Chattooga County Sheriff helps nab theft suspects after high-speed chase goes into Alabama

Posted on January 15th, 2021

Two suspects wanted for theft from “ding-ding” machines at Last Chance Convenience Store on Highway 114 near the Georgia-Alabama line were captured after a high-speed chase started by Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader on Wednesday, January 6th. According to the report, security cameras captured the couple allegedly stealing from electronic slot machines in the store […]

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Calhoun man rams wife’s vehicle during domestic assault all while DUI with 2-year-old inside his vehicle

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Friday, January 8th, 2021, at approximately 11:51 PM, Deputy Stevens was connected to a complainant by phone through 911 Dispatch regarding domestic violence questions. She stated that she and her husband Brian Jermaine Higginbotham, 47, of Calhoun, were involved in a verbal argument at their […]

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Three seriously injured in New Year’s morning wrong-way DUI crash in Bartow County

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on News Year’s Day, January 1st, 2021, at around 2:39 AM, a 2005 Dodge Magnum being driven by Kedric Jackson, 30, of Rome was traveling the wrong way westbound, in the left lane of GA 20 eastbound. A 2018 Jeep Renegade Sport, being driven by Jason Henson […]

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GSP investigating fatal hit-and-run that killed Fort Payne man on Highway 48 in Chattooga County

Posted on January 15th, 2021

The Chattooga County Sheriffs Office and the Georgia State Patrol are currently investigating a fatal hit and run involving a pedestrian, which happened Sunday night on Hwy 48 in the area of East Peach Orchard road. Mark Snay, age 55, of the Ft. Payne Alabama area was struck as he walked along Hwy 48 eastbound […]

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Drug deal at Trion hotel interrupted by agents leading to chase of LaFayette felon

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force Commander and Detectives on Wednesday, December 30th, 2020, Drug Task Force Commander Caine Railey, Trion and Summerville Police Department Detectives Dexter Blackmon and Ty Hutchins observed a drug deal between a male and female at the Express Inn, off Highway 27 in Trion. After observing the […]

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