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Rome man arrested after leaving scene of crash in Chattooga County while DUI

Posted on February 27th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on February 10th, 2021, at approximately 5:33 PM, Sergeant Cain was dispatched to a hit-and-run vehicle crash on GA 1 (Hwy 27) in Chattooga County. The victim stated that the suspect, identified as Jonny Marl Garret, 54, of Rome, struck his vehicle on GA 1 south of […]

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Dalton man tased while fleeing deputies on foot after being found DUI again

Posted on February 27th, 2021

According to the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on February 17th, 2021, at around 3:16 PM, Deputy Caraway observed a grey in color Ford F-150 on Tibbs Bridge Road. The driver, later identified as Michael Joey Patterson, 36 of Dalton, did not have his seat belt on. The deputy conducted a traffic stop on […]

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Drunk man arrested after leaving Dalton bar and peeing on McDonald’s wall

Posted on February 26th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on February 19th, 2021at approximately 12:40 AM, while Officer O’Neal was patrolling the area of 933 Market Street, he was flagged down by an employee of the Oyster Pub. The employee advised a male subject wearing a red plaid shirt was very intoxicated and left the bar. […]

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Resaca man arrested after fleeing from Dalton PD while DUI then bragging about at Tunnel Hill gas station

Posted on February 26th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on February 21st, 2021, at around 2:25 AM, Officer Bethune was stationary in the area of 933 Market Street (Oyster Pub) watching traffic when he observed a white 2001 Dodge Ram leaving the parking lot at a high rate of speed. The Dodge Ram quickly turned behind […]

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Cedartown man found DUI after early morning traffic stop in Dalton

Posted on February 26th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on February 14, 2021, at around 3:27 AM, Officer Bethune was stationary in the area of West Walnut Avenue and Walnut Place, watching traffic. Officer Avila, who was conducting a traffic stop on South Thornton Avenue, advised Officer Bethune that there was a black 2015 Nissan Altima […]

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