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Acworth woman arrested for DUI after driving reckless at 114 mph on I-75 in Gordon County

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on February 18th, 2021, at approximately 10:26 PM, a Calhoun Post 43 trooper observed a blue Ford Fusion traveling southbound on I-75 at a high rate of speed. The trooper checked the vehicle near mile marker 310 with his Stalker Radar and detected the vehicle traveling at […]

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Cartersville man sentenced in federal court for $400k investment fraud scheme

Posted on February 12th, 2021

Media release – Kevin Perry of Cartersville, who ran an investment fraud scam that began when he was a teenager and resulted in more than $430,000 in losses to investors, has been sentenced to three years and five months in federal prison.“Perry’s fraud caused unsuspecting investors to lose their hard-earned money,” said Acting U.S. Attorney […]

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DUI driver struck by vehicle after crashing on Hall Station Road in Bartow County

Posted on February 11th, 2021

According to the GSP: According to the preliminary investigation, around 8 p.m. Wednesday, a Toyota 4Runner was traveling south on Hall Station Road when the driver lost control and wrecked on the shoulder of the roadway. The driver exited her vehicle and entered the roadway where she was struck by a Chevrolet Colorado. The pedestrian […]

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Woman killed in I-75 crash Saturday afternoon in Bartow County

Posted on February 7th, 2021

On Saturday afternoon just before 4:00, a 2000 Jeep Cherokee, driven by 54-year-old Tanya Wigand of Grayson, was traveling in the left lane of I-75 southbound, just south of MM 298. The driver lost control of the vehicle and left the east side of the roadway. The Jeep then struck a guardrail with its left […]

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Cartersville man arrested again on arson charges

Posted on February 5th, 2021

Media release, city of Cartersville: On February 4th 2021 Investigators with the Cartersville Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Cartersville man, Bailey Lusk, on charges of intentionally setting two house fires in town. A joint investigation between Cartersville Fire Department and Cartersville Police Department revealed Mr. Lusk as a suspect in setting house fires on Montgomery […]

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