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Rome man found DUI after nearly hitting firefighters directing traffic at crash scene in Chattooga County

Posted on March 6th, 2021

According to a Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Monday, March 1st, 2021, at around 12:44 AM, Deputy Garmany was assisting with directing traffic on Highway 27 at Walmart with Summerville Fire Department and Trion Fire Department. All southbound lanes were shut down due to a vehicle crash involving a power pole and down […]

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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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Summerville teen injured in single-vehicle crash Friday in Chattooga County

Posted on February 16th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Feb. 12, at approximately 5:10 p.m., Vehicle 1 (1995 Honda Civic) was traveling west on Rocky Hollow Road with the driver (Aaron Simpson) attempting to negotiate a curve. Simpson failed to maintain his lane and exited the south shoulder of the roadway. After leaving the roadway, the front […]

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Menlo man charged with DUI after reversing into vehicle on Martin Street in Summerville

Posted on February 13th, 2021

A Menlo man driving in reverse was arrested for DUI last Thursday night after crashing into another vehicle, according to Summerville Police reports. Christopher L Wooden, 37, was arrested for DUI, improper backing, driving while licenses suspended and driving on the wrong side of the road. Wooden was driving his green 2013 Ford Escape in […]

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Summerville man found DUI during road check in Chattooga County

Posted on February 11th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on January 17th, 2021, while working on a road check at Allgood Street at Bill Kinzy Road in Chattooga County, Trooper Mosley came into contact with James Shropshire, 27, of Summerville at approximately 8:15 PM. Shropshire stated that he did not have his license on his person. […]

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