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Rockmart man arrested after multi-state 100 mph pursuit ends in Floyd County

Posted on May 5th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on April 23rd, 2021, at around 1:41 PM, Officer Carrington observed a black Infiniti vehicle with tinted windows and passenger rear bumper damage traveling at a high rate of speed inbound to Rome. Officer Carrington reported, “The vehicle abruptly slowed down and then accelerated. The actions […]

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Calhoun man charged with DUI after causing crash that injured several people in Floyd County

Posted on May 4th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Monday, April 19th, 2021, at around 3:40 PM, a 2011 Kia Soul being driven by Jimmy Ray Dougherty, 53 of Calhoun, was traveling in the right southbound lane of GA-1 (Hwy 27) near Hidden Branches Way in Armuchee. 2017 Honda Ridgeline, being driven by Wayne Smoot, […]

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Rome teen armed with gun arrested after multi-county 100 mph chase in stolen truck ends in Carroll County

Posted on May 2nd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on April 18th, 2021, at around 10:48 PM, FCPD Officer Kendall Dollar was conducting patrol operations when she observed a vehicle later identified as a stolen gray 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 fail to stop at the stop sign located at Floyd Springs Road and Old Summerville […]

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Floyd County police Department seeking information in rape investigation

Posted on April 28th, 2021

The investigation of a Rome man continues while he is being held in jail without bond on charges that allege he forcibly assaulted a juvenile and was trying to lure another child on social media. Christopher Minter, 28, of a Melton Avenue address has been charged with rape and obscene communication with a child. He […]

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Silver Creek man arrested for DUI after driving reckless on Rockmart Highway in Floyd County

Posted on April 28th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on April 22nd, 2021, at 1:11 AM, Officer Carlos Ribot-Aviles was on Ga 101 (Rockmart Highway) across from Southern Pride Gas Station. Officer Carlos Ribot-Aviles attempted to stop a dark color Dodge Dakota that passed his location. The officer estimated that the vehicle was going over […]

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