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Rome man arrested after crashing into a house while DUI on Christmas Eve

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Rome Police Department incident report, On Thursday, December 24th, 2020, at approximately 4:57 PM, Officer Bridges responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Old Airport Road and West Butler Street. The initial officer advised that the driver of the vehicle that crashed was possibly intoxicated. Officer Bridges arrived and observed […]

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Rome man found DUI again after being stopped for driving all over the roadway

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Rome Police Department incident report, on Saturday, December 26th, 2020, at approximately 3:46 AM, Officer Kent observed a blue in color GMC Yukon weaving inside of its lane of travel and failing to maintain its lane. While on Turner Mccall Blvd, the vehicle accelerated excessively from red lights and failed to maintain […]

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K-9 helps apprehend Alabama man resisting arrest during traffic stop in Rome, meth found in vehicle

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to Floyd County Police Department incident report, on Wednesday, December 24th, 2020, at around 7:00 PM, Floyd County K-9 Lt. Hovers was dispatched to the area of Payne Avenue in reference to suspicious vehicles riding up and down the dead-end road. Officer Hovers arrived and observed a white Ford pick up truck turn onto […]

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Rome woman killed in crash on Highway 156 Monday morning in Floyd County

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Jan. 4, at approximately 8 a.m., a 2020 Toyota Corolla driven by Shelby Dowdy of Rome was traveling south on Floyd Springs Road. A tractor-trailer, driven by Kenneth Craig, 51 of LaFayette, was traveling east on Ga. 156. According to the witness and also the truck driver, Dowdy’s […]

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Rome Police Department requesting the public’s help in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Posted on January 16th, 2021

The Rome Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit is seeking help and information regarding a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, on South McLin Street. “We are seeking information from the driver of a white newer model 4-door Nissan Frontier.” This vehicle was last seen in the area at 7:44 AM on […]

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