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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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Drunk Rome man arrested after urinating in the Redmond ER lobby in the early morning hours

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on January 5th, 2021, at around 4:48 AM, Officer Lopez responded to Redmond Regional Emergency room and met with Lt. Pendley and the medical staff. Lt. Pendley advised that while Jefferson Brack Thompson, 50, of Rome, was in the waiting room, he stood up, unzipped his […]

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Harley Davidson damaged by thieves attempting to steal it from Lindale residence

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on January 11th, 2021, at around 8:37 AM, an officer responded to address Van Tassel Drive in reference to an attempted theft of a motorcycle that had occurred overnight. The victim stated his motorcycle, a 2006 Harley Davidson Street Glide, had been moved from his carport […]

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