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Florida man arrested after 130 mph multi-state pursuit ends in Floyd County

Posted on February 22nd, 2021

According to Cherokee County Alabama Chief Deputy Josh Summerford, a deputy had attempted to stop a black Dodge Charger for traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 411 on Saturday, February 13th, 2021. The driver sped away, passing other motorists on double-yellow lines. Floyd County Police and Cave Spring Police Departments were notified […]

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Summerville felon found in possession of firearm after being stopped for hands-free law in Rome

Posted on February 22nd, 2021

According to a Rome Police Department incident report, on February 3rd, 2021, Joshua Benton Riley, 37, of Summerville, was stopped for being on his cellphone while driving down Martha Berry Blvd. According to the report, while conducting the traffic stop, officers located a firearm in his vehicle. It was discovered that Riley is a convicted […]

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Lindale felon wanted for parole violation found DUI after speeding in Floyd County

Posted on February 17th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on February 4th, 2021, at around 11:00 PM, Officer Sangphim was conducting patrol operations in the area of Maple Road at Summit Drive. The officer observed a silver Ford SUV approaching his location at a high rate of speed. The officer visually estimated the vehicle’s speed […]

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Lindale woman arrested for DUI again after crashing near GA 1 Loop in Floyd County

Posted on February 17th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on February 3rd, 2021, at around 7:17 PM, Officer Wright responded to a crash on Turner Bend Road at GA 1 Loop. When the officer arrived, he observed a blue vehicle in the ditch. When the officer made contact with the driver identified as Karen Tessener, […]

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New York man charged with DUI after suspicious vehicle call in Floyd County

Posted on February 17th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on February 7th, 2021, at around 2:43 AM, Officer Boatfield was dispatched to Ga 293 at Freeman Ferry Road in reference to a suspicious vehicle. Officer Overstreet responded to assist her. The officer arrived and observed the vehicle in the ditch at the intersection. Officer Boatfield […]

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