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7 Floyd County Jail inmates charged with criminal street gang act after violent sexual assault

Posted on February 25th, 2021

Rome, GA (February 24, 2021) – On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, seven Floyd County Jail inmates were charged for violent physically and sexually assaulting another inmate in the jail in December 2020. The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office contacted the GBI to investigate immediately after the incident was reported to them on December 18, 2020. All […]

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Rome man found DUI after running red light in front of officer on Shorter Avenue

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on February 14th, 2021, at around 2:30 AM, Officer Overstreet was on patrol in the area of West Rome. While stopped by the red light at Shorter Avenue and Burnett Ferry Road, 2010 Dodge Caliber in front of the officer ran the red light. The vehicle […]

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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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