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Dalton man sentenced to life for Murray County murder of Chatsworth man

Posted on March 12th, 2021

A Dalton man who killed a Chatsworth resident will serve a minimum of 30 years in prison after pleading guilty to malice murder on Wednesday, according to District Attorney Bert Poston. Justin Payton Hooker, 21, of Dalton, admitted murdering Kenneth Bunn, 27, of Chatsworth, in March of 2020. He was sentenced to life in prison […]

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Aggressive driver call in Murray County leads to meth bust at gas station

Posted on March 9th, 2021

On February 25th, 2021, Murray County deputies responded to an aggressive driver in the area of Hwy 225 North. Upon locating the vehicle at the Valero Gas Station, Deputy Townsend requested Chatsworth K-9 Officer Jonathan Sosebee. Officer Sosebee and his partner arrived deployed his K-9 to do an open-air sniff of the vehicle. The K-9 […]

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Catoosa County deputy injured after crashing Saturday morning on Battlefield Parkway

Posted on December 21st, 2020

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Dec. 19, at approximately midnight, Vehicle #1 a Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle was traveling east in the right eastbound lane of GA2. Driver #1 Deputy Nigel Torres, age 27, failed to maintain his lane, and he traveled off the roadway onto the right shoulder, where he […]

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