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Minor injury reported after GDC fire truck crashes into vehicle while responding to fire call in Walker County

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Saturday, February 27th, 2021, at around 9:40 PM, Vehicle #1, a Georgia Department of Corrections fire truck being driven by Devin Black, 21and was traveling east on Kay Conley Road with its lights and siren activated approaching the intersection of State Route 1 (Hwy 27). Vehicle […]

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Woman charged with 2nd-degree murder and child cruelty in connection with the death of her toddler in Walker County

Posted on March 2nd, 2021

According to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson, a woman has been indicted in connection with the death of her toddler daughter in June of last year. Kyla Ann Padgett, 24, of LaFayette, was booked into the Walker County Jail on Thursday charged with 2nd-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter, and cruelty to children. The sheriff said Little […]

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Chickamauga man charged with sodomy and child molestation

Posted on February 24th, 2021

Walker County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a man after an investigation revealed he had been molesting a child for several years, according to Sheriff Steve Wilson. Wesley Lebron Romine, 72, of Chickamauga, was booked into the Walker County Jail charged with aggravated sodomy and aggravated child molestation on Saturday, February 10th, 2021. Romine is […]

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LaFayette man arrested after fleeing the scene of crash with injuries on Highway 151 Saturday

Posted on February 17th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Saturday, February 13th, 2021, at around 3:18 PM, a 1997 Ford F-150 being driven by Mark Dewayne Fowler, 54, of LaFayette, was traveling south on GA 151. The Ford traveled off the west side of 7876 GA 151, struck a culvert with the front end of […]

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Driver flees crash scene in Walker County, leaving injured passenger behind to avoid DUI

Posted on February 12th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Sunday, February 7th, 2021, at around 8:21 PM, a 2010 Mazda 3, being driven by Jaylon Gaines, 23, of Chickamauga, was traveling southbound on SR #341 near North Marble Top Road. A witness advised the investigating trooper that he was traveling northbound and that the Mazda […]

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