NWGA Scanner | April 25th, 2022

Dalton woman with 4-year-old in the back seat intentionally crashes into vehicle attempting to run husband off the road

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office crash report, on April 14th, 2022, at 4:08 AM, Tara Celestine Wilhite, 46, Dalton, stated she was chasing a 2014 Chevy Equinox being driven by her husband south on Cleveland Highway with her 4-year-old daughter in her back passenger seat. Tara stated around the area of Cleveland Highway and West Broadacre Road, and she maneuvered her 2005 Chevy Malibu to hit the Equinox to intentionally run the Equinox being driven by her husband off of the roadway while they were both traveling south. Tara stated she had done this because her husband stole their vehicle from her. Tara was arrested and transported to the Whitfield County Jail, charged with reckless driving, failure to maintain lane, and cruelty to children.