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Dalton man charged in connection with 2019 crash that killed motorcyclist in Whitfield County

Posted on April 19th, 2021

A Dalton man has been sentenced to 12 months probation after pleading guilty to second-degree vehicular homicide and failure to stop at a stop sign, both misdemeanors, for a 2019 wreck that claimed the life of another Dalton man, according to District Attorney Bert Poston. Jeffrey Michael Streiff, 68, will also have to pay a […]

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Atlanta man runs from Dalton police officers after shoplifting $1,000 in hoverboards from Walmart

Posted on April 19th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on April 13th, 2021, at approximately 9:36 PM, DPD officers responded to the Walmart located at 815 Shugart Road in reference to a shoplifting in progress. Officers arrived and met with the Walmart loss prevention associate in the loss prevention office. The associate showed officers a live […]

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Tennessee man sentenced to probation for September crash that killed Dalton motorcyclist

Posted on April 19th, 2021

According to Whitfield County District Attorney Bert Poston, a Tennessee man was sentenced by Whitfield County Superior Court Judge Scott Minter to 12 months probation after pleading guilty Wednesday to failure to obey a traffic control device and second-degree vehicular homicide in connection with a three-vehicle crash in Dalton that killed a motorcyclist back in […]

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Dalton woman sentenced to probation in 2019 crash that killed Rocky Face motorcyclist

Posted on April 19th, 2021

A Dalton woman pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree vehicular homicide and failure to yield in connection with a crash that killed a Rocky Face motorcyclist in December 2019. According to District Attorney Bert Poston, Emma Hayde Medina-Gonzalez was sentenced by Superior Court Judge Scott Minter to 12 months probation, a $1,000 fine plus court […]

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Dalton man found DUI after beating wife during domestic assault

Posted on April 18th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on April 12th, 2021, at around 5:19 PM, the Whitfield County 911 center received a call from a woman at Brady Drive stating her husband Jeffery Keith Dunn, 36, of Dalton, had been hitting and beating her in a white four-door Honda Accord. She stated Dunn […]

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Man rams patrol vehicle during 100 mph high-speed chase on Highway 27 in Walker County

Posted on April 17th, 2021

According to a Walker County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on April 4th, 2021, at approximately 1:07 AM, Deputy Walker was sitting stationary at Highway 27 at A to Z Wholesale in Rock Spring when he observed a beige Mazda Tribute traveling southbound at a high rate of speed. Deputy Walker reported, “[I] then gave a […]

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Chattanooga man killed in crash Thursday morning on Highway 193, four others seriously injured

Posted on April 16th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Thursday, April 15th, 2021, at around 6:38 AM, a 2016 Nissan Altima, being driven by Jonathan Mackey, 38, of Chattanooga, was traveling south on GA 193 near Nick-A-Jack Road. A 2013 Chevrolet Equinox, being driven by Carolyn Pedigo, 58, of Flintstone, was traveling north on GA […]

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Man resists arrest after showing back up to Econo Lodge in Dalton and causing disturbance

Posted on April 16th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on April 7th, 2021, at around 12:13 AM, Officer Bell responded to 1507 North Tibbs Road in reference to a disturbance. While en route, dispatch advised that Jody Stokes, 41, of Chattanooga, had returned to the location and was threatening to kick the door in. Officer Bell […]

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Hands-free and seat belt violation lands man in jail on meth charges after GCSO K-9 alerts on vehicle

Posted on April 15th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on April 5th, 2021, at approximately 2:39 PM, Deputy Massingill with the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office Community Crime Prevention Unit was on patrol in the area of Oakman Road and Taylor Town Road when he observed a 1988 Chevrolet flatbed pickup truck. The deputy observed the […]

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Chattanooga women arrested after felony shoplifting in Calhoun leads to high-speed chase on I-75

Posted on April 15th, 2021

According to the Calhoun Police Department, on Monday afternoon, an officer responded to a trespassing call at the Calhoun Outlet Marketplace located at 455 Belwood Road. The call stated two women were trespassing at the Polo Ralph Lauren store. The women had previously shoplifted from the store. While en route, the officer was advised the […]

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