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Dalton motorcyclist arrested on felony charges after high-speed pursuit with GSP in Whitfield County

Posted on April 7th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Monday, March 29th, 2021, at approximately 7:51 PM, Deputy Schaub was watching the traffic on Airport Road. A Georgia State Patrol Trooper came over the radio in an attempt to raise Whitfield County Dispatch. The deputy then observed a GSP unit with his lights and […]

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Teens arrested after racing at speeds over 110 mph on GA-1 Loop in Floyd County

Posted on April 7th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on March 26th, 2021, at around 8:00 PM, Officer Wright was patrolling the GA 1 Loop near Calhoun Road when he observed two vehicles traveling westbound at a very high rate of speed. Officer Wright reported, “[I] activated my radar unit, and it displayed 114 mph. […]

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Tractor-trailer driver uninjured after crashing into bridge on I-75 in Whitfield County Saturday

Posted on April 6th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County 911 CAD, on Saturday, April 3rd, 2021, at around 12:12 PM, dispatchers began receiving 911 calls regarding a CMV crashing into the West Nance Springs Road bridge over I-75. According to the Georgia State Patrol, the preliminary investigation shows that a 2020 Freightliner tractor-trailer was traveling south on Interstate 75. […]

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Dalton woman arrested after trespassing on train tracks causing CSX train to make an emergency stop

Posted on April 6th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on March 29th, 2021, at around 2:21 PM, the Whitfield County 911 center received a CSX railroad call about a female walking on tracks and a train having to do an emergency stop at Beavers Road. Deputy Warren spoke to the engineer and conductor. They stated […]

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Dalton man charged with DUI after 911 call from off-duty officer regarding an erratic driver on I-75

Posted on April 6th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on March 29th, 2021, at around 10:30 PM, Lt. Gibson responded to I-75 southbound in reference to a BOLO regarding a vehicle failing to maintain a lane. Whitfield County 911 advised the vehicle was traveling south around mile marker 341. The deputy caught up to the […]

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Aragon woman found in possession of meth after violating the move over law in Floyd County

Posted on April 5th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on March 27th, 2021, at 2:42 AM, Officer Ribot-Aviles was on Martha Berry Highway (Hwy 27) in front of Armuchee High School talking with a person that was walking in the area. The officer was prattling the area due to recent theft in the areas at […]

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Calhoun man charged with DUI after crashing following night out on Broad Street in Rome

Posted on April 5th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on March 27th, 2021, at around 2:00 AM, Officer Boatfield was dispatched to Mathis Road near the intersection of GA-20 in reference to a vehicle crash. She arrived on the scene and observed a vehicle in the tree line down an embankment on the westbound shoulder […]

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Rome felon found with a list of drugs and gun during welfare check on kids in Floyd County, DFCS called

Posted on April 3rd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on March 18th, 2021, at around 4:50 PM, Sgt. Wade responded to West Little Indian in reference to a previous call that Officer Doan responded to in regards to a female later identified as Emily Neal using vulgar language towards her children. Officer Doan was unable […]

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Rome felon found with drugs and gun inside home in Floyd County, DFCS called for kids

Posted on April 3rd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on March 18th, 2021, at around 4:50 PM, Sgt. Wade responded to West Little Indian in reference to a previous call that Officer Doan responded to in regards to a female later identified as Emily Neal using vulgar language towards her children. Officer Doan was unable […]

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Summerville man killed in single-vehicle crash on West Armuchee Road in Walker County Thursday

Posted on April 2nd, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol, a 2002 Ford F-150 being driven by Ricky L. Portwood, age 66 from Summerville, was traveling north on West Armuchee Road and was negotiating a curve to the left. Portwood began to travel off the roadway on the east side of the roadway. The vehicle continued northbound until striking […]

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