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Floyd County officers commended for their rescue of hikers

Posted on February 9th, 2021

The police department has recognized the determination and bravery of two night shift patrol officers who cut a path up the side of a mountain to rescue a hiker and his young son. These officers have been awarded Officers of the Fourth Quarter for 2020. On the evening of December 5, 2020 shortly after 6 p.m., […]

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Rossville teen arrested on felony assault charges in hit-and-run that seriously injured teen

Posted on February 9th, 2021

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office, Jagger Haden Alegre, 17, of Rossville, was booked in the Catoosa County Jail was arrested early Thursday morning following an investigation into a hit-and-run that left another teenager seriously injured just before midnight Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021. According to the incident report, the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office charged […]

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Woman killed in I-75 crash Saturday afternoon in Bartow County

Posted on February 7th, 2021

On Saturday afternoon just before 4:00, a 2000 Jeep Cherokee, driven by 54-year-old Tanya Wigand of Grayson, was traveling in the left lane of I-75 southbound, just south of MM 298. The driver lost control of the vehicle and left the east side of the roadway. The Jeep then struck a guardrail with its left […]

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Homeless car thief arrested after stolen truck she’s driving runs out of gas in Whitfield County

Posted on February 6th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on January 28th, 2021 Deputy Headrick was dispatched to Utility Road in reference to a suspicious white Ford F-150 in the area. The deputy located the truck broken down on the side of the road with the hood up. A white female was standing by the […]

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Rome man facing several charges after crashing into tree Unity Church Road while DUI

Posted on February 5th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on October 10th, 2020, at around 9:00 PM, a 1991 Nissan truck being driven by Joe Wade, 61 of Rome, was traveling south on Unity Church Road and negotiating a curve to the right. The truck crossed over the center line to the left. The truck then […]

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Cartersville man arrested again on arson charges

Posted on February 5th, 2021

Media release, city of Cartersville: On February 4th 2021 Investigators with the Cartersville Police Department arrested a 20-year-old Cartersville man, Bailey Lusk, on charges of intentionally setting two house fires in town. A joint investigation between Cartersville Fire Department and Cartersville Police Department revealed Mr. Lusk as a suspect in setting house fires on Montgomery […]

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Smoke alarms credited with saving Trion residents during Thursday afternoon house fire

Posted on February 5th, 2021

On Thursday, February 4th, 2021, at around 1:25 PM, Chattooga County 911 received a call reporting a residential structure fire on Walnut Street in Trion. Trion Engine 12 arrived shortly after advising heavy involvement with flames showing out the roof. According to residents, they worked third shift and was asleep at the time of the […]

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Trio of teens arrested after armed carjacking in Cartersville

Posted on February 4th, 2021

According to reports, on Saturday, January 23rd, just before five p.m., a complainant stated he had become lost after leaving his girlfriend’s house and pulled over near Fairview Street and Fairview Circle in Cartersville. He said that he pulled his silver Kia Forte into a parking spot near a dumpster near the two streets and […]

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Floyd County officers awarded for life-saving efforts and heroism after shooting last year

Posted on February 4th, 2021

The Floyd County Police Department has recognized the life saving effort of two patrol officers following a shooting that occurred in the fall of 2020. Those officers were awarded with distinction of being 2020 Officers of the Third Quarter. Pfc. Zach Doan responded to a shooting on East Drive following reports to E-911 that a man […]

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Rome man arrested after shooting man over loud music in Floyd County

Posted on February 4th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On Wednesday, August 19th, 2020 at around 7:46 PM, Investigator Clayton along with multiple officers from FCPD and Deputies from the Floyd County Sheriff’s Office, responded to 23 East Drive in reference to a male that had been shot in the chest. While in route 911 […]

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