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Car thieves arrested after 100 mph chase ends with stolen vehicle crashing into house in Floyd County

Posted on February 4th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on January 24th, 2021, at around 1:16 AM, while Sgt. Wade was on routine patrol observed a freshly spray-painted Pontiac Sunfire pulling out of the Circle K on North Broad Street at Turner McCall. Sgt. Wade reported, “[I] was familiar with a report made on 01/22/2021 […]

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Rome man arrested after high-speed chase ends in crash and foot pursuit in Floyd County

Posted on February 4th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on October 3rd, 2020, at around 1:00 AM, Officer Puckett, was performing active patrol on Maple Road near Spruce Street. The officer observed a vehicle traveling south with the reverse lights emitting the white light to the rear of the vehicle. The officer observed that the […]

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Dalton man killed in single-vehicle crash last week on Mcgaughey Chapel Road in Whitfield County

Posted on February 4th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Tuesday January 26th, 2021, at around 5:20 AM, Vehicle #1 a 2005 Chevrolet Malibu being driven by Jordan Marquez Griffin, 20 of Dalton, was negotiating a curve east on Mcgaughey Chapel Road too fast for the wet conditions of the road. The Malibu failed to maintain […]

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Drunk Rocky Face man assaults, kicks, and spits on deputies while violently resisting arrest

Posted on February 4th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s office incident, on Thursday, January 28th, 2021, at approximately 9:01 AM, hours a Deputy responded to an address on Mt. Vernon Road in reference to making contact with a Hunter Ryan Wilson, 21 of Rocky Face, for Dalton Police Department to be taken into custody. When the deputy made […]

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LaFayette teen arrested for DUI after speeding with improperly secured child

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Sunday, January 31st, 2021, at approximately 6:30 PM, A deputy was sitting stationary in the area of Lafayette Road at McArthur Road. At this time, the deputy reported it was raining, and the roadway was wet. The deputy observed a gray in color Chevrolet Cruze […]

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Dalton teen killed in single-vehicle crash on Underwood Road Tuesday night in Whitfield County

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Feb. 2, at approximately 11:15 p.m., Vehicle #1 (2005 Infiniti G35) was traveling north on Underwood Road negotiating a left curve. The driver crossed the center line into the southbound lane and then over corrected to the right. Vehicle #1 rotated clockwise back into the northbound lane and […]

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Dalton woman charged with DUI after driving all over the road and 911 call from concerned citizen

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on January 29th, 2021, at approximately 10:40 PM, the Whitfield County Communications Center received a 911 call from a concerned citizen that was traveling southbound on I-75. The citizen advised that they were behind a black Jeep Cherokee that was failing to drive within its lane […]

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Chatsworth man found DUI after crashing into vehicle on Dug Gap Battle Road

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Saturday, January 30th, at approximately 3:15 PM, a deputy responded to Dug Gap Battle Road at Hurricane Road in reference to a vehicle crash. The deputy made contact with the driver of a 2003 Red Dodge Ram, Jason Otting, 42, of Chatsworth, and the driver […]

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Dalton man attempts to avoid DUI by running inside house after being stopped in Whitfield County

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Saturday, January 30th, 2021, at approximately 2:42 AM, Deputy Robledo initiated a traffic stop at Dug gap Road and Seminole Drive on a black Nissan due to not having tail lights on. The vehicle turned on to Seminole drive and pulled into a driveway at […]

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Dalton man attempts to avoid DUI arrest by going inside house during traffic stop in Whitfield County

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Saturday, January 30th, 2021, at approximately 2:42 AM, Deputy Robledo initiated a traffic stop at Dug gap Road and Seminole Drive on a black Nissan due to not having tail lights on. The vehicle turned on to Seminole drive and pulled into a driveway at […]

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