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Teen found DUI with small child in vehicle after driving all over roadway, striking guardrail in Whitfield County

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on January 29th, 2021, at approximately 11:57 PM, Whitfield County dispatch gave a BOLO in regards to a possible drunk driver all over the roadway. Dispatch informed Deputy Patrick that the offender’s vehicle was being followed by a concerned 911 caller who was on a motorcycle.. […]

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Rome man found DUI after nearly hitting Rome officer directing traffic at crash

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on Sunday, January 24th, 2021, at around 3:10 AM, Floyd County Police Officer Boatfield and Rome Police Officer Stallings was directing traffic at a serious DUI crash on Ga 101 at Shiflett Road. Officer Boatfield reported, “[I] observed PFC Stallings attempting to stop a vehicle, but the […]

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Several teenagers seriously injured and ejected in DUI crash early Sunday morning in Floyd County

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

According to the Floyd County Police on Sunday, January 24th, at around 2:16 a.m. Nissan Sentra being driven by Alyssa Jackson, 19, was southbound on Ga. 101. The Nissan went off the road, down an embankment and then rolled several times, wiping out a fence. Two backseat passengers, ages 16 and 17, were ejected. One […]

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Northwest Georgia men murdered by teens burglarizing Panama City beach house

Posted on February 3rd, 2021

At a press conference, Bay County Sheriff Tommy Ford outlined the details of an investigation by the Bay County Sheriff’s Office which resulted in the arrest of Ruez Hicks, age 19, a transient, on Friday, January 29, 2021 for the homicides of two men visiting Panama City Beach from Georgia. Quantavious Dion Burns, age 18, […]

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Chatsworth woman found DUI after causing afternoon crash in Dalton

Posted on February 2nd, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on January 19th, 2021, at around 4:51 PM, Officer McBrayer was investigating a crash at the intersection of Waugh Street and Broadrick Drive. Officer Castillo was assisting with the investigation as well. When officers arrived, one vehicle was in the middle turning lane, and another vehicle was […]

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Dalton man arrested after showing up to tattoo parlor drunk and then leaving scene of crash while DUI

Posted on February 2nd, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on January 20th, 2021, at around 4:22 PM, Officer Avila was given a BOLO on an impaired driver coming from a concerned 911 caller. The caller stated that a man, later identified as Anthony Blake Tallent, 32, of Dalton, had an appointment with them to get a […]

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Calhoun man found DUI after driving recklessly through Dalton bar parking lot

Posted on February 2nd, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on January 21st, 2021, at around 2:45 AM, while Officer Mefford was patrolling the area of the Oyster Pub located at 933 Market Street. The officer viewed a vehicle leaving the parking lot at an extremely high rate of speed. Before the officer could catch up to […]

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Dalton man charged with DUI after deputy observes him strike curb busting two tires

Posted on February 1st, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on Wednesday, January 20th, 2021, at approximately 9::11 PM, Officer Kell was dispatched to the Circle K located at 2214 East Walnut Avenue in reference to assisting a Whitfield County deputy on a traffic stop. The deputy stated he was traveling behind the white GMC sierra near […]

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Seven arrested after cockfighting ring busted by Walker County deputies Sunday night

Posted on February 1st, 2021

Walker County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested seven persons Sunday evening after they responded to a complaint of cockfighting at 473 Hurtt Road, Chickamauga, Georgia, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson. Upon arrival, deputies saw the suspects gathered in an open faced shed. Inside the shed was a cage with two roosters fighting. When deputies announced […]

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GBI arrests former Walker County Sheriff’s Office deputy for rape and incest

Posted on February 1st, 2021

Summerville, GA (January 29, 2021) – On Thursday, January 28, 2021, the GBI arrested Zachary Williams, 39, of Chattooga County, for Rape and Incest. On September 8, 2020, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office requested the GBI investigate allegations of rape and incest by Williams. At the time, Williams was employed as a deputy for the […]

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