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Dalton man found DUI after failing to maintain lane in Whitfield County

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on February 28th, 2021, at approximately 2:17 AM, Deputies Pack and Hammontree were on routine patrol on Airport Road near the South Bypass. A deputy observed a black Honda Accord failing to maintain a lane. It appeared as if the Honda was going to drive into […]

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Dalton Fire Department responds to an early morning condominium fire

Posted on March 5th, 2021

The Dalton Fire Department responded to a condominium fire at Chestnut Oak Drive shortly after 1:00 am on Friday, March 5th. There were no injuries reported in the fire, which caused heavy damage throughout the affected condo unit, but was contained thanks to a fast response by firefighters.┬áThe first report of the fire was called […]

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Dalton man arrested after leading police on a pursuit in stolen vehicle while DUI in Rome

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Floyd County and Rome Police Department incident report, on Friday, February 26th, 2021, at around 2:55 AM, Rome Police Officer Kent attempted to stop a stolen Jeep on Martha Berry Highway at Veterans Memorial Highway following a BOLO given for a stolen jeep with a possible drunk driver behind the wheel. Officer […]

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Wanted man arrested for theft by deception after shoplifting from Walmart in Dalton

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on June 21st, 2020, at approximately 6:44 PM, a deputy was dispatched to the Walmart at 2545 East Walnut Avenue in reference to a shoplifting in progress. Upon arrival, The deputy made contact with the Loss Prevention Associate in the store, who then led him to […]

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Dalton man previously banned from Walmart arrested after returning and causing disturbance

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on October 23rd, 2020, at approximately 7:36 PM, deputies were called to the Walmart located at 2545 East Walnut Avenue about a disturbance that occurred inside at the customer center. Dispatch gave a description of a black male wearing blue jeans and a black shirt. Upon […]

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Rome felon attempts to run over Floyd County police officer with vehicle leading to pursuit

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on Sunday, February 28th, 2021, FCPD Officer Hunton was working an off-duty assignment with traffic in the construction zone on Shorter Avenue near Redmond Circle. While working, Lt. Pendley advised all units working the detail that witnessed a white SUV having difficulty driving. He stated that […]

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GSP trooper uses PIT maneuver to end high-speed pursuit with DUI driver on I-75 in Whitfield County

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report and Whitfield County Jail reports, on Friday, February 19th, 2021, at around 11:45 PM, Georgia State Patrol Trooper Cochran attempted to stop a 2008 Toyota Yaris near exit 312 in Gordon County. The driver, identified as Jonathan Bloodworth, 38, of Decatur, GA field to stop initiating a […]

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Minor injury reported after GDC fire truck crashes into vehicle while responding to fire call in Walker County

Posted on March 5th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Saturday, February 27th, 2021, at around 9:40 PM, Vehicle #1, a Georgia Department of Corrections fire truck being driven by Devin Black, 21and was traveling east on Kay Conley Road with its lights and siren activated approaching the intersection of State Route 1 (Hwy 27). Vehicle […]

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Rome man arrested after leaving the scene of crash in Floyd County

Posted on March 4th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on February 12th, 202, at around 11:22 PM, Officer Tetsworth and Officer McMeekin responded to a report of a vehicle crash in front of 111 Wilkerson Road. The officers arrived and saw that Sunrise Towing had already been called to the scene. Officers observed a blue […]

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Chatsworth man arrested for DUI after driving reckless at 100+ mph on I-75 in Whitfield County

Posted on March 4th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on February 21st, 2021, at around 12:17 AM, Deputy Figg was working traffic on I-75 at the 338-mile marker cut through. The deputy observed a vehicle traveling south in the left lane at a high rate of speed, making sudden lane changes. The deputy checked the […]

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