Latest News


Cedar Bluff woman charged with DUI after crashing on Blacks Bluff Road

Posted on January 21st, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on January 15th, 2021, at around 4:41 PM, officers responded to a vehicle crash on Blacks Bluff Road at the Lock and Dam. Officer Wight arrived and witnessed the driver, April Givens, 35, of Cedar Bluff, Alabama, stumbling as she walked. Officer Wight reported, “[I] made […]

Read More

LaFayette man charged with DUI after driving reckless through bar parking lot in Dalton

Posted on January 21st, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, at around 1:30 AM, Officer Mefford, along with Lt. Bishop and Sgt. Saylors, who was a two-man unit, were patrolling the area of Market Street. Lt. Bishop reported, “We observed cars leaving out of the parking out of the Oyster Pub. The […]

Read More

Resaca man arrested after stealing Dollar General employee’s wallet from behind counter

Posted on January 21st, 2021

According to a Whitfield County sheriff’s Office incident report, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, at around 11:52 AM, a deputy responded to 3441 Corporate Drive in reference to a theft report. The woman stated she was working the register at Dollar General when she placed her wallet on the counter on the cashier’s side. She […]

Read More

Four injured in four-vehicle crash in Walker County Thursday afternoon

Posted on January 21st, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, at around 4:25 PM, a 2002 Ford Mustang being driven by John Strickland, 23, of Fort Oglethorpe, was traveling west on Mimosa Lane. A 2001 Ford Crown Victoria, being driven by Skylar Huckabee, 21, of Fort Oglethorpe, was traveling north on GA […]

Read More

Summerville man charged with DUI after early morning traffic stop in Chattooga County

Posted on January 21st, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on January 9th, 2021, at around 12:00 AM, GSP Corporal Mitchell was patrolling on GA 1 (Hwy 27) near the Waste Water Treatment Plant (WWTP) in Trion, GA. The trooper observed a red color Chevrolet Tahoe with GA tag on the solid white line a couple of […]

Read More

Dalton woman charged with DUI after 911 call from concerned citizen in Whitfield County

Posted on January 20th, 2021

According to e Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on January 15th, 2020, at approximately 10:40 PM, Whitfield County Dispatch issued a BOLO for a white passenger car all over the roadway. Whitfield County Dispatch updated, saying the vehicle was on Cleveland Highway, turning onto Waring Road. Deputy Robledo was on Waring Road at the […]

Read More

Dalton woman arrested on several charges after 911 call reporting suspicious behavior at Kroger

Posted on January 20th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, 2020, at around 10:26 AM, Officer Hughes responded to Kroger on Walnut Avenue in reference to a suspicious female that was in the store. Once on scene, the officer was flagged down by the complainant and advised to go stop the […]

Read More

Ohio man seriously injured in crash on I-75 early Thursday morning in Whitfield County

Posted on January 19th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, at around 1:22 AM, A 2005 Ford F-350, being driven by Joe Matthews, 74, of Richmond, Ohio, was traveling north in the right lane on I-75 northbound near 325. Matthews failed to maintain his lane, and he traveled off the roadway onto […]

Read More

Virginia fugitive wanted in Florida arrested after shoplifting from Dalton Walmart

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on Sunday, January 10th, 2021, Officer Jenkins responded to the Walmart located at 815 Shugart Road in reference to a shoplifting. The officer arrived on the scene and spoke with the loss prevention associate. He stated that he saw a female take items she did not pay […]

Read More

Fort Oglethorpe woman crashes into tree in Chattooga County while attempting to flee from police

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Jan. 3, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Vehicle 1 (2015 Chrysler 200 Limited) was traveling east on Sardis Church Road. while traveling at a high rate of speed and evading law enforcement (Alabama Highway Patrol). Vehicle 1 failed to maintain its lane and entered into the westbound lane of […]

Read More