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Trion man arrested after attempting to elude Summerville Police officer in vehicle

Posted on September 17th, 2021

According to a Summerville Police Department incident report, on September 8th, just after midnight, Officer Matthew Wilson attempted to stop a 1989 Ford truck with missing tag lights head south on Commerce Street. The vehicle headed southbound on Hwy. 48 before turning onto Hunt Street. The vehicle “crossed over the white fog line multiple times […]

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Two Hays State Prison inmates serving life for murder stab convicted child molester to death

Posted on September 17th, 2021

A pair of Hays State Prison inmates were charged Wednesday for the June 5th, murder of a fellow prisoner. Kendrick Monquell Cheeves, 37, originally from Spalding County, and Davious Letron Taylor, 38, originally from Clayton County, were deemed responsible for the June murder of Hays inmate Jorge Ventura, 35, according to Criminal Fact Sheets from […]

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Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office looking for man who stole truck while victim was working at Engineered Floors

Posted on September 17th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on September 11th, 2021 Deputy Robledo spoke to a victim who stated his vehicle was just stolen from a parking lot. The victim advised he was at work at 1025 Enterprise Drive Engineered Floors. According to the report, “The victim said he had break at 9:30 […]

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Rocky Face man charged with 4 counts of DUI child endangerment after crashing ATV with kids

Posted on September 17th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on September 11th, 2021, at around 7:09 PM, Deputy Caraway was dispatched to the area of 3709 Hickory Lane for an ATV crash, and the driver was possibly intoxicated. According to the report, “Deputy Caraway was also informed via radio that the ATV had children on […]

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Trion teenager succumbs to injuries sustained in Saturday ATV crash in Chattooga County

Posted on September 17th, 2021

A local teenager died Tuesday from injuries sustained during an ATV crash in Pennville over the weekend. Emergency first responders were summoned to Knox Street Saturday afternoon after two 16-year-olds crashed on the same ATV. Erlanger LifeForce helicopter was called to transport both teens. The juveniles were on a 2012 Honda Foreman ATV traveling on […]

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Signal Mountain man charged with DUI after 911 call regarding vehicle driving all over the roadway in Dalton

Posted on September 14th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on August 8th, 2021, Officer Black was patrolling the area of Shugart Road and Chattanooga Road. According to the report, “A BOLO was sent out by dispatch advising units of a white Volkswagon Jetta that was swerving all over the roadway on I-75 south. Dispatch advised units […]

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Unlicensed teen leads Floyd County police officer on pursuit after having just smoked marijuana

Posted on September 14th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on September 7th, 2021, at around 10:14 PM, while on patrol on Calhoun Road near June Street, Officer Overstreet noticed a White 2016 Jeep Compass traveling northbound on Calhoun Road at a high rate of speed traveling South. Officer Overstreet reported, “[I] used the radar unit […]

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Dalton man leads deputies on brief pursuit while DUI in Whitfield County

Posted on September 14th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on July 9th, 2021, at approximately 1:47 AM, Deputy Spivey and Deputy McClure observed a white in color Chrysler 300 turning right onto Hill Road from Airport Road. According to the report, The vehicle had a driver-side headlight violation, so Deputy Spivey turned his patrol vehicle […]

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Dallas man charged with DUI after 911 call regarding suspicious vehicle in Floyd County

Posted on September 14th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on September 9th, 2021, at around 9:30 PM, Officer Puckett was dispatched to the intersection of Hardin Drive and Lakemont Drive in reference to a suspicious vehicle. The officer arrived and observed a burgundy RAM 1500 sitting at an angle in the roadway blocking travel from […]

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Chattanooga man charged with DUI after nearly backing into patrol vehicle at the Rossville Mapco

Posted on September 14th, 2021

According to a Walker County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on August 30th, 2021, at approximately 10:45 PM, Sgt. Agredano conducted a business check at the Mapco located on McFarland Avenue at North Jenkins Road. Sgt. Agredano observed Jerry Lamar Pursley, 56, of Chattanooga, TN, exit the store, and the deputy noticed he was extremely unsteady […]

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