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Rome man arrested on child molestation charges in undercover child sex sting in Floyd County

Posted on November 19th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, FCPD Investigators continued to conduct proactive investigations to find child predators who use social media platforms to find children for sex. The Investigator reported, “While conducting proactive investigations to identify child predators, [I] began receiving messages from Rodney James Towe, 54, of Rome. At the time, […]

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Rome man arrested for DUI drugs after fleeing on foot and resisting arrest in Floyd County

Posted on November 19th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On November 1st, 2022, at 3:34 AM, Officer Overstreet and Officer Evans were responding to a suspicious vehicle that was parked, on the side of the road, at the end of Turner Bend Road. Officer Evans noticed the suspect’s black Honda Civic sitting in the ditch […]

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Clarkston woman charged with DUI after leaving Rome River Jam and being stopped by trooper

Posted on November 18th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On October 28th, at 9:54 PM, Trooper Haggard of the Cartersville Post 3 arrived to assist Corporal Haney with a traffic stop on a GA-1 Loop at GA-293 on a silver Chevrolet Malibu. Troopers made contact with the driver identified as Barbara Jean Janssen, 63, of Clarkston […]

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Father arrested for child endangerment after driving drunk all over the roadway with his kids in Dalton

Posted on November 18th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On November 5th, 2022, at 8:00 PM, Corporal Langham stopped a GMC Yukon after observing the driver, later identified as Dustin Lee Taylor, 30, of Dalton, failing to maintain a single lane on Cedar Ridge Road and GA-52. Corporal Langham also reported that the Taylor got up […]

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Tunnel Hill man arrested for DUI drugs after causing head-on crash in Whitfield County

Posted on November 18th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On October 12th, 2022, at 9:20 AM, TFC3 Chiesa responded to a two-vehicle crash with injuries. Trooper Chiesa spoke to the victim, who said a 2012 Nissan Maxima went through the intersection all crazy and went straight to her. A witness to the crash stated he was […]

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Rome man arrested for DUI after failing to maintain lane on GA-1 Loop in Floyd County

Posted on November 18th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On October 29th, 2022, at 10:11 PM, Corporal Haney from Cartersville post 3 observed a white GMC Sierra traveling south on GA-1 Loop south of GA-293 in the right lane fail to maintain its lane to the right twice. Trooper Haney conducted a traffic stop and made […]

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Dallas man arrested for DUI after leaving Rome River Jam and being stopped in Floyd County

Posted on November 18th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On October 28th, 2022, at approximately 9:30 PM, Corporal Vines of Paulding Post 29 was patrolling the area of GA-1 loop when he observed a black Kia Forte crossing into the gore of GA-1 Loop near Wilbanks Drive. Trooper Vines conducted a traffic stop and made contact […]

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Calhoun man arrested for DUI drugs after driving all over I-75 while playing on phone in Gordon County

Posted on November 17th, 2022

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On October 27th, 2022, at approximately 1:35 AM, Sergeant Jones was traveling north on Interstate 75 near the 317 Mile Marker. According to the report, “As Sergeant Jones approached the 317 Mile Marker, he observed the listed red Dodge Ram truck traveling north. The truck was […]

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Two arrested after shooting on Elliott Drive in Rome leaves two injured

Posted on November 17th, 2022

From the Rome Police Department: At approximately 11:58PM on November 15th, 2022, the Rome Police Department received a reported shooting call at 634 Elliott Dr. E-911 notified officers that a subject from that location was being driven by personal vehicle to Floyd ER with a gunshot wound. Upon officers arrival at the hospital and the […]

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Walker County fugitive killed in exchange of gunfire with U.S. Marshals at Chattanooga Hotel

Posted on November 17th, 2022

Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson announced this afternoon that wanted fugitive John R. Wells Jr, age 49, died in an exchange of gunfire with U.S. Marshals early this morning at a hotel on Shallowford Road in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Wells was wanted by the Walker County Sheriff’s Office on charges of Aggravated Assault, Terroristic Threats and […]

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