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Floyd County Police arrest tree workers after scamming elderly woman out of $118,000

Posted on August 11th, 2022

Three men have been arrested for defrauding an elderly Armuchee woman of $118,000 from her life savings. Investigators say the victim wrote numerous checks to the men for tree work, and in some cases the suspects would follow her to the bank to collect their cash. The trio was arrested on Wednesday near Johns Mountain […]

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Dalton woman with felony warrant arrested after driving reckless at 106 mph on I-75 in Whitfield County

Posted on August 10th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On July 25th, 2022, at 8:33 PM, Cpl. Boyd was traveling north on I-75 Northbound mile marker 335. Cpl. Boyd report, “[I] saw a white 2020 Lexus IS 250c traveling more than the posted seventy (70) MPH speed limit while passing the medium traffic on I-75. [I] […]

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Dalton man goes on drunken rage at house during domestic and drives reckless in van

Posted on August 10th, 2022

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, On July 28th, 2022, at 11:10 PM, officers responded to the address in reference to a domestic disturbance in progress. Officer Gilreath reported, “[I] observed a female and child standing in the street while waving their arms to get my attention. [I] parked my patrol vehicle, and […]

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DUI driver seriously injured after running red light and crashing into tractor-trailer in Dalton

Posted on August 10th, 2022

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, On May 1st, 2022, at 2:45 AM, Officer J. Allen responded with several other officers to the intersection of Glenwood Ave and Springdale Road in reference to a serious two-vehicle crash. According to the report, Dispatch advised that a Ford Mustang had gone under the trailer of […]

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Dalton man arrested again for DUI after crashing on Thistle Drive

Posted on August 10th, 2022

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on July 11th, 2022, at 11:17 PM, Officer Hughes responded to a vehicle crash in the area of Thistle Drive. As the officer went on the scene, he was advised by the fire department the driver had fled the scene. As the officer was gathering information, he […]

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Calhoun man arrested for DUI after 911 call concerned citizen regarding reckless driver in Floyd County

Posted on August 10th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on July 23rd, 2022, at 11:42 PM, dispatch advised all units to BOLO for a dark-colored Mercedes traveling at a high rate of speed and all over the road way on Calhoun Road near Northwood Missionary Baptist Church. Officer Surrett, who was in the area, located […]

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Rome man wanted for stealing four-wheeler found in possession of meth in Floyd County

Posted on August 10th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, July 25th, 2022, at 4:12 AM, Officer Bray was en-route to 75 Lock and Dam Road to assist other Officers on a follow-up of a stolen four-wheeler and a male identified as Dexter Lee Roden, 28 of Rome, at the location having a warrant for his […]

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Convicted felon shoots 15-year-old during armed robbery of vape pens in Floyd County

Posted on August 9th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, July 25th, 2022, at 10:48 PM, Officer Chandler and Overstreet went to a call of shots fired on Ireland Drive. While officers were en route, a call came in reference to a 15-year-old male that had been shot on Ireland Drive. Officers arrived and found a […]

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Cartersville teen arrested after driving at speeds over 100 mph with five unrestrained kids in Floyd County

Posted on August 9th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on July 27th, 2022, at 2:23 PM, Officer B. Carrington was in the area of Cartersville Hwy enforcing traffic laws, including speed violations, when, while operating her Lidar, she observed a vehicle traveling west at an extremely high rate speed. The vehicle was confirmed to be […]

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Kentucky man arrested after assaulting woman and violently choking nephew in Floyd County

Posted on August 9th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on July 26th, 2022, 5:16 PM, Officer Quijada and PFC. Sangphim were dispatched to 1203 Cave Spring Road, the Rhonda’s Gas Station, in reference to a possible fight. The victim, who is 18 years old, stated that he went to visit his uncle on Cole Street. […]

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