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Walker County assisted living facility closed as county and state investigators investigate allegations of elder abuse

Posted on May 19th, 2022

Walker County Steve Wilson announced today that Walker County Detectives and D.H.S. (Department of Human Resources) investigators served a search warrant yesterday on Majestic Manor, an Assisted Living Facility, located at 67 Pin Oak Dr, Rock Spring, GA. Investigators are investigating allegations of elder abuse by theowner/operator of the facility. The State operating license is […]

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Wanted Rossville man tased after assaulting Walker County deputy during wild foot pursuit

Posted on May 19th, 2022

According to a Walker County Sheriff’s Office incident report, On May 11th, 2022, at 8:32 AM, Deputy J. Camp was patrolling the area of Roberta Drive in Rossville. Deputy Camp reported, “[I] observed a male later identified as Montie Lee McDonald, of Roberta Drive, Rossville, look at my marked patrol vehicle and then immediately get […]

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High-speed chase from Bartow County ends with fatal PIT maneuver in Gordon County killing Calhoun man on ATV

Posted on May 18th, 2022

According to the Georgia State Patrol, “On May 17, at approximately 7:05 p.m., a Trooper was completing a fatal crash investigation on I-75 Northbound near Mile Marker 311. The Trooper was notified by Troop A Communications of a vehicle pursuit traveling north towards his location. The Trooper observed a gray Nissan Titan pickup truck approaching […]

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Three injured in serious head-on crash Saturday on Red Belt Road in Walker County

Posted on May 17th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, On Saturday, May 14th, 2022, at 7:26 PM, a 2012 Jeep Patriot being driven by Tyler Chambers, 28, of Ringgold, was traveling west on Red Belt Road, negotiating a curve near Lee & Gordon Mill. A 2018 Hyundai Tuscon being driven by Kristen Massengale, 38, of Ringgold, […]

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Unlicensed Alabama man arrested for DUI after crashing while high on meth on Alabama Highway in Floyd County

Posted on May 13th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, On May 2nd, 2022, at 5:48 AM, Officer B. Newport was dispatched by Floyd County 911 to 5016 Alabama Highway in reference to a single-vehicle crash with no injuries. The registered owner of the vehicle stated that her son Logan James Meyer, 30, of Attalla, Alabama, […]

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Dalton woman arrested for DUI after failing to maintain a single lane while high on marijuana

Posted on May 13th, 2022

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, On April 25th, 2022, at 10:30 PM, Officer Walker was patrolling the area of Rowena Street. Officer Walker reported, “As [I] drove through the area, [I] could smell the very strong and distinct odor of suspected marijuana being smoked in the 300 Blk of Rowena Street. [I] […]

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Unlicensed and uninsured North Carolina man arrested on a list of drug charges after DUI crash on I-75 in Gordon County

Posted on May 12th, 2022

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, On April 28th, 2022, at 9:38 AM, TFC2 Terry arrived on the scene of a single-vehicle crash on I-75 near mile marker 309. Trooper Terry reported, “[I] was approached by Deputy Flippen, who advised that the driver was in the ambulance. He further stated that his name […]

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Hays Prison officer kidnapped, handcuffed then beaten and stabbed by two inmates in brutal assault

Posted on May 12th, 2022

According to Chattooga County Magistrate Court records, A pair of Hays State Prison inmates are accused of kidnapping, beating and stabbing a correctional officer on Jan. 24th. On Monday, inmates David Omar Tyler, 31, of Atlanta, and Roman Christian Higdon, 31, of Philadelphia, Penn., were both transported to the Chattooga County Jail and booked. According […]

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Rome man leads Floyd County officers on late night pursuit in dump truck after physical domestic in Armuchee

Posted on May 12th, 2022

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, April 22nd, 2022, at 12:26 AM, Officer McMeekin responded to a physical domestic altercation in Armuchee. The caller advised it was between her ex-husband and their two sons. The officer arrived and spoke to the two sons, who both advised that John Randolph Weatherby, 43, of […]

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Detectives in Gordon County make arrest in major multi-state theft and burglary case, stolen property recovered

Posted on May 12th, 2022

On Monday morning, May 9th, Sheriff’s Office deputies and detectives responded to the scene of a major burglary at a local storage facility near Calhoun. Officers at the scene met with the business owners and determined that over 70 units had been forcibly entered by cutting off padlocks and a large amount of property stolen […]

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