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Chatsworth couple arrested in Gordon County on 1st degree cruelty to children charges

Posted on October 5th, 2021

UPDATE PRESS RELEASE: On Friday, October 1st, deputy sheriffs were dispatched to the local hospital in response to a report of a critically injured toddler in suspicious circumstances. The child, aged 2, was subsequently flown to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga. The investigation quickly became focused on a married couple who were babysitting the child. […]

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Dalton Police officers presented with Awards of Valor and Merit after rescuing woman in distress on bridge

Posted on October 5th, 2021

Officers Keidric Johnson and Coleman Jenkins were presented with the Dalton Police Department’s Awards of Valor and Merit, respectively, for their parts in the rescue of a woman from the Waugh Street bridge.┬áThe incident happened earlier this summer when the officers were dispatched to a report of a woman standing over the rail of the […]

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Chattanooga women arrested after using baby stroller to shoplift over a $1000 in merchandise from Dalton Mall

Posted on October 5th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on Monday, September 27th, 2021, at approximately 2:09 PM, officers responded to the Dalton Mall located at 816 Walnut Square Blvd in reference to a shoplifting in progress. According to the report, the caller had the suspects “Contained” near the shoe department. Officers arrived and made contact […]

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Lindale man charged with DUI after being stopped for having no tail lights in Floyd County

Posted on October 3rd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on September 22nd, 2021, at around 2:22 AM, Officer Dollar observed a 2008 black Pontiac G6 traveling northbound on Maple Road after leaving the Kangaroo gas station located at 3129 Maple Road. According to the report, The suspect vehicle did not have any operating tail lights […]

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Covington man charged with DUI after crashing into rear-end of vehicle on I-75 in Whitfield County

Posted on October 3rd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on September 3rd, 2021, at approximately 9:18 PM, Deputy Spivey was dispatched to I-75 southbound at mile marker 337 in reference to a vehicle crash. According to the report, “Deputy Spivey arrived on scene and observed a black in color Nissan Rogue down an embankment on […]

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Ellijay men found with a large amount of meth and cash after DUI crash in Gordon County

Posted on October 2nd, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Saturday, August 28th, 2021, at approximately 8:33 PM, Georgia State Patrol Trooper First Class 3 Haney arrived on the scene where a 2000 Ford Truck left the roadway and struck a tree and a fence on Highway 411 at Tom Talley Drive. According to the […]

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Summerville woman fights with Floyd County officer after leaving the scene of crash while DUI

Posted on October 2nd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on September 23rd, 2021, at around 3:30 PM, while traveling northbound on GA-1, Dispatch advised of a BOLO vehicle that had been involved in a hit-and-run crash in Chattooga County. Floyd County Dispatch advised it was a Tan GMC Envoy that had the grill busted out […]

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Unlicensed Florida woman spits on Cohutta police officer after being stopped for speeding

Posted on October 2nd, 2021

According to a Cohutta Police Department incident report, on September 20th, 2021, at around 11:50 PM, Officer Claxton stopped a white Toyota Corolla for traveling 77 mph northbound on SR-71 (Cleveland Highway). According to the report, The vehicle came to an abrupt stop on Highway 71 in an unsafe location. The officer made contact with […]

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Dalton woman and Chatsworth man arrested after traffic stop for speeding in Chattooga County

Posted on October 1st, 2021

According to a Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office incident report, at around 6:17 a.m. on September 14th, 2021, Deputy Corey Fielding spotted a car traveling 82 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour zone. The deputy stopped the vehicle near the intersection of Ga. 1 and West Halls Valley Drive, Trion. “While speaking to […]

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Man charged with DUI after 911 call from concerned citizen in Dalton

Posted on October 1st, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on September 18th, 2021, at 10:14 PM, Whitfield County dispatch provided a BOLO in the area of 5th Avenue and May Street. According to the report, “The caller was linked up through the language line and advised that a silver Ford Focus was driving erratic with two […]

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