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Distracted driver escapes serious injury after crashing into rear of log truck in Chattooga County

Posted on October 7th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, On September 23rd, 2021, at around 11:30 p.m., a 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 being driven by Dillion Andrew Smith, 26, of Summerville, was driving northbound on Georgia 1 (Hwy 27) in the left northbound lane. A purple 1998 Freightliner being driven by Gerald Randy Dalrymple, 72, of […]

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Domestic violence suspect arrested after barricading himself inside house in Gordon County

Posted on October 7th, 2021

At about 6:15pm yesterday (September 28) deputy sheriffs were dispatched to a private residence on Old Dalton Road near Calhoun in response to a 911 report of a domestic disturbance involving a man armed with a knife. Deputies arrived within 8 minutes and encountered the man, subsequently identified as one Kenneth David Holbrook, age 45 […]

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Rossville man arrested after pursuit ends in crash, Catoosa County deputy injured

Posted on October 7th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on September 5th, 2021, at approximately 12:05 AM, Trooper Whitfield responded to an officer down call stemming from pursuit in Catoosa County. The trooper arrived and observed Catoosa County Deputy Coby Cunningham laying on a driveway being given emergency medical treatment by Puckett medics. Catoosa County Sheriff’s […]

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Family escapes after house set on fire Tuesday morning in Rossville, third suspicious fire

Posted on October 6th, 2021

Fire erupted at three houses (two vacant, one occupied) within a few blocks of each other in the Lakeview community recently, and it appears they were deliberately set in the pre-dawn hours. On Tuesday morning Catoosa County Fire Department responded to Magnolia street to a reported residential structure fire. Arriving units found the house well […]

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Rock Spring woman charged with child molestation and statutory rape

Posted on October 6th, 2021

According to Trion Police Department Investigator Dexter Blackmon, Walker County Sheriff’s Office Investigators notified Trion City Police about a case that occurred in Trion. Walker County Investigators advised a male victim who was only 14-years-old at the time had been talking with them. The victim confirmed that on at least one occasion, he had sexual […]

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Whitfield County Detention Officer dies from complications after contracting COVID-19

Posted on October 6th, 2021

According to Officer Down Memorial Page, on Saturday, September 4th, 2021, Detention Officer Tara Cook, 42, of Tunnel Hill, passed away at Hamilton Medical Center from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 while working as the admissions officer for the Whitefield County Jail at 805 Professional Boulevard in Dalton. She was employed for four years […]

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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. The 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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