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Drunk Dalton teen becomes belligerent during birthday party and assaults officer

Posted on May 18th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on May 2nd, 2021, Officer Herrera and Officer Bell were dispatched to an address in reference to a disturbance. As they were arriving on the scene, dispatch advised that the disturbance had turned physical. As officers approached the front door, they could hear banging from inside the […]

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Dalton woman arrested after attempting to shoplift over $300 in merchandise from Walmart

Posted on May 18th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 13th, 2021, at around 9:56 PM, a deputy responded to the Walmart located at 2545 East Walnut Avenue in reference to a shoplifting in progress. The deputy arrived and met with the asset protection associate. He advised there was a lady currently taking items […]

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Unlicensed man arrested after causing three-vehicle crash on Cleveland Highway in Whitfield County

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021, at around 5:55 PM, a 2018 Ford F-150 Super Cab owned by S&P Contracting being driven by Rodolfo Garcia Canales, 46, of Dalton, was traveling north on GA-71 in the north, left turn travel lane. A 2017 Toyota RAV4 being driven by […]

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Calhoun woman struck and killed while attempting to cross I-75 in Whitfield County

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County 911 CAD and Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Wednesday, May 12th, 2021, at 3:17 AM, dispatch received a call from a citizen reporting a white female attempting to cross I-75 near mile marker 329. The caller advised they almost struck her and that she was in the middle northbound […]

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Unlicensed man arrested for DUI after being stopped for having no tail lights in Whitfield County

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 8th, 2021, Deputy Crosby was requested by Deputy Thompson to assist in a driving under the influence investigation. According to the report, “Deputy Crosby arrived at the scene and was advised that the reason for the stop was the listed vehicle did not have […]

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Calhoun man arrested for DUI after laying drag and driving reckless in front of Gordon County deputy

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on April 29th, 2021, at approximately 11:01 PM, Deputy Baldwin was on routine patrol when he observed a red Honda Civic turn off of Red Bud Road onto Warrior Path. The vehicle accelerated rapidly, causing the tires to gyrate, causing a loud squealing noise. According to […]

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Atlanta man arrested for DUI after being found passed out in vehicle in Floyd County

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 9th, 2021, at around 2:17 AM, Officer Puckett responded to assist Officer Masciovecchio with a possible suspicious vehicle in the 6200 block of Rockmart Road. Dispatch advised us that the vehicle was supposed to be sitting beside a driveway. Officer Puckett reported, “Once in […]

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Dalton man convicted of rape and kidnapping

Posted on May 16th, 2021

May 14, 2021 (Dalton) – Last night, a Whitfield County jury returned a verdict finding 53 year old Richard Marvin Smith of 172 Shirley Way, Dalton, GA, guilty of rape and criminal attempt to commit kidnapping stemming from events occurring on March 30, 2019. Mr. Smith was found not guilty of theft by taking and […]

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Rome man charged with DUI in connection with April motorcycle crash in Floyd County

Posted on May 15th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on April 14th, 2021, at around 2:33 PM, Officer Carrington was dispatched to Old River Road for a motorcycle crash with injuries. The officer arrived and found the motorcyclist, Richy Darron Huckaby, 55, of Rome lying in the roadway. The fire department was tending to his […]

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Rome woman arrested for DUI after crashing into power pole in Floyd County

Posted on May 15th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on May 9th, 2021, 1:A7 AM, Officer Overstreet checked out with a crash that Rome City Police was dispatched to in the area of Chatillon Road near Poplar Street. FCPD Officer advised the City Officers that the crash was in the county. Rome Police Officer Jennings […]

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