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Dalton woman charged with DUI after 911 call from concerned citizen in Whitfield County

Posted on January 20th, 2021

According to e Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on January 15th, 2020, at approximately 10:40 PM, Whitfield County Dispatch issued a BOLO for a white passenger car all over the roadway. Whitfield County Dispatch updated, saying the vehicle was on Cleveland Highway, turning onto Waring Road. Deputy Robledo was on Waring Road at the […]

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Dalton woman arrested on several charges after 911 call reporting suspicious behavior at Kroger

Posted on January 20th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, 2020, at around 10:26 AM, Officer Hughes responded to Kroger on Walnut Avenue in reference to a suspicious female that was in the store. Once on scene, the officer was flagged down by the complainant and advised to go stop the […]

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Ohio man seriously injured in crash on I-75 early Thursday morning in Whitfield County

Posted on January 19th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on Thursday, January 14th, 2021, at around 1:22 AM, A 2005 Ford F-350, being driven by Joe Matthews, 74, of Richmond, Ohio, was traveling north in the right lane on I-75 northbound near 325. Matthews failed to maintain his lane, and he traveled off the roadway onto […]

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Virginia fugitive wanted in Florida arrested after shoplifting from Dalton Walmart

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on Sunday, January 10th, 2021, Officer Jenkins responded to the Walmart located at 815 Shugart Road in reference to a shoplifting. The officer arrived on the scene and spoke with the loss prevention associate. He stated that he saw a female take items she did not pay […]

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Fort Oglethorpe woman crashes into tree in Chattooga County while attempting to flee from police

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Jan. 3, at approximately 5:50 p.m., Vehicle 1 (2015 Chrysler 200 Limited) was traveling east on Sardis Church Road. while traveling at a high rate of speed and evading law enforcement (Alabama Highway Patrol). Vehicle 1 failed to maintain its lane and entered into the westbound lane of […]

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Rome man arrested after crashing into a house while DUI on Christmas Eve

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Rome Police Department incident report, On Thursday, December 24th, 2020, at approximately 4:57 PM, Officer Bridges responded to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Old Airport Road and West Butler Street. The initial officer advised that the driver of the vehicle that crashed was possibly intoxicated. Officer Bridges arrived and observed […]

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Rome man found DUI again after being stopped for driving all over the roadway

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Rome Police Department incident report, on Saturday, December 26th, 2020, at approximately 3:46 AM, Officer Kent observed a blue in color GMC Yukon weaving inside of its lane of travel and failing to maintain its lane. While on Turner Mccall Blvd, the vehicle accelerated excessively from red lights and failed to maintain […]

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Dalton man crashes vehicle and leaves scene after night out drinking at bar on New Year’s Eve

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on New Year’s Eve, December 31st, 2020, at approximately 10:42 PM, deputies responded to a vehicle crash on Waring Road at Freeport Road. Deputies located the vehicle, a red Mazda B2300 truck, in the ditch at the intersection. There were no occupants inside of the vehicle, […]

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Chatsworth woman arrested again for DUI after causing crash in Dalton

Posted on January 18th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on January 9th, 2021, at approximately 11:13 PM Officer Womack, responded to a traffic crash at the intersection of East Walnut Avenue and Airport Road. Officer Castillo advised the officer that the at-fault driver may be under the influence. Officer O’Neal arrived on the scene and went […]

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Woman killed in two-vehicle crash Saturday night in Walker County

Posted on January 17th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol, on Saturday, January 16, 2021, at around 8:20 PM, the Georgia State Patrol Post 41 LaFayette was requested to investigate a two-vehicle crash on Mission Ridge Road at North Long Hollow Road in Walker County. Upon arrival, the preliminary investigation determined that a Chrysler Town and Country Van was […]

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