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Dalton man arrested on meth charges after pursuit in Whitfield County

Posted on January 17th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County sheriff’s office incident report, on January 5th, 2021, at around 10:12 PM, A deputy advise over the radio he was behind a black Ford Mustang weaving over the roadway on Renfroe Road. Deputy Figg, along with Sgt. Callahan responded to the area of Dawnville Beaverdale Road and Renfroe to assist […]

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Blue Ridge man arrested on assault and kidnapping charges after violent domestic while drunk

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report on Friday, January 1st, 2021, at approximately 2:20 AM, Deputy Robledo and Deputy Pritchard were dispatched to an address on South Dixie Highway in reference to a domestic dispute in progress. Whitfield County dispatch advised the offender left southbound on South Dixie Highway toward Gordon County […]

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K-9 helps apprehend Alabama man resisting arrest during traffic stop in Rome, meth found in vehicle

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to Floyd County Police Department incident report, on Wednesday, December 24th, 2020, at around 7:00 PM, Floyd County K-9 Lt. Hovers was dispatched to the area of Payne Avenue in reference to suspicious vehicles riding up and down the dead-end road. Officer Hovers arrived and observed a white Ford pick up truck turn onto […]

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Teens arrested after Calhoun man found shot in Rocky Face Thursday night

Posted on January 16th, 2021

UPDATE: Suspect wanted for the shooting of a Calhoun man on December 30th, 2020, in Whitfield County has been arrested. Blaze Nicholas Tate, 17, of, Chatsworth, was arrested in Bartow County on January 5th, 2021. Tate was transported from the Bartow County Jail and booked into the Whitfield County Jail Tuesday charged by the Whitfield […]

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Rome woman killed in crash on Highway 156 Monday morning in Floyd County

Posted on January 16th, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol: “On Jan. 4, at approximately 8 a.m., a 2020 Toyota Corolla driven by Shelby Dowdy of Rome was traveling south on Floyd Springs Road. A tractor-trailer, driven by Kenneth Craig, 51 of LaFayette, was traveling east on Ga. 156. According to the witness and also the truck driver, Dowdy’s […]

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Rome Police Department requesting the public’s help in fatal hit-and-run investigation

Posted on January 16th, 2021

The Rome Police Department Selective Enforcement Unit is seeking help and information regarding a fatal hit-and-run crash that occurred on Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, on South McLin Street. “We are seeking information from the driver of a white newer model 4-door Nissan Frontier.” This vehicle was last seen in the area at 7:44 AM on […]

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Chattooga County Sheriff helps nab theft suspects after high-speed chase goes into Alabama

Posted on January 15th, 2021

Two suspects wanted for theft from “ding-ding” machines at Last Chance Convenience Store on Highway 114 near the Georgia-Alabama line were captured after a high-speed chase started by Chattooga County Sheriff Mark Schrader on Wednesday, January 6th. According to the report, security cameras captured the couple allegedly stealing from electronic slot machines in the store […]

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Calhoun man rams wife’s vehicle during domestic assault all while DUI with 2-year-old inside his vehicle

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Friday, January 8th, 2021, at approximately 11:51 PM, Deputy Stevens was connected to a complainant by phone through 911 Dispatch regarding domestic violence questions. She stated that she and her husband Brian Jermaine Higginbotham, 47, of Calhoun, were involved in a verbal argument at their […]

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Three seriously injured in New Year’s morning wrong-way DUI crash in Bartow County

Posted on January 15th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol crash report, on News Year’s Day, January 1st, 2021, at around 2:39 AM, a 2005 Dodge Magnum being driven by Kedric Jackson, 30, of Rome was traveling the wrong way westbound, in the left lane of GA 20 eastbound. A 2018 Jeep Renegade Sport, being driven by Jason Henson […]

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GSP investigating fatal hit-and-run that killed Fort Payne man on Highway 48 in Chattooga County

Posted on January 15th, 2021

The Chattooga County Sheriffs Office and the Georgia State Patrol are currently investigating a fatal hit and run involving a pedestrian, which happened Sunday night on Hwy 48 in the area of East Peach Orchard road. Mark Snay, age 55, of the Ft. Payne Alabama area was struck as he walked along Hwy 48 eastbound […]

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