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Gordon County Sheriff’s Office and GBI investigating shooting death on Self Lake Road

Posted on February 25th, 2021

At about 11: 50 a.m. yesterday (February 24), deputy sheriffs and other emergency personnel were dispatched to 1815 Self Lake Road in response to a report of a man having been found dead. The man’s family had initially found his body and called 911. Sheriff’s deputies and detectives located the body of a 53 year […]

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Dalton man arrested for DUI again after leaving the Oyster Pub and weaving over the roadway

Posted on February 25th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on February 11th, 2021, at around 1:36 AM, Officer Mefford spotted a vehicle that was weaving in and out of its lane of travel on East Walnut Avenue. The officer then paced the vehicle at a speed of 60 mph in a 45 mph zone. The officer […]

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Dalton man arrested for DUI after weaving over roadway on Walnut Avenue

Posted on February 25th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report on Thursday, February 20th, an officer was patrolling the area of West Walnut Avenue and West Lakeshore Drive around 1:15 AM. While patrolling, the officer observed a 2003 silver Chevrolet Impala traveling weave over to the left and touch or cross the yellow line twice. The officer […]

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Ellijay man booked into the Floyd County Jail on child molestation charges

Posted on February 25th, 2021

An Ellijay man was arrested in Gilmer County on felony warrants out of Floyd County. John Bascom Siniard, 36 of Ellijay, was transported and booked into the Floyd County Jail on February 10th, 2021 charged with sexual battery and child molestation. The warrants said he used his hands to touch the intimate parts of a […]

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Cartersville woman crashes on Ga. 101 after driving reckless while under the influence of drugs

Posted on February 25th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department report, on February 8th, 2021, at around 9:40 AM, Officer Carrington responded to a BOLO for a reckless driver on GA 101 that was headed outbound towards Rockmart. While en route Floyd County E911 advised the red Chevrolet Malibu had struck a tree and was in the ditch. […]

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7 Floyd County Jail inmates charged with criminal street gang act after violent sexual assault

Posted on February 25th, 2021

Rome, GA (February 24, 2021) – On Tuesday, February 23, 2021, seven Floyd County Jail inmates were charged for violent physically and sexually assaulting another inmate in the jail in December 2020. The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office contacted the GBI to investigate immediately after the incident was reported to them on December 18, 2020. All […]

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Dalton men arrested on theft charges after stealing mail and packages from Whitfield County homes

Posted on February 24th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office Jail reports, Justin Alexander Blue, 24, of Dalton, was charged Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021, by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office with fourth-degree forgery, misdemeanor theft by receiving stolen property, misdemeanor failure to appear and two counts of misdemeanor theft by taking (larceny). Anthony Haden Blue, 48, of Dalton, […]

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Chickamauga man charged with sodomy and child molestation

Posted on February 24th, 2021

Walker County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested a man after an investigation revealed he had been molesting a child for several years, according to Sheriff Steve Wilson. Wesley Lebron Romine, 72, of Chickamauga, was booked into the Walker County Jail charged with aggravated sodomy and aggravated child molestation on Saturday, February 10th, 2021. Romine is […]

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Detective awarded Dalton PD’s 2020 Officer of the Year

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

Also at this morning’s monthly meeting of the PSC, Dalton Police Chief Cliff Cason presented the agency’s Officer of the Year for 2020 with his award. Detective Charles Williams was honored as the department’s Top Cop last year in part for his excellent work in solving a series of industrial burglaries that plagued businesses in […]

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Rome man found DUI after running red light in front of officer on Shorter Avenue

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on February 14th, 2021, at around 2:30 AM, Officer Overstreet was on patrol in the area of West Rome. While stopped by the red light at Shorter Avenue and Burnett Ferry Road, 2010 Dodge Caliber in front of the officer ran the red light. The vehicle […]

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