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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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Calhoun man found DUI after crashing into ditch on Russell Hill Road

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Friday, February 19th, 2021, Deputy Payne responded to the area of Russell Hill Road and Resaca Lafayette Road for a single-vehicle crash. The deputy arrived and observed a Red Chevrolet 2500 in a ditch in front of 1060 Russell Hill Road. The deputy made contact […]

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Acworth woman arrested for DUI after driving reckless at 114 mph on I-75 in Gordon County

Posted on February 23rd, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on February 18th, 2021, at approximately 10:26 PM, a Calhoun Post 43 trooper observed a blue Ford Fusion traveling southbound on I-75 at a high rate of speed. The trooper checked the vehicle near mile marker 310 with his Stalker Radar and detected the vehicle traveling at […]

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Florida man arrested after 130 mph multi-state pursuit ends in Floyd County

Posted on February 22nd, 2021

According to Cherokee County Alabama Chief Deputy Josh Summerford, a deputy had attempted to stop a black Dodge Charger for traveling at a high rate of speed on Highway 411 on Saturday, February 13th, 2021. The driver sped away, passing other motorists on double-yellow lines. Floyd County Police and Cave Spring Police Departments were notified […]

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Summerville felon found in possession of firearm after being stopped for hands-free law in Rome

Posted on February 22nd, 2021

According to a Rome Police Department incident report, on February 3rd, 2021, Joshua Benton Riley, 37, of Summerville, was stopped for being on his cellphone while driving down Martha Berry Blvd. According to the report, while conducting the traffic stop, officers located a firearm in his vehicle. It was discovered that Riley is a convicted […]

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Chatsworth man arrested on DUI child endangerment charges after three-vehicle crash in parking lot

Posted on February 21st, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on January 13th, 2021, at approximately 6:25 PM, a deputy was dispatched to the Walmart located at 2545 E Walnut Avenue in reference to a three-vehicle crash that had occurred in the parking lot. The deputy explained to him that since the accident had occurred on […]

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16-year-old juvenile leads Whitfield County detective on pursuit while DUI

Posted on February 20th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office report, on February 13th, 2021, 8:33 PM, a detective was in the area of Tilton Road at Old Dixie Road looking for a BOLO in reference to a dark Jeep driving with one wheel only having a rim, no tire. The detective observed the vehicle pass going west […]

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