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Fort Oglethorpe man charged with DUI in connection with March crash that seriously injured woman

Posted on June 7th, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department crash report, on March 28th, 2021, at around 8:44 PM, a 2015 Kia Cadenza being driven by Michael Shane Maddox, 44, of Fort Oglethorpe was east on Chattanooga Road (Highway 41) and was turning left (north) onto the I-75 northbound entrance ramp from the turning lane. A 1997 Dodge […]

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GSP searching for driver in fatal hit-and-run Sunday in Whitfield County

Posted on June 7th, 2021

Domingo Loarca-tercero, 22, of Chatsworth was arrested Tuesday and booked into the Whitfield County Jail charged by the Georgia State Patrol with open container violation, homicide by vehicle 1st degree, felony, fail to report accident resulting in death, failure to maintain lane, wrong side of road, hit & run; driver to stop/return to accident scene, […]

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Tunnel Hill man arrested after online tip about child pornography

Posted on June 5th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 20th, 2021, a Whitfield County detective began an investigation with tip 8582472 from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children CyberTipline. According to the report, “There were a large amount of video files containing obvious prepubescent children involved in various sex acts attached […]

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Teen arrested after leading GSP trooper on wild ATV pursuit through Rome

Posted on June 4th, 2021

According to a Georgia State Patrol incident report, on May 13th, 2021, at approximately 5:12 PM, Trooper Sanders responded to the area of GA-1 Loop near Riverside Parkway in reference to a 2008 Yamaha Raptor who fled from Floyd County Police. Trooper Sanders reported, “Floyd County advised the vehicle fled south on GA 53 and […]

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Dalton man arrested for DUI after running stop sign in Whitfield County

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 23rd, 2021, at around 3:31 AM, Deputy Robledo was stationary at Hill Road and Wagner Drive. According to the report, Deputy Robledo observed a black passenger car not come to a complete stop at the stop sign on Hill Road. The deputy conducted a […]

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Calhoun boy dies in accidental shooting in Rome over the weekend

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

A 12-year old from Calhoun died over the weekend following what appears to be an accidental shooting in Rome. The incident occurred Sunday at a residence on Rosemont Drive. According to Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor, the boy sustained a single gunshot wound to the chest and was pronounced dead Sunday at 6:02 p.m. in […]

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Dalton woman arrested for DUI after 911 call from concerned citizen in Whitfield County

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 22nd, 2021, at around 10:43 PM, deputies were dispatched to the area of Waring Road near Haigmill Road in reference to a reckless driver. Whitfield dispatch advised the caller was following the vehicle, which was failing to maintain its lane by swerving on the […]

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Teen arrested for driving reckless after going 109 mph on Highway 27 in Chattooga County

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

According to a Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 24th, 2021at approximately 4:18 PM, Deputy Rebecca Farmer was patrolling northbound on Highway 27 near Scenic Hill in Trion. Deputy Farmer reported, “[I] observed a tan/gray colored Mercury Marquis traveling southbound at a very high rate of speed while coming through other traffic. [I] […]

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Floyd County police officer injured in crash near the Bartow County line Tuesday

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

According to the Georgia State Patrol, “On June 1, a Trooper was dispatched to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 411 at the Bartow/Floyd County Line. A Floyd County Police Department patrol car was stopped on the south shoulder of 411 with its flashing blue lights activated. A Honda Accord, driven by a 31-year-old male, was […]

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Chatsworth arrested for DUI after weaving all over Walnut Avenue in front of Dalton officer

Posted on June 2nd, 2021

According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on May 22nd, 2021, at approximately 2:09 AM, Lt. Bishop conducted a traffic stop on a black Toyota Corolla near Walnut Avenue and North Tibbs Road. Officer Johnson responded and assisted Lt. Bishop with the traffic stop. Lt. Bishop advised he conducted the traffic stop on the […]

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