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Calhoun man arrested for DUI after laying drag and driving reckless in front of Gordon County deputy

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on April 29th, 2021, at approximately 11:01 PM, Deputy Baldwin was on routine patrol when he observed a red Honda Civic turn off of Red Bud Road onto Warrior Path. The vehicle accelerated rapidly, causing the tires to gyrate, causing a loud squealing noise. According to […]

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Atlanta man arrested for DUI after being found passed out in vehicle in Floyd County

Posted on May 17th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 9th, 2021, at around 2:17 AM, Officer Puckett responded to assist Officer Masciovecchio with a possible suspicious vehicle in the 6200 block of Rockmart Road. Dispatch advised us that the vehicle was supposed to be sitting beside a driveway. Officer Puckett reported, “Once in […]

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Dalton man convicted of rape and kidnapping

Posted on May 16th, 2021

May 14, 2021 (Dalton) – Last night, a Whitfield County jury returned a verdict finding 53 year old Richard Marvin Smith of 172 Shirley Way, Dalton, GA, guilty of rape and criminal attempt to commit kidnapping stemming from events occurring on March 30, 2019. Mr. Smith was found not guilty of theft by taking and […]

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Rome man charged with DUI in connection with April motorcycle crash in Floyd County

Posted on May 15th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on April 14th, 2021, at around 2:33 PM, Officer Carrington was dispatched to Old River Road for a motorcycle crash with injuries. The officer arrived and found the motorcyclist, Richy Darron Huckaby, 55, of Rome lying in the roadway. The fire department was tending to his […]

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Rome woman arrested for DUI after crashing into power pole in Floyd County

Posted on May 15th, 2021

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on May 9th, 2021, 1:A7 AM, Officer Overstreet checked out with a crash that Rome City Police was dispatched to in the area of Chatillon Road near Poplar Street. FCPD Officer advised the City Officers that the crash was in the county. Rome Police Officer Jennings […]

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Florida man arrested for reckless driving after going 107 mph on I-75 in Whitfield County

Posted on May 14th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 12th, 2021, at around 1:40 AM, Deputy Figg was working more speed enforcement on I-75 south at the 338 cut-through. According to the report, “While working traffic Deputy Figg observed a vehicle traveling south on 1-75 in the left lane at a high rate […]

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Atlanta men arrested on murder charges in connection with fatal Christmas Eve shooting in Dalton

Posted on May 13th, 2021

Two men are in police custody to face felony murder charges connected to the December 2020 shooting death of 22 year old Jordan McDougle. On December 24th, 2020, Jordan McDougle, a resident of Cartersville, was dropped off at around 2:45 AM, at Adventhealth in Calhoun, Georgia suffering from a gunshot wound. He later died from […]

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Calhoun man kicks window out of patrol car after almost crashing head-on into Floyd County officer

Posted on May 13th, 2021

According to a Gordon County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on Monday, April 26th, 2021, at around 1:56 AM, Deputy D.J. Payne responded to the area of Georgia Highway 53 and Switch Connector Road in reference to a truck that was stopped in the turn lane and had been there for at least five minutes. While […]

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Chatsworth man arrested for DUI after leaving the scene of crash in Whitfield County

Posted on May 12th, 2021

According to a Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office incident report, on May 6th, 2021, at 4:46 PM, Whitfield County Dispatch advised of a vehicle crash at Dawnville Road and Lower Dawnville Road. Dispatch further stated that the offender’s vehicle left the scene and was heading toward Murray County on Lower Dawnville Road. The description provided for […]

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Rome woman was high on meth during deadly March crash that killed passenger

Posted on May 12th, 2021

According to the arrest warrants, Michelle Cantu, 49, of Rome, crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic on North Avenue at Wolf Drive and struck another vehicle on March 4th, 2021. 37-year old Hector Guzman, a passenger in Cantu’s car was fatally injured. According to the warrants, Cantu was under the influence of methamphetamine at […]

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