NWGA Scanner | August 16th, 2021

Ringgold woman becomes disorderly during traffic stop for no insurance in Summerville

According to a Summerville Police Department incident report, on August 4th, 2021, Heather Nicole Smith, 34, of Ringgold, was stopped after her vehicle’s insurance came back as invalid. Smith pulled over in the parking lot of Ingles on Rome Boulevard. According to the report, after the insurance came back as invalid, Smith then began to yell obscenities at the officers. [Smith] yelled out the phrase, “This is f****ing stupid” and was screaming out in public with customers from the Ingles store nearby,” according to the report. According to the report, Smith was found to be in possession of “four half-burnt joints with suspected marijuana found to be rolled in the joints. The joints were in a cigarette box in her back driver’s side seat.” Smith was arrested for possession of less than one ounce of marijuana, no insurance, as well as disorderly conduct when she “became loud and boisterous towards officers on the scene.