NWGA Scanner | October 31st, 2022
According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on October 19th, 2022, at 10:02 PM, Officer Wishart and Officer Overstreet were dispatched to Marathon Gas station at 4350 Martha Berry Hwy in reference to a fight. The victim advised that woman identified as Candice Michelle Dill, 36, of Rome, had backed her vehicle into his at the gas station pump and then became extremely angry and began to argue with him. The victim also advised that Candice attempted to leave the scene. According to the report, Candice was in an emotional state and stated that she had been drinking alcohol. Officer Overstreet reported, “[I] asked her if she had been drinking this evening. Candice stated that she had been drinking this evening. [I] asked her how much she had drunk tonight. At first, she stated that she had a lot. [I] asked her approximately how many, and she stated six mikes hard lemonades.” Officer Overstreet performed field sobriety testing on Candice and determined that she was under the influence of alcohol. Candice was then placed under arrest for DUI and agreed to the state testing of her alcohol. While en route to Redmond, Candice became angry and began raising her voice and using profane language. Officer Wishart reported, “Once we arrived at the hospital, Candice was taken out of the patrol car and given verbal warnings not to use profane language in the hospital. Candice calmed down and agreed she would not use profane language anymore. Once inside the hospital, while standing at the nurse’s station, medical staff was trying to get personal information from Candice, and Candice became argumentative with the hospital staff. Candice continued to use profane language while insulting officers and hospital staff. Candice was told by hospital staff to stop cursing because there were children nearby. Candice was advised that if she continued to yell and use obscene language, she would be charged with Disorderly Conduct. Candice continued cursing and using profane language. Candice was then advised that she was charged with Disorderly Conduct. Candice was then taken to a room for medical evaluation by hospital staff. While hospital staff was trying to evaluate Candice, she became non-compliant and then refused to let hospital staff draw blood from her for the blood alcohol test needed. Candice was then advised that if she refused the testing that her license would be suspended. Candice stated that she did not care and just wanted to go to jail. Candice was logged in as a refusal. Candice continued being hostile and aggressive toward hospital staff and PFC Overstreet while waiting to be cleared by hospital staff.” Candice was booked into Floyd County Jail and charged with DUI and disorderly conduct.