Category Archives: Crimewatch

Car, semi collide on U.S. 27 in front of Berry College.

Car, semi collide on U.S. 27 in front of Berry College.

A small car and a semi-tractor trailer collided on U.S. 27 in front of Berry College on Wednesday morning. Witnesses say both vehicles are off the side of the highway as the investigation continues. Floyd E-911 reports traffic is flowing at the intersection with the entrance to the college but vehicles in both direction are… Read more

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Updated: 48-year-old man faces murder, child cruelty charges stemming from grandson’s death a year ago. Police: Autopsy showed child ‘had a controlled substance in its blood.’ Coroner initiated the investigation.

Updated: 48-year-old man faces murder, child cruelty charges stemming from grandson’s death a year ago. Police: Autopsy showed child ‘had a controlled substance in its blood.’ Coroner initiated the investigation.

THE LATEST Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor says he initiated the investigation into the death of 3-year-old Dajarius Hudson a year ago after he was summoned to Redmond Regional Medical Center following the child’s death. Proctor says he noted some “red flags” during his initial review and had the boy’s body sent to the GBI… Read more

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Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

Greater Community Bank CrimeWatch: Updates on area arrests, police reports from across Northwest Georgia.

    SAFETY TIPS: Track registered sex offenders in your community. Click Offender Watch Crime Mapping: See what crimes have been reported in your neighborhood. Crime Mapping Rome Police Department’s anonymous crime tip line. 706-236-5000. Click for details. Bartow County Sheriff’s Office partners with The Wanted Channel to provide an outlet to post wanted persons: Bartow’s… Read more

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NBC takes closer look at ‘The Base,’ the neo-Nazi network and its connection to the three men arrested by Floyd County Police last week.

NBC takes closer look at ‘The Base,’ the neo-Nazi network and its connection to the three men arrested by Floyd County Police last week.

NBC News report takes a look at ‘The Base‘, the neo-Nazi network with ties to three Georgia men arrested by Floyd County Police on Thursday. NBC Report  The report highlights the FBI arrests of other alleged white supremacists and looks at the decentralized neo-Nazi movement. According to the report, ‘The Base’ has chapters across the U.S.… Read more

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First of two updates: Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states.

First of two updates: Three men held on charges of attempting to kill Bartow couple, overthrow the government. WSJ article links Georgia men to others arrested in three other states.

Here’s the latest on the three men arrested by Floyd County Police and the FBI. The 20-page document follows.  THE LATEST Media release: A Floyd County man and two others from Georgia are currently in jail for charges that allege they were involved in a white supremacist group with plans to overthrow the government and murder a… Read more

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From Floyd County Police: The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It also references “television media” as future targets. Warning: Obscene language.

From Floyd County Police: The documents in “exhibit 1” in the case against the three murder conspiracy/overthrow suspects. It also references “television media” as future targets. Warning: Obscene language.

The following is a copy of the document identified as Exhibit 1 in this case.  We caution you that there are “f bombs” in parts of the 18-page document as well as some slurs. Likewise, there are references to plotting two murders and even mention of “future targets,” all being in the “television media.”  There… Read more

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Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on all charges in W. Va. court including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death of Courtney DuBois, whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill.

Guilty: Cartersville man convicted on all charges in W. Va. court including distribution of fentanyl resulting in death of Courtney DuBois, whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill.

  A West Virginia jury has convicted a Cartersville man in connection with the death of 20-year-old Courtney Nicole DuBois whose remains were found at the Bartow County Landfill in August 2018. According to WVNews.com, Terrick Robinson, 35, of Cartersville, was found guilty of all eight drug and gun charges, including distribution of fentanyl resulting in… Read more

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Authorities seek community’s help in solving deadly hit-and-in near Cedartown on Dec. 22; suspect vehicle likely a 2007 Buick Enclave.

Authorities seek community’s help in solving deadly hit-and-in near Cedartown on Dec. 22; suspect vehicle likely a 2007 Buick Enclave.

  THE LATEST Law enforcement officials are asking for the public’s help in solving a Dec. 22 hit-and-run that took the life of a local woman. Officials have determined that the vehicle driven during the hit and run was a 2007 model or later white Buick Enclave. The incident happened on Prior Station Road around 6:30 p.m.… Read more

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Police: Latest armed robbery, this time in Cedartown, ends with the arrest of a Rockmart man.

Police: Latest armed robbery, this time in Cedartown, ends with the arrest of a Rockmart man.

  In context: The latest in an apparently unrelated string of armed robberies in Floyd and Polk counties took place in Cedartown on Tuesday morning. Thanks to a witness, police there arrested a suspect in the case. It was the second time in a week an armed robbery suspect was caught soon after the crime.… Read more

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Gordon sheriff: Armed suspect in missing persons case found hiding under mobile home with victim, surrenders after ’30 to 45 minutes more of tense negotiations.’

Gordon sheriff: Armed suspect in missing persons case found hiding under mobile home with victim, surrenders after ’30 to 45 minutes more of tense negotiations.’

According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston: On Monday morning, Jan. 13, Kayla Silvers, 29, was reported missing by a family member who told deputies she’d last been seen on Saturday. Jan. 11. Detectives immediately initiated a search for the missing woman.  Detectives had also developed information that she had been the victim of an… Read more

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Floyd County Police, Rome Police, Sheriff receive ‘Narcan’ donations from Floyd Against Drugs to help revive overdose victims officers encounter.

Floyd County Police, Rome Police, Sheriff receive ‘Narcan’ donations from Floyd Against Drugs to help revive overdose victims officers encounter.

  Media release: The Floyd County Police Department received a generous donation of the opioid antidote naloxone from Floyd Against Drugs on Tuesday. This donation will equip officers to save lives and revive overdose victims who are unresponsive as a result of opioids. The gift from FAD is part of their work to fulfill a need in… Read more

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Traffic clearing on Ga. 101 following a series of accidents this morning that closed the road at one point.

Traffic clearing on Ga. 101 following a series of accidents this morning that closed the road at one point.

9 a.m. update: Ga. 101 at Wax Road is beginning to clear following a series of accidents this morning.   PREVIOUSLY     PREVIOUSLY Watch your commute into Rome this morning. There’s a wreck in the 4300 block of Rockmart Highway that has traffic stalled in some areas, according to Floyd E-911. The backup starts… Read more

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Floyd Police: 12-year-old pedestrian hit by truck while crossing Highway 101 at Wax Road; transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Floyd Police: 12-year-old pedestrian hit by truck while crossing Highway 101 at Wax Road; transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

  A 12-year-old Aragon girl was hit while trying to cross Highway 101 at Wax Road on Saturday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. She is being treated for non life-threatening injuries at Floyd Medical Center. According to Sgt. Chris Fincher with Floyd County Police, there was a group of three girls attempting to cross Highway 101… Read more

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Floyd Police: Alabama man charged with plotting to have sex with local child following investigation.

Floyd Police: Alabama man charged with plotting to have sex with local child following investigation.

  An Alabama man was arrested Friday afternoon by Floyd County Police detectives on charges he traveled to Rome with the intent of having sex with a child (minor). Paul Taylor Trammell, 40, of a Centre, AL address, drove to Floyd County on Friday after chatting for more than a week with a Floyd County Police… Read more

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Family posts photos, video of Mason McKenzie’s continuing recovery from a serious accident Wednesday evening.

Family posts photos, video of Mason McKenzie’s continuing recovery from a serious accident Wednesday evening.

Mason, a Darlington sophomore, was taken to Erlanger in Chattanooga after initial treatment at Floyd Medical Center following the accident. The coaches mentioned in his parents’ Facebook post are from Darlington’s football team.   2:15 p.m. Thursday: Updates from the Georgia State Patrol: On Wednesday at approximately 7:15 p.m.,  2001 Honda Civic driven by Antonio… Read more

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Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announces six promotions, an appointment and a retirement.

Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announces six promotions, an appointment and a retirement.

  Media release: The Floyd County Sheriff’s Office announces six promotions, an appointment and a retirement. Richard Argo is being promoted from Captain in Field Services to Major in Field Services. Argo has been employed with the Sheriff’s Office for over 26 years and has spent the majority of his career in the Warrant Division. Allen Pledger… Read more

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Terrick Robinson trial, day 3: Suspect in death of dismembered woman found in Bartow faces drug accusations from witness.

Terrick Robinson trial, day 3: Suspect in death of dismembered woman found in Bartow faces drug accusations from witness.

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Updated/Rome Police: Suspect arrested in recent South Rome armed robbery; faces additional charges.

Updated/Rome Police: Suspect arrested in recent South Rome armed robbery; faces additional charges.

A 46-year-old Rome man is in the Floyd County Jail on Thursday facing charges of armed robbery. Arrested on warrants Wednesday was Arvin R. Louis, 46, of Klassing Street, jail records show. He is the suspect in a South Rome armed robbery from Tuesday evening, according to Assistant Rome Police Chief Debbie Burnett.  Jail records… Read more

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