Category Archives: Crimewatch

The death of Courtney Nicole Dubois: A chronology of what we know since her remains were discovered through March 26.

The death of Courtney Nicole Dubois: A chronology of what we know since her remains were discovered through March 26.

  The timeline of this case: Feb. 2, 1998: Courtney is born in Jacksonville, N.C.,  the daughter of Adam and Lisa Dubois. The family would move to several communities over the years, including Limestone, Maine, where she would attend high school. Aug. 11: The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office believes Dubois’ remains are left at the… Read more

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WGAA: Aragaon man dies following one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon.

WGAA: Aragaon man dies following one-vehicle accident Tuesday afternoon.

From WGAA 1340 AM and 106.1 FM: An Aragon man died from injuries sustained in a single-vehicle accident near his home late Tuesday afternoon. According to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier, 33-year-old Jeremy Fincher of an Aragon-Taylorsville Road address died at the emergency room at Kennestone Wellstar Hospital after he was airlifted from the scene.… Read more

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Bartow sheriff: One man hospitalized, suspects sought following Tuesday morning shooting at Somerset Club Apartments.

Bartow sheriff: One man hospitalized, suspects sought following Tuesday morning shooting at Somerset Club Apartments.

  Media release: The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting at Somerset Club Apartments off of Highway 20 Spur. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, at about 6:16 a.m. Tuesday, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center began receiving multiple calls from the apartment complex of shots being fired and a vehicle crashing into… Read more

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Updated: Pilot killed in small plane crash in Gordon County. FAA and NTSB investigation underway. Pilot identified as 63-year-old Douglasville man.

Updated: Pilot killed in small plane crash in Gordon County. FAA and NTSB investigation underway. Pilot identified as 63-year-old Douglasville man.

  Saturday evening update: The deceased pilot has been identified as 63-year-old Richard Hogan of Douglasville, Ga., according to Gordon County Deputy Coroner Christy Nicholson. Update from Gordon Sheriff Mitch Ralston: At about 3:40 p.m. today, deputy sheriffs were dispatched to the area of Spencer Drive south of Calhoun in response to a report of a… Read more

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Services scheduled for Rome man, an avid bass fisherman, injured in freak boating accident on Weiss Lake.

Services scheduled for Rome man, an avid bass fisherman, injured in freak boating accident on Weiss Lake.

Wendell Dean Crowe Jr., age 66, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2019, at a local hospital. Mr. Crowe was born in Rome, Georgia on June 4, 1952, son of Margaret Katherine Thacker Crowe and the late Wendell Dean Crowe, Sr.  He was of the Catholic faith.  Prior to retirement, Mr. Crowe worked… Read more

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Updated Floyd Sheriff: Jail officer discharged from hospital after being injured in off-duty incident while assisting Rome City Police officer arrest a suspect

Updated Floyd Sheriff: Jail officer discharged from hospital after being injured in off-duty incident while assisting Rome City Police officer arrest a suspect

Saturday morning update from Floyd Sheriff’s Office: Happy to report that our jail officer from last nights incident is at home, resting, and doing well. Media release: Earlier this evening an off-duty jail officer was leaving our Employee Appreciation Banquet when he observed a Rome City Police Officer fighting with a suspect on the side of… Read more

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Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes  $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

Updated: Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seizes $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of pot, pills, eight weapons in North Floyd case; one arrested. ‬ Polk County Drug Task Force, in separate case, arrests one, seizes cash, drugs.

‪ The Rome-Floyd Metro Drug Task Force seized drugs and weapons on Thursday with K9 Lex during a raid in north Floyd County. Totals include: $14,420 cash, 5.84 pounds of marijuana, four rifles, four pistols and prescription pills. ‬We’ll have updates on arrests and other information later today. Task Force members were responding to a… Read more

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Floyd County Police: Train clips car hauler near Bethel Church Road in South Floyd; no injuries but expect the road to be closed for a few hours.

Floyd County Police: Train clips car hauler near Bethel Church Road in South Floyd; no injuries but expect the road to be closed for a few hours.

  From Floyd County Police: Bethel Church Road will be closed for at least a few hours. A train has struck a trailer carrying several vehicles and pushed it perhaps 200 feet down the track. No one was injured. Expect delays as the accident is investigated by police and railroad officials Read more

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Floyd County Police: Search ends as missing Coosa man found deceased.

Floyd County Police: Search ends as missing Coosa man found deceased.

  Floyd County Police, other agencies and family and friends spent much of Wednesday morning searching for 68-year-old Dickie Stewart. He apparently had wandered from his home at 5830 Alabama Highway. The family notified law enforcement about his being missing around midnight. Sgt. Chris Fincher reports Stewart’s body has been found and that the coroner… Read more

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Updated: Watch Second Avenue between downtown and the YMCA this afternoon because of an accident at the railroad tracks involving a pedestrian.

Updated: Watch Second Avenue between downtown and the YMCA this afternoon because of an accident at the railroad tracks involving a pedestrian.

  5:15 p.m. update: Traffic on Second Avenue is moving but there are still problems on East Sixth. Best bet is to still avoid the area for now. Floyd 911 is urging motorists to avoid Second Avenue by Riverbend and East Sixth because of what appears to be a pedestrian accident at the railroad crossing… Read more

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Floyd County Emergency Management to test app notification and alerts at 12:15 this afternoon.

Floyd County Emergency Management to test app notification and alerts at 12:15 this afternoon.

From Floyd County Emergency Management: Att notification test scheduled for 3/20/19- 12:15 p.m.  “As we approach the Spring storm season, we are testing the phone APP notification and alerting. This is only a test for your awareness that the app is functioning correctly. Please consider informaing others that the app is available and free. Download… Read more

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Three arrested as GBI, partners raid Gas & Go on U.S. 411 in Bartow County.

Three arrested as GBI, partners raid Gas & Go on U.S. 411 in Bartow County.

  From the GBI: On Tuesday, March 19, 2019, the GBI’s Commercial Gambling Unit, along with the Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force and in cooperation with the Georgia Lottery Corp., executed a search warrant in Cartersville for violations of Georgia’s gambling laws. A search warrant was executed at one business location in Cartersville, Gas & Go at  2320 Highway… Read more

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Two charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault following Bartow County home invasion.

Two charged with armed robbery, aggravated assault following Bartow County home invasion.

  Media release: The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has charged a man and woman with multiple charges after an attempted home invasion on March 11. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, on March 11 just before 1 p.m., a female resident at an East Pleasant Valley Road address called 911 reporting that a man was outside… Read more

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Adairsville Police: Three arrested during traffic stop on drug charges including possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and over $4,000 in cash.

Adairsville Police: Three arrested during traffic stop on drug charges including possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and over $4,000 in cash.

Media release: On March 11, 2019 the Adairsville Police Department conducted a traffic stop due to a vehicle having an equipment violation. Officers soon discovered that the driver and one of the passengers had suspended licenses. After making the arrest officers located Methamphetamine, Marijuana, and over $4000.00 in cash in small bills in the vehicle. The… Read more

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No arrests following drug sweep at Rome High on Wednesday; pill bottle with suspect pot found in parking lot between vehicles.

No arrests following drug sweep at Rome High on Wednesday; pill bottle with suspect pot found in parking lot between vehicles.

UPDATE, Thursday afternoon: From Rome Police report (narrative): No arrests were made during the drug sweep at Rome High on Wednesday morning. Here’s a summary of some of the activity, including the discovery of suspect pot in a pill bottle on the ground between two vehicles: ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 13TH 2019 I, OFFICER (JOSH) GLOVER,… Read more

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