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Two die in Gordon County wrecks Tuesday evening

Two die in Gordon County wrecks Tuesday evening

May 18, 2022–11:17 a.m. GEORGIA STATE PATROL/STAFF REPORTS Authorities investigated two fatal wrecks in Gordon County within an hour of each other Tuesday evening. The first occurred at around 6 p.m. when the driver of a Ford Explorer lost control of the vehicle as he attempted to exit I-75 at exit 310. The vehicle flipped…Continue Reading

Local law enforcement participates in HIDTA training

Local law enforcement participates in HIDTA training

May 18, 2022–8:31 a.m. NEWS RELEASE On April 26, 2022, a delegation of senior law enforcement officials traveled to El Paso, Texas, for two full days of training with law enforcement on the U.S. and Mexico border. The delegation included representatives from city, county, and state agencies in Georgia, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The…Continue Reading

Man flees from police, ends up with four flat tires

Man flees from police, ends up with four flat tires

May 18, 2022–8:22 a.m. POLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT A 41-year-old man is in custody after leading police on a chase in Polk County. It all started around 11:30 p.m. Monday when the Rockmart Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a Kia Sedona on Highway 278 / Industrial Drive. The vehicle failed to…Continue Reading

Man charged in an assault with a baseball bat

Man charged in an assault with a baseball bat

May 17, 2022–5:30 p.m. FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS A 44-year-old Rome man is accused of assaulting another man with a baseball bat. The victim also sustained an injury to his arm during the attack that occurred on May 4 on Morrison Campground Road. According to the arrest warrant, James John Duncan Jr. struck the victim…Continue Reading

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