Category Archives: Crimewatch

Man shot four times in Bartow County early this morning.

Man shot four times in Bartow County early this morning.

Media release: Bartow County Emergency Medical Service flew out an 18-year-old male from Valley View off of Red Comb. The victim had four gunshot wounds: Left thigh, left shoulder, left mouth cheek. A small caliber weapon was involved. The shooting happed around 2 this morning. Read more

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Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police and Polk County Jail.

Crimewatch: Updates from Floyd County Jail, Bartow County Jail, Cartersville Police and Polk County Jail.

Floyd County Jail reports:  4 a.m. / 8 a.m. / 8 p.m. Polk County Jail report Wednesday Cartersville Police Department Monday: 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5  Bartow County Jail report -How to check the Bartow jail log: Click ADCOCK, JANICE DUANNE White Female 5′ 2″ 140.0 lbs AIKENS, CHRISTY GREENE Yes White Female… Read more

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Cartersville Police: Fleeing suspect now faces multiple charges.

Cartersville Police: Fleeing suspect now faces multiple charges.

Media release: On Aug. 16, 2017 at approximately 3 a.m., officers observed a white male, later identified as Mr. Brandon Sewell, 19 Bradford Drive SW, Cartersville, in an area of closed businesses wearing dark clothing. The officers attempted to make contact with Mr. Sewell, who fled on bicycle then ran, and was found to be… Read more

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Search under way for 21-year-old drowning victim at Red Top Mountain beach.

Search under way for 21-year-old drowning victim at Red Top Mountain beach.

From Bartow County Emergency Medical Service: EMS – as well as the Bartow County Fire Department and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources — are working a drowning at Red Top Mountain Beach. The person is a 21-year-old Hispanic male. Recovery operations started at 2 p.m. The call for the incident came into the 911… Read more

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WEIS: Adairsville woman, who was a dementia patient and had been reported missing, dies in Saturday evening accident.

WEIS: Adairsville woman, who was a dementia patient and had been reported missing, dies in Saturday evening accident.

Radio station WEIS 100.5 FM/AM 990 in Centre reports a missing dementia patient from Adairsville has died following a traffic accident around 6 p.m. Saturday. The station reports that “the vehicle being driven by 75-year-old Adairsville resident Mary Helen Johnson went through the intersection of the Bypass and West Main Street, and slammed into several… Read more

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Two people airlifted to hospital following three vehicle crash on Hwy. 411 near Alabama state line on Friday night.

Two people airlifted to hospital following three vehicle crash on Hwy. 411 near Alabama state line on Friday night.

From WEIS Radio: Three people were injured following a three car crash on Highway 411 near the Alabama/Georgia line on Friday evening. According to the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency the accident involved a 2015 Hyundai driven by 27-year-old Josh Bannister of Centre, a 2009 Lexus driven by 51-year-old Annette Coleman of Gadsden and a 2015 Mazda… Read more

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Investigation continues into house fire late Friday that claimed the life of 67-year-old Rome man.

  Fire officials are continuing to investigate the cause of a house fire at 208 Turner Bend Rd. late Friday. Deputy Coroner Ernie Studard confirms 67-year-old Walter Elrod was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:15 p.m. His body is being sent to the GBI Crime Lab to determine the cause of death. From WRGA: Around 6:30… Read more

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Sheriff: Gordon County deputy, using ‘Narcan’ antidote, revives overdose victim.

Sheriff: Gordon County deputy, using ‘Narcan’ antidote, revives overdose victim.

  Media release: Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston says that at 3:30 a.m. Wednesday, deputies were dispatched to a private residence on Union Grove Road in response to a report of a drug overdose. Upon arrival, deputies forced entry into a room to find the 28-year-old male victim unconscious. A deputy applied “Narcan” (Naloxone) antidote to the… Read more

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10 firearms, other items stolen during break-in Wednesday at an Adairsville pawn shop.

10 firearms, other items stolen during break-in Wednesday at an Adairsville pawn shop.

  From Adairsville Police: On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at unknown time, the Gold N Guns Pawn Shop at 7300 Adairsville Highway, Suite D, was burglarized.  Suspect(s) made entry by busting the front glass door of the business.  The suspect(s) made off with 10 firearms and other items.  No further information available at this time.… Read more

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Updated: Rockmart standoff ends with man’s surrender; Floyd SWAT team called to help with situation.

Updated: Rockmart standoff ends with man’s surrender; Floyd SWAT team called to help with situation.

  Note: We received several reports about seeing the Floyd County SWAT Team deployed on Wednesday. This is why. Media release: On Wednesday August 16, 2017 Police were dispatched to the area of Hillside drive on Morgan Valley Road iin Rockmart in reference to someone shooting across a field from a house in the direction of… Read more

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Two injured in separate accidents that clogged I-75 northbound on Tuesday evening.

Two injured in separate accidents that clogged I-75 northbound on Tuesday evening.

Update: Accident update from Bartow County EMS: Tuesday evening, EMS and other agencies responded to I -75 northbound between mile markers 296 and 297 due to possibly two accidents. The first vehicle, a truck,had struck the inside guard rail. The male driver was conscious and alert, complaining of back pain. The patient was transported to… Read more

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Operations resume today at Georgia Highlands after threat was received midday Monday.

Operations resume today at Georgia Highlands after threat was received midday Monday.

TUESDAY UPDATE Operations are expected to return to normal today at Georgia Highlands College’s Floyd County campus following a phone call received by campus officials concerning a bomb had been set there. The campus was closed and cleared just after midday as a search began by the bomb squad. The call came as GHC is… Read more

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Georgia Supreme Court upholds Polk County man’s murder conviction.

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Polk County man’s murder conviction.

From Georgia’s Supreme Court:  Curtis Todd Kuhn was tried and convicted of murder and related offenses in connection with the shooting death of his stepfather, Robert Donald “Don” May II. On appeal, Kuhn claims that the evidence was insufficient to support his convictions and that he was entitled to have his original trial judge preside over his motion for… Read more

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Separate accidents in Armuchee, Bartow County injure two on Sunday.

Separate accidents in Armuchee, Bartow County injure two on Sunday.

Two people were injured Sunday in separate accidents, one off Old Dalton Road in Armuchee and another off Mission Road and Robinson Loop in Bartow County. WRGA 98.7 FM reports a passenger in a Ford truck sustained a possible broken arm after the vehicle crashed into a wooden fence and overturned in the 1700 block… Read more

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