Category Archives: Crimewatch

Rome Police: Shots fired on/near East 15th Street Wednesday; no injuries and suspects are sought. Rome Schools: East Central, Anna K. Davie were put on ‘precautionary lock down’ per RCS decision.

Rome Police: Shots fired on/near East 15th Street Wednesday; no injuries and suspects are sought. Rome Schools: East Central, Anna K. Davie were put on ‘precautionary lock down’ per RCS decision.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   FROM ROME POLICE Here’s an update to reports of shots fired in the East 15th Street area Wednesday afternoon. “The shooter(s) fled the area on foot around 2 p.m. and their location/identity is unknown. The last known location was in the direction of Graham Homes. … Read more

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Crimewatch: Today’s reports from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails as well as Cartersville Police.

Crimewatch: Today’s reports from the Floyd, Bartow and Polk county jails as well as Cartersville Police.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. http://bit.ly/drminiyar About this report: We update this report around 5 each morning as well as at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. We also add the Bartow County Jail report between 5 and 6 a.m. weekday mornings and throughout the weekend. The Polk County Jail report usually is posted between 8… Read more

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Mark Wallace takes over as Floyd County Police Chief on Dec. 17.

Mark Wallace takes over as Floyd County Police Chief on Dec. 17.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar Mark Wallace will join us at 8:40 this morning on Hometown Headlines Radio Edition on WRGA 98.7 FM and online at wrga.streamon.fm Media release: At their Dec. 12 meeting, the Floyd County Board of Commissioners appointed Mark Wallace as the new Floyd County Chief of Police. … Read more

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A Grinch on the loose? Rome Police offer tips on keeping deliveries safe. Regional tourism panel has its own suggestions for local legislative delegation.

A Grinch on the loose? Rome Police offer tips on keeping deliveries safe. Regional tourism panel has its own suggestions for local legislative delegation.

From Rome Police: In the past several days, Rome and Floyd County residents have reported thefts of packages being delivered and left on porches. Please be aware that this time of year, there are those who will keep a vigilant watch for your hard earned Christmas gifts to be delivered and do their shopping from… Read more

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Bartow EMS: Driver swerves but still hits tractor trailer near White; man transported to Cartersville Medical Center. Unrelated accident injures another man.

Bartow EMS: Driver swerves but still hits tractor trailer near White; man transported to Cartersville Medical Center. Unrelated accident injures another man.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   From Bartow County Emergency Medical Service: Monday afternoon, EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 411 near Industrial Drive. A passenger vehicle swerved to miss a tractor trailer but was unable to move quickly enough. The passenger side of the vehicle struck the truck,… Read more

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Promotion day for Rome Police Department’s Pete Sailors.

Promotion day for Rome Police Department’s Pete Sailors.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar Rome Police Detective Pete Sailors has been promoted to the rank of sergeant. Pete began his career with Rome Police Department in March 2001. He started in the uniformed patrol division and was assigned as detective in January 2006. His career includes serving as back-up evidence… Read more

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No injuries reported in vehicle fire on the West Bypass this evening.

No injuries reported in vehicle fire on the West Bypass this evening.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   A burning vehicle sits on the side of the West Bypass Thursday evening. Firefighters remained on the scene as the vehicle burned just after 5 p.m. Floyd 911 reports no injuries from the incident. Read more

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Sad news from Adairsville: Police Chief Rick Townsend dies following battle with cancer. Updated with services.

Sad news from Adairsville: Police Chief Rick Townsend dies following battle with cancer. Updated with services.

  This update on Thursday from the Adairsville Police Department: “It is with great sadness that we are writing to advise that Rick Townsend, Chief of the Adairsville Police Department, passed away this morning at 1:25. Chief Townsend fought a great fight, but succumbed to his battle with cancer early this morning. He was a… Read more

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Adairsville Police: Suspect charged with burglary, first-degree arson following Tuesday morning fire.

Adairsville Police: Suspect charged with burglary, first-degree arson following Tuesday morning fire.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar Media release: On Tuesday at 10:27 a.m., officers with the Adairsville Police Department along with Bartow County Fire Department personnel responded to 105 Sparks St. in reference to a structure fire.  The 911 caller stated this was a vacant mobile home which was boarded up and… Read more

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Dramatic photos from accident, fire in West Rome on Tuesday.

Dramatic photos from accident, fire in West Rome on Tuesday.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   From WRGA: “A pick-up truck overshoots a turn at Burnett Ferry Road and Radio Springs Road Tuesday afternoon, leaving the roadway and running through a fence before landing on top of a high-pressure gas substation. According to the Rome Fire Department Battalion Chief Gene Proctor, the… Read more

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GBI: Two Dade County residents each face 13 felony counts after traffic stop leads to discovery of pipe bombs.

GBI: Two Dade County residents each face 13 felony counts after traffic stop leads to discovery of pipe bombs.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar AFTERNOON UPDATE GBI media release: On Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at approximately 7 p.m., a Georgia State Patrol trooper conducted a traffic stop on a Ford Ranger pickup truck at the Circle K store located on Highway 136, Main Street in Trenton. During the course of… Read more

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Man believed to be in his 20s dies in four-wheeler accident early Sunday in Bartow County.

Man believed to be in his 20s dies in four-wheeler accident early Sunday in Bartow County.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar   From Bartow County Emergency Medical Service: EMS responded to a four-wheeler accident at 1 a.m. on Hamilton Crossing Road near the intersection of Cassville Road. Upon arrival, the EMS crew found a male in his 20s with severe head trauma and no signs of life.… Read more

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Law Enforcement community comes together to honor Chief Bill Shiflett’s 43 years with Floyd County Police as he prepares for retirement

Law Enforcement community comes together to honor Chief Bill Shiflett’s 43 years with Floyd County Police as he prepares for retirement

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click http://bit.ly/drminiyar The local Law Enforcement community came together Saturday to honor Chief Bill Shiflett and his 43 years of service with the Floyd County Police Department as he prepares to retire Dec. 15   Says Floyd County Commissioner Scotty Hancock, “Floyd County is losing a great employee and… Read more

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