Category Archives: Crimewatch

Bartow EMS: Student jumps from back door of a school bus, treated for ‘abrasions and lacerations.’

Bartow EMS: Student jumps from back door of a school bus, treated for ‘abrasions and lacerations.’

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. From Bartow County EMS: Thursday afternoon, EMS responded to the intersection of Porter Street and Red Comb Drive for injuries from a fall. Upon EMS arrival, the crew found the patient — a juvenile — conscious and alert. The patient jumped from the back door… Read more

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Closer look at $32,000 theft case at Shorter that included a student’s arrest — and possibly bogus ads found on a smartphone.

Closer look at $32,000 theft case at Shorter that included a student’s arrest — and possibly bogus ads found on a smartphone.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more.     Rome Police files are providing much more information about a Shorter University student accused of taking $32,000 in an elaborate scheme — perhaps in cooperation with two other men from the Marietta area. The suspect says it started with advertising he found… Read more

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Suspect arrested after early morning chase on I-75 in Bartow County involving Georgia State Patrol and Cartersville Police

Suspect arrested after early morning chase on I-75 in Bartow County involving Georgia State Patrol and Cartersville Police

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. Media release: On Monday, September 25, 2017 at approximately 12:58 a.m. on Interstate 75 South Bound near mile marker 289, units responded in reference to a tractor trailer fire. One of the responding officers was positioned next to their patrol vehicle, when a green Toyota… Read more

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Updated: One injured in major accident at U.S. 411 and Rome Bypass involving tractor-trailer and 3 vehicles.

Updated: One injured in major accident at U.S. 411 and Rome Bypass involving tractor-trailer and 3 vehicles.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. From WRGA: The morning commute turned into a mess on Highway 411 at the loop Monday following a wreck involving a tractor-trailer and three other vehicles. According to Trooper Lee Bowden with the Georgia State Patrol, the tractor-trailer was traveling westbound in the right-hand lane… Read more

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Rome-Floyd Fire Department launches website to raise funds for a Firefighters Memorial Plaza

Rome-Floyd Fire Department launches website to raise funds for a Firefighters Memorial Plaza

The Rome/Floyd Fire Department has plans to build a Firefighters Memorial Plaza to honor all firefighters, past and present, in recognition of the public service these men and women provide to protect our community. The City of Rome has donated a plot of land at the corner of East 6th Ave. and West 1st St. (in… Read more

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Cartersville Police: Theft suspect tries to flee as homeowner arrives but radiator overheats so he runs only to be arrested at home a bit later.

Cartersville Police: Theft suspect tries to flee as homeowner arrives but radiator overheats so he runs only to be arrested at home a bit later.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more.   From Cartersville Police: Early this morning, in the south zone of the city, Michael R. Brideau of 248 N. Erwin St. was arrested after a brief foot chase. The suspect allegedly backed his vehicle up to a resident’s trailer loaded with lawn equipment shortly… Read more

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Coroner: Investigation shows body found today was a suicide.

Coroner: Investigation shows body found today was a suicide.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. Floyd County Coroner Gene Proctor says an investigation into the body found off Cedar Avenue near East 20th today concludes it was a suicide victim — a 24-year-old male.     Read more

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Traffic flowing again on Ga. 20 after ‘multiple tractor trailer accident’ cleaned up. WRGA: Fog a factor; Carrollton driver cited; two Rome drivers OK.

Traffic flowing again on Ga. 20 after ‘multiple tractor trailer accident’ cleaned up. WRGA: Fog a factor; Carrollton driver cited; two Rome drivers OK.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. LATEST UPDATE Here’s the latest on the three-truck collision that shut down Ga. 20 Wednesday morning. WRGA reports that fog is believed to have played a role in a wreck. Jerome Poole with the Floyd County Police Department says a tractor-trailer driven by 56-year… Read more

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Sweep by Cartersville Police, Joint Drug Task Force ends with 16 arrests.

Sweep by Cartersville Police, Joint Drug Task Force ends with 16 arrests.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. Media release: Cartersville Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division, along with the Cartersville-Bartow Joint Drug Task Force, conducted a warrant sweep in multiple locations on Thursday. Firearms and drugs were safely taken off the streets. Below are individuals who were placed in custody to answer to their… Read more

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Calhoun Police: Man leaves ‘package’ with National Guard for President Trump; later charged with criminal trespass.

Calhoun Police: Man leaves ‘package’ with National Guard for President Trump; later charged with criminal trespass.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. Calhoun Police have charged a  Rossville resident in connection with a suspicious package left behind at the Calhoun National Guard Armory at 300 N. River St., according to Police Chief Garry Moss. On Friday at 7:15 a.m., a white male (later identified as Kenneth… Read more

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Body of truck driver from New Mexico found near his rig in Coosa today. Coroner: No obvious signs of foul play but body sent to GBI crime lab just in case.

Body of truck driver from New Mexico found near his rig in Coosa today. Coroner: No obvious signs of foul play but body sent to GBI crime lab just in case.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. The body of a 55-year-old truck driver was found face down beside his rig this morning in Coosa, according to Floyd County Medical Examiner Gene Proctor. Paul Duran of New Mexico has been identified as the man found at a service station in the… Read more

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Third suspect sought as two women, 19 and 20, jailed on charges of murdering Bartow County man, 74.

Third suspect sought as two women, 19 and 20, jailed on charges of murdering Bartow County man, 74.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more. Bartow County investigators are looking for a third suspect following the arrest of two women on charges of killing a 74-year-old last month. We’ll have continuing updates. Media release: The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has arrested two persons in connection with an ongoing murder… Read more

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Georgia Supreme Court upholds Willie Dublin Jr.’s murder conviction but sends case back to Floyd County to adjust sentencing error.

Georgia Supreme Court upholds Willie Dublin Jr.’s murder conviction but sends case back to Floyd County to adjust sentencing error.

This page sponsored by Dr. Miniyar’s Pediatrics. Please click for more.   Georgia’s Supreme Court has upheld Willie Lewis Dublin Jr.’s convictions for murder and other crimes in the Dec. 31, 2012, death of Terry Slack. However, justices are sending the case back to the trial court to fix a sentencing error. The trial court… Read more

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