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Toddler found dead in Cartersville; police investigating

CARTERSVILLE, Ga. -- Police in Cartersville are investigating after learning of a small child's death early Monday morning. Officers arrived at the 300 block of Old Mill Road around 6:50 a.m. after a call of a cardiac arrest. There they found an unresponsive 2-year-old girl. The child was later conf

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-19 16:29:00

Five People Injured In Single Vehicle Accident North Of Cedar Bluff

A total of five people were injured in an accident on Margaret Ingram Road just off of Highway 9 North of Cedar Bluff on Sunday afternoon. Two of the five occupants were ejected from the vehicle, both were taken from the scene to a nearby field where two medical transport helicopters were awaiting t

WEISRADIO.COM - 2018-03-19 03:51:33

2 facing meth possession charges

Two Rome men were in jail without bond Sunday night after they were arrested and charged with felony possession of methamphetamine. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Matthew Cleveland Stapleton, 28, of 103 Juniper Way, and Garrett Todd Christian, 26, of 414 Terhune Road, were found by police a

NORTHWESTGEORGIANEWS.COM - 2018-03-18 22:07:00

Child Found Dead Inside Cartersville Apartment

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Cartersville police detectives are investigating the death of a child at an apartment complex. Officers were dispatched to a call of a child in cardiac arrest around 6:50 a.m. Monday at Hannah Apartments, which are located at 390 Old Mill Road. Cartersville police arrived with med

PATCH - 2018-03-19 13:42:24

Cartersville Police Investigating Death of 2-year-old Girl

At 6:50 Monday morning officers with the Cartersville Police Department responded to a possible juvenile in cardiac arrest at 390 Old Mill Road. Upon arrival, along with medical personnel, officers observed a nonresponsive female juvenile approximately two years of age inside the residence. At that

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 16:03:42

Fairmount Man Arrested for Stealing Truck from Silver Creek

Robert Anthony Norry Jr., 40 of Fairmount, was jailed this week in Rome after he allegedly stole a Calhoun man's truck from the Silver Creek Mini Mart on Feb. 27 and driving it to Piedmont, Alabama. Piedmont authorities recovered the truck the next morning. Norry is charged with theft by taking a mo

COOSAVALLEYNEWS.COM - 2018-03-19 01:08:23

Tallapoosa EMA, National Weather Service warns residents of potential severe weather

Tallapoosa County Emergency Management Agency Director Jason Moran has updated the timing of today's threat of severe weather. In addition to a dense fog advisory which is in place until 9 a.m. Monday, severe weather is now expected later in the day and into the evening not only in Central Alabama,

DADEVILLE RECORD - 2018-03-19 06:12:54

Lindale Teen Arrested for Battering Mother

Courtney Elizabeth Alexis Shelp, 19 of Lindale, was arrested this week after police said she attacked her 38 year-old mother at her home. Reports said that Shelp shoved her mother to the ground, which resulted in an injury to her left arm. Police added that Shelp also violated a protective order tha


Funeral set for airport worker whose body was found in the Yellow River

It's been two weeks since a missing airport worker turned up dead in the Yellow River. A boater found Shanequa Sullivan, 23, tangled in some branches by the shore. On Sunday, the family will lay her to rest. Sullivan's grandmother saw her six weeks ago, but the funeral will not bring her closure bec

WXIA 11 ALIVE - 2018-03-18 05:08:00

Plainville woman arrested for meth trafficking

According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, on Thursday afternoon,March 15, Sheriff's detectives received a confidential tip that a Plainville woman was engaged in trafficking methamphetamine. Acting swiftly, detectives conducted a search of the home of Mary Louise Elmore, age 49, at 302 Brick


Cartersville Rite-Aid Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

CARTERSVILLE, GA - Two men have been arrested in connection with the February armed robbery of a Rite Aid pharmacy in Cartersville. The two suspects, identified as Indiana residents Rakim Coleman and David Yeakey, were arrested with the help of the FBI, the Cartersville Police Department said Friday


Silver Creek Man Charged with Child Molestation

David Lous Lay, 54 of Silver Creek, was arrested this week after police said he arranged a meeting with who was thought was a 14 year-old child so that they could perform oral sex on him. Reports said he used an electronic device to arrange the meeting with the supposed child. Lay is charged with ag


Sex sting yields another arrest

Another Rome man has been charged with criminal attempt to commit child molestation in a sting operation by the Floyd County Police Department with other state and national agencies. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Hershell Kyle Pirkle, 29, of 78 Wade St. was arrested late Thursday night aft


Rome Couple Arrested After Fighting in front of Child

Michael Dykes, 39, and Haley Laray Dykes, 32, both of Rome, were arrested this week after police said they got into a physical altercation in front of a small child. Reports said that Michael grabbed Haley and attempted to carry her out of the home. Reports added that Haley struck Michael in the fac


Rome City Schools Special Needs Bus Driver and Monitor Arrested

A Rome City Schools special needs school bus driver and a monitor, Joseph Michael Nicholson, 31 of Rome, and 55 year-old Sophia Spivey Buffington, were arrested this week after an altercation while driving. Reports said that Nicholson, the driver, raised his voice while making threatening comments t


Georgia mom says man tried to abduct her children from bus stop

A Polk County mother said her children were nearly abducted after a man ran onto her porch while they were waiting for their school bus. Heather Pomponi's children were standing outside their Rockmart home Thursday morning when the man ran toward them with his arms spread open, Channel 2 Action New


Woman threatens to blow up Department of Driver Services office, police say

A woman was arrested after an explosive outburst at a Georgia Department of Driver Services office in Cobb County, according to a warrant. "If I had a bomb," the warrant alleges Polly Barfield said, "I'd blow this place up." Barfield, 53, told Channel 2 Action News her children were present and she


Lindale Man Arrested After Threatening to Kill Woman

Steven Joseph Branton, 32 of Lindale, was jailed this week after police said he threatened to kill a woman at a home on Hillside Drive. Reports said that the woman fled the home in fear of her life. Steven Joseph Branton, 32 of Lindale, was jailed this week after police said he threatened to kill a


Another RICO suspect jailed in Rome

Floyd County Police have nabbed another suspect in the ongoing Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organization investigation that spans several counties across North Georgia. According to Floyd County Jail reports: Cavario Andicus Major, 26, of 1363 Bridge Ave., Atlanta, was picked up from the Fult


Rome Teen Charged with Stealing a Car

Jeffery Dakota Perry, 19 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he stole a vehicle from a home on Turner Road. Reports said that Perry allegedly verbally admitted to breaking into the vehicle in order to take it without the owner's permission. He also allegedly said he drove it to Alabama