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Summerville woman faces additional charges for taking truck
An additional theft charge was filed against a current inmate at the Floyd County Jail Wednesday who was arrested initially on Dec. 4 for meth possession. Catherine Marie Reed, 44, 418 Foster Manning Road, stole a Chevrolet Tahoe and $500 worth of items from a victim’s house on Maple Road on Nov. 22
Stepson arrested after confrontation with stepdad
A stepson was cited after threatening to harm his stepfather on Wednesday afternoon, according to Summerville Police reports. Robert Blair, of Cleghorn Street, called police after his 19-year-old stepson, Jordan Lindley, threatened him.
Car Crash Results In Drug Arrest At House
Monday the city of Summerville was dispatched to a vehicle crash at the intersection of Northwest Congress Street and First Street. As officers investigated the crash, they learned that a man fled from one of the vehicles. Another passenger knew the man that fled and pointed them toward a house on L
Convicted Felon Arrested For Gun Possession
A convicted felon was arrested for possessing a rifle on Tuesday afternoon, according to Summerville Police reports. Austin Blake Akery allegedly fled from the Department of Community Supervision Officer Mark Fisher a few days prior and Detective Ty Hutchins knew there was a felony probation warrant
Summerville Man Jailed for Slapping Woman
Roger Wayne-Monroe Siffles, 20 of Summerville, was arrested in Rome this week after reports said he slapped his fiancé in the face with an open hand. Reports said that the incident occurred at the Fairbridge Inn on Martha Berry Blvd.
Car door crushed while man went bowling
Upon returning from a bowling trip Saturday night, a Chattooga County man discovered his car was struck while it was parked in the Ingles Shopping Center. Kelvin Myrick said he left his white 2007 Saturn Aura in the parking lot and carpooled to the bowling center. When he returned someone struck his
Area Arrests for Dec. 13
Editor's note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.
Rome man charged with aggravated assault
A Rome man was transferred from Clayton County Jail to Floyd County Jail because of an outstanding warrant stating he choked a woman in her home. Lawrence Harvers, 27, of 6 Blacks Bluff Road, had a warrant issued for his arrest on Monday regarding a Nov. 30 incident. Harvers grabbed the victim and s
Wilbanks Named Redmond Dispatcher Of The Year By Redmond EMS
Chattooga County 911 dispatcher Chris Wilbanks was named the 2018 dispatcher of the year by Redmond EMS for district four recently. Wilbanks has worked at 911 since July 2009.
Judge refuses to dismiss man’s claims of wrongful conviction in murder
A man who contends he was wrongly convicted of a South Georgia murder appeared to clear an important hurdle Wednesday when a judge declined to grant the state’s motion to dismiss his new claims.
Woman Punched In The Nose During Domestic Squabble
A Summerville woman was punched in the nose and it started bleeding during a domestic altercation last Thursday, according to police reports. Bridgette Barnes, of Allen Street, called for police after she was allegedly attacked at her house by 39-year-old Randy Green.
Police issue murder warrant for teenager in Tuesday night shooting
Authorities have issued a murder warrant for a Rome teenager for the Tuesday night murder of Richard Jermaine Boatner, 35, of 131 Dodd Blvd., at the Cottis Inn off Martha Berry Boulevard. Police are seeking Cody Deangelo Thompson, 18, of 154 Reservoir St.
Traffic Alert: Crash At Georgia Avenue and Commerce Street
Watch for a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of Hwy. 27 and Georgia Avenue in Summerville. Injuries are being reported. Watch for traffic delays in that area.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation identifies woman killed in officer-involved shooting
This story was updated Dec. 12, 2018, at 12:30 a.m. with more information. UPDATE: Tameka LaShay Simpson, 27, of Columbus, has been identified as the woman killed Tuesday in an officer-involved shooting in Calhoun, Georgia, according to a Georgia Bureau of Investigation news release.
Walker County Sheriff's deputies search for missing juvenile
WALKER COUNTY, Ga. - Authorities in Walker County are searching for a missing juvenile last seen Saturday. Malina Davis was last seen Dec. 9 around midnight at her home in Lafayette, Georgia. Deputies with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office believe she may be in the Rossville or the East Ridge area.
Officer shot, suspect killed in north Georgia shooting
CALHOUN, Ga. -- Police confirm an officer was shot and a suspect killed after a confrontation in north Georgia. The incident happened in Calhoun, Georgia - a city in Gordon County. The officer's injuries aren't believed to be life-threatening.
Chattooga County School System Is On A Three Hour Delay Tuesday
Chattooga System is on a three-hour delay tomorrow (Tuesday). “NWS has issued a winter weather advisory that icy spots and black ice may be encountered tonight and in the morning. Therefore, The Chattooga County School System will open three hours later than normal tomorrow Tuesday, December 11. Bus
Area Arrests for Dec. 12
Editor’s note: The Daily Citizen-News will upon request print a notice about anyone found not guilty of the charges listed in Area Arrests, or if the charges have been dropped. Call (706) 272-7723 and be prepared to provide documentation.
DOT Says Watch For Roadwork
SUMMERVILLE, Ga. – A Georgia DOT maintenance crew begins today its work on sealing the cracks on the surface of State Route (SR) 1/US 27 in Chattooga County. Work will proceed daily Wednesday through Friday between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m., weather permitting.
Woman shot and killed by Calhoun, Ga. police officers identified
GORDON COUNTY, Ga. — UPDATED:. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) releases updated information and identifies the woman who died during Tuesday's shooting. In a press release, the GBI says Calhoun Officer Jeremy Thompson helped a woman short on change make a purchase at the BP station on 312