Through investigations and intelligence, Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force identified Danny Kerdell Smith of Rossville as a distributor of methamphetamine in Northwest Georgia.
Akins, Robert, Dalton, failure to appear (misdemeanor)Ball, Robin, 4244 Ridge Road, Hartford, Tenn., violation probation (felony)Braden, Nicholas, 5404 Mulberry Street, Ooltewah, violation probation (felony)Conley, Patsy, disorderly conduct (housed for Fort Oglethorpe Police Department), vio…
♦ Venable, Joshua Devin, 37, 1009 Long Hollow Road, Rock Spring, driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense), window tint violation
Jerry Len Miller, 37, of 2548 Highland Avenue, Chattanooga arrested on a charge of driving while suspended.Trey Austin Parker, 18, of 1830 Fant Drive, Fort Oglethorpe arrested on a charge of burglary.Gavin Blake Vice, 18, of 78 Carrol Ct, Ringgold arrested on a charge of possession of mariju…
On Wednesday, Sept. 11, LaFayette Fire Services sent two of its firefighters to Workout Anytime, a fitness center in the city, to walk the number of flights of stairs that were in the World Trade Center.
♦ Wulff, Johnathan David, 47, PO Box 1355, LaFayette, failure to exercise due care when using cell phone or radio, driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense)
♦ Bassham, Joshua, 357 Sentry Station Drive, Rossville, possession of a Schedule I Controlled Substance, marijuana (possession of less than 1 oz.), violation parole
The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force has arrested 29 people on a variety of charges in Catoosa, Chattooga, Dade and Walker counties.
A Rossville woman was arrested in Catoosa County for allegedly stealing debit cards from a vehicle while out of jail on bond, police say.
A Rock Spring man is facing recuperation time and several criminal charges after he was hospitalized following a fight that occurred at his ex-girlfriend’s house in Rossville, police say.
Christopher Lee Smith, 19, of LaFayette, has been charged with a shooting Sunday morning, Sept. 8, at 201 Sequatchie Trail, north of LaFayette.
A 51-year-old Chattanooga man, John Brent Trammell, has been arrested and booked at the Walker County jail on charges of rape, aggravated sodomy, aggravated sexual battery, incest and exploitation of a disabled person, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.
Two Fort Oglethorpe police officers received special recognition in mid-August for their life-saving efforts in the line of duty earlier this year.
♦ Brycon William Hunter, 25, of 1819 Jenkins Road, Chattanooga arrested on charges of distracted driving and driving while license revoked.
James Thomas Silvers, 19, of 40 Lincoln Drive, Rossville arrested on charges of driving under the influence of drugs, driving while unlicensed and failure to obey traffic control device.Vivien Leigh Velazquez, 20, of 167 Lina Circle, Ringgold arrested on charges of driving while license susp…
Ballard, Galan, 704 Wooten Road, Ringgold, violation probation (misdemeanor)Barrett, Candida, 105 Park St., Chickamauga, possession of a Schedule IV Controlled Substance, theft by shoplifting (misdemeanor)Bates, Maggie, giving false name to law enforcement officer (misdemeanor), possession o…
Several pieces of lawn equipment were recently stolen from a residential garage on Creeks Jewel Drive in Ringgold, police say.
Catoosa County detectives are investigating theft cases involving two local churches; one in Rossville and the other in the Graysville area, police say.
On Monday, Aug. 26, the GBI arrested and charged Ringgold police officer Blake Ballew, 27, with aggravated sexual assault, violation of oath of office, and false imprisonment.
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department has identified a woman whose body was found in a ditch near Tunnel Hill on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Baker, Joshua, 2884 LaFayette Road, Apartment 2, Fort Oglethorpe, pedestrian under the influence *housed for Fort Oglethorpe Police Department*Baxter, Justin, 212 Doe Love Avenue, LaFayette, violation probation (misdemeanor)Beaver, James, 45 Edgewood Circle, Fort Oglethorpe, violation probat…
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department continues its death investigation of a woman whose body was found in a ditch near Tunnel Hill on Saturday, Aug. 17.
Allison Nicole Goldsmith, 40, of 49 Raintree Lane, Ringgold arrested on charges of possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, affixing tag to misrepresent, mirror requirements, possession of tools for the commission of a c…
The Catoosa County Fire Department will soon have a new vehicle in its fleet after county commissioners approved the purchase of a discounted fire engine during their Aug. 6 meeting.
♦ Bell, Gregory, 710 Moore Road, Chattanooga, Tenn., housed for Fort Oglethorpe Police Department, violation probation (misdemeanor), driving while license suspended or revoked
A man accused of stealing thousands of dollars from Catoosa County residents through an insurance scam is now in custody, police say.
A Rocky Face, Ga., man was arrested in Catoosa County after he allegedly threw a bag of drugs into a ditch while being pulled over by Ringgold law enforcement, police say.
In the second part of the Messenger’s 10-Part Q&A with Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson, the sheriff talks about burdens he faces as a sheriff as one of the conversation topics. In that part of the interview, concern about deputy shootings is discussed.
A Walker County sheriff’s deputy was shot during the patrol dispatch response to a Rossville domestic call on Sunday night, Aug 11, according to Sheriff Steve Wilson.
If you think all firefighters do is lounge around in air-conditioned settings, watching television while they wait on the opportunity to fly out of the fire station to a raging blaze, then think again.
The rap sheet on Walker County inmate Corey Chaz Warren rivals the Internal Revenue Services tax code, with the detective working the case stating that “this is an unusual case. It is out of the ordinary.”
Authorities are looking for a man who has allegedly stolen thousands of dollars from elderly residents through an insurance scam tied to a local funeral home, police say.
♦ Catheana Shaunte Britt, 41, of 221 Hill Crest Avenue, Fort Oglethorpe arrested on charges of distracted driving, driving while unlicensed and operation of vehicle without a valid tag.
More than $900 worth of tools and other property was stolen from a storage facility on Mack Smith Road in Fort Oglethorpe, police say.