Police/Fire

Shaun Conley Davault, 36, of 2426 Cloud Springs Road, Fort Oglethorpe arrested on charges of possession of schedule II drug, driving while under the influence of multiple substances, failure to maintain lane, striking a fixed object and open container.Barbara Jean Systad, 36, of 370 Julian R…

Wimpy, Elysia LaShay, 21, 3001 East 45th St., Chattanooga, Tenn., knowingly driving motor vehicle on suspended, canceled or revoked registration, no insurance, driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense)Smith, Becky Leona, 37, 218 Dietz Road, Ringgold, giving false name, addre…

Bruce, Brittany Nasha, 32, 911 Carline Road, Rossville, failure to appear (misdemeanor)Mitchell, Shirley Lee, 29, 460 Bowen Lane, Chickamauga, criminal trespass (trespassing on property)Hall, Sean Michael, 28, 156 Springvale Lane, Rock Spring, DUI alcohol, window tint violation, improper lan…

David Lee Farmer, 41, of 436 East Fork Lane, Crawford, TN arrested on a charge of violation of Georgia’s controlled substance act, possession of methamphetamine.Barbara Ann Wooden, 57, of 1600 Puryear Drive, Dalton arrested on an outstanding warrant.Rebecca Gayle Emerson, 44, of 25 Hickory C…

Hundreds of dollars worth of jewelry and other items were recently stolen during the burglary of a Catoosa County home on Stewart Road near Tiger Creek, police say.

Walker County Sheriff’s Office detectives have arrested 53-year-old Richard Z. Benitez of Rossville in connection with the recent thefts of 25 packages from the porches of Walker County homes, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.

Investigators have determined that 8-year-old Bentley Carter Robbins, whose body was found Oct. 3 in the woods near his residence at 147 Old Grand Center Road in Chickamauga, died because of internal bleeding on his brain after he fell and struck his head on a rock.

If you’re having trouble parting with your Christmas tree, here’s a fact to motivate you: Nearly one-third, or 29 percent, of U.S. home fires that begin with Christmas trees occurs in January.

Jeffrey Smith, 34, faces charges of felony reckless endangerment and driving on a suspended license following his involvement in a Dec. 11 crash in Chattanooga.

Alfonso Saemiento, 62, of 314 McBrien Road, Chattanooga arrested on charges of driving while unlicensed and failure to maintain single lane.Jerry Len Miller, 37, of 2548 Highland Avenue, Chattanooga arrested on a charge of driving while licensed suspended.James Earl Lewis, 43, of 327 Center …

LaFayette police now have a high-tech addition to their uniforms: body cameras.

A Rock Spring man, 41-year-old Robert Joseph Naillon, has been arrested and booked at the Walker County jail on one count of second-degree burglary, Sheriff Steve Wilson said.

Walker County Fire Rescue received a call Dec. 6 around 1:45 p.m. reporting a structure fire at a commercial/industrial building in Rock Spring near the new industrial park.

Dye, Courtney Brooke, 32, 344 South Jenkins Road, Chickamauga, driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense)Ramirez, Amillcar J., 20, 2416 Dodds Avenue, Chattanooga, Tenn., driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense), removing or affixing tag with intent to concea…

Songer, Samantha Ann, 42, 5011 Highway 151, LaFayette, theft by taking (misdemeanor)Wade, Joseph, 50, 3189 Martha Berry Highway, Summerville, hold for court onlyHunt, Robert Aaron, 46, 5 Georgia Avenue, Lyerly, hold for court onlyLynch, Danny Lamar, 39, 35 Larson Loop, Cartersville, hold for…

A man charged with stabbing a woman in the abdomen with a kitchen knife this past weekend is scheduled to appear today (Monday, Dec. 2) before a Walker County judge.

A Rossville man who reportedly stabbed a woman in the abdomen with a kitchen knife was expected Dec. 2 to appear in court.

♦ Gravely, William Joe, 79, 903 Daugherty St., LaFayette, open container violation, tail lights requirement, driving without license on person, fail to report accident resulting in injury or death, improper lane change or failure to maintain lane, DUI alcohol

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