A recent probation check led to a drug arrest in Rossville after a man was found to be in possession of several drug-related items, police say.
Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson officiated the memorial service held for K9 officer Rocky on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m. at the county’s civic center.
A Chattanooga man recently had an aggressive outburst in the back seat of a Catoosa County patrol car after being arrested following a domestic dispute, police say.
♦ Maelan Myric High, 23, of 106 Windwood Way, Rome, GA arrested on charges of driving while license suspended, failure to maintain lane and outstanding warrant.
♦ Anderson, Stephen, 266 Castleview Drive, Ringgold, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession and use of drug related objects, probation violation, terroristic threats
The Walker County Sheriff’s Office continues to push forward in its death investigation into the unexplained passing of Britney Parker Cole, 31, Sheriff Steve Wilson said on July 15.
Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force Deputy Cmdr. Caine Railey said the recent quarter-million-dollar drug bust in Rossville was followed by a 20-gram meth-related bust on Saturday, July 6, and a 25-gram meth-related bust on Monday, July 8, in LaFayette.
A man and woman from Tennessee were recently arrested in Fort Oglethorpe after they led officers on a high-speed chase, police say.
The Walker County Sheriff’s Office K9 Rocky, a 6-year-old Belgian Malinois, died in a tragic incident Saturday evening, July 6, Sheriff Steve Wilson said.
The Georgia Department of Public Safety is reporting that during the holiday travel period between Tuesday, July 3, at 6 p.m. until midnight on Wednesday, July 4, there were a total of 118 people arrested in Georgia for driving under the influence.
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office is attempting to identify a person of interest in the case of a Tunnel Hill man who was found dead last week.
A Catoosa County woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly parked in the middle of the road and admitted to drug and alcohol use during a DUI stop, police say.
A local resident is down one window and missing a purse after having her vehicle broken into outside of a Rossville gymnastics studio, police say.
A 57-year-old Rossville man has been arrested and booked at the Walker County Detention Facility on three child sex abuse charges, according to Sheriff Steve Wilson.
Catoosa County detectives are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in Rossville in mid-June, but are having to do so with very few leads, officials say.
♦ Elizabeth Jeanette Schoate, 40, of 7005 Pinebrook Drive, Harrison arrested on charges of possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of schedule II meth, possession of tools for the commission of a crime and theft by shoplifting.
The drugs seized at a Rossville residence on June 28 had a potential street value of nearly $250,000, including nearly $200,000 worth of meth and $48,000 in heroin, says DeWayne Brown, commander of the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug Task Force, which spearheaded the drug bust.
A fire erupted at 2 a.m. at the Walker County landfill on Wednesday, June 26, according to Joe Legge of the commissioner's office.
♦ Candelario, Xavier, 21, 74 Yester Oaks Drive 43, LaFayette, obstructing or hindering persons making emergency phone calls, violate family violence order, cruelty to children (felony/battery/family violence act) x2, aggravated assault
The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office will participate in a month-long concentrated patrol effort throughout July focused on Georgia’s hands-free law.
Bobby Jay “B.J.” Cole, the Walker County man whose wife was found dead off a rural county road on June 18, turned himself in and was arrested Monday evening, June 24, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into the death of a LaFayette woman whose body was found off Old Mineral Springs Road in Walker County.
♦ Keith David Martin, 50, of 147 Inman Street, Ringgold, arrested on charges of pointing a gun/pistol at another and simple assault.
The body found off Old Mineral Springs Road in LaFayette Tuesday morning, June 18, has tentatively been identified as 31-year-old Britney Parker Cole of LaFayette, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said.
An unidentified body was found earlier today (Tuesday, June 18) about 115 feet off the roadway in the 2900 block of Old Mineral Springs Road, LaFayette, Georgia, according to Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson.
Several thousand dollars worth of property, including seven vehicles, was recently stolen from a Rossville car lot, police say.
♦ Steven Wayne Cook, 42, of 145 Chandler Lane, Chickamauga arrested on charges of driving while unlicensed and seatbelt violations.