The CBE (community-based education) special needs class at Gilbert Elementary School raised $160 in donations for LaFayette Police Department’s Shop with a Cop program, which buys Christmas gifts for needy children. The class raised the money by making “Grateful Grams” and selling them for 50 cents each to students and teachers. Back row, from left: Gilbert Elementary principal Matt Harris, CBE teachers Charity Burnette and Amy Hall, students Brandon Blackman, Jack Hawkins, police sergeant Billy Mullis, police captain Stacey Meeks and police chief Bengie Clift. Front row: Chaggy Bradley, C.J. Green, Luke Knight, Madison Ruiz and Victoria Greddig. (Messenger photo/Josh O’Bryant)
· Between 5 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 13, a residential burglary occurred on Stewart Road in Tunnel Hill, in which nearly $500 worth of goods was stolen.
Here is the arrest report for the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department for Nov. 7-12, 2014.
Here is the arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 7-13, 2014.
Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 13-19, 2014.
A man said someone broke into his residence off Cloud Crest Drive in Rossville and stole $3,290 worth in items, mostly jewelry.
A man said someone stole his SUV from the parking lot of an auto parts store in Rossville, while he was inside the store.
A woman seriously injured Wednesday morning in an Interstate 75 crash near Resaca could be facing criminal charges.
A Ringgold man was arrested over the weekend for allegedly kidnapping two young boys and then threatening to kill one of the boys’ parents, police say.
Catoosa County firefighters were at it early Tuesday morning, Nov. 18, as crews battled a business fire at Mashburn Equipment on Frontage Road in Ringgold.
The driver of a Chevrolet Cavalier was traveling southbound on Ga. Highway 151 when the driver crossed over into the center lane and careened into a chicken truck, which closed the highway for over an hour on Sunday evening.
A woman said she was at the Dari-Dip on West Villanow Street in LaFayette when someone entered her unlocked silver 1994 Nissan Sentra and stole her pocketbook.
A pedestrian was hit Sunday while walking across U.S. Highway 27 in LaFayette.
A Walker County man will serve 30 years in prison for three crimes, including voluntary manslaughter for killing of a Rossville man in 2013.
A man said that when he returned home from jail he noticed someone had stolen his four-wheeler from across the street of his residence at Monroe Green Road in Trion.
Rick Honeycutt has given so much for the youth of Fort Oglethorpe.
A man said someone stole a homemade wishing well, as well as various tools, from his shed and vehicle at his residence off Shinbone Ridge in LaFayette.
A Calhoun woman was jailed Tuesday on accusations she stole money — a lot of money — from her former employer.
Here is the arrest report for the Walker County Sheriff’s Department for Nov. 6-12, 2014.
A north Georgia man, who police say stabbed another man in a drug robbery scheme, was apprehended Wednesday, Nov. 12, a week after the rest of the suspects involved had been arrested.
· Between Oct. 29 and Nov. 8, a residential burglary occurred in the 100 block of Leland Lane in Ringgold, in which more than $2,700 worth of jewelry and electronics was stolen.