The Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects who allegedly broke into a woman’s vehicle at a park and used her debit card to gain hundreds of dollars.
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After an elderly Rossville man and his daughter were arrested as part of a child molestation investigation last week, detectives say two other people have also been charged with trying to cover up the alleged abuse.
Complaints have been filed against three male juveniles — a 14-year-old and two 16-year-olds — for the spray painting vandalism at Cherokee Ridge Elementary School in Chickamauga, Walker County Sheriff Steve Wilson said.
A woman driving a red Ford Ranger ran off the road and into a power pole on Ringgold Road near Lake Howard Road in LaFayette, snapping the power pole in half, late Monday morning, Aug. 29. According to Georgia State Patrol Post 41, the woman was heading south on Ringgold Road when she lost control of her vehicle, veered off the road and into the power pole. She was alert when speaking to emergency responders and was transported to Parkridge Medical Center in East Ridge. GSP, Walker County Emergency Services, Walker County Sheriff's Department, and Puckett EMS responded to the scene. (Messenger photo/Josh O’Bryant)
Kerry Steven Skinner, 22, was arrested Aug. 8 and charged with felony pandering by compulsion after police say he used Facebook to meet two women — individually — and coerced them into posing for nude photos and sex.
The LaFayette Police Department and The Bank of LaFayette recently partnered with the Walker County Department of Family and Children Services to collect book bags, toiletries items, clothes and stuffed animals to donate to foster children within the county.
The city of Ringgold recognized its Police Officer of the Year during its Aug. 22 council meeting. Sgt. Anthony Gregory was honored as Police Officer of the Year for his out-standing on-the-job performance, as well as his continued commitment to the department. “He’s done a superb job and has shown true dedication to the police department and the city,” Police Chief Dan Bilbrey said of Gregory. “He was injured in the line of duty and kept attempting to come back to work even before he was medically cleared by doctors. He’s worked all three shifts during his time with us and has picked up more extra shifts than any other officer in our department.” From left: City council members Sara Clark, Randall Franks, Larry Black, Police Chief Dan Bilbrey, Officer of the Year Sgt. Anthony Gregory, Mayor Nick Millwood, and council members Terry Crawford and Jake Haynes. (Catoosa News photo/Adam Cook)
Two Catoosa County teenagers spent the weekend in jail after they allegedly forced their way into a residence, threatened two people inside, and fired shots toward the house while driving away, police say.