Edward Culton has been arraigned on federal charges of conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, aiding and abetting the distribution of fentanyl, and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, which resulted in the death of an individual.
A Decatur man was rushed to the hospital Saturday evening after he was shot and drove to the Triangle Foods parking lot in Rockmart to wait for ambulances to take him to the hospital.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018 report. Note that due to the Labor Day holiday, arrests from Monday and the weekend are combined into the Tuesday report.
A Rockmart woman remains in jail after she was arrested over the weekend at a local elementary school and was found with drugs and a gun, according to police reports.
Update: Georgia Power crews remain on scene in the 5200 block of Rockmart Road to repair a pole damaged by a wreck between an 18-wheeler and a passenger car. However, the road is now been reopened.
Editor's note: in the print edition of this story, we made an error we didn't catch until this morning. Note that Rayburn was reported missing the weekend of Aug. 3 and 4. - KM
A trio of suspects from out of town were arrested and charged with a list of crimes after they held up the AT&T Store on Nathan Dean Parkway and attempted to get away, but not before the law caught up with them in Paulding County.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 report. Additionally, find the Friday, Aug. 10 report in today's attachment as well.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Monday, Aug. 9, 2018 report. Additionally, find the Friday, Aug. 3, 2018 report as well.
As part of his continuing education and training in the administration of law enforcement, Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome recently attended the 2018 Annual Summer Training conference sponsored by the Georgia Association of Chiefs of Police.
A Cedartown man will avoid the death penalty after pleading guilty in the murder of an infant, but he will spend the rest of his life behind bars without parole.
Arrests have been made and an investigation continues for the Polk County Police Department after allegations of sexual assault were made against two area teens.