The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDF to find the Friday, April 19, 2019 report.
CEDARTOWN - An underage alcohol sale compliance check was carried out by the Georgia Department of Revenue and the Cedartown Police Department on April 15, according to a release from city officials this afternoon.
The Polk County Jail releases arrest reports on weekday mornings. Click the attached PDFs to find the Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 and 11 reports included in this posting.
With every traffic stop and house visit, police officers and public safety officials run the risk of interacting with Fentanyl. The synthetic opioid is 80 to 100 times stronger than morphine, and while typically prescribed to ease the pain of cancer patients, it has seen increased illegal st…
Ever had a kink in the garden hose and get annoyed? Imagine that, but a house is burning down and the fire department can’t get water to the source of the flames.
CEDARTOWN - A vacant home on Shiloh Road that burned at the start of April is now the focus of an investigation by local and state authorities, according to a press release from the Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner’s Office.
Nearly $94,000 in renovations has been budgeted for the old section of the Polk County Jail, and if approved by the commission, that money would see 48 cells and 98 beds made available for future and present inmates.
The Cedartown Fire Department sometimes has a tough job on their hands that regular tools just won't handle. That's when they bring out the equipment that people commonly refer to as the Jaws of Life, but really are a larger set of tools used together in serious situations, like a bad car wr…
The Aragon Council is making sure the city’s officers have the gear they need to protect and serve, and while the approval of additional police cars was tabled, new rifles and outer vest carriers were approved for purchase in the meantime.
An Aragon man who wasn't far from home died in the emergency room at Kennestone Hospital during attempts to revive him, according to Polk County Coroner Tony Brazier.
The Polk County Drug Task Force charged Cedartown resident Daniel Lee Gladden with numerous drug offenses following an investigation and a follow-up search warrant in past days.
DeKalb County prosecutors began the first round of proceedings against the man accused of killing Cedartown-native Amberly Barnett earlier in the month, according to a report from AL.com.
A local business will have to find a new home and rebuild from scratch after fire gutted the Southern Dreams location on East Avenue just across the line of the Cedartown city limits on Friday afternoon.
Investigators believe an Alabama teen found dead March 8 was accidentally shot by a friend as they handled a loaded rifle, a sheriff’s office spokesman said.
The Aragon Police Department can now add several more drug arrests to the tally of individuals they’ve taken into custody on charges in a latest press release on incidents within the city limits.