Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston said in a press release authorities have arrested a man who was in the process of becoming a paid-per-call firefighter on a rape charge.
CEDARTOWN — A 67-year-old Cedartown man was killed Tuesday afternoon when the late-model pickup truck he was driving collided with a box truck.
It will be mid-March before any decision will be made regarding possible prosecution stemming from a probe into money reportedly taken off a deceased man at a death site.
Cops and firefighters in Polk County are being encouraged to stay away from doughnuts and head to the gym.
A Rockmart woman accused of having meth was arrested by Cave Spring police officers on Friday, according to jail records.
A Cedartown man was being held on probation violations Friday after he was found with prescription pills in his pocket, according to Floyd County Jail reports.
A rash of car break-ins has county police urging people to lock their doors after parking their vehicles.
Those trying to travel on Highway 100 heading toward Cave Spring should consider another route for the time being as emergency officials and Georgia Power work to clear a wreck about a quarter mile from the turn onto Prior Station Road.
CEDARTOWN — Five young Polk County adults were in jail without bond Thursday, accused of shooting out the window of a moving vehicle and causing thousands of dollars worth of damage to businesses in downtown Cedartown.
Polk County is no stranger to the effects of natural disasters, which is why Emergency Management officials are asking resident to participate in an upcoming preparedness week.
Chief Todd Queen, Rockmart Fire Department, views 2014 as an eventful year and predicts 2015 will be busy.
Police are looking for a man who hangs around the Portland Circle area to question him about a recent burglary.
Law enforcement in Polk County said there may be racist cops somewhere, but not here.
Cedartown Fire Chief Darrell Stephens wants residents to be wary of phone calls coming in about scammers offering checks of smoke detectors.
A drug company reported several pieces of equipment stolen, according to county police department reports.
Burglars stole $22,000 in cash and a vehicle from a man’s home while he was in the hospital, according to reports.
Firefighters wrapped up their work on the scene of a destroyed outbuilding on Sawmill Road following a call to the area behind Waste Industries on Highway 27 south of Cedartown.
A Cedartown business reported a break in, but nothing was taken, according to reports.
Appliances belonging to county employees were among the items stolen from the Polk County Convenience Center south of Cedartown, according to police reports.
Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston says his office is probing the theft of a “significant amount of funds” from a local government.
A contractor reported an expensive front door stolen on a home he was building, according to Polk County Police Department reports.