Recently, Sheriff Johnny Moats and the Polk County Sheriff’s Office launched a new sex offender registration and public notification website called OffenderWatch®. Polk County will now be part of a nationwide network of over 5,000 law enforcement agencies.
Polk County Police detectives are seeking help from the public in finding three men who got away with an undisclosed amount of merchandise and money from a Rockmart area convenience store Thursday night.
In an effort to try and cut down on the trash piling up in medians and along the side of the highways in Polk County, police are stepping up enforcement of litter laws on tractor trailers hauling garbage to the landfill.
The Haralson-Paulding Drug Task Force and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) announced the arrest of several people and seizure of more than 500 marijuana plants following helicopter overflights of seven different locations.