Local investigators arrested four people on drug charges following an investigation and execution of a search warrant for illegal drugs in the Ringgold Community in northern Cherokee County in recent days.
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrested two Centre men on burgarly charges early this week. The arrests were made Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in connection with a residential burglary that occurred in mid-December in the Alexis community.
According to Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston, sheriff's deputies were dispatched a little after 9:00 a.m. today to the Gordon County Transportation Department building, located on Highway 53 East, to a report of a man breaking into the facility, causing damage.
Deputy sheriffs with the Gordon County Sheriff's Office responded Wednesday night, Dec. 21, shortly before 10 p.m., to a residence on Trimble Hollow Road on the south side of the county, in response to a report of a death.
UPDATE: According to Calhoun Police Chief Garry Moss, George Edward Daniel III was apprehended at approximately 4:30 p.m., without incident. He was taken to Gordon County Jail, where he will remain with bond proceedings pending.
CENTRE, Ala. (AP) — The search continued Thursday for a fifth person after a vehicle drove off a boat landing in northeastern Alabama on Tuesday night, killing four people, said Cherokee County Coroner Jeremy Deaton.
The Cartersville police have recovered a stolen patrol vehicle, but are still searching for the suspects in the theft, according to a release from Capt. Hubert Ledbetter of the Cartersville Police Department.
MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — A judge on Monday handed down a sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for a Georgia man convicted of murder by jurors who believed he had intentionally left his toddler son in a hot SUV to die.
The Dekalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit, on Tuesday, Nov. 22, arrested a Fort Payne woman on counterfeit money charges in addition to drug charges following execution of a search warrant this past summer.
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — The injured children were so young and frightened that many couldn't spell their names. Some couldn't remember their birthdays or their parents' names — just "Momma" when asked.
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes rose to record highs on Monday, led by big gains in energy companies as the price of crude oil moved sharply higher, which is positive news for the long-struggling energy sector.
On Nov. 15, the DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit stopped a vehicle on Highway 75 in Ider. During the search of the vehicle methamphetamine was found. As a result, Floyd Douglas Miles II, 30, of Henagar was arrested and charged with Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Miles had a 2 year old in the vehicle with him, Department of Human Resources was called to the scene, and the child was later relocated with family, according to a press release from Dekalb County Sheriff Jimmy Harris.
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A Georgia man whose toddler son died in a hot car was found guilty of murder charges Monday by a jury tasked with weighing a month of dueling testimony over whether the child's father left him to perish on purpose or made a fatal mistake.
ROBERTSDALE, Ala. – A state inmate who escaped from the Loxley Work Release Center on Wednesday, Nov. 9, has been recaptured. Demetricus Vashone Curry, 39, was taken into custody by Alabama Department of Corrections investigators at 11 p.m. Wednesday in Robertsdale.