Ralph Timothy Whitmire

An Oakwood man was being held in the Floyd County Jail without bond Thursday night after allegedly violating a temporary protective order.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Ralph Timothy Whitmire, 59, of 4730 Mt. View Road, Oakwood, was stopped by police after driving erratically on the Cartersville Highway on Monday night. During the conversation with the officer, it came to the officer’s attention that Whitmire may have been texting someone.

Whitmire was cautioned against texting and driving, but after he was let go by police, he texted a woman seven more times that night, violating a temporary protective order.

Whitmire was arrested at the courthouse Thursday and charged with felony aggravated stalking.


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