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Thursday 10/23/2014
Floyd County Jail report, Oct. 23, 8 p.m.
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 9:14 pm

The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Police: Warrants issued in Maple St. robbery; 2nd suspect remains at large
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 12:41 am

Rome police have issued arrest warrants for one of the men they say robbed the One Stop Shop on Maple Street early Sunday and was shot by the clerk.

Floyd County Jail reports Oct. 23, 8 a.m.
Posted: October 23, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Man faces drug, weapon charges after altercation
Updated: October 24, 2014 - 12:25 am

A Rome man is being held on a parole violation after officers recovered marijuana and guns from his vehicle following an argument with a woman, according to Floyd County Jail and Rome police reports.

16-year-old killed in wreck; grief counselors will be at Model High School today
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 8:33 am

A Model High student killed in a single-vehicle wreck on Ward Mountain Road on Wednesday was remembered by school officials and his peers for his intelligence, love of bowling and lovable personality.

Report: Chattanooga man threatens deputy at FMC
Posted: October 23, 2014

A Chattanooga man accused of threatening a Floyd County Sheriff’s deputy in a local hospital parking lot was arrested Wednesday.

Homeless man accused of breaking into home 4 times
Posted: October 23, 2014

A homeless man already behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday was additionally charged with several counts of burglary.

Warrant: Rome man transferred car registration without permission
Posted: October 23, 2014

A Rome man was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday evening after he reportedly changed over a car’s registration without permission.

Wednesday 10/22/2014
12-year veteran Rome police officer resigns after allegations of faulty arrest
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:08 am

Floyd County prosecutors dismissed their case against a man held behind bars for six months after they discovered his booking photo didn’t match a video taken during an undercover drug buy, officials and Superior Court records state.

Floyd County Jail arrest report, Oct. 21, 8 p.m.
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Polk County man arrested in 31-county child pornography sting
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 8:40 am

A 20-year-old Polk County man was arrested today and has been charged under the computer pornography and child exploitation prevention act. Dwight Davis of Polk County was arrested as part of a 31 county multi-agency sting.

Stabbing call leads to marijuana grow bust in Gordon County
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 3:18 pm

A stabbing call led Gordon County authorities Tuesday night to discover an alleged marijuana growing operation.

Construction worker injured in fall from I-75 overpass
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 2:39 pm

A construction worker Wednesday was seriously injured when he fell 60 feet from a bridge overpass. He was inside an excavator during the fall, according to police scanner traffic

Police: Rome man kept Mercedes after he knew it was stolen
Posted: October 22, 2014

A Rome man remained in jail Wednesday after allegedly accepting a car from a man who told him it was stolen.

Report: Tunnel Hill man found using meth at Johns Mountain, also accused of littering
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:15 am

A Tunnel Hill man was released from jail late Wednesday on $7,800 bail after being charged with multiple offenses at Johns Mountain Wildlife Management Area.

Report: Woman stole and sold $33,000 worth of carpet from Hacks Carpet
Updated: October 23, 2014 - 1:16 am

A Cedar Bluff woman allegedly sold carpet from a local company and kept the money.

2 arrested for murder of Billy Ingram in Cherokee County, Ala.
Updated: October 22, 2014 - 2:06 pm

On Monday, October 20, at approximately 2:30 a.m., Cherokee County E-911 received a call reporting a shooting at a residence in the Farill community. Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, deputies, and Cedar Bluff police officers responded to the scene.

Floyd County Jail reports Oct. 22, 8 a.m.
Posted: October 22, 2014

The Floyd County Jail releases arrest reports twice a day - 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

Warrants: Kingston Man who set victim on fire arrested
Posted: October 22, 2014

A Kingston man is being held without bond after he allegedly set a man on fire and threatened to do more harm to him, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Report: Man tried to grab officer’s gun while trying to leave hospital
Posted: October 22, 2014

An Adairsville man was arrested Tuesday evening after he tried to leave a local hospital against staff orders and then tried to get an officer’s gun, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Tuesday 11/12/2013
1. UPDATE: Video released of Adairsville shootout
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 7:33 pm

Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
2. Sinkhole found under Cave Spring quadruplex
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 12:52 pm

CAVE SPRING — A large sinkhole under a Park Street apartment forced one tenant to find somewhere else to stay Tuesday night, said Cave Spring fire officials.

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