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Saturday 01/31/2015
2 arrested on drug charges
Updated: February 01, 2015 - 1:42 am

A couple of teenagers were arrested on felony drug charges after a traffic stop on Riverside Parkway in Rome Friday night.

Final robbery suspect pleads guilty in April 10 holdup
Posted: January 31, 2015

The last of four people accused of robbing a man with a BB pistol at a Rome motel pleaded guilty Friday and was sentenced to three years in prison.

Jail report for Saturday January 31, 8 a.m.
Updated: January 31, 2015 - 8:32 am

The Floyd County jail issues intake reports twice a day, at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.  This is your report for Saturday morning January 31 at 8 a.m.

Indictments handed up for molestation, child cruelty
Posted: January 31, 2015

Floyd County grand jurors indicted three people Friday on unrelated molestation and child cruelty charges, Superior Court records state.

Travel trailer lost in fire on Fosters Mill Road
Posted: January 31, 2015

A loud boom alerted a homeowner and his family of a fire Friday afternoon that started in a travel trailer and caused heat and fire damage to a nearby garage.

Report: Drugs, firearms found at man’s Maple Avenue home
Posted: January 31, 2015

A Rome man was released from jail on Friday after officers discovered suspected marijuana and prescription pills at his residence, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Rome man charged with felony possession of methamphetamine
Posted: January 31, 2015

A Rome man is charged with felony possession of methamphetamine following the execution of a search warrant, according to Floyd County Jail reports.

Friday 01/30/2015
Floyd County Jail report, 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30
Posted: January 30, 2015

The Floyd County Jail issues arrest reports twice daily, at 8 p.m. and 8 a.m.

Prospective Gordon County firefighter arrested on rape charge
Posted: January 30, 2015

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.

City clerk arrested in Ranger theft case
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 2:14 pm

Gordon County Sheriff Mitch Ralston says authorities have arrested the city clerk of Ranger in connection with the theft of Special Purpose Local Option Sales tax funds.

Fire officials may never know cause of fatal blaze
Posted: January 30, 2015

Fire officials say they may never know what caused a blaze earlier this month that claimed the life of an elderly woman on Abrams Road.

'Charged as an adult' is explained as teen is processed in shooting death
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 11:34 am

A 16-year-old charged with most crimes in Georgia would move through a justice system separate from adults, typically facing not more than five years in prison if convicted.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 30, 8 a.m.
Posted: January 30, 2015

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

Man accused during traffic stop of driving stolen car
Posted: January 30, 2015

A Rome man accused of driving a stolen vehicle was arrested by Rome police officers on Thursday.

Thursday 01/29/2015
Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 29, 8 p.m.
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 9:01 pm

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

Motorcyclist sent to hospital after Hicks Drive wreck
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 12:24 am

A motorcyclist who was hurt in a collision on Hicks Drive on Thursday morning was released from the hospital later that day.

Man accused of stealing gun, TV from Lee Avenue home
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 12:17 am

A Rome man accused of breaking into a Lee Avenue home earlier this month remained in jail Thursday under $7,900 in bond, Floyd County Jail reports state.

Floyd County Jail reports Jan. 29, 8 a.m.
Posted: January 29, 2015

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

16-year-old charged in street shooting death of Cornelius Driver Jr.; police seeking witnesses
Updated: January 30, 2015 - 1:23 am

A 16-year-old was charged with murder Wednesday in the death of a Rome man gunned down in South Rome earlier this week, according to Rome police officials.

LaFayette man charged with burglary, stalking
Updated: January 29, 2015 - 9:40 am

A LaFayette man accused of burglarizing a Clervue Circle home last year was behind bars at the Floyd County Jail on Wednesday.

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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