Police/Fire News

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer

A Rome man was in jail without bond Saturday night after being accused of being in possession of a stolen vehicle that had 10 Xanax pills and two bags of methamphetamine inside.

  • Doug Walker, associate editor

Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force investigators searched a home in Lindale leading to the recovery of methamphetamine and marijuana and resulted in one arrest.

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer
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Floyd County police are looking into an A1 Food & Beverage clerk’s claims that he recognized the voice of a man who was part of a duo who attempted an armed robbery at the convenience store earlier this week, said investigator John Overstreet.

Rome-Floyd County firefighters exstinguish a vehicle fire in the parking lot of 424 Shorter Ave., near Alto Plaza, Friday morning, Jan. 19, 2018, around 7:50 a.m. No one was injured in the fire. According to Rome police, the driver was driving down Shorter Avenue when someone yelled to her t…

  • Doug Walker, associate editor
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A Silver Creek man fled from county police early Thursday morning and faces at least nine charges, including a felony for fleeing or attempting to elude police.

A two-vehicle wreck that occurred at about 4:30 p.m. Thursday caused a Kia Sportage SUV to overturn. According to Rome City Police, a green Chevrolet pick-up truck was attempting to make a left turn from the southbound lane of Maple Road onto the ramp to U.S. 27 North and was struck by the K…

A Rome man was in jail without bond Wednesday night after being accused of choking a woman and punching her in the nose in front of a 3-month-old child.

A Rome man was in jail without bond Wednesday night after being accused of reporting a shooting that didn’t happen and then resisting officers trying to place him under arrest on a probation warrant.

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Rome police are attempting to establish the identity of a man who took two money bags containing a total of $1,372 off the counter at Calhoun Mart while the clerk was in the restroom.

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A Shorter Avenue residence was burglarized over the weekend, with $15,000 a man and his wife had been saving for a down payment on a home being taken along with other items.

A Rome woman was in jail without bond Wednesday night after being accused of attempting to steal items valued at total of $791.35 from Sam’s Club Tuesday afternoon.

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A homeless woman was in jail without bond Tuesday night after being accused of using a woman’s Walmart card and opening up other credit cards with another’s information.

  • Doug Walker, associate editor

Cave Spring Police have charged a Floyd County man with felony terroristic threats and acts following an incident on Perry Farm Road in Cave Spring on Monday.

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Rome police are search for a handgun that was stolen from a truck while the owner was in a local medical facility Monday afternoon.

  • Diane Wagner, staff writer
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A Cave Spring woman and a Lindale man were in jail without bond on drug charges Sunday after they were stopped for a traffic violation on McGrady Road.

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A Cartersville woman remained in jail without bond Saturday after being accused of driving a stolen vehicle and having two bags of methamphetamine and 10 xanax pills inside.

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer
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An apartment at 6A Oakcrest Trail was reportedly shot up during a Thursday night home invasion and the Floyd County Police Department is looking for anyone who may be able to provide more information.