Police/Fire News

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer

A man who wrecked his race car on Short Horn Road was in critical condition at Floyd Medical Center Saturday afternoon, following hours of emergency operations which carried on into Friday night, according to hospital spokesman Dan Bevels.

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer

A Rome man remained in jail without bond Saturday after being accused of causing around $500 in damages to a Kerce Road home while trying to steal a Whirlpool refrigerator valued at $1,200.

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer
  • Updated

A 51-year-old registered sex offender was arrested Friday night after being accused of passing a note detailing sexual acts to a teenage male.

An employee of Scott Logistics reported Thursday the company was scammed out of more than $1,000 by a man calling himself “Mike Chill” and claiming to be a representative of a trucking company they do business with.

  • Spencer Lahr, staff writer
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Floyd County police were called out to a Boyd Road home earlier this week to investigate the case of a missing miniature pot belly piglet, which the owner says was taken by her neighbors who had been “giving her problems” for the last several months.

A Lindale man is charged with felony identity fraud using a check rout-ing number of a Colorado maintenance firm to make a $103 purchase, reports stated.

A Floyd County man is charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute following a traffic stop.

A Douglasville man, who is a convicted felon, faces weapons charges after he was stopped in Floyd County after being caught driving in excess of 130 miles per hour, reports stated.

  • Doug Walker, associate editor
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A Cave Spring man has been jailed on two felony counts of aggravated assault following an incident at a home on Buttermilk Road outside of Cave Spring.

An Alabama man who was pronounced dead on the scene of a wreck east of Rome Saturday morning, was apparently running late for work in Cartersville when he lost control of his truck on U.S. 411, flipped several times and was ejected from the vehicle.