Police/Fire News

A Rome man who was the focus for sheriff’s deputies armed with an arrest warrant found himself in even more trouble after the officers arrived at his home.

A Polk County woman faces a felony entering auto charge after stealing a jacket from a vehicle on Chateau Drive.

A Rome man is jailed after a high speed chase that started after police tried to stop a motorist for a tail light violation has led to felony drug charges.

A Rome man was arrested Saturday morning at a gas station on Martha Berry Highway and charged with felony possession of meth as well as failing to appear.

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A Rome man violated his TPO when police say he went within 300 yards of the victim’s residence Friday night.

Rome firefighters were able to knock down flames at a residence in Garden Lakes quickly Friday afternoon, but not before the blaze caused moderate to extensive damages to the home.

Smoke rises from the attic as Rome Floyd firefighters enter a house on Plymouth Road in Garden Lakes on Friday afternoon. The residents were home when the fire started but were able to leave the house safely as it burned into the attic, according to Battalion Chief Clete Bonney. He said ther…

A traffic report at the police center said near 5 p.m. on Thursday an 18-year-old abruptly attempted to cross East Second Avenue and was struck by a car causing minor injuries.

A Rome woman was arrested on Looney Road and charged with multiple counts of drug possession and violating her parole.