Thursday, Feb. 13
What began as a traffic stop for running a red light ended after a multi-agency police chase that resulted in a long list of charges for a Powder Springs man.
A man who appeared to have passed out behind the steering wheel of his vehicle in the Wendy’s parking lot Friday night was arrested after police found cocaine, pills and a gun, according to Calhoun Police Department records.
A traffic stop for a tinted license plate cover led an Adairsville Police Department officer to find more than nine grams of marijuana in a vehicle, then more than a pound of the plant at a residence, along with suspected THC butter, oil and other related items.
At least $1,900 and possibility as much as $3,000 was taken during an armed robbery at the Dollar General on Oothcalooga Street this week, according to a Calhoun Police Department report.
A Gordon County man was arrested last week and charged with several crimes after investigators say he inappropriately touched and spoke to a minor on multiple occasions for more than year.
An airplane crash in Gordon County near Fairmount has resulted in the deaths of multiple people, though few details are currently available because of the remote location of the crash.
Murray County resident Eric Roberts said he just wants to know where his daughter is, regardless of the circumstances behind her disappearance.
Calhoun resident Bruce Borgersen said he considers himself blessed Thursday morning after a large tree fell on his East Belmont Drive home because he and his wife were unharmed and the damage doesn't seem too terrible.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Crime Laboratory has positively identified the body discovered on the evening of Sunday, Feb. 2, as that of Caleb Nathaniel Smith, 21, of 4673 Old Federal Road, Chatsworth, according to a press release from the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office.
Three Calhoun men were arrested on Saturday after a fight in the parking lot of the Calhoun Walmart ended when one of the individuals pulled out an “AR-15 style rifle,” according to a Calhoun Police Department report.
An Atlanta man accused of crashing into two brothers who had stopped along Interstate 75 has been indicted by a Cobb grand jury on counts of homicide by vehicle in the first degree and serious injury by vehicle.
ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp unveiled legislation Thursday aimed at toughening Georgia’s anti-gang laws by lengthening prison sentences, extending the reach of law enforcement agencies across county lines and adding the death penalty as an option for gang-related murder convictions.
The Gordon County Sheriff’s Office arrested four individuals, three of whom are from Whitfield County, on methamphetamine charges on Tuesday after a deputy noticed people acting suspiciously behind a gas station on U.S. 41 North.
The Gordon County Chamber of Commerce and its Drugs Don’t Work Committee have found a new way to fight drugs and drug abuse in the Calhoun-Gordon County community this year. Part of the funds typically put toward Red Ribbon Week were instead used to purchase vests for drug dogs working with …
Two people where arrested Monday on a slew of charges related to their possession of methamphetamine, digital scales and objects related to use of the drug, according to Gordon County Sheriff’s Office records.
Recently suspended Calhoun City Administrator Eddie Peterson registered a .224 on an alcohol breath test, according to the Calhoun Police Department report regarding Peterson’s recent DUI arrest. The legal limit in Georgia is .08.
The Calhoun City Council voted unanimously on Tuesday to suspend City Administrator Eddie Peterson for 30 days without pay after he was arrested by local police over the weekend and charged with DUI.
Calhoun Police Department officers arrested three people over the weekend in three separate incidents on methamphetamine and other drug charges.
The Calhoun City Council and Mayor Jimmy Palmer will have "a special emergency meeting and executive session to discuss a personnel matter of exigent circumstances timing" on Tuesday at 11:30 a.m., according to a notice from the assistant city administrator.
A Calhoun man already wanted on warrants was arrested on multiple charges after deputies say he held a woman against her will and then forced an armed standoff when they surrounded his home.
Kayla Brook Silvers, who had been reported missing as of Monday morning, has now been located and is safe, according to Gordon County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Robert Paris.
A traffic stop for speeding on Interstate 75 on Wednesday resulted in the arrests of three people on methamphetamine charges for Gordon County Sheriff’s Office deputies, including the arrest of one individual who was already wanted on warrants.
The Calhoun Police Department was awarded a 2020 Car Seat Mini-Grant from the Georgia Department of Public Health’s Injury Prevention Program, the local police department announced this week.
Game Warden Cpl. Shawn Elmore of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources said this week that there are a number of safety concerns related to illegal nighttime hunting after a trio of local individuals were arrested on charges related to trying to spotlight deer from a roadway.
The following indictments were handed down by a grand jury in Gordon County Superior Court on Monday, Jan. 6. This process formally charges the individual, but they remain innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Officers with the Calhoun Police Department arrested a woman Tuesday evening that was wanted for fleeing from the scene of a crash on Interstate 75 the day before, but not before a chase into the woods and a fight with police that resulted in her being tased.
The Calhoun Police Department arrested three men — one from Calhoun, one from Resaca and one from Dalton — on methamphetamine and other charges during three incidents between Friday and Sunday.
Sheriff Mitch Ralston formally recognized several deputies for bravery and outstanding service at the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office this week.
A Calhoun man who was already wanted for violating his probation on possession of methamphetamine charges was arrested Wednesday after Gordon County Sheriff’s Deputies found him with bags of the drug.
The Calhoun Police Department arrested a local man over the weekend on one count of child molestation, though Chief Tony Pyle said additional charges are pending.