♦ Byrd, Timothy Lewis, 49, 277 Lail Road, Chickamauga, Ga., no insurance, improper lane change/failure to maintain lane (x2), striking fixed object, driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense) (x2), driving under the influence of alcohol, hit and run/duty of driver to stop or …
ATLANTA - Gov. Brian Kemp is committing up to $2 million from the Governor’s Emergency Fund to the state Department of Public Safety’s Crime Suppression Unit.
On, Dec. 27, 2020, a park ranger on patrol contacted three adults loitering inside the park after hours. Two of the individuals were convicted felons. In the vehicle, the ranger found a handgun, drug paraphernalia, digital scales, baggies, a magnetic hidden compartment and almost 6 ounces of…
♦ Webb, Hayden Barbara, 24, 110 Robin Lane, Rossville, Ga., driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane change/failure to maintain lane, must give signal/insufficient use of turn signals, open container violation beer/ale/proter/stout/other similar beverages, starburst windshield/r…
♦ Samples, Frederick Lawayne, 53, 300 Clyde Byrd Road, LaFayette, Ga., driving under the influence of alcohol, improper lane change/failure to maintain lane, open container violation beer/ale/proter/stout/other similar beverages
Steven Lewis Whittaker, 61, of Rossville was convicted of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a knife while in the commission of a felony after a two-day trial in Walker County Superior Court.
The Ringgold Police Department has received a $20,000 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The grant, which will continue through September 2021, will help finance the cost of eight new laptop computers for the Department’s patrol cars.
♦ Hallman, Courtney Leann, 27, 877 Garrett’s Chapel Road, Chickamauga, Ga., improper lane change/failure to maintain lane, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, possession of methamphetamine, possession of hydrocodone
Building the Blue Bridge, in celebration of Police Appreciation Week, handed out 400 appreciation gift bags to five police and sheriff’s departments during the week of May 10-14.
Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk announced the addition of Bonnie, a therapy K-9 that began her tour of duty helping sworn and civilian employees manage the daily challenges of law enforcement that include stress and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
Catoosa County Deputy Nathan Miller escaped injury after encountering a convicted California felon who pulled a firearm during a traffic stop and led officers on a brief chase that ended with a serious car crash.
A man suspected of stalking a woman in a Catoosa County park was captured by Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office deputies after a vehicle and foot pursuit ended near Graysville Elementary School.
A 14-year-old male former Chattanooga Valley Middle School student is being held at a regional youth detention facility after being arrested and charged with possession of a firearm at Chattanooga Valley Middle School (CVMS) and Ridgeland High School (RHS) on Wednesday, April 28.
♦ Younce Sr., Tommy Derwin, 54, 911 Hurtt Drive, Chickamauga, Ga., probation violation (felony), view obstructed (windshield/other windows), improper lane change/failure to maintain lane, seat belts violation (adults), driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense), driving under…
♦ Shirley, Stephanie Ann, 47, of 6962 Highway 95, Rock Spring, Ga., arrested on charges of Theft by Shoplifting, Possession of Drug Related Objects, and Criminal Trespass.
The Georgia Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) recently donated two ballistic vests to the Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit District Attorney’s Office, which serves Catoosa, Walker, Chattooga and Dade counties.
♦ McClure, Robert, 45, of 152 Whittemore Street, Ringgold, arrested on charges of Possession of Marijuana less than one ounce and Public Drunk.
♦ Frady, Dakota Ray, 23, Caroline Drive, Rossville, Ga., probation violation (felony), possession of methamphetamine, drugs to be kept in original container; crossing the guard line with weapons, intoxicants or drugs
Catoosa County deputies are working with area law enforcement partners to locate 22-year-old David Matthew Faulkner, an inmate and trustee at the Catoosa County jail who walked away from a landscaping work detail on the jail property.
♦ Parks Jr., Charles Edward, 46, 1903 E. 31st St., Chattanooga, Tenn., possession of methamphetamine, improper lane change/failure to maintain lane, driving while license suspended or revoked (first offense)
Ellis, Brandon Lee, 24, of 421 Barnhardt Cir., Fort Oglethorpe, arrested on charges of Possession of Drug Related Objects, Possession of Marijuana less than one ounce, Consuming Alcoholic Beverage or Possessing Open Alcoholic Beverage Container While in Passenger Area of Motor Vehicle, Taill…
♦ Wilson, Stephanie Leann, 35, 174 Betsy Lane, Rossville, Ga., possession of methamphetamine, possession of amphetamine, possession and use of drug-related objects
A Walker County grand jury has indicted a LaFayette woman on charges of second-degree murder, involuntary manslaughter and cruelty to children in connection with the June 2020 death of her 22-month-old daughter.
♦ Lindsey, Melvin Caswell, 51, 100 W. 10th St., Chickamauga, Ga., no proof of insurance, improper lane change/failure to maintain lane, driving under the influence of drugs, loitering and prowling, public drunk
Catoosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators have filed felony charges against a 17-year-old Rossville man following a dispute involving several people that resulted in another man sustaining serious injuries from a moving vehicle.