Teen charged with seven counts of entering an auto

May 16, 2018--9:42 a.m.


A second suspect has been arrested in connection with automobile break-ins on Darlington Way, East 10th Street, and Eastridge Court.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 19-year old Jeffrey Austin Furmage of Wilkerson Road is charged with seven counts of entering an automobile.

He is also charged with possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime, criminal trespass, and possession of less than an ounce of marijuana.

Money, wallets, a smartwatch, a knife and two firearms were taken.

19-year old Tajai Quevonte Neal of Cedar Avenue was arrested last week in connection with the thefts that occurred on May 8, according to reports.


Report: Woman threatened to slap, kick officer

May 16, 2018--9:42 a.m.


A 63-year old Rome woman is facing a felony charge after allegedly threatening to slap a Rome Police Officer.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Pamela Teresa Campbell of Kines Road refused to leave a man’s residence on Mark Street.

Campbell also allegedly threatened to kick the officer in the mouth as he was trying to get her out of the patrol vehicle, which she refused to get out of.

When it appeared as though Campbell was going to follow through with the threat, the officer grabbed her by the ankle and shoulder and escorted her into the jail.

Campbell is charged with terroristic threats and acts, criminal trespass, public drunk, and simple assault.


Man charged with meth possession

May 16, 2018--9:42 a.m.


An Adairsville man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Tuesday, charged with possession of methamphetamine.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 33-year old Daniel Lamar Greene of Hensley Road was found with suspected meth in his right, front watch pocket.

Greene was arrested at a location on Knowles Court, according to the report.


Burglary suspect facing additional charge

May 16, 2018--9:42 a.m.


A man arrested last Friday for burglarizing the main house and an exterior building on Morrison Campground Road is facing an additional charge of 2nd-degree criminal damage to property.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Preston Wayne Dougherty of a Kingston Highway caused over $500 in property damage during the incident.

Dougherty remains jailed.

Two Summerville men are blaming each other for a Burglary that took place this past Wednesday in at a Summerville home.
Cecilia Ratke will spend her summer as an intern for the Smithsonian Institution in our nation's capital working as one of six Katzenberger Art History Interns
That is 1,102 more than voted early in the May 2014 Primary.
A woman was charged with terroristic threats and acts, and police make a couple of drug arrests Friday.
One person was killed in a three-vehicle wreck on Highway 61 at Covington Bridge Road in Fairmount.
One person was shot twice, once in the arm and once in the leg early Friday morning.
A number of Floyd County roads are flooded, trees down. No injuries reported. Flooding also reported in Bartow, Gordon counties.
A Rome man has been arrested as a suspect in the double shooting in Cartersville earlier this week.
Rome High School has made the decision to hold graduation at Barron Stadium. In case of rain, each student has been issued tickets.
The Peace Officer Memorial Service was held to recognize fallen officers from the Rome and Floyd County area. The ceremony coincides with National Police Week.