Report: Man caused disruption at courthouse

August 16, 2018--10:00 a.m.


A 59-year old Rome man was arrested Wednesday after allegedly causing a disruption at the Floyd County Courthouse.

According to jail records, Calvin Lamar Prater of an Old Cave Spring Road address did not leave the courthouse when told to do so and fought with deputies.

He is charged with disorderly conduct, two counts of felony obstruction of officers and one count of misdemeanor criminal trespass.


Man charged with shoplifting and drug possession

August 16, 2018--10:00 a.m.


A Calhoun man initially arrested for shoplifting is facing additional charges after he was found with drugs at the Floyd County Jail.

According to jail records, 26-year old Joshua Wilson Crabtree took a pair of $140 boots from Tractor Supply on Highway 411 in Rome.

Police say he was also in possession of a firearm and methamphetamine at the time of his arrest.

Once at the jail, less than an ounce of marijuana was found in Crabtree’s left sock, according to the report.

He is charged with shoplifting, possession of meth, misdemeanor possession of marijuana, possession of drug-related objects, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and crossing the guard line at the jail with drugs.


Man arrested for being a fugitive from justice

August 16, 2018--10:00 a.m.


A Rockmart man is in the Floyd County Jail charged with being a fugitive from justice.

According to jail records, 35-year old Chad Matthew Robinson has an active warrant out of Alabama.

The report did not state the charges in the arrest warrant.


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