More indictments handed down in Floyd County
Wednesday, December 5, 2018- 8:09 a.m. 
STAFF REPORTS
 
The grand jury has returned indictments for 33-year old Clifford Whatley for Aggravated Battery. 
 
In previous reports, Whatley is accused of attacking his girlfriend and nearly severing her arm with a machete at the Riverwood Apartment complex on W 13th Street back on August 22.
 
Whatley was held in a Texas county jail and has been extradited back to Floyd County to face the local charge.
 
Also, another Rome man was also handed indictments for a stabbing incident back in September. 
 
According recent indictments Brinnon D. Bannister has been indicted for Aggravated Assault. 
 
Previous reports state that Bannister stabbed the victim in the stomach, causing a laceration.
 
Banister had been charged with aggravated assault, battery, aggravated battery, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, possession of a knife during the commission of a crime, possession of less than an ounce of marijuana and possession of drug-related objects.
 
An Acworth woman is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another person in Acworth.
The Georgia Department of Transportation will continue work on SR 1/ US 27 in Chattooga County sealing cracks in the roadway.
40-year old James Kyle Clark is facing a long list of charges after police recover over two ounces of methamphetamine a quantity of marijuana, several unlawful pills, and an AK-style rifle.
A man arrested late last week is facing additional charges, a woman is charged with identity fraud and a man is charged with criminal damage to property.
One person was airlifted to the hospital following a three-vehicle wreck on Martha Berry Highway at around 7 a.m. Tuesday.
Eight Floyd County schools beat the odds in 2018, performing better than statistically expected on the College and Career Ready Performance Index.
Fortunately, the driver was unhurt.
No one was injured in a duplex fire at 4 Crossridge Drive behind Midway School in Silver Creek Monday morning.
Gas prices in Georgia have declined for the ninth consecutive week, for a total discount of 62 cents.
Two men are arrested for credit card fraud in separate incidents, a man is charged with criminal damage to property, another man allegedly fought officers, and police make several drug arrests.