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Accident in Emerson Causes Backup

Image taken from Lexie Hunt via Bartow County Road Conditions A box truck was involved in an accident on I-75 southbound near exit 283 in Emerson on Wednesday afternoon, scattering rolls of carpet across the Interstate. Bartow County EMS tended to one male patient with numerous trauma injures. He was taken to Kennestone [...]

By |February 22nd, 2017|General|Comments Off on Accident in Emerson Causes Backup

False Alarm Causes Evacuation in Cartersville

Cartersville Family Medical Associates on Joe Frank Harris Parkway was evacuated on Tuesday afternoon due to a reported gas leak. Bartow County Fire, Cartersville Fire, and Cartersville Gas responded to the scene. They quickly discovered that the building is not connected to gas whatsoever. The building was cleared as a precaution. The complainant had smelled [...]

By |February 21st, 2017|General|Comments Off on False Alarm Causes Evacuation in Cartersville

Fugitive With Bartow County Charges Arrested

Emery Tejada-Wandique (Photo: U.S. Marshals) A man wanted in Bartow County for armed robbery and firearms charges was arrested at a construction site in Carolina Beach North Carolina last week. U.S. Marshals arrested 33-year-old Emery Tejada-Wandique on Thursday afternoon. He was wanted for an incident which occurred at a residence on Griffin Road [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Fugitive With Bartow County Charges Arrested

Body Found in Lake Allatoona

A body found in Lake Allatoona on Sunday may be the missing victim from an accident that occurred earlier this month. A speedboat collision near Little River Marina off of Bells Ferry Road in Canton on February 2nd led to the confirmed death of 51-year-old James Mills of Taylorsville and the disappearance of 67-year-old Ronnie [...]

By |February 20th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Body Found in Lake Allatoona

Man Dies In Industrial Accident In Cartersville

Emergency Responders were dispatched to Monitor Manufacturing on West Avenue across from Euharlee Road in Cartersville Monday afternoon in reference to a serious industrial accident. The victim was 43-year-old Deon Eggleston of Cartersville, who eventually died. There has been no other information released, as we've been told that the incident is still under investigation. The [...]

By |February 14th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Man Dies In Industrial Accident In Cartersville

Local Man Killed in Paulding County

Jordan Holt A local man was killed in Paulding County on Wednesday night. Paulding County deputies responded to a 911 call in Dallas at around 7:12 in reference to a heated domestic dispute where shots were possibly fired. At the same time, another 911 call was placed by a different caller to Paulding [...]

By |February 10th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Man Killed in Paulding County

Elderly Man Missing From Cartersville

A Mattie’s Call has been issued to help locate a missing elderly man. Mac Emrol Dover was last seen at 1811 Highway 113 in Cartersville. He is a 74-year-old white male who is around six foot one and over 190 pounds with brown eyes and short gray hair. Dover has a large mole on the [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Elderly Man Missing From Cartersville

Local Sentenced for Child Porn

Erin Rafferty and Christopher Love Coosa Valley News reported that 42-year-old Christopher Love of Euharlee was sentenced to 22 years in a federal prison this week following his conviction of enticing a child to produce child pornography. Love, who pleaded guilty, will also receive ten years of supervised release. A BCSO investigator was [...]

By |February 9th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Local Sentenced for Child Porn

Criminal Activity In Kingston

The Bartow County Sheriff’s Office has received multiple telephone calls in regards to an active investigation in the Kingston area. According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a home invasion/armed robbery of an elderly female. The suspect fled from the scene in a black pickup truck and was spotted by [...]

By |February 8th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Criminal Activity In Kingston

Domestic Robbery in Cartersville

37-year-old Shamus Campbell of Rome forced open the door to a residence on Paige Street in Cartersville on Sunday night and allegedly pinned his ex-girlfriend against the wall with the door, struck her several times in the head with his fist, stole an Atlanta Falcons jersey she was wearing with a purse, and fled the [...]

By |February 6th, 2017|General|Comments Off on Domestic Robbery in Cartersville