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Two Homes and Trucks Set On Fire Monday

A Bartow County man is on the loose after allegedly setting two homes and trucks on fire. It all began at his own residence on Cedar Creek Road in Cartersville on Monday morning. His wife stated that she and her husband Randy Weaver had been in an argument over who owned their truck. During the [...]

By |March 7th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Two Homes and Trucks Set On Fire Monday

Several Bartow Residents Indicted for Opioid Distribution

Dr. Joseph L. Burton, a former county medical examiner and forensic pathologist, has been indicted along with seven other individuals by a federal grand jury on charges of illegal distribution of opioid painkillers and other drugs as part of Operation SCOPE (Strategically Combatting Opioids through Prosecution and Enforcement). Multiple individuals have also been arrested on [...]

By |March 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Several Bartow Residents Indicted for Opioid Distribution

Local Charged With Sexual Offenses

Houston David Bailey Bartow County deputies arrested Houston David Bailey of White and booked him into the jail on Wednesday afternoon for aggravated child molestation and two counts of child molestation. There is no further information at this time.

By |February 22nd, 2018|General|Comments Off on Local Charged With Sexual Offenses

Murder Conviction and Life Sentence Upheld

Herbert Eberhardt Drews The Supreme Court of Georgia announced on Monday that it has upheld the murder conviction and life prison sentence for Herbert Eberhardt Drews that was imposed in Bartow County on November 21st 2013. Drews was convicted of crimes related to the death of James David Ayers, who was a 70-year-old [...]

By |February 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Murder Conviction and Life Sentence Upheld

Acworth Man Charged With Aggravated Assault

Victor Hernandez Alcaraz Bartow County deputies were dispatched to a residence on Creek Trail in Acworth on Saturday morning in reference to a male striking another male with a tool. A deputy was informed that the suspect was leaving in a black vehicle towards Glade Road. The deputy located the vehicle and initiated [...]

By |February 19th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Acworth Man Charged With Aggravated Assault

Man Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

Bartow County EMS responded to North Gilmer Street near Johnson Street for a patient that was possibly hit by a car. The crew arrived to find out that a male had jumped from a moving car. He was assessed for injuries and requested EMS transport to a hospital. It is unconfirmed at this time whether [...]

By |February 18th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Man Injured During Vehicle Pursuit

Update on Kidnapping Arrest

Dustin Garret Cook We have more information about the arrest of Dustin Garret Cook of Cartersville on Sunday afternoon for kidnapping a minor. His ex-girlfriend stated that Cook took her son from Budgetel Inn on Carson Loop in Cartersville after informing Cook that the child would be spending the night with an uncle. [...]

By |February 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Update on Kidnapping Arrest

Chainsaw Accident in Taylorsville

Bartow County EMS and Fire responded to a location on Yellow Brick Road in Taylorsville in reference to a traumatic injury involving a chainsaw. Once crews arrived, the patient was treated and transported to Floyd Medical Center for further evaluation. We have no further information at this time.

By |February 15th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Chainsaw Accident in Taylorsville

Local Arrested for Kidnapping

Dustin Garret Cook Bartow County deputies arrested Dustin Garret Cook of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Sunday afternoon for kidnapping a minor. No other details have been released at this time.

By |February 12th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Local Arrested for Kidnapping

Adairsville Man Arrested For Forgery Offenses

Richard Howard Hicks Jr. Bartow County deputies were dispatched to Waffle House on Highway 20 in Cartersville early Tuesday morning after a man allegedly tried to pass a fake 100-dollar bill for payment. As deputies arrived, the man was trying to leave the parking lot in his car. Upon identifying the suspect as [...]

By |February 9th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Adairsville Man Arrested For Forgery Offenses