Deja Quinelle Heard A complainant told Bartow County deputies that his ex-girlfriend, 22-year-old Deja Quinelle Heard of White, showed up at his house on Burnt Hickory Road in Cartersville Sunday afternoon and an altercation ensued between Heard and his new girlfriend. Deja Heard was the woman whose 21st birthday celebration in the early morning hours [...]
On Tuesday April 23rd, formal charges were made on the juvenile suspect who called in threats to the Cartersville Elementary School on Thursday, April 18th. The juvenile, from Riverdale, was charged by Cartersville Police investigators with terroristic threats and disruption of public schools. This will be heard at the Bartow County Juvenile Court. The investigation [...]
Shedrick Antonio Bowens A woman went to the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office on April 16th and stated she was assaulted in her home on Stiles Court in Cartersville early that morning. She said her husband, 43-year-old Shedrick Antonio Bowens, told her to go to the bedroom so they could talk. When she refused, she said [...]
On April 18, 2019 a threatening anonymous call was recieved by school officials during school hours. All city schools where placed in a lockdown status, in an abundance of caution though no tangible threat exsisted. Within minutes, multiple agencies responded to each school and assisted with perimeter searches and observation duties ensuring the safest environment [...]
Kentrell Damon Bivens Sr. Bartow County deputies arrested Kentrell Bivens Senior of College Park and booked him into the jail on Tuesday afternoon for rape and warrants from October 8th 2008: two for child molestation and one for felony enticing a child for indecent purposes. There is no further information at this time.
Wes Dickey The Bartow County Board of Education has approved the certified employee transfer of Dr. Wes Dickey from Woodland High School to be the principal next year of South Central Middle School at their business meeting at their central office on Monday night. Superintendent Dr. Phillip Page stated that he was so excited that [...]
Two accidents occurred in two different sections of Joe Frank Harris Parkway in Cartersville at around 1:00 Monday afternoon. The most severe appears to be one that occurred in front of Terry Reid Hyundai between Zena Drive and Collins Drive. It involved entrapment and two air life helicopters. The helicopters landed in an area between [...]
The White City Council decided to close a portion of Richards Road during a meeting at City Hall Monday night. That portion is in between Old Tennessee Road and U.S. 411. The reason is the railroad crossing that has become problematic. Tune into our local newscasts throughout the day on Tuesday for more information.
Michael Brandon Elrod Bartow County deputies arrested Michael Brandon Elrod of Cartersville and booked him into the jail on Tuesday night for possession of one ounce or less of marijuana. Elrod had warrants from March 14th 2017 and February 26th 2019: three for child molestation, two for aggravated child molestation, and one for aggravated sexual [...]
Johnny Lee Rosser Bartow County deputies arrested Johnny Lee Rosser of Acworth and booked him into the jail on Tuesday morning on warrants from July 30th 2012: two for child molestation, one for aggravated child molestation, and two for felony enticing a child for indecent purposes.