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Gang Leader from Bartow County Convicted in Federal Court

A federal jury found Maurice Antonio Kent guilty of RICO Conspiracy, violent crime in aid of racketeering, discharging a firearm during the commission of those violent crimes, and possession of a firearm as a convicted felon. “The 135 Pirus gang is a violent criminal organization whose members committed a multitude...
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Innocent man killed as high-speed chase ends in Gordon County

BARTOW COUNTY, Ga - A man was arrested and an innocent was killed at the end of a high-speed chase in Gordon County. The Georgia State Patrol said the pursuit started in Bartow County and ended in Gordon County around 7 p.m. Tuesday. GSP troopers said Bartow County Sheriff's Office chased the driver of a Nissan truck, 33-year-old Joshua Eaker, north on Interstate 75 to the Calhoun exit.
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CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia plus fire reports brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash. Gordon sheriff honors Lindale woman who found lost Plainville child.

About this page: Updates from the Floyd County Jail three times a day: 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m The latest each day from the Bartow County Jail. Reports from the Polk County Jail (weekdays). Updates from Cartersville Police and Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services. Plus: Safety, crime-fighting tips.
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From Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services responds to a residential structure fire. On 05/19/2022, at approximately 4:07 p.m., BCFES responded to report of a residential structure fire at 15 Taff Rd SW. The report was called in by a bus driver, advised the porch of this residence was on fire. Once on scene units found a single-story residential structure with nothing showing and the fire was already out. The homeowner stated she was smoking on the porch, put her cigarette out in an ash tray, poured that into a bucket and went back inside. She came back out to find the bucket on fire and the fire spreading to the post and soffit above the area. The fire was extinguished prior to BCFES’s arrival. The female did have minor burns to one of her hands and melted plastic on her feet. She refused treatment or transport to the hospital. The structure received minor damage.
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Officers detail 90 deadly minutes in Gordon County: As Bartow deputies chase a drug suspect on I-75, the Chattanooga man blows by a fatal accident scene, is stopped minutes later but not before his truck slams into an ATV, killing a Calhoun man.

The following narrative is based on reports from the Georgia State Patrol, the Bartow County Sheriff’s Office, the Gordon County Sheriff’s Office, radio station WBHF and the Bartow County Jail. The suspect in the chase now faces seven counts including terroristic threats, drug trafficking and aggravated assault. It...
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CrimeWatch: Arrests in Northwest Georgia plus fire reports brought to you by Big Dan’s Car Wash. First Responders honored by Exchange Club.

About this page: Updates from the Floyd County Jail three times a day: 4 and 8 a.m., and 8 p.m The latest each day from the Bartow County Jail. Reports from the Polk County Jail (weekdays). Updates from Cartersville Police and Bartow County Fire and Emergency Services. Plus: Safety, crime-fighting tips.
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A high-speed chase originating in Bartow ends with fatality in Gordon County.

On Tuesday, May 17, 2022, at approximately 7:08 p.m., Bartow County Sheriff’s Deputies were pursuing a gray Nissan Titan along Highway 53 traveling east in Gordon County. According to Georgia State Patrol reports, a Bartow County Deputy utilized the PIT maneuver to end the pursuit. The Nissan Titan, driven by Joshua T. Eaker, began to rotate counterclockwise and traveled off the north edge of the roadway and into a ditch at a very high rate of speed. The Nissan Titan struck an ATV which was traveling west in the ditch. The ATV’s operator, 48-year-old Dustin Cody Thomas of Calhoun, was fatally injured. After striking Thomas, the Nissan Titan came to a final rest, partially blocking the highway’s westbound lane. Eaker was booked into the Bartow County Jail and charged with one count of felony assault. No Troopers or Deputies were injured during this crash.
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