Chattooga County, GA Crime & Safety

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Alabama Resident Arrested in Chattooga County for Damaging Fields

One Gaylesville Alabama mans intoxicated joy ride ended in handcuffs after he damaged crops in several different farmers fields this past weekend. On July 17th, Officers on patrol were dispatched to Price Bridge Road due to someone trespassing in some agricultural fields. When Deputies arrived on scene they observed several cars parked along the roadway with people standing around and a heated argument ensuing.
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Man arrested In Chattooga County after damaging several farm fields

(Via WEIS Radio) One Gaylesville Alabama man’s intoxicated joy ride ended in handcuffs after he damaged crops in several different farmers’ fields this past weekend. On July 17th, Officers on patrol were dispatched to Price Bridge Road due to someone trespassing in some agricultural fields. When Deputies arrived on the scene they observed several cars parked along the roadway with people standing around and a heated argument ensued.
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Arrest Made for Speeding/Suspended License/No Proof of Insurance

Speeding is never a good thing, but speeding with a suspended license and no insurance is a recipe for getting arrested, as one Chattooga County resident came to learn. While out on patrol on Sunday morning, Chattooga County Sheriffs Deputies passed a vehicle headed north on Highway 27, which was traveling in excess of 78 mph in a 55 mph zone.
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Summerville Police Searching for Stolen Truck

On July 12, 2021 a green 2003 Ford F-150 bearing GA tag# PYR8653 was stolen within the city limits of Summerville. Any information regarding the whereabouts of the vehicle or individual(s) responsible for the theft please contact the investigative division at the Summerville Police Department at (706) 859-0912 or contact the non emergency line at Chattooga County E911 at (706)857-3400.
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Two Arrests Made After Trespassing Call

A call of an individual trespassing lead to disorderly conduct arrests for two individuals, last week. Summerville Police Officers responded to a call of an individual, identified as Paul Jacob Laney of West Washington Street, who was trespassing on another property. Laney had already been issued a trespass warning for the address on Megginson Drive, when the resident, Delane Croy requested that he not come back to the property. Upon seeing the police, Laney attempted to flee along a creek bed, however he was found in the creek bed on Woodland Avenue and placed under arrest for Disorderly Conduct.
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Fatal Injury in Thursday Afternoon Wreck

The Georgia State Patrol has identified the man killed Thursday afternoon in a collision on Highway 27 South of LaFayette… he was 32 year old Jahari McCutchins of Chattooga County. A red Chevrolet Blazer traveling south in the right lane was struck in the rear by a silver GMC Yukon....
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Fatal Crash on Thursday Afternoon

A fatal crash involving multiple vehicles in South Walker County is under investigation by the Georgia State Patrol. One person was confirmed dead at the scene in the Thursday afternoon accident. It happened on Highway 27 near Midway Drive… that’s a straight stretch of the four-lane near the Walker-Chattooga County line.
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DUI Arrest Made by Summerville Police

The consumption of several Natural Lights while driving ended with a 20 year old man going to jail last weekend. According to reports from the Summerville Police Department, on Friday June 11th, Officers noticed a car traveling down Commerce Street that was swerving side to side in the lane. Officers initiated a traffic stop and when approaching the vehicle did notice the odor of alcohol. Officers then observed 3 open Natural Light cans in the cab of the vehicle.
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Report: Man who fled traffic stop in Rome arrested in Chattooga County

A Rome man was arrested after he fled from a traffic stop on Martha Berry Boulevard. According to Floyd County Jail records, 43-year old Terrance Jermaine Osborne refused verbal commands to exit his vehicle before taking off, eventually reaching speeds of more than 100 miles an hour. He ran the...
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Police: Rome man fled from traffic stop at speeds above 100 mph

A Rome man was arrested in Chattooga County after fleeing from a traffic stop late Wednesday on Martha Berry Highway, reports stated. Terrance Jermaine Osborne, 43, is charged with felony fleeing from law enforcement officers as well as several marijuana charges. He also faces numerous traffic violation including aggressive driving, driving on the wrong side of the roadway and reckless driving.
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Child Molestator Stabbed to Death at Hays State Prison

A thirty-four-year-old Hays State Prison inmate who was serving a sentence for molesting a thirteen-year-old girl was reportedly stabbed to death at Hays State Prison on Tuesday. The Summerville News reported yesterday that Chattooga County Coroner Earle Rainwater confirmed that Jorge Renberto Ventura was stabbed in the neck and back...
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Hays State Prison Inmate Stabbed to Death

An inmate at Hays State Prison in Chattooga County, Georgia – who had been serving a sentence for molesting a 13 year old girl – was stabbed to death earlier this week. According to reports County Coroner Earle Rainwater confirmed that Jorge Renberto Ventura was stabbed in the neck and back in his cell at around 7:00pm Tuesday. The Department of Corrections reportedly confirmed to the Summerville News there is an active investigation into the stabbing death, but did not identify any suspects. Ventura was accused of molesting the child after meeting her on Facebook.