Summerville, GA Crime & Safety

Rome Man Jailed for Attempting to Murder Child

Timothy Rayshaun Searcy, 33 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he attempted to murder a child. Reports stated that Searcy grabbed the child by the throat and “strangled him to the point that he could no longer breath”. The victim was also left with visible injuries to...
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Lindale Man Charged in Vicious Attack

Derek LC Reynolds ,32 of Lindale, was arrested this week after reports said he attacked another person in a home in which he had previously been evicted from. Police said that after entering the home, Reynolds began to yell obscenities toward the victim. It was at one point in the verbal altercation Reynolds shoved the victim into a small room. The victim then proceeded to grab Reynolds in an effort to prevent him from being attacked further. However, while on the ground Reynolds began to hit the victim in the head.
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Monkey business on Martha Berry Boulevard

It had been one of those nights when nothing had been happening on Beat One. It was all going on over on Beat Two. Then dispatch gave us a call to a motel on Martha Berry Boulevard. We were told to be on the lookout for a woman with a ball bat chasing a naked girl down the street.

Police asking people to check their storage units after burglary arrest

Floyd County police are asking that people check their storage units, especially in the Armuchee area, after a man was arrested on burglary charges. While serving a warrant Thursday, police found 24-year-old Juston Daryl Pope around 50’ high in a pine tree behind his home on Old Summerville Road. He’d...

Centre, Alabama Man Killed In Tractor-Trailer Accident

A two-vehicle crash in DeKalb County, Alabama on Monday of this week has claimed the life of a Centre man. James Darold Lindsey, 62, was fatally injured when the 2014 Volvo tractor-trailer he was driving was struck by a 2013 Mack tractor-trailer that crossed the center-line. As a result, the Volvo left the roadway and struck a guardrail.

Vandals hit Dalton soccer field

Police are investigating vandalism at a soccer field in Dalton sometime between Tuesday night and early Wednesday. The city said the nets on the soccer goals at Lakeshore Park were cut out. Dalton is a soccer town, so this damage was disrespectful to many. "A lot of our kids are...

Fire Reported At KTH In Leesburg Early Friday Morning

Centre Fire Chief Jeremy Lee said that firefighters responded to the KTH Plant early Friday morning after it was reported that an air conditioning unit was on fire inside the building. The Leesburg, Sand Rock and Centre departments responded just after 1:00 a.m. Lee said that they were able to...

FOUND: Search canceled for missing & endangered woman from Rainsville

RAINSVILLE, Ala. – Authorities have located Tammy Lynn Walters, a woman reported missing from Rainsville earlier today. According to a Facebook post from the Rainsville Police Department, Walters spoke with Chief Michael Edmondson and assured him that she was okay. Walters is a 48-year-old white female and may be living...

Rome Man Jailed for Armed Robbery of Store

Matias Elijaone Evans, 24 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he robbed the Citgo Gas Station on Burnett Ferry Road at gunpoint. Reports stated that the robbery occurred back on September 8th of this year. Evans is charged with armed robbery and four counts probation violation.

Dalton Police investigate after trio passes counterfeit money

The Dalton Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify three people who recently used counterfeit money to buy merchandise in at least three stores in the Dalton area. The suspects all wore COVID masks, however, investigators believe that they can still be recognized by visible facial features...

Funny money: Trio wanted in Dalton for passing counterfeit bills

DALTON, Ga — The Dalton Police Department wants the public's help after a group of three people have used counterfeit money to make purchases in at least three Dalton stores recently. This happened back in August. The trio, a man and two women, arrived at the Dollar General store at...