Report: Man threatened to beat woman to death

October 11, 2018--10:22 a.m.


A 53-year old Silver Creek man is facing a felony count of terroristic threats and acts after he allegedly stated that he was going to beat a woman to death.

According to Floyd County Jail records, the threat was overheard by a witness.

Robert Michael Upton of a Wax Road address was also charged with failure to maintain a lane and driving with a suspended or revoked license.



Man charged with terroristic threats and acts

October 11, 2018--10:22 a.m.


A Kingston man turned himself in at the Floyd County Jail Wednesday on a felony warrant charging him with terroristic threats and acts.

According to the warrant, Christopher Daniel Ridley of a Kerce Road address threatened to shoot and kill the female victim and himself.

The warrant states the incident occurred on September 30 at a location on Avenue E in Lindale. 



Man allegedly crossed the guard line at the jail with meth

October 11, 2018--10:22 a.m.


A man arrested for domestic violence is also facing drug charges.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 37-year old James Daniel Kelley of a Plymouth Road address in Rome punched a woman, busting her lip.

He also allegedly charged at the victim’s mother in an aggressive manner.

Once at the jail, officers found Kelley in possession of suspected methamphetamine, according to the report.

Kelley is charged with crossing the guard line at the jail with drugs, possession of meth, two counts of obstruction of officers, simple assault, and simple battery. 


Four arrested for meth

October 11, 2018--10:22 a.m.


Four people were arrested on Booze Mountain Road at Park Avenue Wednesday on possession of methamphetamine charges.

Those arrested were 44-year old Frederick Dennis Cash of Dodd Boulevard, 21-year old Sally Marie Niman of Cedartown, 35-year old Jennifer Michelle Ford of Redmond Circle and 28-year old Jonathan Ryan Bannister of Second Street in Shannon.

Niman was additionally charged with driving without a license.

Ford was additionally charged with possession of drug-related objects and possession of dangerous drugs while Bannister was also charged with possession of dangerous drugs.


Man charged with entering an auto

October 11, 2018--10:22 a.m.


A 38-year old Cedartown man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Wednesday on a felony count of entering an automobile.

According to jail reports, Kevin Parke Quillan entered a vehicle at a location on North Broad Street.

He allegedly attempted to steal items from the vehicle.



Man charged with financial transaction card fraud

October 11, 2018--10:22 a.m.


A 22-year old Rossville, Georgia man is accused of trying to pay rent with a stolen credit card.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Uras Clinton Agee attempted to use the card to make payments to Arbor Terrace Apartments of Chateau Drive but the card was declined.

He is charged with a felony count of financial transaction card fraud.




Rome Floyd Chamber President and CEO Albert M. Hodge, Jr. today announced his retirement, effective April 19, 2019.
The Paulding County Coroner has identified the pilot as Paul Deep of Middleburg, Florida, who died when his plane went down Saturday near the Bartow County Line.
It was a scary experience for spectators at the Chief Ladiga Marching Band Festival at Piedmont High School on Saturday following reports of an active shooter situation during the festival.
A man is charged with meth possession and another man is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Georgia Highlands College will host a Ribbon Cutting and Open House for the new Academic Building in Cartersville Tuesday from 4 PM to 6 PM.
The body of 36-year old Michael Sprayberry of Cedar Bluff was discovered by a farmer off County Road 7 in the Pollard's Bend Community.
Gas prices declined over the weekend and that trend should continue this week.
The Wolves received the highest marks in all categories making them the 2018 Grand Champions of the 6th Annual Northeast Alabama Marching Invitational.
You can vote in advance at the Floyd County Elections Office or at Garden Lakes Baptist Church from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays.
The U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor closed out the 2018 Wings Over North Georgia Airshow at the Richard B. Russell Regional Airport.