The Lookout Mountain Judicial Circuit Drug task force arrested fifteen people in a recent sweep in Northwest Georgia. The Drug Task Force serves Walker, Dade and Chattooga Counties. Commander Dewayne Brown said that those arrested were found to be in possession of drugs including meth and cocaine. Some of those arrested had charges for driving violations and firearms possession by convicted felons. The recent arrests were facilitated by the Drug Task Force and other local law enforcement agencies.
A Summerville resident fell victim to a scam this past week, according to reports from the Summerville Police Department.
Last week a corrections officer at Hays State Prison was arrested on charges of bringing drugs and contraband into Hays State Prison in Pennville. Officials say that the woman was supplying the contraband to “Gangster Disciples”, who are active in Georgia’s Prison system. The gang has roots in Chicago but officials in Georgia say that the gang is quite active in Georgia.
Planning ahead for dove season? The 2019–2020 migratory bird season hunting dates and regulations, which includes doves, were recently approved by the Board of Natural Resources.
Summerville Police recently investigated a water meter that was tampered with, according to reports from the police department.
Here is the latest arrest report from the Chattooga County Sheriff’s Department for Sunday, June 16, 2019:
To honor its employees and celebrate its unique American heritage, Mohawk Industries will host a special American flag raising ceremony on Wednesday, June 19, 2019.
After two years of extreme weather during their season, Georgia watermelon growers are reporting smooth sailing.
The Georgia Department of Public Health says that our state is experiencing a hepatitis A outbreak. Public health officials say that 316 cases of hepatitis A have been identified across the state. In Northwest Georgia 143 cases have been confirmed, according to the Northwest Georgia Public Health District.