New warning to elderly about scams

Police in metro areas are reporting a type of scam that targets the elderly in a new way. The Floyd County Police Department wants you to be aware of this new threat facing our loved ones. For years we have been warning you about savvy phone scammers who use pressure tactics to pose as utility... Continue Reading →


Bridge out; Booger Hollow closed

Booger Hollow Road is closed for 6 to 9 months to replace a bridge south of Lewis Road at the county line. Detours are posted to direct drivers to US 27.

Police investigate string of vehicle thefts

UPDATE: The wrecker was located in Douglasville but the green truck and red car are still missing and considered stolen. *** Investigators are trying to determine if a series of vehicle thefts are related to the theft of a tow truck earlier this week. Between Monday night and Tuesday morning there were three vehicle thefts,... Continue Reading →

Suspects identified in reckless shooting

Two men have been charged with shooting guns at Armuchee Park and endangering other people with their behavior. The police department earlier posted a picture of the incident on social media and received numerous messages in response to the reckless incident. Investigators are asking the public to come forward if they came in contact with... Continue Reading →

Operation End Game

Athens, GA (July 29, 2019) – As a result of a proactive undercover investigation, nine people were arrested over a three-day period beginning Thursday, July 25, 2019.  Those arrested were charged with O.C.G.A. 16-12-100.2, Computer or Electronic Pornography and Child Exploitation Prevention Act of 2007. The operation was coordinated by the Georgia Internet Crimes Against... Continue Reading →

Police crush East Rome drug den

   The Floyd County Police Department and the US Attorney Office met today with other local officials to demolish a house that has been a drug den and rat hole for fugitives hiding from police.     BJ Pak, US Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia, marked the occasion with announcement of federal indictment against a local... Continue Reading →

Two students arrested in Pepperell stadium break-in

Investigators have made two arrests for vandalism and theft that occurred Sunday night at the concession stand of the Pepperell High School football stadium. Approximately $300 in stolen candy and drinks have been recovered. Two 13-year-old eighth graders from the Pepperell school district were charged Wednesday with second degree felony burglary, second degree felony criminal... Continue Reading →

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