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Arrest

Catoosa County man takes drugs to parole meeting, gets arrested again

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A Ringgold man out of jail on parole landed right back behind bars late after allegedly arriving to a meeting with his parole officer with numerous drugs in his car, police say.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

Phillip Glenn Hooten, 22, of Riddle Circle, was arrested March 2 on charges of possession of marijuana (more than an ounce), possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, two counts of possession of methamphetamine, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, and a parole violation.

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Man arrested on drug charges in Fort Oglethorpe

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A man is being held without bond in the Catoosa County jail after he was found in possession of methamphetamine and a gun during a routine traffic stop in Fort Oglethorpe, police say.

According to the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department:

James Robert Lawhorn, 32, of Forest Plaza Drive in Hixson, Tenn., was arrested on Feb. 19 on charges of possession of methamphetamine, operating a vehicle without a valid tag, driving while unlicensed, and probation violation.

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Rossville woman busted for $130,000 worth of meth

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Authorities have arrested a Rossville woman for possession of meth with a street value of about $130,000.

Elizabeth Lee Lawson, 38, of 1 Fine St., has been charged with trafficking methamphetamine and possession of marijuana.

On Tuesday, Feb. 14, a search warrant was issued for Lawson's residence, which lies off Mission Ridge Road, Lookout Mountain Task Force Commander Pat Doyle said.

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Missing Fort Oglethorpe child located, mother on the run from police

Fort Oglethorpe child found, mother flees scene

Fort Oglethorpe police were able to recover a missing child Monday afternoon, Feb. 6, but the child's mother is still on the run after abducting him over the weekend.

Thirty-five-year-old Amanda Demarious Holloway of Fort Oglethorpe is wanted on a charge of interference with custody after she allegedly botched a visitation with the child, and failed to return him to his custodial grandparent last week.

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Police Arrest 2 Ringgold Men After Stolen Van, Large Amount Of Meth Found At Motel 6 On Lee Highway

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The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office arrested two Ringgold, Ga., men after a stolen van and a large amount of meth were found at the Motel 6, 7707 Lee Highway.

Mitchell Sullivan, 45, of 104 Princess Lane, Ringgold, is charged with theft of property over $10,000, possession of meth for resale, possession of heroin for resale, possession of hydrocodone for resale and possession of drug paraphernalia. 

In the incident last Wednesday, a deputy was doing a business check at the location, which he said is known for its "well-document drug activity."

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Catoosa County attempted murder suspect Weldon now in custody

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A two-day manhunt in Catoosa County for Wesley Gage Weldon ended Thursday night, Jan. 26, when authorities were able to track him down and get him into custody.

According to Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk, his agency received a tip Thursday evening that Weldon was holding up at a residence in Walker County.

Around 8:30 p.m., members of the Catoosa and Walker County sheriff's departments and U.S. Marshalls approached the residence, where they indeed located Weldon.

Sisk says Weldon tried to evade officers again, but was tased and immediately taken into custody.

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Ringgold man resists arrest, gets tased twice

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A Ringgold man is feeling more than just the sting of jail after he allegedly tried to fight off sheriff's deputies serving him with a warrant and wound up getting tased twice during the scuffle.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

Kevin Wayne Brumley, 45, of Potts Road, was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 10, on three counts of obstructing officers, battery on a law enforcement officer, and first-degree burglary. His bond was set at $15,000.

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After five-hour standoff, armed suspect surrenders to Catoosa County deputies

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A Catoosa County man is out of the hospital and in jail facing multiple assault charges following a five-hour standoff with authorities on New Year's Day, which ultimately ended with him surrendering.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

Alvin Truitt Bonner, 52, of 98 Summit Drive in Ringgold was arrested Tuesday, Jan. 2 on 10 counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, two counts of aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm while attempting to commit a crime. His bond was set at $32,500.

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Ringgold man leads police on chase, found hiding under car in resident's garage

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A Ringgold man was arrested after he allegedly ran from police and hid under a vehicle in a stranger's garage, police say.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff's Department:

Tommy Trucker Collins, 26, of Edwards Lane, was arrested on Dec. 27 on charges of fleeing or attempting to elude, obstruction of officers, no insurance, criminal trespassing, driving on while license suspended, failure to stop at a stop sign, suspended registration, possession of amphetamine, and a cracked windshield.

Collins was released from jail on bond three days later on Dec. 30.

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Dalton Police arrest church burglary suspect caught on camera

DALTON, Ga. — Dalton Police say they have arrested a man who was caught on surveillance video who broke into a church, stole a computer, and wrote satanic messages on a dry erase board in the Sunday School room.

The burglary happened at the First United Methodist Church at 500 South Thornton Avenue during the early morning hours of November 13th but was not reported to police until November 28th.

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