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Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: June 3-9, 2016

Leslie Dawn Bidelmen, 28, was arrested for bench warrant, bond surrender financial identity fraud.

Michelle Lynn Gann, 29, was arrested for probation violation-theft by taking.

Kevin Randall Jones, 36, was arrested for theft by taking.

Michael Christopher Nunley, 45, was arrested for possession of methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, marijuana possession of less than one ounce.

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Catoosa County man arrested for sending nude photos to 16-year-old girl

A Ringgold man is behind bars in Catoosa County after allegedly sending nude photos to a 16-year-old girl.

According to the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department:

John Todd Jones, 41, of U.S. Highway 41, was arrested Monday, May 23, on charges of electronically furnishing obscene materials to minors and criminal attempt to commit sexual exploitation of a child. He is currently being held without bond.

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Timothy Hodge builds and donates dog houses as Eagle Scout project

Timothy Hodge, honor student at Heritage High School, life-long Boy Scout, taekwondo level-3 second-degree black belt, guitarist, has added to his résumé: builder of dog houses.

It was a natural next step for someone who aspires to be both an Eagle Scout and an architect.

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Catoosa high schoolers take first tours of GNTC Catoosa County campus

Juniors from Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe (LFO) High School in Catoosa County had the honor of being the first to tour the brand new Catoosa County Campus (CCC) of Georgia Northwestern Technical College (GNTC) Thursday, May 19.

Georgia Northwestern associate vice president of academic affairs Ginger Mathis, along with a group of other GNTC administrators helped give tours to students from LFO and the Performance Learning Center (PLC) throughout the day. The CCC is the college’s sixth campus. GNTC also has campuses in Floyd, Gordon, Polk, Walker and Whitfield Counties in Georgia.

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Community takes to social media to support Catoosa teen facing rape charge

social media support for catoosa teen charged with rape

The Catoosa County community is taking to social media to support a Rossville teenager arrested earlier this week for allegedly raping a young woman last November.

Eighteen-year-old Destin Randall Lamar Noble, a former football player and cheerleading standout at Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe High School, is currently being held without bond in the Catoosa County jail facing charges of rape, aggravated child molestation, and furnishing alcohol to a minor.

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Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department report: April 29-May 5, 2016

Arrest report for the Catoosa County Sheriff’s Department for April 29-May 5, 2016.

April 29

Richard Matthew Biggs, 31, was arrested for probation violation, simple battery, obstruction or hindering persons making emergency telephone call.

Robert Frank Brooks, 22, was arrested for possession of schedule two drugs, possession of marijuana, manufacture of marijuana, possession of tools for the commission, possession of firearms or knife.

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Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care gets grant for conference in Las Vegas

The Humane Society of the United States awarded a grant to Catoosa Citizens for Animal Care so the group can send one of its members to the Animal Care Expo in Las Vegas, Nev., May 11-14.

Read More. (Northwest Georgia News)

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Catoosa County restaurant reports for April 1-18, 2016

catoosa restaurant report card April 2016

Catoosa County Environmental Health, part of the Georgia Department of Public Health, conducted 13 food service inspections at the following establishments where food is served during April 1-18, 2016.

Buck's Wild Burgers

61 RBC Drive, Ringgold

April 4, 2016

Score: 92, Grade: A

Burger King

831 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe

April 14, 2016

Score: 99, Grade: A

Carmike Battlefield 10 Cinemas

1099 Battlefield Parkway, Fort Oglethorpe

April 7, 2016

Score: 95, Grade: A


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Catoosa Sheriff's Office investigating officer shot in hand

Catoosa County Sheriff Gary Sisk says his department is investigating after one of his officers is shot in the left hand.

Sheriff Sisk says it happened Sunday night on Edgeman Road.

In an email to NewsChannel 9, Sheriff Sisk says the shooting happened during a scuffle over a handgun the suspect had while serving a felony warrant.

Read More. (News Channel 9)

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Catoosa County Crime Stoppers: SUV stolen, Ringgold home burglarized

· Between 10:10 p.m. on March 13 and 7:30 a.m. on March 14, an automobile theft occurred on Wilbanks Road in Tunnel Hill.

The victim told police hers and her husband’s vehicle was stolen from their driveway during the night.

The victim was at work during the late night/early morning hours, but her husband was home the entire night and didn’t see or hear anyone around the vehicle and wasn’t aware it’d been taken until the morning.

The vehicle is a black 2004 Ford Explorer with Ga. tag number TJH618. The vehicle is valued at approximately $8,000.

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