On May 1, Catt.com will shift towards a more streamlined, email-focused layout.
With the many opportunities to stay up-to-date with community news from
local news outlets, we are moving away from a community news model.
We will continue to provide users with quality email and internet search functions.
Follow us on Facebook to stay updated on local happenings, contests and specials!
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.
Three out-of-towners landed in the Catoosa County jail on drug charges after Ringgold police officers found methamphetamine and cash in their possession while they were traveling to Kentucky from Atlanta along I-75.
According to the Ringgold Police Department:
April Nicole Sizemore, 29, of Kentucky, Melody Jacqueline Lemar, 36, of Kentucky, and Jessica Kathryn Flannery, 25, of Gray, Ga., were arrested on Thursday, Dec. 8, on a charge of trafficking methamphetamine.
According to Sheriff Gary Sisk, Catoosa County Sheriff’s deputies located a methamphetamine lab at 1168 North Beaumont Road, Ringgold.
Deputies were in the area attempting to serve criminal warrants when they located an active “one-pot” method methamphetamine lab. Upon further searching, the deputies located four additional discarded “one-pot” methamphetamine labs, marijuana, methamphetamine, altered ephedrine and a stolen firearm. All of the methamphetamine labs were dismantled and removed from the scene.
Deputies made the following arrests:
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) is looking into a drug-related explosion that occurred early Tuesday morning, Sept. 11, in Fort Oglethorpe, which resulted in a man suffering severe chemical and fire burns while cooking meth in a travel trailer.
According to Lt. Steve Blevins with the Fort Oglethorpe Police Department, police were notified of the incident after receiving a phone call from Erlanger at Hutcheson, stating that 37-year-old Barry Cook showed up at the Fort Oglethorpe hospital with suspicious-looking burns.