Man arrested following traffic stop

May 14, 2019--10:15 a.m.

FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS

A 40-year old Cartersville man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Monday following a traffic stop at Highway 27 North and Depot Street.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Chayra Wayne Allen was clocked going 72 in a 55 mile per hour zone.

Allen then discarded plastic baggies containing a substance believed to be drugs onto the roadway.

A scale and more plastic baggies were found in the vehicle.

Allen is charged with tampering with evidence, speeding, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug-related objects.

 

Man arrested on a fugitive from justice charge

May 14, 2019--10:15 a.m.

FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS

A Rome man is facing a felony fugitive from justice charge following his arrest Monday.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 36-year old Elbert Leroy Tate of a Shade Tree Lane address was taken into custody on Shorter Avenue at Shorter Circle after it was discovered that he had 15 active warrants for his arrest.

The warrants were from multiple counties in Tennessee, according to the report.