Increased police presence at local schools will become part of everyday operations in wake of the Newtown, Conn., tragedy.
Teacher Talks Down Student With Gun –Huffington Post, Jan. 10 Lockdown at Elementary and Middle School Draws Ire from Parents - Snellville Patch, Jan. 9. Despite the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre occurring a month ago, area school districts aren't quite ready to return to a sense of normalcy. School districts continue to implement forms of heightened security in the tragedy's aftermath. Both Bartow County Schools and Cartersville City schools continued with its increased police presence on their campuses when their second semester got underway earlier this week. Cartersville Police Capt. Mark Camp said officers will continue patrolling city schools and surrounding areas for the remainder of the school year. Also, three school …
Two Woodstock residents were among five people arrested by Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force agents on various drugs and weapons charges.
Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force agents used K-9's to arrest five people, including two from Woodstock, Thursday on various drug and weapons charges.
- POLICE & FIRE
Friday, December 7, 2012
Local cops and narcotics agents arrested five people Thursday, including four they say were in the middle of a drug deal during the Cartersville Christmas parade. Sheriff Clark Millsap said in a release that Bartow County Sheriff’s Office deputies conducting a safety check at Groovers Landing and Tanyard Creek in Acworth, first arrested William Clay Hicks, who allegedly was in possession of about an ounce of methamphetamine, marijuana, packaging materials, a large sum of money believed to be proceeds of drug sales and a rifle. He was arrested and taken to jail. Hicks, 44, of Rome, was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the…