Rome man behind bars after a failed bribery attempt
Wednesday, June 13, 2018- 12:17 p.m. 
FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS
 
A Rome man has been jailed after trying to convince officers to let him out of a traffic stop. 
 
According to Rome Police, 40-year old Ashley Alton Diamond of a Woodward St address was initially stopped by Rome Police for a mirror equipment violation. 
 
Diamond reportedly tried to bribe an officer that he would “do anything” to let him go. 
 
Diamond was arrested and charged with bribery, driving on a suspended license and mirror equipment violation. 
 
A Gaylesville, Ala. man was booked into the Chattooga County jail after police found drugs in his car.
A Cartersville man entered a guilty plea for child molestation in Cobb County
The Rome/Floyd Recycling Center is hosting a scrap tire amnesty day at State Mutual Stadium Saturday from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
More residential units could be coming to downtown Rome.
A man is accused of selling stolen books, a man is charged with burglary, and two are arrested for meth during a traffic stop.
Next month, Mike Mathews, who has led operations at Richard B. Russell Regional Airport/Towers Field for 21 years, will move on to a new job as director of Athens-Ben Epps Airport in Clarke County.
According to the Panama City News Herald, the body of Tony Orlando Jackson was found about a half-mile east of M.B. Miller Pier Sunday afternoon.
A woman is charged with terroristic threats and acts while another woman is charged with 2nd-degree burglary.
The family of a murder victim reported to Rome Police on Sunday that someone had broken into the woman's home.
There will be a detour off State Route 101 at the CSX Railroad crossing in Rockmart Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday to accommodate work on repairing and repaving the crossing at that location.