Trio under investigation for aggravated assault
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Three men who allegedly assaulted four victims early Friday morning were caught by a Bartow County deputy shortly after Cartersville police asked dispatch to issue a be on the lookout (BOLO) alert.

A CPD officer was dispatched to 32 Wingfoot Trail in reference to an assault with a firearm. The complainant told officers that she was with friends including her boyfriend when she spoke with suspect Tyrone Taylor via phone around 1:40 a.m. She said Taylor became angry when she declined his advances because she was reconciling with her boyfriend.

She stated that at 2 a.m. three males arrived at her residence striking her and friends with closed fist, waved firearms to their heads and threatened to shoot them. The complainant identified the other two men as Richard Lamont Taylor and Keith Taylor and gave officers their whereabouts.

Two of the men were located in a gray Toyota Tercell on Thornwood Drive. No firearms were found in the vehicle, however, and they were transported to the Bartow County jail. The alleged victims were interviewed at headquarters and the incident is under investigation.

According to Chief Thomas Culpepper, Keith Taylor is charged with four counts of aggravated assault and two counts of false imprisonment, Richard Taylor is charged with aggravated assault and Tyrone Taylor is charged with aggravated assault and two counts of simple battery.

Diesel stolen from truck at

rest stop as driver sleeps

A tractor trailer driver told a Bartow County deputy that someone stole 100 gallons of diesel fuel from his tank as he slept at Travel Center ff America on Friday morning.

The incident happened at the Cass-White location. The driver said he was resting in the cab of his truck with the vehicle still running. He said he became alarmed when the truck suddenly shut off, he went to check and noticed the gas gauge was on empty. He said there was more than a half a tank before he went to sleep. He told the deputy he found the gas cap unscrewed and noticed spilled diesel beside the tank.

The deputy states he didn't observe anyone in the area, but noticed residue of spilled diesel as if someone was transferring it into another tank.