A traffic stop Tuesday in Bartow County led to the arrest of an area man wanted by several law enforcement agencies spanning two states.
A Bartow-Cartersville Drug Task Force K-9 deputy Aug. 27 about 2 p.m. stopped a vehicle on Interstate 75 for alleged traffic violations, DTF Commander Capt. Mark Mayton said in a news release.
After the traffic stop, authorities learned the driver Rodney Joe Oliver, 30, of 193 Salacoa Road in Fairmount, was wanted by several law enforcement agencies for various alleged offenses, including resisting arrest.
He was arrested and taken to the Bartow County jail on various traffic charges, including driving on a suspended license and probation violation, and other law enforcement agencies were notified of Oliver's arrest.
The following agencies have said their officers have issued criminal arrest warrants for Oliver:
- Gordon County Sheriff’s Office,
- Fairmont Police Department,
- Cobb County Sheriff’s Office,
- Henry County Sheriff’s Office, and
- Orange County Florida.
Oliver is charged with these alleged offenses:
- Driving with a suspended license,
- Failure to maintain lane,
- Tail light requirement,
- Cancelled registration,
- No insurance,
- Open container,
- Removing a tag to conceal identity,
- State probation violation (in Cobb County and Florida),
- Resisting arrest, Probation violation and
- Failure to appear in Henrey County court.
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