Dalton man arrested twice in as many weeks on felony charges by Dalton PD
According to a Dalton Police Department incident report, on Monday, January 20th, 2020, around 2:53 PM, Officer Fouts responded to the area of Chattanooga Avenue and West Tyler Street in reference to a subject that had just attempted to steal a mans vehicle. After checking the area for the suspect. Officer Fouts returned to the incident location to speak with the complainant, who advised that he was in his garage working on a trailer that was attached to his truck. He advised that while working on the trailer, the truck was running. He advised that he heard some leaves moving and looked up and observed a male in an orange hoodie, gray vest, and khaki shorts pulling on the door handle and opened the door to the driver's seat. The complainant said he told the suspect later identified as Christopher Lamar Trammell, 46, of Dalton that he was calling the police. The complainant advised that Trammell stumbled up the driveway as if he was intoxicated and apologized. Officer Fouts located the suspect shortly after on West Tyler Street crossing Hamilton Street. As soon as the officer stepped out of his patrol vehicle, Trammell took off running northbound on Hamilton. After a brief foot pursuit, Trammell was assited to the ground and arrested. Trammell was Transported to the Whitfield County Jail charged with obstruction- misdemeanor, criminal attempt (theft of motor vehicle) felony, and pedestrian under the influence.
According to another Dalton Police Department incident report, on the next Monday, January 27th, 2020, Officer Johnson and Officer Hughes heard loud metal banging and screaming from a woman's voice in the area of 900 Elk Street. Officers ran to the sound as they approached the scene they were met by a woman who pointed to Christopher Trammell. The woman informed officers that Trammell had been yelling profanities at her and kept throwing multiple objects at her and her tent. The woman said she feared Trammell and didn't know why he was trying to hurt her. A male subject then arrived on the scene and stated Trammell had thrown an object and struck him in his side. The male stated he didn't know why Trammell struck him and that Trammel was crazy. Trammell informed officers that both the woman and man were out to get him because he just got out of jail. Trammell stated they were fighting with him, so he decided to fight with them. The officer reported that the story did not seem believable since Trammell was on the opposite side of the creek from them. Trammell was arrested and transported him to the Whitfield County Jail. At the jail, they found a small bag with methamphetamine in Trammell's right pocket. Trammell was charged with simple battery, simple assault, disorderly conduct, and possession of methamphetamine. According to online jail records Trammel is still in the Whitfield County Jail as of Saturday the 1st.