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• Tristen Charles Knight, 18, 718 Cedar Ridge Road S.E., Dalton, was charged Tuesday by the Whitfield County Sheriff's Office with first-degree burglary (forced entry of a dwelling), second-degree burglary (forced entry of a non-residence), second-degree criminal damage to property (private), criminal attempt to commit a misdemeanor, four counts of misdemeanor theft by taking/larceny and two counts of criminal trespass (damage of $500 or less).
• Albert Jack Stafford III, 49, 4283 Rue Antoinette, Stone Mountain, was charged Tuesday by state probation with felony probation violation.
• Matthew Wade Tidwell, 38, 145 Killian Road, Old Fort, Tennessee, was charged Tuesday by the Cohutta Police Department with possession of meth, possession and use of drug-related objects and possession of tools for the commission of a crime.