A Dalton man was treated and released from an area hospital for a stab wound after refusing to give his money to another man early Sunday morning, according to a police report.

The man said he was approached by David Martinez Quintana, 21, of 628 Fourth Ave., Dalton, and was stabbed in the stomach after telling Quintana he would not give him his money because he “worked hard for it,” according to the police report.

Eyewitnesses cornered Quintana in his apartment until police arrived, the report stated.

Quintana is charged with aggravated assault and armed robbery. He remained in the Whitfield County Jail Monday evening.

• A Dalton man is being held on 27 charges after police said he drove a tractor-trailer through town while under the influence of drugs, causing several wrecks.

Jacob Harrison Ward, 29, of 700 W. Nance Springs Road, was traveling with his girlfriend and her two children, ages 7 and 5, Saturday afternoon, according to Cpl. D.C. Gleaton of the Georgia State Patrol.

“He had three or four wrecks in the city and had two more wrecks in the county that I worked,” Gleaton said. “The girlfriend said he had strong-armed her into riding with him and she didn’t appear to be under the influence.”

Ward was taken to Hamilton Medical Center for treatment before being booked into the Whitfield County Jail. The girlfriend was not charged and went home with her children.

Ward is charged with two counts of a child restraint violation; two counts of possession of tools for the commission of a crime; two counts of failure to keep drugs in their original container; two counts of weaving; two counts of driving on the wrong side of the road; two counts of DUI (child endangerment); two counts of DUI; two counts of failure to stop when striking an object; two counts of reckless driving; two counts of leaving the scene of an accident; two counts of improper tires; hit and run; and two counts of possession of methamphetamine.

Ward remained in the Whitfield County Jail Monday evening.

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