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• Jennifer Jean Collins-Merrill, 37, 579 Liberty Drive, Dalton, was charged Thursday by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office with felony failure to appear.
• Johnny Randall Welch, 58, 1562 Old Federal Road S., Chatsworth, was charged Thursday by the Chatsworth Police Department with DUI and failure to drive within a single lane.
• George Martel, 46, 17 Commons Lane, Ringgold, was charged Friday by the Whitfield County Sheriff’s Office with aggravated assault and driving without a valid license.