47-year old Darren Allan Vincent who is accused of leading police on a chase that ended with a crash involving a Floyd County Police car is also charged in a multi-state child exploitation operation.
A police pursuit on Highway 53 with a vehicle traveling at a high rate on the wrong side of the road ended with a crash just shy of the Gordon County Line.
A bus driver and a bus monitor for special needs children, formerly employed by the Rome City School System, have been arrested on charges of 1st-degree cruelty to children.
Ewing replaces Mark Wallace, who was named chief in December following the retirement of Bill Shiflett.
The Rome Police Department and other agencies around the country urge the public to designate a sober driver for their holiday festivities.