Man charged with aggravated assault

May 15, 2018--9:48 a.m.

FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS

A 33-year old Rome man is facing aggravated assault charges after he allegedly tried to choke a woman at the Sunrise Inn and Suites on Martha Berry Highway.

According to the arrest warrant, Myron Dewayne Reid of Perkins Street put his hands around the victim’s neck in an attempt to strangle her back on April 26.

He also allegedly entered the victim’s vehicle and remained there, resulting in an additional charge of criminal trespass.

Reid is also charged with 2nd-degree criminal damage to property after reportedly breaking a window in the hotel room.

Reid was arrested Monday.
 

Georgia Power has released tips on how to avoid scams of all kinds.
Georgia Power has a released a statement regarding safety around water activities this holiday weekend and during the summer.
A wreck in Bartow County is slowing holiday commute.
AAA will once again offer their Tow to Go service to avoid DUIs during the holiday travel in Georgia.
The Georgia Department of Transportation announces that they will suspend lane closures over the holiday weekend.
An arrest has been made in connection with the incident that occurred Wednesday at the Georgia State Patrol Post on Martha Berry Highway.
A homeless man is charged with credit card fraud and a Cedartown man is jailed for terroristic threats and acts.
The Georgia State Patrol is making final preparations for the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Troopers will be on full patrols, concentrating on impaired drivers and seat belt violations.
Once completed, this 2013 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax project will extend water lines to the Everett Springs community in northern Floyd County.
Capt. Dave Roberson has announced his intent to run for sheriff in 2020 when current sheriff Tim Burkhalter steps down.