Rome man behind bars after a failed bribery attempt
Wednesday, June 13, 2018- 12:17 p.m. 
FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS
 
A Rome man has been jailed after trying to convince officers to let him out of a traffic stop. 
 
According to Rome Police, 40-year old Ashley Alton Diamond of a Woodward St address was initially stopped by Rome Police for a mirror equipment violation. 
 
Diamond reportedly tried to bribe an officer that he would “do anything” to let him go. 
 
Diamond was arrested and charged with bribery, driving on a suspended license and mirror equipment violation. 
 
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