Man charged with aggravated assault, false imprisonment, battery

April 14, 2019--11:30 a.m.


A 30-year old Rome man is in the Floyd County Jail accused of assaulting two different women.

According to arrest warrants, Eliot Ryan Rutledge of an East 11th Street address assaulted a woman, between June 2017 and October 2018.

The warrant states that he picked her up by the neck, slammed her to the ground and then continued to choke her once she was on the ground.

Rutledge reportedly prevented the victim from leaving the residence on August 3, 2018.

According to the warrant, he also “punched, elbowed and poked” the victim on the same date.

Rutledge is charged with aggravated assault, false imprisonment and simple battery in relation to the first victim.

He is also charged with aggravated assault, battery and simple battery in connection with incidents involving a second woman in January and February of this year.

According to those arrest warrants, Rutledge choked the victim.

He also allegedly cut his hands and then shoved his bloody fingers in the woman’s mouth.


Woman charged with theft by conversion

April 14, 2019--11:30 a.m.


A 20-year old Rome woman is accused of stealing from her employer.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Caroline Rachel Maynard of a East North Avenue address took money from the Home Depot on Hicks Drive while she was an employee there.

Maynard is charged with felony theft by conversion.

The report did not state how much money was taken.


Woman charged with entering an auto

April 14, 2019--11:30 a.m.


A Planville woman was arrested Saturday on a felony count of entering an automobile.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 32-year old Fleur Demeester Coffman of a Riverbend Road address went onto someone else’s property without permission and proceeded to enter the victim’s vehicle with the intent to commit a theft.

Coffman is also charged with criminal trespass.


Report: Man forged communtiy service document

April 14, 2019--11:30 a.m.


A 19-year old Rome man was jailed Saturday on a 1st-degree forgery charge.

According to the arrest warrant, Tarl David Thomas of a Davis Loop Road address presented a forged community service document to Supervision Services, Inc. stating he completed community service hours that he did not actually complete.

The alleged incident occurred on March 22, according to the warrant.


Report: Felon had firearm THC oil

Aprl 14, 2019--11:30 a.m.


A 33-year old Rome man is facing drugs and weapons charges following his arrest Saturday.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Alan Dewon Lyles of a Cedar Avenue address was found in possession of a firearm and THC oil during a traffic stop at 5th Avenue and Broad Street.

He was charged with felony possession of THC oil, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, giving a false name or date of birth to law enforcement, driving with a suspended or revoked license, improper tail light and a probation violation.


Woman charged with meth possession

April 14, 2019--11:30 a.m.


A 25-year old Rome woman was arrested at her Chateau Drive apartment Saturday on drug charges.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Harlie Elise Evans was found with a syringe containing suspected methamphetamine.

Evans is charged with possession of meth.






A strong storm system will bring a round of thunderstorms to portions of north and west central Georgia late tonight into early Friday.
The Rome Fire Department held a press conference Thursday afternoon to announce the arrest of two individuals in an arson case.
Police confiscate a significant amount of Methamphetamine after an officer noticed a car driving on highway 140 at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday with no headlights on.
Hometown Headlines is reporting that a development of regional impact statement was filed Wednesday for a $275 million venture called Busch Commerce Park.
A man is charged with robbery, two men are accused of making threats in separate incidents, and two are arrested for felony shoplifting and man is charged with theft by shoplifting.
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler said today that Georgia set another record in March for total jobs in the state.
A number of events are planned for April 21-27.
The National Weather Service is tracking a storm system expected to make its way into Georgia late Thursday Night and into early Friday morning
The eighth-annual event will take place at Russell Regional Airport in Rome, GA and is presented by JLC AirShow Management.
According to the arrest warrant, 24-year old Elizabeth Anna Hendrix entered another person's residence on April 4 by using a spare key that she had seen the victim use on a previous occasion.