Man arrested after 'shots fired' call Tuesday
May 15, 2019--9:30 a.m.
FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS
A Euharlee, Georgia man was arrested Tuesday afternoon following reports of shots being fired in the Martha Berry Boulevard area.
According to Floyd County Jail records, 38-year old Meson Robert Lovingood shot several times into the air during an argument with another man and then fled on foot.
Lovingood dropped the firearm during a foot chase with police and was located in a wooded area with a pill bottle in his pants pocket.
The bottle contained suspected cocaine and pills.
Lovingood also had $2,000 in cash.
Once at the jail, a baggie containing suspected marijuana was found in his groin area.
Lovingood is charged with reckless conduct, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, discharging a firearm near a public highway, the sale of cocaine, obstruction of officers and crossing the guard line at the jail with drugs.
He also had a warrant for failure to appear in court.