Report: Inmate fought with jail officers

June 16, 2019--6:00 p.m.


An inmate at the Floyd County Jail is facing charges of obstruction of law enforcement officers and terroristic threats and acts following an incident on Saturday.

According to the report, 29-year old Alexander Lamar Davis of Atlanta fought three jail officers and then threatened to kill them.

Davis has been in jail since April 7 when he was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, pointing a pistol at another and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

According to those incident reports, Davis pointed a .25 caliber pistol at an 18-year old Crane Street.

Davis was convicted of armed robbery back in 2009.


Man accused of punching officer

June 16, 2019--6:00 p.m.


A 26-year old Rome man was arrested over the weekend on a felony warrant charging him with obstruction of law enforcement.

According to the warrant, Jacob Leif Hammett punched an officer two times in the face back on June 8.

The incident occurred at Hammett’s residence on Craton Road, according to the warrant.

Hammett is also charged with misdemeanor obstruction, simple assault and 2nd-degree criminal damage to property.