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Report: Man struck police officer

May 17, 2018--9:44 a.m.

FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS

A 57-year old Rome man is facing a felony obstruction charge after he allegedly struck a Rome Police officer at Floyd Medical Center Wednesday.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Gordon Scott Powell of a Morgan Dairy Road address also hindered emergency medical personnel from doing their jobs by yelling and causing a scene.

The disturbance occurred in the presence of other patients.

Powell is also charged with hindering medical personnel, simple battery on a law enforcement officer, and disorderly conduct.

 

Man charged with meth possession

May 17, 2018--9:44 a.m.

FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS

A Silver Creek man was arrested at a location on Park Avenue Wednesday on possession of methamphetamine charges.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 39-year old Charles Raymond Astin of a Highpoint Court address was found in possession of suspected meth and a glass pipe.

He was also charged with possession of drug-related objects.