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Report: Felon had firearm

April 20, 2017--1:00 p.m.

From Floyd County Jail records

A 31-year old Rome man was jailed early Thursday on charges of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

According to arrest records, Joseph Ojonugwa Johnson, of a Tence Lane address, was arrested after officers found a small handgun in the glove compartment during a traffic stop on Georgia Loop 1 at Maddox Drive.

Johnson is also charged with a parole violation.