Man charged with felony obstruction

January 16, 2019–7:30 a.m.


A 23-year-old Cedartown man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Sunday on a felony obstruction charge after allegedly fighting with police officers.

According to jail records, Joshua Daniel Joseph Piercy was being placed under arrest for simple battery on a family member when he began resisting officers.

He reportedly pushed and swung at officers after being told he was under arrest.

An officer took Piercy to the ground and placed him in handcuffs.

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