Man charged with making threats at hospital

December 27, 2019–8:08 a.m.


A 65-year old Rome man was charged with terroristic threats and acts and disorderly conduct following an incident at a local hospital Christmas night.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Jimmy Lee Powell Jr. of a Linden Drive address used profane language and threatened to kill a Floyd County Police officer and hospital staff.

He also reportedly threatened to beat up the officer.

Powell is also charged with a probation violation.

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