Report: Man held woman at gunpoint

February 28, 2022–4:39 p.m.


A 48-year old Rome man is accused of holding a woman at gunpoint for several hours at his residence on Sunday.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Anthony Richard Ponto would not let the victim leave the house and he was in possession of a 380 caliber handgun at the time.

Ponto is charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, and false imprisonment.

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