Report: Man threatened woman, children with a gun

March 6, 2022–5:41 p.m.


A Cedartown man is accused of pointing a firearm at a woman and two children at a residence on Reeceburg Road.

According to Floyd County Jail records, 31=year old Larry Wayne Smith III threatened to kill the victims if they told police.

This occurred on multiple occasions between March 1 and March 4.

One of the children told police that Smith would lock them in their rooms with a padlock.

He also took a phone from one of the victims to keep them from calling 911.

The victims sustained several injuries from Smith hitting them.

During a search, Smith was also found with methamphetamine and two glass smoking devices.

Smith is charged with aggravated assault, terroristic threats and acts, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, battery, simple battery, 1st and 3rd-degree cruelty to children, obstructing a person from making a 911 call, possession of meth, and possession of drug-related objects.

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