NWGA Scanner | January 12th, 2022

Floyd County inmate arrested after walking off from work detail at the jail Wednesday

Charles Bowman, 56, of Rome walked off from an outside detail at the Floyd County Jail Wednesday morning and was captured around 3:00 p.m., According to Sheriff Dave Roberson. Bowman was arrested on a possession of methamphetamine and probation violation charge in Sept. 2021. Bowman was being held in jail without bond. , Floyd County Sheriff’s Office said a felony escape charge will now be added. As a precaution, schools in that area including Rome High School and Middle School as well as the Model area schools temporarily went into lockdown.