NWGA Scanner | November 5th, 2021

Rome felon assaults woman and officer during violent domestic in Floyd County

According to a Floyd County Police Department incident report, on October 16th, 2021, at 3:04 AM, An officer was dispatched to a meet with a victim in reference to a fight in Pine Village. The victim advised that the incident was between her and the father of her child. According to the report, “Due to those statements, the incident would be investigated as a Family Violence Incident.” The victim then called 911 again because the offender, identified as Titus Dewayne Daniel, 29, of Rome, was making threats of doing a drive-by shooting. According to the report, The victim advised that Mr. Daniel is a Gang member and at the time of the incident was wearing an ankle monitor. The victim advised she meet with Daniel because he informed her that he would provide some money for the child. She stated that she has never received any kind of help or money from him in reference to his child. According to the report, “She stated that when she made contact with Mr. Daniel, he was under the influence of alcohol. She also advised that there were other people at the residence.” Daniel touched her, and she resisted the physical encounter. According to the report, Daniel then became outraged and made comments of jealousy. She stated that during his confrontational outburst, he became very physical against her. The victim was pushed to the ground and was then beaten. According to the report, “During the incident, Mr. Daniel brandished a gun and racked it.” The officer verified Daniel was a felon and had charges of possessing a firearm by a convicted felon. The officer observed that the victim had a visible mark beside her right eye. She had a red visible mark on her neck area, and her shirt was ripped. Officer learned that about Daniel’s violent Criminal History and his association with the Gangster Disciples (GD). According to the report, “The Gangster Disciples is a national know street criminal organization. In Georgia, this Street Criminal Organization is known for numerous crimes that include Drug Trafficking, Robberies, Murder, and other violent Crimes. In Accordance with Georgia Law 16-15-2 (b) Georgia is in a state of crisis which has been caused by violent criminal organizations.” Officer Ribot-Aviles, Sgt. Ward, Ofc. Wright, Puckett, Tetsworth, Harrell (Rome City PD) all responded to the location. Officers announced their presence, and Daniel answered the door making some comments and then refusing to talk. As the officers were walking to the door, he closed the door in their faces in an aggressive manner. Officer Ribot-Aviles reported, “Mr. Daniel, who had prior encounters with law enforcement and knew that [I] was a law enforcement officer discharging my duties. [I] saw that Mr. Daniel became angry, [I] tried to deescalate the situation and told him that [I] will have to make some calls. As [I] am reaching Mr. Daniel’s arm to make the arrest, Mr. Daniel raised his hands and pushed me and fled via foot inside the residence. He also pushed Mr. Green while fleeing. At that point, Mr. Daniel did commit the crime of Felony Obstruction against a law enforcement officer. He also did commit the offense of simple battery against a law enforcement officer by using physical force against me.” Officers then found out that there were children inside the residence. Officer Ribot-Aviles reported, “Mr. Daniel made the decision to enter the room with the children and placed them in danger after he violated the mentioned Georgia Laws.” After several minutes officers were able to deescalate the situation and take Daniel into custody, the victim then advised that she was receiving phone calls from Mr. Daniel’s family making serious threats. She also advised me that she went to the hospital in reference to the injuries that happened during the assault. According to the report, “Mr. Daniel was on a bond to other related charges, and he had special conditions where he had to have an ankle monitor, and he had a curfew from 7pm to 7am. He also had another special condition about violating federal or state laws.” According to the report, the victim was able to obtain a TPO against Daniel. According to the report, Daniel violated the TPO on October 18th, 2021. Daniel was booked into the Floyd County Jail, charged with simple battery against police officer/LE dog/corrections or detention officer, aggravated stalking, aggravated assault, reckless conduct, obstruction of an officer- felony, battery.