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Cedartown man, Euharlee woman charged in prolonged incident at Wax Road, no one shot

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According to Floyd County Jail records:

Kody Lane Gravett, 22, of 591 Mountain Home Road in Cedartown, was arrested Sunday night at a house in the 2800 block of Wax Road that he broke into through a back window.

Gravett is charged with first-degree burglary, armed robbery, possession of a gun during the commission of a crime and misdemeanor criminal trespass.

Kristin Strickland, 19, of 276 Milam Bridge Road in Euharlee, was arrested outside the house and charged with being a party to the crimes of burglary and armed robbery.

"She was hanging around the scene and, through a conversation, investigators determined she was involved — she drove him there," Floyd County Police spokesman Jerome Poole said.

Details were still being sorted out Monday evening but Poole said the resident came home shortly after 5 p.m. to find Gravett in the house.

"He shot at him and called police," Poole said.

Gravett was not hit, but early calls to 911 led police to believe there could be up to four people in the house and at least one had a gunshot wound. Emergency responders were sent to the scene but could not enter until it was secure.

"They called in SWAT, and they're the ones who got him," Poole said.

Part of Wax Road was closed at around 5:30 p.m. as police set up a perimeter and tried to coax out Gravett, who was reportedly holed up in a bedroom with a pistol. It remained closed until Gravett was taken into custody at around 7:20 p.m.

A jail report said Gravett admitted during questioning that he had gone to the house to rob it.