A Floyd County man was in jail Monday on assault and battery charges following a disturbance outside his home.
According to Floyd County Jail records:
Alex Maxwell Carver, 28, of 165 McGrady Road, pushed and hit a woman and threatened to burn her possessions. He pulled her hair out, busted her lip and choked her, leaving red marks around her neck.
Carver was arrested Sunday night and charged with felony aggravated assault and the misdemeanors battery, simple batter and simple assault under the Family Violence Act.