Tommy Michael Thornton

Tommy Michael Thornton

A convicted felon was re-arrested Wednesday after police say he was seen in a Facebook Live video with a firearm. 

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Tommy Michael Thornton, 32, of 63 Selman Road, violated his probation when he was seen by a police officer on a social media video in possession of a firearm in mid-May. This led to a new arrest warrant. 

Thornton remained in jail Wednesday without bond, charged with felonies possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and misdemeanor obstruction of law enforcement. He is also charged with felony probation violation. 

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