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Rome man is facing assault, drug charges

Billy Joe Maynor

Billy Joe Maynor

A Rome remained in jail Monday night without bond after his arrest late Sunday night on felony assault and drug charges.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Billy Joe Maynor, 49, of 118 E. Linden Drive, was arrested around 8 p.m. Sunday at his home by Floyd County Police.

Officers had a warrant charging him with felony aggravated assault for allegedly choking a woman and dragging her about 15 feet before body slamming her to a concrete driveway on Cole Road on June 15.

When police got to his home Sunday night, they found Maynor in possession of suspected meth­amphetamine and a glass smoking pipe.

Maynor was charged with felony aggravated assault, felony possession of meth, a felony probation violation and misdemeanors for criminal trespassing and possession of drug related objects.

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