A Rome man is charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and false imprisonment after he put the barrel of a gun in a woman's mouth and prevented her from leaving a bedroom for several hours, reports stated.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Around 2 a.m. Monday, Desmond Rasean Johnson, 41, took the phone away from the woman while she was trying to call 911 at a residence on Grover Street. Johnson was convicted of a felony in 1999, making it illegal for him to have a firearm.

He also is charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during commission of a felony and misdemeanor interference with 911. He was arrested at a residence on Norcross Way Road.

He was being held without bond Tuesday.

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