A Rome couple faces felony cruelty to children and possession of methamphetamine charges as a result of activity that occurred at a home on Tency Lane on the morning of Aug. 5, reports stated.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

William Auston Davenport III, 45, and Lesa Dawn Davenport, 31, left two small children home alone around 5 a.m. on Wednesday August 5.

The adults admitted to having smoked methamphetamine and a small bag of the substance was found inside the bedroom of the residence. While they were outside waiting on emergency services, both children stated they were afraid.

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