A Rome couple, Christopher Joseph Brown, 31, and Tamela Dawn Brown, 35, were arrested over the weekend after being charged with cruelty to children.  Reports said that the two became engaged in an argument and began to use ‘vulgar and profane language’ in front of children ages 4 and 9 years-old.  Reports added that the adults caused ‘excessive mental pain’ to the children.

 

Christopher Brown is charged with felony cruelty to children in the first degree.

 

Tamela Brown is charged with felony cruelty to children in the first degree and misdemeanor simple battery.