Police arrested Deon Lamen Watkins, 33 of Rome, at a home on Glover Street after they said he attempted to hurt his family. Reports said that Watkins bit a family member in the arm then attempted to throw a bicycle at them. The bike missed but did hit and damage a bathroom door. Reports added that the altercation occurred in the front of a child.

Watkins is charged with aggravated stalking, cruelty to child in the 3rd degree, battery, simple battery, obstruction of law enforcement, criminal trespass and a probation violation.