Daniel Dominguez, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he choked a woman until she passed out and then stopped her from dialing 911 for help. Reports said that the alleged incident occurred in front of her four children.
The victim told police that Dominquez forced two children to stay in their bedroom all the time unless they were outside or at school.
A search uncovered marijuana and methamphetamine, along with numerous drug related objects.
Dominguez is charged with two counts of felony aggravated assault, two felony counts of cruelty to children in the second degree, felony false imprisonment and felony possession of methamphetamine. He is also charged with four misdemeanor counts of cruelty to children in the third degree and misdemeanor counts of obstructing someone making a 911 call, possession of marijuana, battery under the Family Violence Act, criminal trespass and possession of drug-related objects.