An inmate at the Floyd County Jail, 26 year-old Justin Savon Heard, is now facing additional charges after authorities said he was found with two shanks at the jail.

Heard has been housed at the Floyd County Jail since February 13th on a hold from Gilmer County.


He was charged this week with unauthorized possession of a weapon by an inmate, interference with government property and three counts felony obstruction of an officer.