Garrett Dwayne Ridge, 31 of Rome, was jailed this week after he allegedly intentionally hit an occupied car three times when he thought “the driver had been messing with his kids”.

Reports said that Ridge’s two children were in his vehicle at the time of the altercation.

Police added that Ridge proceeded to leave the scene of the accident.  Tihey also said that Ridge nor his children knew the driver of the other vehicle.

Ridge is charged with aggravated assault, three counts reckless conduct, hit and run and two counts cruelty to children.