Jarvis Barrett, 34, of Rome was arrested Monday for strapping a machete to his belt.
Barrett is accused of coming out of his room in a manner that made the victim feel as though he was going to cause him harm. Barrett and the 55-year-old victim got into an altercation, after which Turner went into his room and strapped a machete to his belt. He proceeded to come back out of his room with the machete making the victim feel as though Turner was going to cause him to harm with it.
Turner is charged with misdemeanor simple assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct.