Joseph Walden Peacock, 48 of Salem NC, was arrested in Rome this week after reports said he burglarized a home on Perry Road in Armuchee.

Reports said that Peacock pushed an air-condition unit out of a window and made entry into the home.

Reports added that Peacock proceeded to steal a 9mm Smith and Wesson firearm.

Peacock is a convicted felon in both Georgia and North Carolina.

Peacock is charged with burglary by forced entry, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, felony theft by taking and probation violation.