Michael Reece Ellis, 24 of Rome, was jailed this week after a standoff with police at a home on Burnett Ferry Road.

Reports said that Ellis illegally entered the home and refused to leave. When officers were called Ellis proceeded to steal a handgun from the victim and barricaded himself in a closet.

SWAT was dispatched and once they entered the home Ellis gave up without any additonal issues.

Ellis is charged with felony theft by taking and criminal trespass.