Joseph Lee Byrd, 42 of Rome, was arrested this week after burglarizing a room and robbing a person at the Relax Inn on Martha Berry Blvd.

Reports stated that Byrd forced his way inside a room at the hotel and forced the victim to lay on the ground before stealing $3,000 in cash.

Police said that the robbery occurred back on June 5 of this year.

Byrd is charged with strong arm robbery and first degree burglary.