An inmate at the Floyd County Jail, Edwin Antonio Sequen, is facing additional charges after reports said he was found with a homemade knife in his cell.

Sequen is now charged with unauthorized possession of a firearm by an inmate.

He was being housed on a ICE warrant.


Edwin Antonio Sequen, 31 of Rome, is facing an additional charge after an altercation with a woman and a child. According to the latest report, a child’s hand was broken during the incident.

Sequen is now charged with aggravated battery.


Sequen was arrested this week after police said he choked a 31 year-old woman at her home on Brookstone Road.

Reports added that Sequen then proceeded to maliciously squeeze the hand of a 10 year-old child who witnessed the attack.

Sequen is charged with aggravated assault, 1st degree cruelty to children and 3rd degree cruelty to children.