Report: Man poured gasoline on floor, threatened to burn house down

August 17, 2018--8:40 a.m.


A Rockmart man is in the Floyd County Jail charged with terroristic threats and acts.

According to an arrest warrant on file at the Floyd County Jail, 43-year old Carlus Demond Davis got into an argument with a woman at a residence on Wax Road and then poured gasoline onto the floor.

He then reportedly threatened to burn the house down.

The incident occurred on August 13, according to the report.

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