A Rome man was arrested Friday after police say he held a woman against her will and impersonated an officer, reports stated.
According to Floyd County Jail reports:
Eric Warren Mathis, 35, of 109 Oakwood St., was arrested when he had a black .45 caliber pistol after already being convicted of a felony before this offense. He also held a woman against her will in one of the rooms at a motel on Martha Berry Boulevard. He claimed he was a peace officer with intent to mislead officers and the victim, stating he was with the Summerville Police Department.
He was charged with a felony possession of arms by convicted felon, false imprisonment and misdemeanor impersonating a public officer or employee. Mathis remained in jail Friday night with a blanket bond of $24,150.
Rome News Tribune