Hodges faces additional charges for September 2020 domestic incident

Jeremiah Duane Hodges

An Aragon man charged in Floyd County for a February chase that ended with a wreck was booked into the Polk County Jail this past week on further charges in that incident here, plus more charges following a September 2020 domestic incident that included a home invasion charge, according to police reports.

The Rome News Tribune reported back in February that Jeremiah Duane Hodges, 26, of 1559 Prospect Road, Aragon, was taken into custody at the jail on June 3 and remains there with bond denied on felony and misdemeanor charges.

The Polk County Police charged Hodges in part for the February 5 chase that was the cause of a multiple-vehicle wreck on Highway 101 while being chased by the Georgia State Patrol. His vehicle ended up in two parts, and he was hospitalized for injuries sustained at the time according to the Rome News-Tribune.

With his return to Polk County, Hodges was charged by Polk County Police for items found inside the vehicle after the GSP sought assistance from the agency in the case.

Those charges at the time included felony possession of cocaine, heroin, firearm possession, theft by receiving, and possession of a Schedule II controlled substance.

He also was found with more than $1,300 in cash at the time of the wreck. $60 additionally were found, but too bloody to be included in the bundle of seized money.

The chase started after police attempted to pull Hodges over on warrants, which stemmed from a September 2020 incident in Aragon.

The Aragon Police Department reported that Hodges was sought for a domestic incident charged as a home invasion incident that involved a woman who was pistol whipped with was potentially could have been a toy gun (described as an olive green Glock) and then threatened another before fleeing the scene in a silver Jeep Compass.

At the moment, the Polk County Jail reports that Hodges has been denied bond and remains in custody on felony charges of three counts of aggravated assault, a count of aggravated stalking, terroristic threats and acts, false imprisonment, possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of or attempt to commit certain felonies, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and home invasion. A single misdemeanor count of cruelty to children in the third degree was also included in the charges.

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