Re­port: Man, woman charged with ob­struc­tion after hid­ing man in wall

Rome News-Tribune - - NEWS - John Popham, staff writer

Rome po­lice say two Rome res­i­dents hid a Sil­ver Creek man who had a war­rant out for his ar­rest in­side an air con­di­tion­ing vent Wed­nes­day night at the Cal­lier For­est Apart­ments on Dodd Boule­vard.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County Jail re­ports:

An­thony Alan Rogers, 28, of 3755 Rock­mart Road, was ar­rested at 131 Dodd Blvd. where po­lice found him hid­ing in­side the wall of an apart­ment. Rogers was wanted for as­sault­ing a per­son with a base­ball bat on the prop­erty where he was tres­pass­ing. He is charged with felony ag­gra­vated as­sault, mis­de­meanor crim­i­nal tres- pass, and ob­struc­tion.

Rogers was hid­ing in the apart­ment of Cedrick Ray Jack­son, 25, of 131 Dodd Blvd., who along with Amanda Jean Nails, 35, of 231 Al­fred Ave., were ar­rested for help­ing to hide Rogers in the wall. The two al­ready had war­rants out for their ar­rest stat­ing they fled from po­lice on Turner McCall on Nov. 25, throw­ing metham­phetamine and a stolen firearm out of the win­dow of a ve­hi­cle. Both are be­ing in­di­vid­u­ally charged with felony pos­ses­sion of metham­phetamine, theft by re­ceiv­ing and mis­de­meanor ob­struc­tion.

Rome woman charged with fraud

A Rome woman turned her­self in at the Floyd County Jail Fri­day morn­ing where she is be­ing charged with us­ing some­one else’s iden­tity to buy two new iPhones at Ver­i­zon Wire­less.

Ac­cord­ing to Floyd County Jail re­ports:

Brit­tney Amelia Ham­mond, 30, of 6 Or­chard Place, turned her­self in after sev­eral war­rants for her ar­rest were is­sued in re­gards to a Nov. 13 in­ci­dent where she opened a con­tract with Ver­i­zon Wire­less us­ing some­one else’s iden­tity. She pur­chased two new iPhone X’s for a to­tal of $2,398. On Nov. 21 she re­turned with a dif­fer­ent iden­ti­fi­ca­tion and opened an­other Ver­i­zon Wire­less ac­count in their name. She pur­chased one new iPhone X val­ued at $1,199.

Ham­mond is be­ing charged with felony theft by tak­ing, two counts of iden­tity fraud, and mis­de­meanor theft by tak­ing.

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