Report: Woman took copper from Georgia Power property

June 18, 2019–10:05 a.m.

 

FLOYD COUNTY JAIL RECORDS

A 38-year old Rome woman was arrested at a location on Cherry Lake Road Monday on 2nd-degree burglary charges.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Christy Darlene Pope of a Waddell Street address took 365 pounds of Copper and tools from the property owned by Georgia Power.

 

She was also charged with felony theft by taking, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, 1st-degree criminal damage to property (business), and misdemeanor obstruction of officers.

According to the Gordon County Sheriff's Office, Tony Tran, age 24, of a Pine Chapel Road address, was very seriously injured when he jumped out of a moving car during an argument with his spouse.
The incident occurred at around 8 a.m. Sunday on Thor Drive near Calhoun.
Highway 27 North near Dugger Drive is open again after being shut down in both directions for a couple of hours Saturday.
Starting Saturday morning, the bridge on Highway 27 South over Highway 411 will be closed and traffic will be detoured onto State Route 101.
17-year old Tynerious Dequanderon Chambers is accused of assaulting a 16-year old during a robbery on North Division Street in June.
A Rome teenager arrested earlier this week on charges of aggravated sodomy has now been additionally charged with rape.
Authorities say Bryan Somers is a Metro Ambulance EMT in Bartow County as well as a substitute teacher for the Bartow County School System.
The Rome Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a person suspected of burglarizing the construction area at the new Main Elementary School.
It was known as the "7-Up" house but police called it an "opium den," and on Wednesday it was demolished.
A Rome teenager is in the Floyd County Jail on charges from two separate incidents.