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Man charged with burglary, theft of a motor vehicle

January 17, 2021–5:54 p.m.


A man has been arrested in connection with a burglary on Mt. Alto Road that occurred back in August.

According to the arrest warrants, 23-year old Jacob Thomas Smith of Rome entered the unoccupied residence and took $6,000 in property belonging to the victim.

Smith also entered a 2003 Mercury Marquis Grand belonging to the victim and then stole it.

Smith is charged with 1st-degree burglary, loitering or prowling, felony theft by taking, theft by taking a motor vehicle, entering an automobile and criminal trespass.