An Atlanta man, Gary Javon Stephens, 32, was jailed in Rome this week after reports said he committed numerous smash and grab burglaries around Floyd County.
Reports said that on June 9 and 16th, 2016 he went onto the EZ Stop store on Rockmart Highway and committed a theft. Then on September 3, 2016 he did the same at Southern Pride Food Mart on Martha Berry Highway. Again, on September 14, 2016 he did the same at Mr. C’s convenience store on Martha Berry Highway.
Police stated that Stephens was working with a street gang based out of Oakland City, Atlanta during the burglaries.
Stephens is charged with three counts smash and grab burglaries, three counts second degree burglary and violation of the Georgia RICO act.