Scotty Joel Venable, 37 of Rome, was arrested this after reports said he participated in gang activity while being in a position of an “organizer, supervisory position, or leadership position, of the Ghost Face Gangsters.
Police stated that Venable and Lavanda Venable conspired to delete evidence from a mobile device in which he made statements that conspired to commit a predicate crime.
The incident occurred at the Floyd County Jail back on October 1st.
Lavonda Marie Venable, 38 of Rome, was jailed October 2nd for the charges. She is facing conspiracy to commit a felony, and unlawful association with a street gang charges.
Scotty Venable, who had been jailed since September 16th is now charged with conspiracy to commit tampering with evidence, and two counts participation in criminal street gang activity.