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Man charged in 2016 robbery

April 20, 2017--12:50 p.m.

From Floyd County Jail records

A 21-year old Rome man was booked into the Floyd County Jail Wednesday on charges of robbery.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Jamal Cartez Newman, of a King’s Court address, is also charged with misdemeanor theft by taking, obstruction of officers and a probation violation.

Arrest warrants state that Newman took the property of another man through intimidation at a location on Goodman Road back on January 9, 2016.

Reports state that police found him in possession of the property and that he then fled from the officers.

Newman was transported to Floyd County from the Mecklenburg, North Carolina Jail to face the local charges.