Suspect in Rozy Food Mart burglary back in Floyd County

August 23, 2019–7:00 a.m.


The suspect in the May 21 burglary and arson at the Rozy Food Mart near Cave Spring is now lodged in the Floyd County Jail.

22-year old Dustin Wade Smith of Piedmont, Alabama has been held in the Etowah County Detention Center since his arrest in late June.

According to the arrest warrants, Smith entered the store on Gadsden Road by breaking the glass door and locking mechanisms with a crowbar.

He took the register drawer and a case of beer before using an accelerant to start fires at multiple locations in the store.

Smith is charged with 2nd-degree burglary, smash and grab burglary, 2nd-degree arson, 2nd-degree criminal damage to property, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, and misdemeanor theft by taking.

Smith is also charged with being a fugitive from justice for having an outstanding arrest warrant in Jackson County, Alabama.

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