Man accused of stealing guns, ammo during burglary

June 27, 2021–6:15 p.m.


A 21-year old Rome man is accused of burglarizing a residence on Sylvan Street.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Micah Kelly Whittington entered the residence through the window and took two firearms, several hundred rounds of 9mm ammunition, a backpack, and a cell phone.

The victim had a video of Whittington entering and leaving the residence.

In addition, when Whittington was arrested at a location on Shorter Avenue for a probation warrant, he was found with one of the firearms and the cell phone.

He is charged with 1st-degree burglary, theft by taking, and theft by receiving stolen property.

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