July 28th, 2020 – 11:00 AM
Rome Police Department –
The following is a statement released on Tuesday morning by the Rome Police Department:
Beginning on December 12, 2019 various locations within the City of Rome were victims of armed robberies.
These armed robberies continued to occur through April 3, 2020. In each of the robberies there was a consistent description of the suspect.
The Rome Police Department Criminal Investigation Division in conjunction with the GBI and FBI worked diligently to locate and identify the suspect.
On July 22, 2020 a multi-jurisdictional team served an arrest and search warrant at 309-B Ross Street where Anthony Lavell Williams, Jr. was located and arrested for Armed Robbery. Warrants have been issued for Williams for the following Armed Robberies:
Business Name: Location: Date of Robbery:
Dollar General Store 1605 N. Broad Street December 12, 2019
Citgo 1901 N. Broad Street December 21, 2019
Dollar General Store 25 Central Plaza December 29, 2019
Circle K 910 N. Broad Street January 4, 2020
Circle K 2401 Garden Lakes Blvd. January 4, 2020
North Broad Food Mart 1416 N. Broad Street January 9, 2020
Dollar General Store 1100 N. 5th Avenue January 11, 2020
Dollar General Store 1804 Redmond Circle January 24, 2020
CVS 1915 Maple Avenue April 3, 2020
- Anthony Lavell Williams, Jr. has also been charged with Armed Robberies in multiple cities in North West, Georgia.