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Rome Police and GBI Arrest man for multiple armed robberies

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.