The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Rome man in connection with a series of armed robberies in North Georgia. According to a GBI media release, Anthony Lavell Williams, age 27, was arrested last Wednesday on an armed robbery warrant from Carrollton Police. This arrest followed a search warrant that was executed at his residence by the Rome/Floyd SWAT Team.
The GBI has provided their assistance to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Rome Police, Floyd County Police, Summerville Police, and Fort Oglethorpe Police into the investigation of a series of armed robberies that have occurred since December 2019.
Williams is suspected to have conducted his armed robberies here in Rome, Summerville, Fort Oglethorpe, and Carrollton. He is also the suspect in several other armed robberies targeting Family Dollar, CVS, and Walgreens stores in Northwest Georgia.