Rome man charged with several armed robberies

ROME — A 27-year-old Rome man has been charged with multiple armed robberies.

Earlier this month, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation arrested Anthony Lavell Williams, of Rome, following a search warrant at his residence by the Floyd/Rome SWAT team. Williams was arrested on an armed robbery warrant from Carrollton Police Department.

According to the GBI, Williams is suspected to have conducted armed robberies in Rome, Summerville, Fort Oglethorpe, and Carrolton. Williams has also been suspected in several other armed robberies targeting Family Dollar, CVS, and Walgreens stores in the northwest Georgia area.     

The GBI has been assisting the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Rome Police Department, Floyd County Police Department, Summerville Police Department, and Fort Oglethorpe Police Department in a series of armed robbery investigations that have occurred since December 2019.