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Another suspect jailed in RICO burglary ring case

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Horace Jenkins

Horace Jenkins

Authorities in Rome and Floyd County have arrested another suspect in connection with a Racketeer Influenced and Organization prosecution of individuals involved in a widespread burglary ring.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Horace Jenkins, 27, of 2765 Cherry Laurel Lane, Atlanta, was arrested on the RICO charge for his involvement in a smash and grab burglary at a store on Alabama Highway on Oct. 8 of 2016. The warrant alleges he was involved in several other similar crimes as part of a gang that operated out of the Oakland City section of Atlanta.

Jenkins is being held in the Floyd County jail without bond.

Floyd D.A. Leigh Patterson is prosecuting the case in Rome.