Quran Shaheed McCain

Quran Shaheed McCain

A Rome man charged with falsely reporting a traffic accident was in jail Wednesday night pending a $5,700 bond.

According to Floyd County Jail reports/warrant:

Quran Shaheed McCain, 21, of 26 Fortune St., reported a traffic accident on Dec. 18 at Second Avenue and Shorter Avenue, advising he had been injured as a passenger in a family member’s SUV. An investigation determined McCain’s statements to be false.

McCain was arrested Tuesday and charged with felony false statements or writings in matters of government.

Blake Silvers is a member of the Rome News-Tribune editorial staff.

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