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Rome man facing firearms charges

Jonathan Mark Stephens

Jonathan Mark Stephens

A Rome man has been arrested after reportedly selling a firearm that he did not have the authority to sell.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Jonathan Mark Stephens, 24, of 333 Bert Road, was charged with felony counts of theft by receiving and theft by deception after selling a Winchester rifle to another man for $120 back in December. Floyd County Police said Stephens did not have permission to sell the weapon.

He was also charged with a felonies for a probation violation and failure to appear in court along with a misdemeanor for theft by shoplifting.

Stephens was being held in the Floyd County Jail Friday without bond.


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