A Lindale man has been arrested after allegedly attempting to take money from a gaming machine at a convenience store in North Rome Sunday morning.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

David Lee Edwards, 35, of Lindale was arrested Sunday on Calhoun Avenue where he is alleged to have had a knife with a four-inch blade while he was supposedly attempting to take money from a gaming machine.

Police claim Edwards had taken the keys to the machine at the time of his arrest.

Edwards is charged with a felony for possession of a weapon during an attempt to commit a crime and misdemeanors for theft by receiving stolen property, criminal attempt to commit a misdemeanor and theft by taking.

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