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Rocky Mount Man Arrested for Stealing Ammunition, Cigarettes from Two Callaway Businesses

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

ROOPCALLAWAY - A Rocky Mount man is behind bars in the Roanoke City Jail facing two felony counts of burglary and grand larceny each after the burglaries of two businesses in Callaway, the Franklin County Sheriff's Office says.

Tommy Roop, 28, was indicted on the felony charges by a grand jury in Franklin County Circuit Court. 

Investigators say a gun, ammunition, cigarettes, hand tools and electronics were stolen from the A & A Market and the Auto Discount Center in Callaway. Deputies began the investigation on August 23.

Roop is being held without bond. 

Anyone with more information on either crime is asked to call Sgt. Nolen at 540-483-6662.

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Sheriff's Office Warns of Church Storage Building Break-Ins

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

59b5dad1192ac.imageFRANKLIN COUNTY - The Franklin County Sheriff's Offiice says they have notived an increase in break-ins in the storage areas of Franklin County churches. Churches are advised to lock storage buildings, log and record all equipment serial numbers along with descriptions. Houses of worship are also advised to install security cameras.