More charges have been added to the list of those lodged against a Rome resident accused of camper thefts in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama – including Cherokee County.
According to Floyd County jail reports 35 year old Joel Nelson Yother was charged with the theft of a camper from the Aragon, Georgia area – that was later found parked at a residence on Billy Pyle Road; the camper was valued at approximately $10,000.
On October 28th, he allegedly stole a 12-foot trailer here in Cherokee County, then sold it to a Floyd County man for $500. Yother was also found to be in possession of a pontoon boat, valued at $5,000, stolen from Cherokee County in November.
He also stands accused of taking a four-wheeler and trailer from a residence on Doyle Road on November 28th; those items were valued at $2,100.
Yother has been in jail since December 3rd, after being caught driving an SUV that had been reported stolen in Floyd County with a camper reported stolen in Gordon County.
He was arrested on I-75 in Bartow County.
Yother’s charges include six counts of Theft by Taking and two counts of Theft by Receiving Stolen Property in addition to Theft by Deception and Theft by Taking a Motor Vehicle.
He currently remains in the Floyd County Jail, and following his release, he will face charges in Gordon County and in Cherokee County.