Sheriff’s office arrests Rocky Mount man for business break-ins

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The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a 28-year-old man from Rocky Mount for the burglary of two businesses in the Callaway community. 

According to authorities, Tommy Jon-Lewis Roop has been indicted on two felony counts of burglary and two felony counts of grand larceny on September 3. 

He is accused of stealing from two businesses: A&A Market and Auto Discount Center in Callway. He is accused of stealing a gun, ammunition, cigarettes, hand tools, and electronic equipment. 

Roop is being held in the Roanoke City Jail without bond on charges from Franklin County and Roanoke. 

Anyone with additional information related to either crime is encouraged to contact the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Sgt. Nolen at 540-483-6662.

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