The Rome man who was accused of stealing cashed checks from his family and then reusing them is now facing additional charges. Reports said that Robert Nathan Holcomb, 30, allegedly had a 12 year-old girl help him with the burglary. Police said that Holcomb not only had the child help him with the crime but also allowed her to witness drug activity and other situations not suitable for a child.
In addition to his charges last week, burglary, theft by taking, theft by deception, two counts of forgery and two counts of deposit account fraud, he is now charged with second degree cruelty to children and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Floyd County police arrested Robert Nathan Holcomb, 30 of Rome, this week after he was accused of stealing already used checks from his grandmother and mother’s house. Police said that Holcomb using chemicals on the checks so that they could be cashed again at both Rome Wal-Marts earlier this month. Reports added that he purchased over $1,000 in merchandise from the stores between November 1 and 9th.
Holcomb is charged with felony first degree burglary, two counts of felony deposit account fraud, two counts of misdemeanor theft by taking, four counts of fourth degree forgery and theft by deception.