Russell Mostella III, 46 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he collected $260 in rent for a local real estate company but kept it for himself.  Reports said that Mostella was employed by a Silver Creek real estate company at the time of the alleged theft.

Reports added that the real estate company learned about the theft after it started evicting the resident.

Mostella is charged with felony theft by taking.

According to Floyd County Jail reports: