Arthur Thomas, 57 of Rome, found himself behind bars over the weekend after police said he illegally took money from an elderly man.

Reports stated that Thomas took $165 from a 72 year-old man back in December of 2015.  Police stated that Thomas also took money from another man after promising to sell him a chainsaw.

Thomas is charged with felony exploitation and intimidation of elderly adults , misdemeanor theft by deception and two counts of failure to appear.