Ralph Jason Hyde, 43 of Euharlee, was booked into the Floyd County Jail this week on numerous theft and elderly abuse charges.
Reports said that Hyde intentionally took $3,750 as payment for contactor work that he knew would never be completed from a 44 year-old woman on Lakeland Drive in Rome. The incident occurred on April 4, 2017.
Reports added that Hyde intentionally took $1,000 as payment from a 69 year-old man for contractor work that he knew would never be completed. That victim also lived at a home on Lakeland Drive. That alleged incident occurred on May 1, 2017.
Hyde is charged with two counts of felony theft by deception and exploitation and intimidation of an elderly person.