Robert Wade Kimmel,24 of Cedartown , was arrested Wednesday after he was accused of attempting to return stolen items to JC Penny at Mount Berry Square Mall in Rome.

Reports stated that Kimmel attempted the exchange in order to “keep the money for his own financial gain”. The thefts occurred between June 6 and July 27 of this year.

They added that the merchandise stolen was valued at $1,025.15.

Kimmel is charged with theft by deception.