Christopher Jackson Colburn, 61 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said they stole a sweeper from a Floyd County Water Department worksite.

Reports said that Colburn and another person went to the job site on Huffaker Road and loaded up the sweeper on a truck belonging to their employer before driving away.

The sweeper was valued at $8,000.

The incident occurred on May 19th.

Colburn is charged with felony theft by taking.