Joseph Matthew Wheeler, 25 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he broke into numerous cars around Floyd County.

Reports said that just after 2 a.m. on Monday September 4th, Wheeler broke into two cars on Woodruff Street.  There he stole a Taurus 9mm handgun and a knife.  

A short time later on Jack Street, Wheeler is accused of breaking into two other cars where he allegedly stole $50 in cash.

While being taken into custody just before 4 am he was found with a bag of suspected meth on Nelson Street.

Wheeler is charged with felony theft by taking, possession of methamphetamine, and four counts entering an automobile with the intent to commit a theft.