Destiney Renee Barnes, 33, and Kerry Wade Turner 48, both of Rome, were arrested this week after reports said they stole electricity from Georgia Power.

Reports said that the power meter to a home on Shorter Avenue showed tampering alerts after their power was disconnected. 

Authorities went to the home and discovered that the power meter had its locking seal removed and that $1,573 worth of electricity had been stolen.

Barnes is charged with felony theft of services and interfering with properties belonging to utility services.

Turner is charged with interfering with properties belonging to utility services.