October 5th, 2021 – 3:50 PM
Staff Reports –
A Jonesboro man who allegedly was an associate to multiple burglaries that occurred in Floyd County and around the state of Georgia was arrested by the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office and was brought Monday to the Floyd County Jail.
According to Floyd County Jail records, A 31-year-old Tecorey Johnson associated himself with a criminal street gang based out of Oakland City in Atlanta, to participate in multiple smash and grab burglaries that occurred in Floyd County around 2015 and 2016.
On December 7th, 2015, Johnson and other members of the street gang used a sledgehammer to break a hole in the wall of the Kwik Way Convenience store on Calhoun Avenue where they stole $10,000 (cash). On December 24th, 2015, Johnson and other members of the gang did a similar smash and grab at Chuck’s Corner on South Broad Street where $80,000 (cash) was stolen.
Johnson is being charged with violating the Georgia Rico Act, two counts of felony smash and grab burglaries, and two counts of second-degree burglary.