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Rome man accused of stealing police license plate

35-year-old Michael Kroll of Rome (Photo provided by the Rome Police Department)

A Rome man is facing charges after he allegedly stole a license plate from a police patrol vehicle, according to the Rome Police Department.

Posted: Jun 27, 2018 10:58 AM

A Rome man is facing charges after he allegedly stole a license plate from a police patrol vehicle, according to the Rome Police Department.

Michael Kroll (AKA "Scooter"), 35, was arrested Tuesday night and charged with the misdemeanors of petit larceny and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Police say in the early morning hours of Saturday, June 23, Kroll allegedly stole a Rome Police Department license plate from a patrol vehicle while it was parked and unoccupied in a parking lot on South James Street in Rome.

Police say during the investigation Kroll was developed as a suspect, and he was then found to be in possession of the stolen license plate.

Kroll was charged and then released on $1,000 bail. He’s scheduled to appear in Rome City Court on July 10.

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