Sheriff’s deputies arrested a Rome man on Thursday near Gaylesville who was wanted by Georgia authorities. According to Cherokee County Sheriff Jeff Shaver, the Sheriff’s Office received a call about an individual trespassing in the Gaylesville area. The individual, 40 year-old Randy S. Siniard, was confronted by a homeowner as he was in the process of breaking into a vehicle. The suspect fled on foot when he was approached by Lt. Bo Jolly and Deputy Will Bailey. Deputies pursued the suspect and quickly apprehended him. Later in the afternoon, it was discovered that the suspect had driven a stolen truck from Floyd County to the Cherokee County. Investigator Brian Gilliland recovered the truck and it will be returned to the owner in Georgia.
Siniard was transported to the Cherokee County Detention Center on charges of trespassing, first degree receiving stolen property, second degree criminal mischief, and breaking and entering of a motor vehicle. The suspect will be extradited to Georgia for a drug charge and a firearms-related charge upon his release from Alabama.