A Lindale woman remained in jail Tuesday morning on a $3,500 bond, charged with felony theft by taking a motor vehicle.

According to Floyd County Jail and Rome Police Department reports:

Tristan Breanne Akins, 20, had been staying at a friend's house on Rudy Street over the holidays when she took the person's 2010 Nissan Rogue without permission around 6:30 a.m. Monday.

Akins was spotted by an officer leaving the Economy Inn, 1803 Martha Berry Blvd., in the vehicle just after 10 a.m. Monday and was arrested. The SUV is valued at $5,000.

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