Rome authorities spotted a wanted man sitting on a porch in North Rome Monday night. Report said that as a result Clifford Whatley Thomas, 39, and Brandon Rashard Thomas, 33, were taken into custody on drug charges. Officers said that once Brandon Thomas spotted officers he ran inside and resisted arrest. Reports added that once Thomas was taken into custody in the bathroom, officers spotted a quantity of marijuana and a gun.
Reports said that Clifford Thomas told officers that the marijuana and gun was his and as a result was charged with felony possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and misdemeanor possession of marijuana.
Brandon Thomas is charged with felony obstruction of law enforcement officer and a misdemeanor count of possession of marijuana.