A Rome couple was found to be in possession of marijuana and crack cocaine during their shoplifting arrest at Wal-Mart in West Rome on Tuesday.  Reports stated hat Ashley Mandrell Watkins, 33, and John Robert Jester, 40, were allegedly captured stealing clothing and alcohol and was subsequently stopped and questioned by officers.

Reports added that after smelling marijuana they discovered a plastic bag with the suspected drug in his underwear.  The bag also contained a smaller bag of suspected crack cocaine.

Both Jester and Watkins are charged with possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana with intent to distribute, and theft by shoplifting.

Jester is also charged with probation violation.