John Daniel Pope, 44 of Rome, was arrested on felony drug charges after he was allegedly captured shoplifting at the West Rome Wal-Mart on Friday.

Reports stated that after Pope was found stealing close to $179 in merchandise police found approximately 8 ounces of methamphetamine and a smoking device in his vehicle.

Pope is charged with shoplifting, possession of drug related objects, driving under the influence of drugs and possession of marijuana.