Chadwick Gary Thacker, 43 of Rome, was arrested on Callier Springs Road Thursday after police said they spotted him driving a motorcycle on an expired tag.

Reports stated that after attempting to pull Thacker over he got off of his motorcycle and attempted to run away on foot.  Following a chase though the woods the officer finally apprehended Thacker.   The officer then said he found methamphetamine in Thacker’s pants pocket, along with several plastic zip lock bags.

Thacker is charged with driving without insurance, failure to appear, possession of methamphetamine, possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of drug related objects, driving on a suspended license, concealing the identity of a vehicle and obstruction of law enforcement.