Louis Anthony Souder Sr, 60 of Rockmart, was arrested in Rome after police said they found two bags of synthetic marijuana on him after causing a wreck at the intersection of GA 53 and the Loop.

Reports said that Souder was following another vehicle too closely when it struck it. Reports said that it was discovered that Souder was also driving the vehicle without a license.

Authorities added that Souder attempted to discard the drugs on the ground in order to prevent police from finding them.

Souder is charged with possession of synthetic marijuana, obstruction of law enforcement, driving without a license and following too closely.