Tyrone Blackburn, 47 of Rome, was arrested this week after dropping out a sandwich bag containing marijuana from a moving car and then proceeded to fight with officers while being questioned.

Reports said that during initial contact with Blackburn he refused to stop after being directed to do so by officers Blackburn then proceeded to run away before being secured by an officer. It was then Blackburn began a fight with police.

A search of his vehicle led authorities to allegedly find a bag of marijuana that was packed for resale.

Blackburn is charged with two counts felony obstruction of police, two counts obstruction, possession of marijuana, distribution or sale of marijuana, abandonment of dangerous drugs, and three counts probation violation