Brian Michael Evans, 49 of Rome, was arrested this week after a traffic stop on Shorter Avenue led officers to find numerous types of drugs.

Reports stated that Evans was stopped for a tag light violation when a K9 officer alerted on the vehicle.  Police said that a search of the car resulted in them finding a used syringe and several bags of suspected methamphetamine.

Police added that Evans then was observed attempting to discard marijuana by tossing it beneath the patrol car.

Evans is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of marijuana, possession of drug related objects and tampering with evidence.