Nicholas Gene Ellison, 31 of Trenton, was arrested in Rome this week after reports said he was found with drugs while picking up lost items on the side of the road.

Authorities stated that officers found Ellison picking up property that had fallen from his truck on Georgia 20. Officers then discovered that active warrants issues for Ellison from DeKalb County Alabama.

A search of Ellison led officers to recover a pipe containing smoked marijuana as well as a plastic bag containing suspected methamphetamine.

Ellison is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug-related objects, possession of marijuana, and being a fugitive from Justice.