Michael Lamar Strickland Jr, 23 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said they found him in possession of methamphetamine and a pistol.

He was taken into custody at the intersection of Reeceberg and Booze Mountain roads.

Strickland is charged with possession of meth, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and parole violation.