A Rome couple, Sammy Christopher Lamar Maples, 39, and Melinda Faye Maples, 35, were arrested at the Royal Inn on Martha Berry Blvd after police found them in possession of a large mount of methamphetamine packaged for resale.

Reports said that officers found multiple bags of meth and drug pipes during a search of the room.

Police went on to say that when they entered the room they attempted to flush the drugs and pipes down the toilet.

Both are charged with possession of meth, possession of meth with intent to distribute, felony tampering with evidence and possession of drug related objects.