David Lee Roper Jr, 41 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he was jailed after speeding 12 mph over the posted zone before he was found with drugs inside the Floyd County Jail.

Police said that after stopping Roper at the intersection of Shorter Ave and Roper Drive they found him to have been driving under the influence.

After arriving at the jail suspected marijuana fell from his possession.

Roper is charged with DUI, possession of marijuana, crossing the guard line with drugs, possession of a schedule I controlled substance, and abandonment of drugs.