Doyle Eugene Tant Sr, 44 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he was found with numerous drugs following a traffic stop on Samuel Mountain Road.

Police said that Tant, a passenger in the vehicle being stopped back on July 15th, fled the scene on foot.  His identity was confirmed by other passengers in the vehicle. 

Police added that a search of the vehicle led them to find methamphetamine and Oxycodone pills that were not in their original container. 

Tant is charged with possession of amphetamine, possession of a schedule II controlled substance, drugs not in original container, obstruction and two counts probation violation.