A 56 year-old Rome man, Steven Lanier Dooley, is facing additional charges after police said he began to smoke in their patrol car and then threw it on the street while being questioned.

Reports said that Dooley was initially arrested for allegedly trespassing.  Police stated that while on the way to the jail Dooley lit a cigarette in the back of the patrol car.

The officer proceeded to pull over and question Dooley about the cigarette. Dooley proceeded to deny having a cigarette and then pointed to one laying on the ground next to him.

The officer proceeded to charge Dooley with littering.