Reginald Demetrius Chatman Jr, 35 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said they found him in possession of numerous bags containing synthetic marijuana, and suspended methamphetamine.

Police added that Chatman attempted to escape arrest by running from them on foot.

After being captured, officers added that Chatman refused to place his hands behind his back.

Chatman is charged with possession of methamphetamine, possession of synthetic marijuana, possession of drug related objects,  possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and two counts obstruction of law enforcement.