James Dean Thompson, 32 of Cedar Bluff, was arrested in Rome after reports said that a traffic stop on SR 1 near Burnett Ferry Road resulted in police finding marijuana.

Reports stated that officers pulled Thompson over for speeding.  While speaking with Thompson, officers said that they detected a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle.

A search then resulted in them locating a plastic bag that contained the drug.

Thompson is charged with possession of marijuana and speeding.