A 58 year-old homeless Rome man, Anthony D Hightower, was arrested this week after reports said he was found looking into windows of homes on East 15th Street.

Police said that when they walked up to question Hightower they found him carrying a glass pipe.  When they asked for the pipe, Hightower proceeded to light what was inside in order to burn it.  He then proceed t get a stick and rub it inside the pipe to destroy what was left.

Hightower is charged with loitering, tampering with evidence and possession of drug related objects.