Billy Joe Cook, 54 of Rome, was arrested after a search warrant at 407 Flora Avenue led authorities to find a gun and a large amount of drugs.

Police said that Cook was found in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine, marijuana, Hydrocodone, Oxycone, plastic baggies and a digial scale.   He was also found illegally (convicted felon) in possession of a .22 caliber handgun.

Cook is charged with two counts possession of a schedule II controlled substance, possession of meth, possession of meth with intent to distribute, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, possession of marijuana, distribution of marijuana, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and possession of drug related objects.