Nicholas Dimetrious Alexander Butts, 31, Tahiri Durand Tobert, 20, and Trayron Marquez Bexley, 28, all of Rome, were arrested this week after they allegedly drove past a home on Brandon Lane and discharged a firearm from a moving vehicle. The home of the victim was struck numerous times before the group exited the car and went inside the residence without permission.
Police said that they were captured a short time later near the intersection of Smith Road and Manning Lake Roads.
The driver of the vehicle, Butts, was also cited for failing to maintain his lane of travel. During a search of the vehicle, they found the stolen handgun, highly concentrated THC oil as well as multiple packages of marijuana.
All are charged with possession/distribution of marijuana, possession of a Schedule I controlled substance, possession of a firearm during the commission of crime and theft by receiving stolen property.
Tolbert and Bexley are both additionally charged with aggravated assault, first-degree burglary, aggravated battery, discharging a firearm near a roadway, 2nd degree criminal damage to property, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.
Bexley is also charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Butts is additionally charged with possession of a firearm druing the commission of a felony, failure to maintain lane and driving without license in possession and probation violaiton.