Traci Lynn Sanders, 51 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said she tried to hide drugs from police.

Authorities stated that Sanders was found to be in possession of methamphetamine at the West Rome Walmart while attempting to shoplift.  

Sanders then allegedly consumed two different types of drugs in order to destroy evidence.  Police added that Sanders then threw two pieces of her property on the ground without permission from the store.

She was accused of stealing $23.94 worth of items from the store.

Sanders is charged with three counts tampering with evidence, two counts littering, theft by shoplifting, possession of a schedule II controlled substance and failure to appear.