Troy Shane Driver, 44 of Rome, was arrested this week after police said he attempted to swallow cocaine in an effort to prevent its seizure from police.

Officers stated that while issuing a search warrant at a home on Gordon Avenue, they observed Driver attempting to swallow the drugs.

A search then resulted in police finding cocaine, a stolen gun and digital scales.

Driver is charged with possession of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute,  possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, tampering with evidence, theft by receiving stolen property and probation violation.