Deltorius Devonte Thompson, 29 of Rome, was arrested this week after reports said he was found in possession of 274 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop for invalid registration.  During the stop, Thompson allegedly fled from officers on foot down Maple Road and East 9th Street.

Thompson was able to evade arrest on this date, which was on December 27th.

However, on Monday of this week, Thompson was again found with a large amount of marijuana packaged for resale.  Police added that the drugs were placed in individual baggies alongside digital scales.

Thompson is charged with possession of a schedule 1 controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute, two counts obstruction, two counts possession of drug related objects, possession of marijuana, and distribution of marijuana.