Fugitive arrested in Rome
July 23, 2014--9:45 a.m.
From Floyd County Jail reports
A Rome man wanted by Cherokee County, Alabama authorities for manufacturing methamphetamine was arrested during a traffic stop on Alabama Highway at Shorter Industrial Boulevard Tuesday.
According to records at the Floyd County Jail, 49-year old James Dyer Walters, of a Grandview Drive address, is charged with being a fugitive from justice.
Floyd County Police also reportedly found drug-related objects and a quantity of methamphetamine residue at the time of his arrest, resulting in additional charges.
Walters is also charged with open container.
A second arrest was also made.
48-year old Kimberly Marie Conaway, of an Old River Road address, was charged with possession of meth and possession of drug related objects.
Man charged with possession of prescription drugs
A 26-year old Plainville man was jailed Tuesday on charges of possession of Hyrdocodone.
According to Floyd County Jail records, Derek Edward Bridges, of a Cantrell Drive address, was initially stopped by Rome Police on Turner McCall Boulevard for failure to maintain a single lane.
Police reportedly found an undisclosed quantity of the pain medicine, a syringe and a spoon with residue on it.
Bridges was additionally charged with DUI and possession of drug-related objects.
Police: Homeless Woman steals car
A homeless woman was jailed early Wednesday on charges of theft by taking a motor vehicle.
According to Floyd County Jail reports, 31-year old Utica Shantell Jackson stole an automobile from a location on Maple Street.
She was arrested on Nixon Avenue, where it was also discovered she had a suspended or revoked license, according to police.