Man arrested on drugs and weapons charges

August 9, 2021–6:49 p.m.


A Chattooga County man has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges dating back to October of 2020.

According to Floyd County Jail records, Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force officers executed a search warrant at a residence on Tower Road in Rome and found methamphetamine, 13 marijuana plants, and multiple firearms.

47-year old Robert William Phillips Jr., who now lists a Trion address, is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, felony possession of marijuana, possession of meth, and possession of drug-related objects.

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