Police charge man with drug possession


A Rome man was found with a quantity of cocaine following both a domestic dispute and a foot pursuit, according to law enforcement officials.

Police said Devon S. McNatt, 31, was involved in a domestic dispute in the 100 block of E. Embargo St. at about 8:12 p.m. Friday. Officers on the scene recognized McNatt as being wanted on an open arrest warrant for a charge of felony first-degree contempt.

Police said McNatt fled from the officers and he was taken into custody following a brief pursuit.

Once caught, police said McNatt was found with a baggie containing 3.9 grams of cocaine.

McNatt is charged with one count of felony fourth-degree possession of a controlled substance, along with the contempt warrant, authorities stated. He is scheduled to appear in City Court.


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