ROME – Two people are facing charges after a traffic stop led to the discovery of cocaine and synthetic marijuana, according to the Rome Police Department.
On Monday, Rome police stopped a vehicle near the intersection of North George Street and West Embargo Street.
The driver, Anthony Roland, is charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance for cocaine possession. Roland was arraigned in Rome City Court and sent to the Oneida County Jail.
Police say the passenger, Michael Gilliam, was arrested for possession of synthetic marijuana and he posted bail.
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