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Rome teen facing marijuana, firearm felony charges

August 6, 2018

A Rome teen was in jail without bond Sunday after police reportedly found him in the Fourth Avenue parking deck with a loaded gun and marijuana.

According to Floyd County Jail and Rome Police Department reports:

Kaleb Logan Broadaway, 17, of 4 Kirkwood St., is charged with the felonies possession of marijuana for distribution and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. He’s also charged with the misdemeanors possession of drug-related objects and possession of a pistol by a person under 18 years old.

An officer patrolling the parking deck Saturday evening saw the open driver’s side door of a white Dodge Ram truck and a bag of suspected marijuana on the floor of the vehicle. Broadaway, the driver, was handcuffed and other officers called to search the vehicle.

Police also turned up several marijuana roaches, a larger bag of marijuana, a glass smoking pipe, digital scales and a silver and red SCCY 9mm pistol loaded with 10 rounds.

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