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Rome man arrested for Drug Trafficking and Burglary

November 14th, 2022

Floyd County Jail Records –

A 38-year-old Rome man was booked into the Floyd County Jail on Saturday for multiple charges including burglary and drug trafficking.

According to Floyd County Jail Records, Christopher Leigh Astin of an Azalea Street address was arrested for allegedly breaking into a home on Flannery Street back in July of 2022, stealing a catalytic converter and other items up to over $500 worth in value.

Back in September of 2022, a search warrant at Astins’s home led police to discover 28 grams of methamphetamine, digital scales, and other drug-related objects.

Astin is being charged with first-degree burglary, possession of tools for the commission of a crime, 2nd-degree criminal damage to property, sale of dangerous drugs, possession of drug-related objects,  possession of meth with intent to distribute, Trafficking in Meth, and two counts of theft by taking