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Rome man accused of running from traffic stop

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A Rome man was in jail without bond Thursday night after being accused of driving away from the scene of a traffic stop on Wednesday night.

According to Floyd County Jail reports:

Robert William Mobbs, 45, of 4204 Cave Spring Road, was pulled over by police near Ga. 53 and Oakmont Drive around 10:07 p.m. Wednesday. The officer discovered Mobbs was driving on a suspended license and asked him to get out of the vehicle, but Mobbs refused.

Mobbs then took off in his vehicle, reaching “speeds well above the posted speed limit.” Warrants state once Mobbs reached his home, he got out and ran from the vehicle. Police found a bag of methamphetamine in the driver’s seat of the vehicle.

He was arrested Thursday.

Mobbs is charged with felony fleeing or attempting to elude a police officer, obstruction of an officer and possession of meth. He also is charged with misdemeanor driving while license suspended and reckless driving.

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