Rome man arrested on felony charges in connection with fentanyl overdose death

According to the Floyd County Police Department, A Garden Lakes man was charged with the death of another in relation to an earlier overdose death. He is being held with no bond for that offense plus drug and weapon charges. FCPD advised The Rome Floyd Metro Task Force executed a search warrant Thursday at the home of Anthony Brooks Cain, 38, after linking Cain to a recent overdose death. According to Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force Cain provided fentanyl to a person on June 10 at his home, who later died of an overdose. The search of 106 Tyler Street revealed three “homemade explosive devices” alongside over an ounce of fentanyl as well as more than a pound of marijuana packaged for resale, 12.5 grams of methamphetamine, 87 grams of fentanyl and prescription medications with a total street value of almost $20,000. Cain was also found to be in possession of more than 40 firearms, some of which had been illegally altered. Three homemade explosive devices were also seized along with two vehicles and more than $30,000 in cash. Cain is charged with involuntary manslaughter, felony possession of destructive devices with intent to kill or injure, felony trafficking in illegal drugs, felony possession of a firearm during the commission of certain felonies, possession of a Schedule II controlled substance with intent to distribute, possession of a dangerous weapon, possession of a Schedule IV controlled substance, and possession of drug related objects. Cain is being held without bond at Floyd County Jail. the search warrant Jeffrey Daniel McWorther, 37, of Rome was also arrested. McWorther is being charged with felony possession of fentanyl and possession of meth and remained in the Floyd County Jail Friday without bond.

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