Homewood police have arrested a 23-year-old Birmingham man on multiple drug charges after finding cocaine and marijuana in his hotel room.
According to a release from Homewood PD, officers were patrolling the Laquinta Inn on State Farm Parkway around 10:40 a.m. this morning when they noticed the smell of marijuana coming from one of the rooms.
The officers spoke to the occupant, Robert Thomas, and noticed a hand gun, clear plastic bags of cocaine, a bag of marijuana and lortab inside an open drawer in the room.
Police also found a plastic bag with more cocaine and a set of digital scales inside the hotel room. Police say the handgun was reported stolen out of Tarrant.
Thomas was arrested on the following charges:
Drug Trafficking (cocaine)-$50,000 bond
Unlawful possession of controlled substance- $7500 bond
Unlawful possession of marijuana 2nd - $300 bond
He is being held in the Homewood City Jail.
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