James Roney was stopped by the police on the corner of Cobb Parkway South and South Marietta Parkway, because the Ford F150 he was driving “fit the description of vehicle connected to an armed robbery that had just occurred at the Marietta Bowling Alley,” the arrest warrant said.
While searching the truck, with Roney’s permission according to the warrant, the officer found a small clear plastic bag containing suspected cocaine in the center console.
While Roney was in custody, another small clear plastic bag containing suspected cocaine was in his back left pants pocket, according to accusations in the warrant stated.
Roney was charged with possession of cocaine, armed robbery and aggravated assault.
He was granted a $5,000 bond but remains in jail.