A man stopped for a traffic violation in Murfreesboro now faces three drug related charges and a charge for driving on a revoked license.
As luck would have it, Barrett said that she was weighing the small amount of heroin for a friend when police knocked on the door.
Working as a team, the Monteagle and Tracy City Police Departments along with with the 12th Judicial Drug Task Force, took a large amount of methamphetamine off the street last week.
Murfreesboro Police pulled over a man known to have a revoked driver's license due to a previous DUI and ended up confiscating 29 grams of meth.
According to the arrest warrant, Trooper Adam Malone allegedly located a suitcase in the trunk of the vehicle that contained approximately 2 pounds of a white crystal-like substance that field tested positive for methamphetamine, approximately 200 Xanax bars, approximately 6 pounds of a green leafy like substance believed to be marijuana, and approximately 56 grams of a white powdery substance believed to be cocaine.
UPDATE: Police wrote in their arrest report that the child was found naked and covered in both human and dog feces that the child was eating.
A bag of meth and a bag of heroin were recovered during a Murfreesboro traffic stop. Police pulled the suspect car over when they witnessed it pull out of a driveway on West Clark Blvd. failing to yield to traffic.
A man who claimed to have falsely called 911 because he was on "Meth" the night before was arrested by Murfreesboro Police.
When the officer was searching the man's person for safety reasons he allegedly found in the man's left front pocket approximately 62 grams of meth.
Based on methamphetamine being sold per gram, the street value is approximately $500,000.
Heroin, methamphetamine and stolen merchandise was Murfreesboro Police reportedly found on a man accused of stealing items from Walmart.
Officers discovered a male subject that was in his underwear and appeared burnt on his upper body. He was transported to Vanderbilt Burn Center.
When police spoke to the suspect, it was revealed that he had a large bag of "Narcotics" in the rear of his pants. The police report stated, "A large bag wedged between his buttocks."
Three small baggies of meth, a baggie of cocaine and two small baggies of heroin were recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro when police responded to the Clarion this past Friday (3/31/17) afternoon at 4.
A fairly large scale crystal meth distribution ring has been shut down in Middle Tennessee.
Emergency personnel had to respond to an unresponsive female found by hotel management at the Country Inn and Suites on Armory Drive.
26 year old Murfreesboro woman was found partially under a car on Hazelwood Street having convulsions.
In nearby Woodbury, a woman was arrested on a charge of filing a false report after she called police to report being the victim of a robbery.
A 31-year old Woodbury man and a 24-year old Smithville woman were arrested after suspicious activity was reported at Aspen Heights Apartments.
The keen nose of a Metro Nashville police dog Stryker led to today's discovery of one pound of heroin and one pound of meth concealed in the stuffing of a cookie pillow.
A 39 year old man by the name of "King Robert" Dillard who was wanted in Ohio for Heroin distribution has been tracked down by U.S. Marshals and arrested in Murfreesboro.
The convicted man from Rutherford County stated that the trial courts made an error in his ten year sentence suggesting that the state cannot prove that he was endangering anyone's life by making methamphetamine's.
Shelbyville Police say Methamphetamine use drove the manufacture of a large number of counterfeit bills passed in Shelbyville over the past few weeks.
Last week, Coffee County Deputy Blake Simmons was on patrol in Lakewood Park just over the Rutherford County line in the Beechgrove area where he says he saw a Cory Smith whom he knew had an active arrest warrant.
Police say Brewer retrieved a small container that had meth, Oxycodone and Klonopin inside of it. A nearby makeup bag contained a cut straw and two hypodermic needles.
A 28 year Murfreesboro woman has been arrested at an Old Fort Parkway motel after police noticed a new Audi with Rutherford County tags parked outside the room that showed one of the owners had an active warrant.
Three men parked behind a vacant house on Elrod Street were questioned by Murfreesboro Police on Sunday night.
Late last week Coffee County Sheriff's Department Investigator James Sherrill and Deputy Brandon Reed received information about a possible methamphetamine cook going on at Ashley Drive in Lakewood Park.
Heroin and crystal meth were located in an SUV stopped by Murfreesboro Police on Monday (8/22/16).
Police pulled 31 year old Amanda Grace Hajdasz over for having expired tags. Once stopped, Officer Aaron Price noticed something was in Amanda's bra.
At age 24, someone charged with "Possession of a firearm while in commission of a violent felony" could potentially face some stiff prison time if convicted.
Authorities had to make a phone call to the Department of Children Services while at the Academy Street home because Bullocks' toddler child was present when police searched and found a felony amount Meth at the house.
During a strip search, detention officers located a bag in her anus that contained "residue" inside of it. The officers also noticed a white residue around her... Well, you get the idea.
A witness at the accident scene was later taken by police to the location of where Hodge was found and positively identified him as the driver of the Honda Civic that was said to have caused the accident.
The Murfreesboro man told police he was once a "Big time dealer," but stopped. Police told the subject that the text in his phone were from this week, he then told officers that he stopped dealing after those text.
According to Sheriff's Department report, Investigators found out that a Justin Michael Anderson was selling the drug from his apartment at Cedar Ridge Apartments in Woodbury.
A 25 year old Smith County man has been arrested in Murfreesboro and charged with kidnapping.
7.2 Grams of meth were recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop. Police pulled over Nathan Torres after he reportedly ran two stop signs.
The items were in a trash bag in the area of West College Street near Greenway Mobile Homes.
Three suspects were charged with making methamphetamine while Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies were searching for burglary suspect earlier this month, a deputy said.
The deputy noticed a plastic bottle containing a white substance and notified narcotics Detective Curtis Brinkley to investigate.
A 41-year old Greenland Drive woman was arrested after Murfreesboro Police allegedly found her to be in possession of a jar of meth. Officer Jacob Fountain reports he was on directed patrol on Friday and just after 4:15.
One of two Murfreesboro residents accused of having a meth lab near a school will be arraigned in court next week.
More than $12,000 worth of illegal crystal methamphetamine and marijuana were seized from suspects after being stopped for traffic offenses last week on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies said Monday.
The Probation and Parole Office requested the assistance of a Murfreesboro Police Officer at the Jackson Motel after the strong odor of meth was smelled outside of a motel room.
Members of the Tennessee Highway Patrol's (THP) West Bureau Interdiction Plus team discovered approximately one and a half pounds of crystal methamphetamine on a routine traffic stop last week in Coffee County.
Once in handcuffs, police carefully searched the man and found a bag containing meth and another that contained marijuana.
More and more people, he said, are relying on Mexican meth instead of cooking their own.
Two men have been arrested by the DeKalb County Sheriff's Department after having been found in a barn with a meth lab.
The centerpiece of the week will be "An Evening with RJ Mitte," the actor who portrayed Walter White Jr. on the program, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in Tucker Theatre.
Meth continues to plague Rutherford and Surrounding Counties. The most recent case led police to a domestic violence call at the Knights Inn on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro
A traffic stop early Monday morning in front of Wendy’s on S. Church Street netted two arrests. Police say they stopped a vehicle because license plate was not properly lit.
Gov. Bill Haslam’s anti-methamphetamine legislation that was approved by the Senate in April will officially become law on Tuesday – July 1.
A man arrested this past February for allegedly cooking meth in a hotel room at the Knights Inn on S. Church Street in Murfreesboro, will appear in court this week to file a plea.
On Monday morning around 10, several items were found that are commonly used to manufacture methamphetamine. The materials were located near the West Main Street Greenway trail in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Police uncovered a meth lab in a vacant rental home on Wednesday morning. Neighbor says she saw cars enter the property, but thought it was under cover police...
According to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, 1,685 meth labs were seized in Tennessee last year.
If a family of four all takes the same type of allergy medication daily that contains pseudoephedrine, then that family won't have enough pills to make it through an entire month. In fact, they won't even have enough to make it through half a month.
The goal is to curb the production of methamphetamine in Tennessee, but concerns are being raised about the unintended impact that restricting sales of certain medicines will have on law-abiding consumers.
A motel room at the Knights Inn on South Church Street was allegedly being used to cook meth last week, according to Murfreesboro Police.
You can see a list of Rutherford County address where meth labs were seized or removed here.
Two weeks ago WGNS told you about several mid-state cities changing their city ordinances and requiring pharmacies to only sell medications containing pseudoephedrine to those who have a prescription from their doctor.
WGNS has yet another story of a city or county in Tennessee ending the sales of over the counter pseudoephedrine containing drugs.
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