Meth Charges Filed after brief Pursuit in Neighboring Cannon County

Mar 24, 2021 at 11:17 am by WGNS


A recent arrest in nearby Cannon County resulted in possession of meth charges. It all started when a Cannon County Sheriff’s Deputy attempted to stop a vehicle that was speeding down Highway 53. Deputy Seth Dawson reported that the car was traveling at 74mph in a 55mph zone.

After a short chase, Deputy Dawson lost sight of the vehicle. A citizen then flagged down the Deputy and advised him the vehicle had pulled into the side of a Dollar General store.

The Deputy spotted the vehicle and ordered the driver out of the car. The driver, identified as Robert Lee Brody Jr, was arrested without further incident.

After being transported to the jail, Correctional Officer Robert Sutton Jr. found approximately 9.7 grams of methamphetamine that was allegedly in the possession of Brody. The meth was found during a search after Brody entered the jail.

Charges against Brody included Manufacturing, delivery, sale or possession of methamphetamine, felony evading in a motor vehicle, possession of meth while driving, tampering with evidence, 3 counts of introduction into a penal facility and unlawful drug paraphernalia.  The driver was also cited for speeding and not having insurance.

Robert Lee Brody Jr. has already made his 34,500.00 bond and was released.

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