(WOODBURY, TN) The Cannon County Sheriffs Office has been quickly taking drugs from the streets, and that reduces problems in the entire area.
Deputy T. Boling observed a black Ford Explorer with no taillights driving on College St. in nearby Woodbury. He conducted a traffic stop and the driver was identified as Justin M. Anderson, who was requested to exit his vehicle.
Instead, Boling reportedly put his vehicle in drive and sped away. During the pursuit, a passenger jumped from the moving vehicle, causing bodily injury. The suspect was given immediate medical aid by supporting officers.
The pursuit ended when the vehicle lost control, running off the roadway, striking a tree.
Justin M. Anderson was placed under arrest. He was charged with Evading arrest, Resisting arrest, False imprisonment, Reckless endangerment, Vandalism, Unlawful possession of firearm by convicted felon, Possession of meth with intent to distribute, Possession of schedule 6 (marijuana), Maintain a Dwelling, Drug Paraphernalia, along with multiple traffic citations.
Anderson's bond was set at $283,500.
Multiple baggies with methamphetamine were located in his pocket. Deputies located large amounts of drug paraphernalia, small baggies, scales along with a total of 329 grams of methamphetamine, and a total of 15 grams of marijuana found in his possession.
Another traffic stop in neighboring Cannon County, resulted in the driver admitted to having 14 grams of methamphetamine in his possession.
An inventory search produced a total of 473 grams of meth, just over a pound that was worth approximately $47,300. In addition, that suspect had $1,973 as well.