(MURFREESBORO) A ten-month investigation begun by Murfreesboro Police and now also involving theMetro Nashville Police and the Tennessee Bureau of Iinvestigation (TBI) led to an arrest Friday (8/31/2023) of alleged major drug trafficker Brandon Ostein of Nashville. 36-year-old Ostein is a convicted drug felon on parole who registered last October (2022) with Metro Nashville Plice as an ex-con.
A search of Ostein’s Broadway apartment resulted in the discovery of 37 pounds of fentanyl-laced cocaine, guns, shoeboxes containing approximately $400,000 cash, plastic baggies, kilogram presses and vacuum sealers.
This investigation is continuing and is being led by a team of narcotics detectives and agents from the Metro Police' Specialized Investigations Division, TBI and Murfreesboro Police, with assistance from the Cheatham County Sheriff’s Office.
Ostein is charged with possessing fentanyl-laced cocaine for resale, gun possession by a convicted felon, and possession of drug paraphernalia.
His bond is set at $1,026,000.