He was within one thousand feet of a "Drug Free School Zone" when arrested by Murfreesboro Police on felony drug charges...
Murfreesboro Police pulled over a vehicle because passenger Bobby Eugene Kelly was not wearing a seatbelt, according to an arrest report. Once stopped, Kelly allegedly exited the vehicle and started to walk away. Seconds later, he got back in the vehicle as ordered by police.
When officers searched Kelly, they found a "large bag of marijuana" in a cargo pocket of his pants. Police also located a .380 handgun.
As a result of the gun being found with the drugs, Kelly was charged with Possession of a firearm while in the commission of a felony. He was also charged with Felony Possession of a Schedule Six Drug.
The 27 year old Murfreesboro man will appear in court to face the felony charges on August 11, 2016.
MPD Arrest 16-407043