Subject arrested as police were looking for someone else in Murfreesboro

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When Murfreesboro Police were in the process of serving a recent warrant, they ended up leaving with drugs and a totally different suspect. The incident was reported at 216 Bilbro Avenue.

Officers paid a visit to the residence during the morning hours and asked the main resident for permission to walk through the address in search of a Rolandras Murray, who was wanted on an "Aggravated Robbery" warrant. While police failed to find their man, they did discover a "Robert Andrew Smith" nearby.

Smith was placed in handcuffs and is on felony probation and classified as a gang member known to go armed, according to a police report. After he was in cuffs, he gave police permission to search his pockets. Keys in Smith's pockets matched a nearby vehicle. Officers looked into the windows of the car and claim they found two bags of narcotics within plain view. The bags were next to the gear shifter.

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Officers say the bags were filled with cocaine, marijuana, Oxycodone and Xanex pills.

He was charged with six counts of Felony Possession of a schedule 2 drug, felony possession of a schedule 4 drug and simple possession of a schedule 6 drug. As of Monday evening, Smith remains behind bars. His bond is set at $106,500.

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Source:

Murfreesboro Police Arrest Report #14-0022214
Statue #39-17-417 X3
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office

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