Nashville police arrest three on drug charges

Update: 3/24/2021

Police have arrested three individuals over the weekend on various drug charges.

According to the Nashville police, a traffic stop on Saturday, March 20, was conducted in the 1600 block of South Mill Street. Officers observed a male driver attempt to switch places with a female passenger.

According to Washington County online records, Joshua R. Poole, 30, of Chicago, has been charged with controlled substance trafficking, a Class X felony; manufacturing and delivering 100 grams of heroin, also a Class X felony; and possession of between 15 and 100 grams of heroin, a Class 1 felony, along with a couple oof misdemeanor charges.

According to the original Facebook post, Nashville police would detain all three occupants on suspected drug, paraphernalia and warrant charges. The driver, later identified as Skylar D. Nolan, 27, of Bucombe, had attempted to switch places with Hali D. Clutts, 23 of Tamms.

Nolan was taken into custody for driving while license is revoked, obstructing justice, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of methamphetamine, unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of hypodermic syringes. He was charged with Class 3 possession of methamphetamine and Class 4 possession of controlled substance.

One passenger, later identified as Clutts, was arrested initially for obstructing justice and a failure-to-appear warrant out of Williamson County. Other charges include unlawful possession of a controlled substance, meth, paraphernalia and syringes.

Another passenger, later identified as Poole, was found to have a “significant amount of heroin/fentanyl” that totaled 100 grams and was charged with unlawful possession with an attempt to deliver, controlled substance trafficking and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia and syringes. This person also had a felony warrant out of Missouri, police say.

If convicted, Poole could face a prison sentence between 12 and 60 years. Poole entered a not guilty plea on all charges on March 22.

The Standard will continue to follow this case as more information develops.

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