Nashville police arrest two on drug charges

The Nashville Police Department took into custody a couple of suspects following a traffic stop on Thursday night.

According to police, NPD stopped a vehicle in the area near State Route 127 at the Interstate 64 overpass for an equipment violation. Police observed the male driver quickly switch seats with a female passenger. The man allegedly provided false information to police and identified himself as a 30-year-old from Marion.

Upon further investigation, police determined the driver to have a felony warrant in Jefferson County. Both subjects were removed from the vehicle, and police found a hypodermic syringe and substance believed to be methamphetamine.

Both subjects were arrested and charged with unlawful possession of meth, unlawful possession of a hypodermic syringe and obstruction of justice. The male subject was also charged with driving with no valid driver’s license. They were both taken to Washington County Jail and placed on felony holds.

No identification of the subjects can be made at this time. This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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