NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – While the Metro police Gang Unit was serving a warrant Tuesday, authorities say they uncovered an illegal drug operation.
Police say the operation was found at 4820 Highlander Cove in Antioch while serving a probation violation on 52-year-old Thomas Shepherd.
Shepherd is on lifetime supervision for rape, according to Metro police, and he was taken into custody after officers knocked on the door.
A press release states a strong odor of marijuana was smelled and a search was conducted.
Police say 1.5 pounds of marijuana, 1.5 ounces of cocaine, 17 Xanax pills, drug paraphernalia, gambling tickets, three pistols—one stolen, and $850 in cash were seized.
Five other people were arrested in addition Shepherd and face multiple felony weapon and drug possession charges.
Those arrested are:
- Convicted felon Kevin Strickland, 55, of 4820 Highlander Cove
- Jentri Peebles, 22, of 4820 Highlander Cove
- Convicted robber and parolee Kimar Peebles, 27, of Edencrest Drive
- Convicted felon Rossie Ellison, 37, of Hyde Street
- Yolanda Peebles, 45, of 4820 Highlander Cove
Highlander Cove drug bust
Highlander Cove drug bust x
Pipe bomb found inside Clarksville home’s garage
Santa visits Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Macon County inmate escape
Crash involving Murfreesboro officer
Pet of the Week for Dec. 4, 2017
Thanksgiving at the mission
Murfreesboro, Shelbyville massage arrests
Better Days Barbecue
Wayne County stolen items
Pet of the Week for Nov. 13, 2017