8 pounds of crystal meth seized in Nashville; 2 men arrested

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A month-long investigation by the Metro Nashville Police Department resulted in two arrests and the seizure of 8 pounds of crystal meth.

Authorities say Martin Perez, 21, of Elkins, Texas, was supplying large amounts of crystal meth to Seruand Rivera, 22, of Franklin, Tennessee.

(Courtesy: Metro Nashville Police Department)

The men were reportedly arrested after they met in a Hermitage area parking lot where they planned to sell the meth, which was concealed inside a spare tire.

Perez and Rivera both face drug conspiracy charges. They’re being held in the Metro jail in lieu of $100,000 bond.

Neither of their mug shots were immediately released by police.