Police: Nashville man convicted of attempted murder found with drugs, gun

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A man was convicted of attempted murder was found with drugs and handguns, according to Metro police.

Nathaniel Key is charged with several felonies, including felon in possession of a weapon and possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute.

Metro Police were tipped off Key might be selling drugs in the Inglewood area and saw a car in a parking lot with “known drug users” inside. Detectives watched the area for more than an hour and say they saw Key show up, meet with one of the people in that car, and “observed a meeting consistent with a narcotic transaction.” 

After the suspected deal was done, officers say they approached them and found heroin on the customer. After this, officers were able to get a search warrant for Key’s house and reported finding drugs and guns.

According to the arrest report, officers found 275 grams of heroin, 180 grams of meth, 24 grams of crack, 29 grams of cocaine and 3 handguns.

Key was arrested and is being held under a $375,000 bond. 

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