Convicted felon taken to the hospital after fighting with Rutherford Co. Police

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LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WKRN)– A convicted felon was hospitalized after fighting with police in Rutherford County.

It all happened after a traffic stop on Tuesday afternoon.

Police pulled over a vehicle on Floyd Mayfield Drive & Patty Cove.

They say 36-year old Ricky Whitlow was the driver.

He started to fight with police shortly after getting out of the car.

Whitlow was arrested and taken to StoneCrest Hospital.

Officers had minor injuries.

They also found a modified weapon, ammunition and illegal narcotics inside Whitlow’s vehicle.

He is facing charges of possession of a weapon by a convicted felon and resisting arrest.

He’s a convicted felon in Rutherford, Davidson & Wilson Counties.

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