NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – A felon is back behind bars after a probation check resulted in the discovery of drugs and a gun inside a kitchen freezer.
An arrest report states special agents with the Tennessee Department of Correction’s (TDOC) Apprehension and Enforcement unit assisted a probation officer to perform a home visit for felony offender Malik Brown, 22, on Monday, Aug. 28.
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During their search, officers found a black bag inside the kitchen freezer. The bag contained a .40 Caliber Smith & Wesson handgun, colored pills believed to be ecstasy, a clear tube with white powdery residue and a blue grinder with marijuana inside.
A wallet that contained Brown’s identification was also found in the bag, according to arrest reports.
Metro police said the 22-year-old was on probation for a previous felon offense that occurred in Kentucky.
Brown was taken into custody and charged with felon in possession of a handgun, possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession.
He remains in Metro Jail on a $12,000 bond.