NPD executes early morning search warrant

    DRUG BUSTx

    TERRICA HENDRIX | The Nashville News
    ABOVE: Nashville Police Officer Wayne Epperly and K-9
    Officer Greg Parker sit behind the $723 in cash, suspected
    marijuana and drug paraphernalia seized during an early morning
    search warrant in Nashville.

    TERRICA HENDRIX
    Reporter
    NASHVILLE – Just before
    dawn on Friday morning,
    the police department
    and SWAT Team were reviewing
    their entry plans
    for a search warrant on a
    local home.
    Nashville Narcotics
    Investigator Mark Barnes
    confirmed that the Nashville
    Police Department
    – along with the Howard
    County SWAT Team – “executed
    a search warrant
    at 419 W. Sypert Street,”
    in Nashville. Barnes said
    that Paige Walker, 41,
    of Nashville, was at the
    home at the time of the
    search and was arrested.
    “We had prior drug buys
    for marijuana from her,”
    the veteran officer added.
    Barnes confirmed that
    officers seized $723 in
    cash, (suspected) marijuana,
    various items of
    paraphernalia such a scales and pipes and six
    suspected Xanax pills. Walker
    was charged with delivery
    of a controlled substance
    (marijuana), possession
    of a controlled substance
    with purpose to deliver,
    possession of a controlled
    substance (Xanax) and possession
    of drug paraphernalia.
    Walker’s bond was set at
    $77,765 on Friday afternoon.
    Barnes also added that
    Demetrius McDowell, 37, of
    Nashville, was also at the
    residence at the time of the
    search and was arrested for
    failure to pay for the underline
    charge of obstructing of
    government operations.
    Officers who participated
    in the search include:
    Howard County SWAT
    Team members Todd Tallant,
    Casey Parker, Randy
    Bohn, Travis Turner, Blake
    Eudy and Jade Hughes.
    Nashville Police Officers
    K-9 Officer Greg Parker and
    K-9 Rico, Ty Basiliere, Wayne
    Epperly and Justin Garner.