300 Xanax bars, 30 grams of fentanyl pills found after foot chase, police say

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man is facing multiple felony drug charges after police reportedly found 300 Xanax bars, several M30 fentanyl pills and more in his backpack.

On Tuesday, March 15, officers with the Metro Nashville Police Department pulled over a maroon Dodge Charger they said was speeding near Old Hickory Boulevard and Lebanon Pike, according to an affidavit.

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The driver pulled into the parking lot of a Chili’s, where police said a passenger in the car, later identified as 25-year-old Jaylen Holmes, got out and ran toward a small wood line. The driver then sped back onto Old Hickory Boulevard.

Officers chased after Holmes, who they said tripped and fell. He was taken into custody, and police searched a black backpack Holmes had reportedly grabbed as he ran from the car. Several drugs were found inside, according to the affidavit.

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