Convicted Felon Arrested On Drug Charges

Convicted Felon Arrested On Drug Charges

CREATED Mar 21, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A convicted felon has been arrested on drug charges after a citizen alerted police of suspicious activity at a residence in Nashville.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said 30-year-old Charles Fanning was arrested Friday at a residence on Highland Trace Drive.

Police said more than one pound of marijuana, 13 Xanax pills, two handguns, an automatic rifle and other drug related items were recovered during the bust.

Fanning has been charged with a crooks with guns law violation, felony marijuana possession in a drug-free school zone, unlawful possession of prescription medication and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia.

According to officials, he has a lengthy record of previous convictions, including drug possession with intent to sell, felon in possession of a weapon, and aggravated child abuse.

Fanning has been held in lieu of $25,000 bond.