Smyrna Police searching for man wanted for felony drug charges

Apr 25, 2021 at 10:00 am by Voice Wire

Following a traffic stop, Smyrna police officers located a felony amount of marijuana, meth, heroin, and a loaded AR-15 rifle. (Submitted/SPD)

Smyrna Police Department is searching for John Jeffrey Hicks, according to a press release.

Earlier this afternoon, April 24, 2021, SPD officers initiated a traffic stop on Lee Victory Parkway in Smyrna. One of the passengers exited the vehicle and fled the scene on foot. This individual has been identified as John Jeffrey Hicks. Hicks is out on bond for felony drug charges in a neighboring county.

Hicks (below) is a white male, 6’5”, 200 pounds, with long hair and several tattoos. 

La Vergne Police Department’s K-9 unit and Smyrna Fire Department’s drone operators assisted with the search. He was last seen on Lee Victory Parkway over Old Nashville Highway. 

Officers searched the vehicle and located a felony amount of marijuana, meth, heroin, and a loaded AR-15 rifle. As Hicks fled the scene, he dropped a semi-automatic pistol.   

If you have information about Hicks or his location, please contact Detective Krieb, 615-267-5148 or kevin.krieb@townofsmyrna.org.

 



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