Traffic Stop in McEwen lead to guns, cash, and a large amount of drugs taken off the streets

McEwen police Department posted later this evening that a Traffic Stop in McEwen lead to guns, cash, and a large amount of drugs taken off the streets


Today, 7/8/2021, an aggravated assault was alleged to occur in Waverly. The suspects left the scene and were reported to be headed towards McEwen on Highway 70. The subjects in the car were said to be armed with a pistol and a rifle. Chief Eric Jernigan and Officer Aron Duty sat up at the city limits to watch for the vehicle.
Chief Jernigan and Officer Duty observed the vehicle coming into the city limits and initiated a traffic stop. A pistol, rifle, cash, and a large amount of marijuana were recovered from the vehicle. The rifle had been reported stolen out of Stewart County.
The driver, Jhzayiah Lewis of Dickson, faces numerous charges in McEwen and Waverly.

This individual (Jhzayiah Lewis) is in custody for the following charges:

Charge Count: 8

Crime: 39-13-102 Desc: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Bond: $20000.00

Crime: 39-13-102 Desc: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT Bond: $20000.00

Crime: 39-17-1307 Desc: UNLAWFUL CARRYING OR POSSESSION OF A WEAPON Bond: $20000.00

Crime: 39-17-1324 Desc: Offense of possessing firearm or antique firearm during commission or attempt to commit dangerous felony Bond: $50000.00

Crime: 39-14-103 Desc: THEFT OF PROPERTY Bond: $15000.00

Crime: 39-17-425 Desc: POSSESSION OF DRUG PARAPHERNALIA Bond: $1000.00

Crime: 39-17-417 Desc: MANUFACTURE SELL OR POSSESSION OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE Bond: $10000.00

Crime: 55-4-104 Desc: REGISTRATION VIOLATION Bond: $500.00

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