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34-year-old convicted murderer arrested on drug, weapon charges

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, the 34-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday.

His name is Leroy Topp Jr. and he is now charged with multiple charges, including: possession of fentanyl, meth, and Roxicodone for resale, felon in possession of a weapon, and gun possession during the commission of a felony.

Metro Police said the 34-year-old man, who is a convicted murderer out on bond for a 2019 Nashville homicide, was arrested after an apparent drug transaction in a convenience store parking lot at 4145 Lebanon Pike.

Undercover detective saw the suspect man get into the passenger seat of a Chevrolet Malibu.

The detective followed the driver and stopped him for speeding on Robinson Road.

The detective then searched the suspect and the vehicle and reportedly found: 1.2 pounds of fentanyl, 136 grams of methamphetamine, 413 Roxicodone pills, a semi-automatic handgun, two rifles and $36,304 cash.

This is a developing story and it will be updated as new information become available.