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A murder suspect out of jail on bond was arrested on drug and weapons charges

Nashville, TN – According to the police officials, he was arrested at an East Nashville gas station Tuesday night. His name is Erick Archibald and he was taken into custody inside of the MAPCO, where a loaded Glock 27 with an extended magazine was found in the pocket of his sweatpants, along with ten to 15 grams of marijuana.

The investigators also found heroin and cocaine in the vehicle he was driving. Archibald was out on bond for first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery, which prohibited him from carrying a firearm.

The suspect explained he traveled to the gas station after hanging out with friends at a residence on North Seventh Street near Howerton Street. During a search of the home, detectives said they found five firearms , at least two of which were stolen, and multiple sets of magazines, along with 65 grams of cocaine and 40 grams of marijuana.

He was booked into the Metro jail Tuesday night on charges including vehicle theft, drug possession and being a felon in possession of a firearm. His bond was set at $111,000.