A man has been arrested on multiple charges after what deputies thought was just a call for car vandalism.
Officials with the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office said a woman called after she found her car badly damaged.
Authorities went to her home to investigate, and they discovered the car appeared to have been crashed. Those with the Tennessee Highway Patrol were called in to investigate.
The woman told deputies she believed the suspect was a man who had been staying at her home during the night. That man was identified as 28-year-old William Marquise Woods.
Officials were allowed by the woman to check her home, and she gave them permission to enter if Woods did not open the door.
Authorities said no one answered, and when they entered, they found the back door standing open which led them to believe Woods had fled on foot.
Woods was found a short time later walking in the 900 block of East Baddour Parkway.
Deputies said Woods allegedly threw something from behind his back into a ditch. Authorities said they discovered it was plastic bags of marijuana and cash.
Officials said Woods was a parolee out of Davidson County where he had multiple drug charges.
“That was a great job by our deputies getting a known drug offender off the streets,” Sheriff Robert Bryan said.
Woods was lodged in the Wilson County Jail and charged with possession of schedule VI drugs (marijuana) with intent to sell. He was being held on a $5,000 bond.
Woods has been scheduled to appear in court May 24.