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22-year-old Keontae Burns had a TBI task force, DEA, and MNPD locate drugs and a fully automatic weapon in his home this week. The TBI Middle Tennessee Drug Related Deaths Task Force, DEA Tactical Diversion Squad, and MNPD Neighborhood Safety Unit showed up at an apartment on Old Hickory Blvd with a search warrant on June 14th. The house was Keonte’s, and inside, they found approximately 33.7 grams of fentanyl, 143 grams of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia, including digital scales, plastic bags, filters, inositol powder, and blenders. Also, a Glock 22 with a Glock switch making the .40 caliber weapon fully automatic, was found inside.
Keontae L. Burns of Old Hickory Blvd in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on August 2nd, charged with unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, possession of a schedule II drug with intent, unlawful possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a weapon during the commission of a dangerous felony, and possession of a schedule VI drug with intent. He is free on a $36,500 bond.