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22-year-old Jared Coleman-Jones and a group of people scattered when they saw police approach them on 2nd Ave close to Barstool Sports Bar. Police were alerted by a man who said he used to be prior law enforcement and saw four or five guys selling cocaine out of a bag. Police approached the men in a parking lot next to Barstool Sports Bar, but they all ran after recognizing the officers. Jared was caught on Broadway and 4th Ave. He tried to run and resisted arrest. After he was taken to the ground and handcuffed, police found a plastic bag of marijuana on his person. Jared admitted to the marijuana being his.
Jared L. Coleman-Jones of E Main St in Murfreesboro, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on August 12th, charged with possession or casual exchange and resisting arrest. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $1,000, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Office gave him pre-trial release from their facility.