Summertown Man Arrested on Drug Charges


   David Eli Harris, age 30, of Summertown, Tennessee, was arrested on Wednesday, April 22nd following an incident that occurred on George Olive Road. Deputy Jim Green filed a report stating that he responded to a call on George Olive Road in the south part of the county involving a red Chevy S-10 pickup. When Deputy Green made contact with the vehicle, the driver, later identified as Harris, initially gave a fake name and date of birth. Harris then fled in the vehicle and then got out and fled on foot. Harris was confirmed by dispatch to have a revoked driver’s license. An inventory of Harris’ vehicle allegedly revealed multiple syringes, one of which contained a clear liquid that field tested positive for methamphetamine. Also found in the vehicle was a marijuana grinder containing marijuana, and a homemade weapon that appeared to be made from a trailer hitch ball, a chain, and bolts. Harris was ultimately apprehended and arrested on charges of driving on revoked 2nd offense, criminal impersonation, felony evading arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia, simple possession of schedule II meth, simple possession of schedule VI, and possession of prohibited weapons. He was booked into the Wayne County Jail on $23,500.00 bond.