According to a news release from the Johnson City Police Department, Robert Blevins, 51, 237 Elmer Walker Road, attempted to run after responders noticed a firearm under his driver’s seat. After a short pursuit, Blevins was caught.
Officers discovered three firearms and various narcotics also in the vehicle, according to the release.
Police confirmed that Blevins is a convicted felon and he was charged with possession of a firearm, evading arrest, possession of methamphetamine, possession of drug paraphernalia and simple possession.
Blevins was being held at the Washington County Detention Center on $20,000 bond with his arraignment set for 1:30 p.m. on April 4.