A tip led police to 1015 West Kirkland Ave in East Nashville on Wednesday. An anonymous source reported that a large quantity of marijuana was being trafficked at this location, and they were on point.
Due surveillance of the area, detectives found probable cause to conduct a search of Julian Jordan, who was observed meeting individuals at the entrance to the Kirkland location. During that search, detectives found 3 pounds of marijuana in a grey duffel bag, belonging to Julian Jordan.
Detectives then had probable cause to get a search warrant for units 310 & 422 after Kayla Hansen, 33, and Jessie Lea Wilkinson, 34, were seen going between the units.
Upon a search of until 310, 15 pounds of marijuana was found, along with $113,670.00 in cash currency in a suitcase. Jessie Wilkinson’s photo ID was beside the suitcase of money, and she was present at this unit just before the warrant was executed.
Upon a search of unit 422, detectives found 2.5 pounds of marijuana, 28 vials of THC oil, and two butane hash oil production assemblies, which Kayla Hansen admitted to using after she watched how-to videos on YouTube. Also found between the units were cash counters and vacuum sealers.
Kayla Hansen, 33, of Nashville, TN (lives in one of the warehouse units). Charged with felony possession w/intent SCH VI & felony manufacture of marijuana concentrate. Free on a $25,000 bond.
Julian Jordan, 32 (Male), of Augusta, GA, but an extensive Nashville arrest history. Charged with felony possession w/intent SCH VI. Free on a $3,000 bond.
Jessie Lea Wilkinson, 34 (Female), of Eureka, CA. Charged with felony possession w/intent SCH VI. Free on a $15,000 bond.