Felon attempts to ditch handgun during police pursuit

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21-year-old Malik Watson was charged with evading arrest and felon in possession of a handgun after he was observed disposing of a firearm while being chased by police because he matched the description of a vehicle theft suspect.

On August 19th, authorities saw Malik Watson walking around Claiborn and Lafayette Street. They took note of him because he matched a description of someone who was involved in a vehicle theft hours earlier. When police approached Watson, he ran and police gave chase on foot.

Malik Watson (MNPD)
Malik Watson (MNPD)

While running, Watson threw a bag from his person and when police later found it they could feel a handgun through the material of the bag. A background check revealed that he was a convicted felon.

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Malik Watson was arrested and charged with felon in possession of a handgun and evading arrest. His bond was set at $6,000.


Watson, Malik561451639 LAFAYETTE ST
Nashville, TN 37203
Weapon – Felon Poss
Watson, Malik561451639 LAFAYETTE ST
Nashville, TN 37203
Misd. Evading Arrest


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  1. DDDDDuane

    Malik “Smash” Watson Din Du No NUFFINS!!!!!

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