Nashville detectives on Thursday executed a narcotics-related search warrant at the residence of Nicole Madden (of Renee’s Cakes), 29, at 6625 Charlotte Pike, which resulted in the seizure of 58 marijuana plants, 42 grams of cocaine, three rifles, four handguns, hundreds of rounds of ammunition, and $4,050 cash.
Madden is charged with manufacturing marijuana, possession with intent to sell cocaine, and gun possession during the commission of a felony. She is jailed on a $55,000 bond. Detectives had been working to locate convicted felon (robbery) Edwin Santiago Jr., 42, when they saw him leaving Madden’s residence. Santiago was arrested on an outstanding federal gun charge stemming from his September 2021 arrest by MNPD detectives on a firearms charge.
TSU Campus Police Officer responded to the back of Wilson Hall on the TSU Campus Saturday afternoon, where he says she smelled “an odor of marijuana” coming from a vehicle, which was occupied by 19-year-old General Jaire Lynch and 18-year-old Jordan Bowers. Both teens admitted to being in possession of a bag of weed and displayed them to the officers. Officers conducted a search of the vehicle and recovered one smoked blunt, one non-smoked blunt, and each teen’s bag, which all totaled 75 grams of marijuana. The teens were each charged with felony possession with intent to distribute and are free on pre-trial release.
23-year-old Taishawn Collins was charged with contributing to a minor, paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana, MDMA, and a weapon after he was found to have weapons and narcotics in the vehicle during a traffic stop.