35-year-old Nashville Rapper & Franklin Realtor Houston Parks told Metro Nashville Police he smoked marijuana “minutes before driving,” according to an arrest warrant obtained by Scoop: Nashville overnight. He also confirmed the powder in his pocket was cocaine. Parks maintains an active real estate license with the state despite a 2006 DUI and drug possession charges, a 2007 charge for selling ‘woo’ (fake cocaine) and fleeing from police, a 2009 MNPD Undercover Information operation that caught him with a felony amount of cocaine, and yet another DUI charge in 2010. Warning: his Soundcloud link is in the story.
36-year-old Michelle Folnsbee faces felony drug charges, even though she possessed no actual drugs. She was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a traffic stop when Goodlettsville PD located several ‘safes’ in her PUMA bag that contained bags of what appears to be crystal methamphetamine. When officers tested the drugs, nothing returned positive, and she admitted it was salt, stating she used it to “woo the men” who bought it. She is charged with felony possession of a counterfeit controlled substance, and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. She is free on pre-trial release.
24-year-old Morgan Payne is charged with selling fake heroin. Goodlettsville Police say she admitted to buying heroin and cutting it with Benefiber before selling it to her friends, however, none of the ready-to-sell white substance, packaged in lottery tickets, tested positive for any controlled substance.
Don’t get woo’d. Mason had 9 individually wrapped baggies, packaged for sale, but the substances didn’t test positive for a narcotic.
After covering Jeremy Austin Bowden last year, who couldn’t seem to stop selling fake/counterfeit drugs in Nashville, we were curious just how many others had been arrested for the same. Here’s some of what we found. Note that while everyone below was charged with selling counterfeit controlled substances, many pleaded down to a lesser charge, or had the particular charge dismissed as part of a larger plea bargain. Justin Exum During an interaction with MNPD, Exum was asked if he had anything on his person and he said I have…