Violent felon arrested in Limestone County on weapons, drug charges

Limetone County Sheriff's Office

Derek Allen Hunnell, 30 of Ardmore, Tennessee was arressted Monday in Limestone County.

Posted: Jan. 30, 2018 10:06 PM

A Tennessee man with a criminal past is facing charges in Limestone County.

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The Limestone County Sheriff's Narcotics Unit says it received a tip that a prior violent felon was staying at an address on Highway 251 just south of Ardmore.

When deputies arrived, they located Derek Allen Hunnell, 30, of Ardmore, Tennessee. They also found a pistol beside the bed and a bag of methamphetamine.

Hunnell was arrested and taken into custody without incident.

Hunnell faces charges of possession of a controlled substance (methamphetamine) and possession of a pistol by a violent felon. 

He also has warrants on five additional charges and two alias warrants. 

Hunnell is being held in Limestone County with a $13,000 bond.

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