WCSO deputies arrest wanted fugitive on drug, firearm possession charges

WASHINGTON COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Washington County Sheriff’s Office deputies arrested a wanted fugitive Monday on drug and firearms charges.

According to a WCSO news release, Daniel T. Workman, 37, of Gray, was arrested in his vehicle on Boones Creek Road on four outstanding warrants for his arrest.

Deputies went to Workman’s home in Gray on Dec. 31, 2015 in an attempt to arrest him on outstanding warrants and while searching the home, deputies found methamphetamine lab components and two one-pot cook bottles.

Investigators were called to the scene to assist in the cleanup and they found a handgun and large amount of ammunition in Workman’s room.

Additional warrants were obtained for Workman for initiation of the process to manufacture methamphetamine, possession of a firearm in the commission of a dangerous felony, maintaining a dwelling where controlled substances are used and sold and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Deputies were unable to locate Workman at the time. The home was quarantined and two others living there were released to find another place to live.

Late Monday, investigators received information that Workman would be in the Boones Creek Road area and that he would be armed.

According to the release, Workman was arrested and investigators found a loaded Glock 23 on his person.

A K-9 unit was called and a search resulted in the recovery of a baggie of methamphetamine, several baggies, scales, pipes, several methamphetamine precursors and a one-pot methamphetamine lab.

According to the release, investigators will attempt to present this case for federal prosecution.

Workman was taken to the Washington County Detention Center, where he was being held without bond pending appearances in Sessions and Criminal courts.

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