Knoxville man charged with intent to make meth

10:21 AM, Oct 12, 2012   |    comments
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Justin Tyler Walker of Washington Avenue is facing charges he intended to manufacture meth after a KPD officer found meth making materials during a traffic stop Thursday night.

According to a Knoxville Police Department press release, an officer pulled over 28-year-old Walker in a Jeep Cherokee without working tail lights.  The traffic stop happened on Cedar Lane at Midlake Drive.

Police say Walker had dilated pupils, mumbled speech, and seemed extremely nervous.  Police dogs noticed something in the car.

A search revealed lithium batteries, dry ice, pseudoephedrine tablets, butane fuel, a grinder, and a clear mason jar with a milky liquid used to manufacture Meth were located along with a small amount of white powdery substance.  The white powder tested positive for Meth.  Walker admitted to getting the items to make meth.

Walker was charged with initiation of process intended to result in manufacturing meth, a 2nd dui offense, simple possession of schedule II, implied consent, no insurance, and light law violation.  Walker's combined bonds are $52,000.

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