Cash and drugs taken

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Metro Police have arrested a man they say is responsible for supplying a significant amount of fentanyl laced drugs to people across Nashville, mainly to the homeless population in West Nashville. Police arrested 41-year-old Randall Merryman at a Super 8 motel on Charlotte Pike Wednesday. 

Authorities allege Merryman was distributing roughly one pound of meth and one pound of heroin per week. Police say he was a major supplier for the homeless population in homeless camps around West Nashville. They estimate he sold to 20-30 people a day over the last few months. 

Police seized $23,299 in cash, 34 guns, 2,681 rounds of ammunition, 381 grams of meth, 41 grams of heroin/fentanyl, a motorcycle and a 2018 Dodge Charger from a home on Shawnee Drive and four West Nashville storage units. 

Merryman remains under investigation for multiple overdose deaths in Davidson and surrounding counties. He's in jail on a $150,000 bond. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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