KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — A wanted Knoxville felon was arrested Monday at the Simoniz Car Wash off of Merchant Drive and was found with drugs, a gun and $17,000 cash, according to the Knoxville Police Department.
Officers found a black Chevrolet Malibu at the car wash that was associated with wanted fugitive Jarvis Harper, 36. They found him sitting on a bench outside of the car wash and arrested him without incident.
Police said Harper had 10 outstanding warrants for his arrest. After searching him, officers found over $17,000 in cash, over 225 grams of ecstasy tablets, over 20 grams of crack cocaine, a small quantity of heroin and a fully automatic pistol.
In addition to his outstanding warrants, Harper now also faces multiple felony weapons and drug charges.
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