From The Tribune staff reports
TRUSSVILLE — A Birmingham man is facing numerous charges after an incident in the parking lot of Urban Air in Trussville on Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020.
Joshua Isaiah Carpenter, 25, is charged with possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance, unlawful possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana first-degree and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia.
Carpenter was initially arrested on a failure to appear warrant after police were flagged down because of a fight. Witnesses told police Carpenter, who suffered a busted lip, had a gun but that he put it in his car when he saw police.
Officers found Carpenter’s vehicle and saw a firearm and what appeared to be drugs inside the car. Carpenter told investigators he did not know what was inside of his vehicle.
According to a police report, officers determined Carpenter was in possession of methamphetamine, heroin, Oxycodone pills, a large amount of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.
The drugs and the firearm were seized from the vehicle.
Carpenter was taken to the Trussville City Jail on $13,800 in bonds.