Man charged in 2016 murder of 2-month-old arrested in Dyersburg

DYERSBURG, Tenn. — A Dyersburg man that had been on house arrest has been arrested on weapon and drug charges.

Press Release Incident Type: Illegal Weapon Possession Date: March 31, 2021 A Dyersburg man on house arrest was…

Posted by Dyersburg Police Department on Wednesday, March 31, 2021

Dyersburg police say Jon Wheeler, 31, of Dyersburg, is currently awaiting a trial for the murder of a 2-month-old child in 2016.

Police say he was found in a person’s yard on Christie Street early morning Wednesday.

Responding officers found Wheeler, and others, according to a news release. Police say Wheeler was found with a syringe, a bag of suspected methamphetamine, a firearm and knives.

He has been jailed pending court action, according to the release.

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