Chattanooga man facing 20 charges
A Chattanooga man faces twenty different charges, including evading arrest and reckless endangerment.
An arrest report said 28-year-old Joshua Griffin crashed near Hickory Valley Road and Standifer Gap Road on Friday.
Documents said he was speeding on Standifer Gap Road when he ran through a red light, crashed into a street sign, and hit an empty truck parked at a home. That crash caused the truck to go through the garage with people inside.
When police arrested Griffin, they said they found a blue backpack with a large amount of marijuana, a scale, and a stolen gun among other things.
Griffin faces the following charges:
- Reckless endangerment
- Theft of property
- Tampering with or fabricating evidence
- Evading arrest
- Poss. Of handgun while under the influence
- Poss.a firearm during commission or attempt to co
- Lisinopril for resale
- Codeine for resale
- Oxycontin for resale
- Marijuana for resale
- Possession of drug paraphernalia
- Driving left of center line
- Driving on roadways laned for traffic, violation
- Leaving scene of accident w/damage to vehicle
- Duty upon striking fixtures upon a highway
- Reckless driving
- Driving under the influence
- Implied consent law - drivers
- Open container law
- Traffic control signals violation