A Hermitage motel was the scene of a heroin bust Nov. 19, according to police.

Metro Nashville Hermitage precinct detectives conducted an investigation in heroin sales at Motel Six at 701 Stewarts Ferry Pike. Part of the investigation included undercover buys from Kerry Partee, 29, and led to charges Nov. 19 in the hotel’s parking lot.

Partee is a convicted felon, according to police. During the bust, police seized 21 grams of heroin, 19 grams of methamphetamine, 5.5 grams of ecstasy, 11 unidentified pills, two handguns and $3,623. Police said one of the guns was stolen.

Partee threw a handgun under his Kia Optima, and detectives found two cellphones and 2.6 grams of cocaine when they retrieved the gun, police said.

Partee was charged with felon in possession of a gun, theft of a firearm, four counts of felony drug possession and gun possession during the commission of a felony. Prior convictions were for felon in possession of a gun, aggravated burglary and felony drug possession.

He remained in jail in lieu of $96,000 bond.

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