Teen found on Calvin Street checking for open cars to burgle

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19-year-old Quinton Perkins was charged with burglary after checking for open door handles on Calvin Avenue and stealing gloves from an unlocked truck.

On September 22nd, Metro Nashville officers got a call regarding a person in a hoodie walking down Calvin Avenue checking door handles. Quinton Perkins and an unknown individual were found two blocks away from the location given in the call. Perkins was seen leaning into a truck, and when he saw the authorities he walked away from the vehicle with the unknown person.

Quinton Perkins (MNPD)
Quinton Perkins (MNPD)

When police tried to talk to the pair, the unknown individual ran away but Perkins stayed and was seen holding a pair of gloves. Perkins was detained, and a check of the vehicle’s plate revealed that it did not belong to Perkins. The owner, Lionel Fox, made it clear that no one had permission to go inside his vehicle. Perkins told police that he had tracked his phone to the area and was looking for it. Perkins also admitted to taking the gloves from inside the truck but did not tell anyone why. Perkins told officers he did not know the person he was walking with.

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Quinton Perkins was arrested and charged with burglary of a motor vehicle. His bond was set at $5,000.


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