18-year-old Marcus Stanton was seen by the owner of a purple Hellcat pushing his vehicle away. The owner was able to locate the car through a GPS app, but Stanton was able to leave the vehicle and left in another stolen car, a white Infinity sedan. Both cars are estimated to be valued at around $80,000 combined. Stanton was also found to have three firearms, which were also confirmed to be stolen. Stanton was alerted that law enforcement helicopters were trailing him, so he ran on foot and hid from police, but he also stashed a pistol in the backyard of a place he was initially trying to hide. Stanton also had a juvenile in the car when attempting to steal the Hellcat. Stanton was taken into custody and charged with theft of property, theft of a firearm, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
19-year-old Taylor Euarl and her friends bailed out of a car and hopped a fence straight into custody. Early July 31st, MNPD officers arrived at Knolls Place and saw a white Hyundai with multiple people make a U-turn. Police began pursuing the vehicle then they saw several people bail out of the car and run. The vehicle was left running, and the police reported that the ignition box and the rear right window were broken. The owners of the vehicle were contacted by police who stated that the car was stolen. Police found Taylor and two other individuals behind a business on Old Hickory Blvd. When Taylor and the others noticed the police, they ran, refusing orders to halt. A chase ensued, and police caught Taylor and placed her in custody. One of the other individuals that ran was 16 years of age. Taylor was searched, and police found 3.5 grams of marijuana on her. She admitted to police that the marijuana was hers and that she was the one that stole the vehicle.
18-year-old Sherman Dunlap was jailed this week on an outstanding warrant from January when he allegedly beat up his girlfriend Ke’Lexia Thomas at her apartment on Dellway Villa Road. The two had broken up two days prior. Dunlap was let in by Ke’Lexia’s young son when he showed up at her apartment door. Ke’Lexia was away visiting someone else and returned when she found out Dunlap was in her apartment. They started arguing about her speaking to other men and about a stolen gun from a prior incident.
Dunlap started to strangle Ke’Lexia with two hands around her throat and squeezed repeatedly. He pulled her to the ground by her hair and bit her on her left shoulder. Ke’Lexia told police that she did pull his hair back and bit his hands so he would let go of her hair. The strangling and hair-pulling continued during the entirety of the fight. Although Ke’Lexia didn’t lose consciousness, it was difficult for her to breathe. Part of the incident was captured on video, but it only showed them both pulling each other’s hair.
Dunlap eventually let go, took his game system, and left. He was finally located on April 5th after police responded to a call for shots fired on Old Hickory Boulevard. Upon arrival, police saw several shell casings, a magazine, damaged vehicles, and surveillance video of the incident. The shooting involved a red Chevy Traverse with three black male occupants. The other vehicle They were wearing the same clothing from the surveillance video. Two of the suspects are minors, with one being the driver and shooter in this incident. The vehicle search yielded a handgun, two loaded magazines, and marijuana.
Police say 18-year-old Mikel Klean and a 16-year-old were inside a black Chrysler Sebring smoking marijuana in East Nashville when shots were fired from their vehicle, causing neighbors to call 911. Officers located the vehicle, after it initially fled from them, at a nearby residence, and as they knocked on the door, both teens fled from the rear of the home. Both quickly surrendered and were taken into custody. 10 grams of marijuana was located in the vehicle during a search.
On February 8th, Dakarrie Adams, Mark Banks, and Joshua Foster were charged with unlawful use of drug paraphernalia, felony drug possession, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor, after Goodlettsville Police noticed a vehicle ‘full of smoke’ that was reportedly ‘suspicious’.
24-year-old Jaurez Montgomery was charged with theft of property, evading arrest, and three counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor after he ran from police in a stolen car.
23-year-old Taishawn Collins was charged with contributing to a minor, paraphernalia, and possession of marijuana, MDMA, and a weapon after he was found to have weapons and narcotics in the vehicle during a traffic stop.
19-year-old Skyler Whitefield-Brewner was charged with leaving the scene and contributing to the delinquency of a minor when a mother caught him with her 15-year-old runaway daughter and he damaged three vehicles while escaping with the child.
18-year-old Donta Reed was charged with theft of property, no driver’s license, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor after a traffic stop due to no headlights led police to discover the vehicle reported stolen from within Metro Nashville.
19-year-old Deonte Franklin, 18-year-old Daunte Young, and 18-year-old Temara Spain were charged with burglary and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Deonte was also charged with possession of a controlled substance. These charges arose after they and 3 other defendants were found Cane Ridge High School after hours without permission to be there.