19-year-old Zion Lacy appeared in Juvenile court this week and waived his hearing, agreeing to transfer his case to adult criminal court, where he is now charged with 20 counts of rape of a child from when he was 16, and the male victim was 11 & 12. He is free on a $60,000 bond.
39-year-old Melvin Pope was charged with harassment with emotional distress when he attempted to yank his 8-year-old daughter from her mother’s arms after emergency custody was filed, and he threatened to kill her.
Devion Jordan, 18, who has been a fugitive for the past four months, charged with the death of Charlie Easley, is now in custody after being tracked to a Porter Road apartment where he was being harbored by 20-year-old Marvin Summers, who is currently out on bond for 1st-degree murder.
A 17-year-old arrested in February for handgun possession was again arrested early Monday morning after he admitted to firing shots from a vehicle, which quickly drew the attention of nearby officers.
Markavious Battle, 17, was arrested Friday night after he struck a 69-year-old woman in the face with his gun and took her wallet, just after 9:20 p.m. in the parking lot of Brentwood Oaks Apartments.
Metro’s Juvenile Crime Task Force officers have taken 14 guns off the streets of Nashville in the first 11 days of the new year.