EXCLUSIVE – Scoop: Nashville has obtained messages exchanged between 15-year-old murder victim EJ Utley and his accused teen killers Wilton Alexander & Trameisha Farris. It appears Trameisha met with EJ under the pretense of having sex, and her boyfriend (and EJ’s cousin) Wilton is alleged to have then killed him on his own porch when she visited. The messages are unclear if the pair pre-mediated the event together as a setup, or if Wilton gained access to the private messages and sought out the location where they were meeting.
Metro Nashville’s Juvenile Crime Task Force Monday night arrested 20-year-old convicted felon Tyquan Scribner, & 18-year-old Aaliyah Washington, after recovering a vehicle taken during a carjacking earlier in the week. A full-size replica Glock 19 Airsoft handgun and 21 grams of marijuana were also recovered.
Metro’s Juvenile Crime Task Force have charged 17-year-old Jordan Brownlee with this week’s armed carjacking of a couple as they unloaded their 2014 Chevy Cruze outside an Airbnb location on Harpeth Knoll Road.
One teen evades capture, while a 15-year-old driver is charged with reckless driving, evading arrest, and vehicle theft. In January, the same teen was charged with vehicle theft and evading arrest. In that case, the teen admitted to taking a 2010 Mercedes SUV parked on Sunnymeade Drive.
Ladarius Nelson, 22 & a convicted robber, is charged with auto theft, gun theft, unlawful gun possession by a convicted felon, and several drug offenses – caught during Thursday night’s arrests that also got 3 guns & 2 stolen cars. Nelson is jailed in lieu of $51,000 bond.
15-year-old David Earl Mays, has been charged with two counts of aggravated robbery in connection with two Nashville carjackings.
A night court commissioner set 18-year-old Yancey’s bond at $0 for all charges, including the 3 felonies, and set him free on pre-trial release.