Police say 18-year-old street racer Aubren Ferrante was spinning the tires of his Dodge Charger in the parking lot of an Antioch KFC when they attempted a traffic stop. Ferrante fled from the parking lot, drove around multiple police vehicles, and drove across traffic onto Bell road. Apparent he was not going to stop, MNPD ceased the pursuit. Another unit observed him entering the parking lot of a nearby Thornton’s, where a second traffic stop was initiated.
Ferrante dodged police a second time and avoided multiple vehicle blocks from officers. As he fled a second time, he turned into the parking lot of a Waffle house, which had no other outlet. He dodged a third vehicle block, crashed into a patrol car, and then drove over a curb, where his car was high-centered and disabled. He was taken into custody on multiple felony charges.
24-year-old Tyche Lewis was arrested for a shooting in a gas station parking lot. On the 25th, officers were dispatched to a report of a shooting on West Creek Pike. Officers spoke with the victim (Quintin Couch), the passenger of the vehicle. They were trying to back into a parking spot at a gas station, and Lewis was speeding past them and had to stop quickly to avoid hitting their car. Couch started recording once Lewis started yelling as she was driving by. She pulled a gun out and pointed it at Couch. She yelled, ” I’M GOING TO SHOOT YOU, AND I DON’T CARE IF YOU CALL THE POLICE BECAUSE I AIN’T SCARED OF THEM!” After making that statement, she put a live round in the chamber and fired one shot in their direction before driving away. Officers looked up the license plate number provided from the video to get her contact information. Officers pulled up to Lewis’ home and also learned that her license had been revoked. She was then placed into custody.
20-year-old Kristopher Davis faces a litany of charges after a high-speed chase Saturday night in a black Dodge Charger stolen from Miracle Chrysler. Officers first identified the stolen vehicle on Dickerson Pike with Air One locking in their target from above. The vehicle gave chase onto the interstate, where it completely blacked out as it sped away with a marked patrol unit behind it. It continued to cut through traffic at high speeds with no visible lights until finally taking an exit and parking. Davis exited the vehicle and hid behind a school bus, with Air ONE keeping him in sight. Officers closed in on the school bus, and he surrendered.
31-year-old Janel Holley was jailed this week after police say she lied about a shooting call at Willie B’s Express location in Antioch. The initial incident occurred on November 25 when Holley called 911 and reported she had been attacked and shot her attacker in self-defense. It was later learned that there was no attacker, and Holly was upset and discharged her firearm multiple times in a parking lot amid a crowd of people.
A 17-year-old girl says 21-year-old Eric Estrada was drinking Friday night and crawled onto the couch where she was sleeping and began to touch and kiss her while pointing a gun at her head and stomach. She says she was eventually able to push him away and run to the bathroom, where she screamed for help and then ran to the bedroom where Estrada’s girlfriend, Yenis Betancourth, and infant daughter were sleeping. A gunshot was then heard and reported by multiple people in the area. Officers took Estrada into custody and recovered a loaded Glock 19.
36-year-old Marquita Lindsley is charged with the harassment of her ex-boyfriend, Cory Roberts, with whom her three-year relationship recently ended. Roberts told police that he was at his Priest Woods residence when the power was suddenly turned off at 1:30 a.m. Saturday, and when he looked outside, he noticed a maroon GMC Terrain parked near his house, and he assumed Lindsley was around his home as she had been attempting to communicate with him via any means possible. After the electricity was cut off, his phone began to ring, and it was Lindsley’s number, then a blocked number, then a facetime call, all belonging to Lindsley. She called him 33 times in the next hour before the police arrived. Officers located Lindsley as she attempted to flee the scene and charged her with harassment along with two outstanding felony warrants for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.
Police say 63-year-old Bradford Millham was driving on I-24 when he forced a BMW, driven by Rilei Hill, off the road toward an embankment and then blocked her from getting back onto the interstate, causing her to be in fear for her life. Officers arrived, and Millham stated a vehicle had struck his vehicle on the left rear side, and when he looked up, the only vehicle in his sight was the victims. The white paint transfer on his vehicle did not match the dark color of the victim’s BMW. In his road rage, Millham had identified the wrong car and forced an innocent victim off the roadway with his car. He was charged with felony aggravated assault with a vehicle (reckless endangerment) and transported to booking.
Police say 38-year-old Lucas Sosa was drag racing his blue 2013 Ford F-150 against another pickup truck on Antioch Pike on June 18th, but the observing officer was too far back in traffic to conduct a traffic stop initially. Both trucks were caught by a red light traffic signal a short time later, and the officer was able to catch up and observed them drag racing a second time. The other vehicle slowed down and ceased racing; however, Sosa continued speeding through traffic and weaving around other vehicles until he was stopped.
20-year-old Brooklyn Campbell was amid a breakup with her boyfriend, Carl (CJ) Hollingsworth, in May when they began to fight over a cell phone. Police say Brooklyn attempted to run over her ex-lover with her 2020 Altima while threatening to shoot up the area, however, he escaped by running in between two parked vehicles. She continued to plow into one of the parked vehicles, undeterred by his attempt to run away. She then pulled a handgun and fired it out the driver’s side window with several people in the immediate vicinity as she fled the area. Warrants were issued for her arrest, and she was jailed on them this week.
Ladarien Johnson, 19, Robert Lee Evans Jr, 18, Avion Ramsey, 21, Chance Vaughn, 20, and Jalem Buford, 20, and all charged with felony reckless endangerment for their roles in the ambush that left two dead at an Antioch apartment complex on June 11th.