Police say 19-year-old Jamecyn Bowen was working as a valet at the Element Hotel in Nashville on February 17 when he parked the 2022 Cadillac Escalade of a guest at 8:05 p.m. Just over two hours later, an unknown person walked directly to the Escalade and drove it to the gate of the garage, where Bowen used his key card to swipe at the gate allowing the Escalade to exit. Bowen never returned to work after that night, and a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was booked on that warrant this week, which charged him with facilitation of theft of property. The vehicle was valued at $80,000.
Tag: theft of property
Christopher Price identified as man who went on rampage with fishing poles and box cutters
Police say 31-year-old Christopher Price had a busy Saturday just south of downtown Nashville as he struck a Greyhound bus station security guard and multiple patrons with fishing poles and then stole merchandise from Nashville Wine & Spirits. His afternoon wasn’t complete, as when police caught up with him, he was attempting to steal merchandise from a convenience store and pulled two box cutters on employees who confronted him. They disarmed him, and he was taken into custody.
Saul Arambula test drives car & doesn’t come back
29-year-old Saul Arambula stole a test drive vehicle. On the 25th, Belle Meade Police received a notification for a stolen vehicle near Harding Place and conducted a traffic stop. Officers made contact with the driver, who had inquired about the purchase of the car through a private sale by the owner. Arambula test-drove the vehicle and never returned it.
Brendan Fielder Pitts knocks out roommate in downtown Nashville fight
Police say 26-year-old Brendan Fielder Pitts punched his roommate, Alain De Villiers, square in the face at 4th & Demonbreun in downtown Nashville Sunday night. The two reportedly argued about how drunk Brendan was and decided to leave. As Alain called for a ride, his roommate punched him, knocking him unconsciously momentarily. As he continued, Brendan caught up with him and punched him again, throwing him to the ground. Brendan also stole the keys to the house and attempted to flee as police arrived.
Trevell James charged after robbery and shoot-out with victim & friend
19-year-old Trevell James was booked this week on outstanding warrants for felony aggravated robbery, drug possession, and theft during two incidents on December 27. Police say he entered a business and asked to use the restroom. He then went to the employee locker room, took the jacket of Adam Peler, which contained the keys to his vehicle, and walked out the front door wearing the jacket. On that same day, Trevel James and Alfred Rodriguez attempted to rob Shandarie Barrett of $2,000, which he had been sent to the bank to get. When he was unable to withdraw the money and returned to his residence, he was pistol-whipped and robbed of his phone and passport.
James and Rodrigues then fled the location, and the victim and his friend, Everald Nelson, pursued them throughout South Nashville. Nelson exchanged gunfire with the suspects in the parking lot of a Waffle House. The two suspects then abandoned their car and fled the scene. Inside the abandoned vehicle, officers found four bags of marijuana, totaling one pound in weight. Warrants were issued for their arrest, and James was booked on those this week.
Derrick Jefferally robs sister of phone at knifepoint during breakfast
Breanna Dickey says she was cooking breakfast Friday morning when her 27-year-old brother, Derrick Jefferally, approached her from behind and attempted to grab her phone. When she thwarted the theft, Jefferally grabbed a red-handled knife and pointed it in her face, taking the phone by force. Officers arrived and met Jeffereally in the backyard of the residence, with the victim’s phone in his bag.
Man tracks stolen iPhone to hotel, MNPD responds & arrests thief, Horacio Rangel-Torres
Kelvin Chambliss Jr.’s $1,200 iPhone was stolen last week by a man who fled in a white van, later identified as 23-year-old Horacio Octavio Rangel Torres. Chambliss tracked the phone to the Econo Lodge North and found the van in the parking lot. He called the police, who responded and ran the plates of the van to get the name of the registered owner. The hotel staff then confirmed that the person was renting room 236. Officers knocked on the door, and Rangel-Torres admitted he had the iPhone and surrendered it to officers. He claimed he found the phone and was going to return it to Best Buy the next day.
Corterrius Johnson charged with theft of baby mama’s phone & keys to coerce her to talk to him
Police say 27-year-old Corterrius Devonte Johnson and the mother of his child, Victoria Terrell, got into an argument on October 15th, during which he grabbed her keys and phone before going inside his apartment and locking the door with her still standing outside. Officers arrived, and Johnson admitted to taking her phone and keys to coerce her into talking to him.
Jamie Morgan booked on charge of stealing school board campaign signs in Nashville
45-year-old Jamie Morgan self-booked this week on a citation charging her with the theft of campaign signs of MNPS School Board candidate Todd Pembroke. Police say that after repeated thefts, a tracker was placed inside some of the signs by the campaign, and they were tracked to her address on Anchorage Drive. Police accompanied the candidate to the pinged location and issued her a citation, and retrieved dozens of signs. During that visit, Morgan lifted her shirt and flashed the candidate, made obscene gestures, and caused quite the scene, which was captured on video (below, in story). Morgan stated she did this for “political reasons.” On her social media, Morgan describes herself as a “Nashville based bipolar pagan intuitive; rape, sexual abuse, trauma survivor; retired drunk trying to be a better mom.”
Chester Campbell pawned over $10K of his ex-girlfriend’s jewelry using his own ID
57-year-old Chester Darren Campbell is being held on a $25,000 bond after being jailed this week on an outstanding felony theft warrant from 2018. His ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Brown, says she noticed several pieces of jewelry had gone missing from her bedroom. She stated her ex-boyfriend, Campbell, had been staying with her for several months since the breakup, and they had an on-and-off-again relationship. She also states he had stolen from her in the past. With him being the only other person with access to her bedroom, an investigation was launched, and it was discovered Campbell had pawned several pieces of the victim’s jewelry at pawn shops throughout both Tennessee and Kentucky, all while using his own photo ID. The value of the stolen jewelry is over $10,000.