HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — An 18-year-old and three 16-year-olds were taken into custody late Wednesday after a license plate recognition camera spotted a stolen vehicle in Hendersonville.
The incident began around 10:45 p.m. when the LPR camera spotted a vehicle stolen from Nashville. Officers attempted to stop the Honda CRV, but the vehicle fled traffic control and led police in a chase before swerving into oncoming traffic.
Police officers were later able to intercept the vehicle and successfully used spike strips to flatten the tires. The CRV managed to cross the Davidson County line on State Route 386 before stopping near I-65. The four occupants got out and ran away on foot.
Hendersonville police were able to take all four occupants into custody shortly thereafter.
Jyirell Lockhart, 18, and three 16-year-old Nashville men have been arrested and face charges.
One of the 16-year-olds who was behind the wheel faces a long list of charges including:
- Theft over $10,000 (possession of stolen vehicle)
- Careless danger
- Evade arrest by driving a motor vehicle
- evade arrest on foot
- Simple possession of a Schedule 6 drug
- Driving without a license
Lockhart and the other two teenagers are charged with evading arrest on foot and simply being possessed.
Lockhart was sent to the Sumner County Jail while the teens are being held at the Sumner County Juvenile Detention Center.
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Anyone with additional information regarding this case or similar cases is asked to call the Hendersonville Police Department at (615) 264-5303 or Crime Stoppers at (615) 594-4113.
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