18-year-old suspect arrested, charged with carjacking, evading arrest following police chase in stolen vehicle
Nashville, TN – MNPD officials said the 18-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Monday.
His name is Josue Flores and he is now charged with carjacking and felony evading arrest.
Flores was reportedly involved in an armed carjacking on February 23.
Metro Police said the 18-year-old man and another suspect stole the victim’s 2017 Honda Civic.
MNPD officers reportedly saw the stolen vehicle exiting a gas station parking lot on Nolensville Pike.
The license plate had been swapped with one that was reported stolen yesterday from Ocala Drive.
The responding officers attempted to stop the vehicle, but the suspect fled at a high rate of speed into Rutherford County.
The 18-year-old man was arrested after the stolen vehicle crashed on Murfreesboro Road near Old Nashville Highway.
The 18-year-old suspect is being held on $160,000 bond.
His photo is being withheld pending further lineups, Metro Police said.