Jakob Ethridge flees from police, throws officer from car; free on pre-trial release

Jakob Ethridge flees from police, throws officer from car; free on pre-trial release

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22-year-old Jakob Ethridge was booked into jail this week on outstanding warrants charging him with evading arrest and reckless endangerment during an attempted traffic stop in February. Police say they were conducting a traffic stop on Ethridge on February 2nd on Tulip Grove Road in Hermitage after observing him traveling 48 mph in a 30 mph zone. As officers approached the vehicle, which reeked of marijuana, they ordered him to step out of the vehicle. Ethridge suddenly restarted the engine and fled the scene, throwing the officer from the vehicle as he fled.

Jakob Ethridge (MNPD)
Jakob Ethridge (MNPD)

Jakob Austin Ethridge, of Market Square in Hermitage, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on May 10th, charged with reckless driving and evading arrest in a motor vehicle. A commissioner set his bond at $5,500, and the Davidson County Sheriff’s Department gave him pre-trial release from their facility.

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