Fugitive Carleo McElvain Arrested in Nashville

Fugitive Carleo McElvain Arrested in Nashville

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MNPD’s South Precinct detectives arrested Hamilton County fugitive Carleo McElvain, 23, near an Apache Trail apartment building Wednesday, recovering a pistol stolen during an April 14th robbery on Atrium Way.

Acting on information concerning McElvain’s whereabouts, detectives saw him getting into the passenger seat of a silver Dodge Challenger. As officers attempted to stop the car, McElvain fled on foot. He was found hiding between parked vehicles. The stolen gun, a nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol, was found wedged in the Challenger’s passenger seat. 

Carleo McElvain (MNPD)
Carleo McElvain (MNPD)

McElvain is charged locally with theft of a firearm, felon in possession of a handgun, and evading arrest. He is on Hamilton County’s top 12 most wanted list for 16 separate charges, including robbery, aggravated burglary, and felon in possession of a firearm.  

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