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18-year-old Nashville Rapper Jabaree Jones was booked on an outstanding warrant from November 11th when two males were observed stealing jewelry from Green Hills Diamond Brokers. The males browsed the jewelry cases and requested assistance from an employee to try on a gold chain. The employee assisted the men and allowed them to hold the chain and try it on. The men sat at the employee’s desk to discuss the price during the interaction. After discussing the price, Jones casually stood up with the gold chain in his hand and walked away. He placed the chain in his pocket and left the store while the other male stayed and tried to negotiate about other jewelry pieces. Eventually, the second suspect got up and left the store as well. The store owner confronted them in the parking lot, and the men ran away. The entire incident was recorded on surveillance cameras. The stolen necklace was valued at $15,000. Jabaree Jones was taken into custody on January 10th.
Jabaree Q. Jones of Cabot CV in Clarksville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on January 10th, charged with theft. He is free on a $5,000 bond.
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