Christopher Eddie arrested for string of car thefts during city-wide warrant round-up

Christopher Eddie arrested for string of car thefts during city-wide warrant round-up

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19-year-old Christopher Eddie was arrested as part of a city-wide warrant round-up. Eddie and around six other unidentified teenagers were found to be the car theft group responsible for stealing multiple vehicles from December 22nd, 2023, to June 6th, 2024. Layla Vicari reported her red Hyundai Sonata stolen on December 22nd, 2023. Eddie arrived in the parking garage and drove her Sonata on December 25th, 2023, which was caught on camera. On December 26th, 2023, Eddie drove Vicari’s Sonata into a Lenore Street Parking garage. He assisted one of his minor co-defendants, who exited and used a screwdriver on Brittany Brown’s grey Hyundai Elantra. Then, they left, and Eddie acted as a lookout while they stole a silver Kia that Clifford Jones was renting from the Dew Street parking garage. On December 27th, 2023, they were caught stealing Reonte Beal’s silver 2015 Kia Optima on camera before abandoning it on Kate Street on December 28th, 2023. On December 31st, they stole Bruno Adams’s grey 2018 Kia Sorrento and Brittany Brown’s 2020 Elantra from the Lenore Street Parking garage. On January 2nd, they were caught driving a blue 2020 Kia Forte reported stolen by Makia Miller. On January 9th, Eddie arrived in Luke Widseth’s black Hyundai Elantra and tried to steal Yvette Wright’s Hyundai Elantra before fleeing. On June 6th, Reginald Small reported his 2023 Toyota 4Runner stolen and tracked it down to a Hillside Avenue address. Officers located Eddie and an unidentified individual walking on the sidewalk away from the building. Officers asked them to identify themselves and to stop walking. They both ran, but officers caught Eddie after a brief foot chase. Eddie was taken into custody for seven counts of vehicle theft, attempted vehicle theft, evading arrest, joyriding, two counts of vandalism, and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor on June 7th.

Christopher Eddie (MNPD)
Christopher Eddie (MNPD)

Christopher Eddie was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on June 7th, charged with seven counts of vehicular theft, two counts of vandalism, two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor, attempted vehicle theft, unauthorized use of a vehicle, and evading arrest. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $175,000.

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