Thursday, July 10, 2008
15-year-old found with stolen THP weapon
Staff reports • July 10, 2008 (Tennessean) A 15-year-old, sitting behind the wheel of a stolen Honda Accord and fidgeting with his shirt, was found carrying a stolen Tennessee Highway Patrol pistol earlier today. S hortly after the vehicle was stolen from the Nashboro Village area, Hermitage Precinct Flex Officer Edward Holliday noticed it parked in front of Berry’s Pawnshop on Murfreesboro Pike. He approached the car and saw the teen trying to conceal something. Turns out he was trying to hide a pistol with the markings of the Tennessee Highway Patrol on it. The weapon was stolen during a burglary of a trooper’s Clarksville home last weekend. The 15-year-old was booked at juvenile detention on charges of auto theft, theft of the gun, unlawful gun possession, and driving without a license.