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Sunday, October 12, 2008

MNPD arrests two West Nashville robbery suspects

From the Metro Nashville Police Department:
West Precinct detectives have arrested two persons (pictured above) in connection with the September 29th robbery of a Vanderbilt University student outside the Kensington Garage on campus as well as four additional street robberies. Christopher Joyner, 21, and Jerlaina Thomas, 19, both of Herman Street, are jailed in lieu of $300,000 bond each and face five counts of aggravated robbery and one count of attempted aggravated robbery.

In addition to the case involving the Vanderbilt student, the two are accused of (1) robbing a man and woman in the 200 block of 25th Avenue North at 1:30 a.m. on September 28; (2) robbing two men in an alley between Patterson and State Streets at 11:25 p.m. on September 28; (3) robbing a man who was riding a bicycle on O’Brien Avenue near Eastboro Drive at 11:30 p.m. on October 1; and (4) trying to rob a man at 31st Avenue North and Parthenon Avenue at 12:20 a.m. on October 6.

In each case the victims were robbed at gunpoint by as many as four individuals. Joyner and Thomas have admitted their involvement in the robberies. The investigation continues and additional arrests are anticipated.

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