UPDATED with MUGSHOT (MURFREESBORO, Tenn.) - Residents in the area of North Highland Avenue between East Clark Blvd. and East Northfield Blvd. saw increased police activity on Friday morning (01/14/2022). MPD Spokesperson Larry Flowers told WGNS NEWS, “Police were looking for a car theft suspect in that area.”
A few minutes later, an MPD sergeant observed the stolen vehicle pulling into a driveway in the 1400 block of North Highland Ave. The driver stopped and allegedly took off on foot, running through a neighborhood.
Officers found the suspect and identified him as Jeremy Underwood. The man was located on on Ridgecrest Drive. The 40-year-old Pegram, TN man was arrested and charged with theft over $1,000, evading arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia, and driving on revoked license. Officer say this was the suspects 5th offense for driving on a revoked license.
After Underwood was captured, he was booked into the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center. As of Saturday (01/15/22) afternoon, the Pegram, TN man was still behind bars in Rutherford County, TN.
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Source: Murfreesboro Police Department