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Teen arrested for alleged carjacking in Nashville


Metro Police recovered a handgun and a realistic looking AR-15 BB gun from the car that...
Metro Police recovered a handgun and a realistic looking AR-15 BB gun from the car that Ja'Dyaiz Johns is accused of taking in an armed carjacking.(Metro Nashville Police Department)
Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 12:30 PM CDT
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A 15-year-old was arrested early Wednesday morning in a stolen vehicle he allegedly stolen from a woman on Monday morning.

Police said Ja’Dyaiz Johns was arrested after he was stopped behind the wheel of the victim’s Ford Fusion in the 5500 block of Scruggs Lane around 1 a.m.

Johns is accused of approaching a woman sitting in her car at 7 a.m. Monday outside the Dollar Tree, 3460 Dickerson Pike, and taking her car at gunpoint. Police recovered a handgun and a realistic looking AR-15 BB gun from the Fusion.

Johns and his three passengers, two males ages 15 and 14 and a 17-year-old female, were taken into custody. Johns is charged in Juvenile Court with carjacking. The three passengers are each charged with joyriding.

Ja'Dyaiz Johns was charged with carjacking in Juvenile Court by Metro Police.
Ja'Dyaiz Johns was charged with carjacking in Juvenile Court by Metro Police.(Metro Nashville Police Department)

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