One of four Nashville juvenile escapees added to TBI’s most wanted list
TBI announced one of the escapees, 17-year-old Brandon Caruthers was added to the list Monday evening. Two of the other three escapees, 16-year-old Deccorius Wright and 17-year-old Morris Marsh are both accused of murder in separate cases. And 15-year-old Calvin Howse was being held on auto theft and gun possession charges according to Metro Nashville police. Nashville’s police chief Steve Anderson says his department’s “Major Case Task Force” will be investigating the circumstances surrounding how the teens were able to escape Saturday night.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Metro Nashville Police captured two teenagers Tuesday who escaped from.
MNPD said Decorrius Wright, 16, and Calvin Howse, 15, were captured by the Juvenile Crime Task Force in Madison.
BREAKING: Escaped teens Decorrius Wright & Calvin Howse have just been apprehended by the Juvenile Crime Task Force in Madison.
2 of the 4 teens who escaped from a Nashville detention center have been found
Two teenagers who broke out of a Nashville juvenile detention center were recaptured Tuesday, police said. © Davidson County Juvenile CourtDecorrius Wright, 16, and Calvin Howse, 15, were taken in custody by the Juvenile Crime Task Force in Madison, Tennessee, the Metro Nashville Police Department tweeted.Authorities are still searching for the two other teens who escaped from the facility on Saturday. The arrests come hours after officials released security videos that showed the teens running undetected through the empty hallways of the facility and escaping through the front door.
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The two teens, along with 17-year-old Morris Marsh and 17-year-old Brandon Caruthers, escaped from the facility in downtown Nashville on Saturday.
Police said the teens were on a work detail when their staff supervisor left to respond to a fight elsewhere at the facility. The teens then got onto an elevator to the ground floor and went through several doors to reach an exit. More than a half-hour elapsed before police were notified of the escape.
The statement said two of the teens were charged in separate slayings that occurred earlier this year. One of the killings involved Nashville musician Kyle Yorlets, who was found shot to death outside his home in February. The other two escapees were facing armed robbery charges.
Teen escapee's girlfriend arrested by Nashville police
The 15-year-old girlfriend of a teenage boy who escaped with three other teens from a Tennessee juvenile detention center has been arrested on suspicion of being an accessory after the fact of escape. Her boyfriend, Decorrius Wright, 16, and 15-year-old Calvin Howse were recaptured Tuesday night.Nashville police said the girl is accused of criminal responsibility for facilitation of a felony, accessory after the fact of escape, harboring, tampering with evidence and lying to police.
Wright and Howse were found in the Robin Hood condo complex on Forrest Park Road, MNPD said. Investigation led police to information that the two were in that area.
Marsh and Caruthers have still not been found. They are believed to be armed and dangerous.
The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation added Brandon Caruthers to the state’s Most Wanted list late Monday.
The contractor that manages the juvenile facility, Youth Opportunity, released. It said three employees will be fired, and a fourth employee will get a three-day suspension.
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Nashville police catch fourth fugitive teen, find him with rifle and boxes of ammo .
Police arrested the 17-year-old boy, the last escapee who was still at large, at an apartment where officers found a large gun and ammunition.Brandon Caruthers, who is accused of armed robbery, is the last of the four fugitives to be captured after they fled from the detention center in Nashville, Tennessee, on Nov. 30, according to Metropolitan Nashville Police department.