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Two Teens Arrested in Rutherford County for Nashville Carjacking

4/5/2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

South Precinct detectives have charged 17-year-old Antwan Palmer Jr. and 19-year-old Talisia Muse with Thursday evening’s armed carjacking outside a South Nashville apartment complex.

The 23-year-old victim told officers that he was outside the Burger King restaurant, 363 Harding Place, at 6 p.m. Thursday when Palmer and Muse approached and asked him for a ride to a Wallace Road apartment complex. Once there, the victim said he was pistol whipped and robbed of his 2006 gray Cadillac. He also said a shot was fired at his feet as Palmer and Muse fled.

Responding officers learned that the victim was financing the Cadillac from a local auto lot. Staff there tracked the car to Lavergne. Lavergne Police located the Cadillac and tried to stop it. Muse took off and led Lavergne officers on a pursuit before crashing on Stonecrest Parkway in Smyrna. Both Palmer and Muse were taken into custody uninjured at the crash scene. A .22 caliber pistol was recovered from the Cadillac. It was reported stolen from a gun store in Chattanooga.

Palmer is charged at juvenile detention with aggravated robbery, unlawful gun possession, theft, and driving without a license. Muse is charged with carjacking, theft, gun possession during a violent crime, and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Her bond is set at $52,000.

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Antwan Palmer Jr., 17

Talisia Muse, 19