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High speed pursuit leads to one juvenile arrest, three suspects on the run

Posted at 7:42 AM, Apr 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-10 13:47:40-04

MT. JULIET, Tenn. (WTVF) — Police are searching for three teens in Mt. Juliet after a high speed chase that occurred early Wednesday morning.

According to police, they spotted a speeding vehicle traveling 60+mph in a 30mph zone around 1 a.m.

The officer attempted to pull over the vehicle but the car fled and quickly crashed in a nearby field.

One of the teens was apprehended. This suspect is reportedly a 15-year-old runaway from Nashville.

The suspect was charged Wednesday morning with evading, unlawful possession of a weapon, and simple possession of a schedule VI drug.

The other three teens took off on foot. Police believe they were likely picked up by someone.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of these juveniles should contact Mt. Juliet Police.