1 Arrested After Crashing Into Parked Cars

Posted at 5:38 AM, Dec 07, 2016

Police said they've arrested a suspect who was involved in a crash that damaged several cars parked at a north Nashville home.

The incident happened overnight Wednesday on 18th Avenue North.

At least three vehicles were damaged during the ordeal. Police dispatch said a possible get-away vehicle struck the cars while driving through the area.

"It was about 11:30 at night, I was just about to get in bed,' said Ebonee Nwani-Sanders, the woman who owns the home where the damage occured. "I heard a boom."

Her family's vehicles sustained heavy damage, including broken windshields. It also appeared as if some of them had been rammed. One of the car's had a smashed roof. Another was pushed into the side of the family's home, just feet away from two bedrooms, where children were sleeping.

Ebonee and her husband are foster parents of three children, with three biological children of their own.

She said she's glad everyone is safe.

"It's just grace, that's all I can say," Ebonee said. "I believe everything happens for a reason, and we were spared for a reason."

It was unclear why the two suspects were fleeing; however, authorities confirmed they tracked down one of the men who said he was in the suspect's vehicle and identified the other suspect as Daryl A. Cane.

Authorities said they found a stolen handgun in the suspects' rolled over vehicle. The gun was a Glock 22 .40 caliber pistol with a 31 round magazine. It was found on the driver's side floorboard.

The suspect told them the gun did not belong to him. 

Officials then tracked Cane down to an address where he was asleep on a couch. He was also reportedly intoxicated and unable to answer questions.

Authorities confirmed Cane was charged for the stolen handgun with theft of property of more than $500 but less than $1,000, a felony.

Any further possible charges were unknown. The suspect police tracked down first who gave authorities Cane's name had not been charged as of Wednesday afternoon.

Ebonee's family will likely need to pay thousands of dollars in deductibles to fix the damage. A family friend set up a gofundme account to help cover those costs.