18-year-old arrested after multi-county police chase

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Posted at 8:32 PM, Mar 07, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-08 16:32:33-05

LA VERGNE, Tenn. (WTVF) — An 18-year-old is in custody following a police pursuit spanning Davidson and Rutherford counties.

Jose Eduardo Jones was arrested last night after Metro Nashville Police pursued a suspected stolen car. The chase ended in Rutherford County.

Jones was involved in a carjacking that took place on February 23, where he and another suspect stole a victim's 2017 gray Honda Civic.

The Civic was located by Violent Crimes detectives in a gas station parking lot on Nolensville Pike. The license plates on the vehicle had been switched out with the plates of a vehicle that had been reported stolen yesterday from Ocala Drive. Flores was identified as the drive. He fled after Metro detectives attempted to stop the vehicle.

La Vergne Police and the MNPD helicopter joined in once the chase crossed the county line.

They say the driver of the car hit several cars during the pursuit and eventually flipped on Murfreesboro Road near Old Nashville Highway.

Flores has been charged with carjacking and felony evading arrest. His bond is $160,000.