28-year-old Anthony Manning was involved in a robbery at Westfield Court on November 4th. The victim of the theft told law enforcement that a man she met on a dating site entered her hotel room, pointed a pistol at her, and stole around $2,146 from her. The victim also stated that the man did not match the pictures from his dating profile. She further noted that she looked up the number he gave her and discovered it belonged to Anthony Manning. While officers were still on the scene, they heard a phone conversation involving Manning trying to arrange a meeting to return the stolen money. The victim identified Manning via photo lineup. Anthony Manning was taken into custody and charged with Aggravated Robbery.
18-year-old Je’Corion Jenkins was involved in a robbery at Keystone Drive on November 11th. The victim, Deavion Bennett, arranged to sell an old iPhone to Jenkins, who he knew as Corion. When he arrived at the set location, he saw Jenkins standing in the roadway. Bennett parked his car, and Jenkins entered. After he entered the car, Jenkins pulled out a black handgun and demanded that he give him everything he had. Bennett handed him his wallet containing $300. Jenkins took the $300 and left the vehicle on foot. Bennett was shown a photographic line-up and identified Jenkins as the person who robbed him. Through a further search, law enforcement discovered that the deal’s meetup spot was Jenkins’s listed address. Jenkin was taken into custody and charged with aggravated robbery on December 11th.
When we last covered 29-year-old Marquis Moultrie, he was finally being brought before a judge to begin to answer for the 2015 robbery of Sam’s Tobacco store. He posted a new $15,000 bond and failed to appear for the next four court dates. His bond company was issued a final forfeiture notice, and this week they were able to track down their bond jumper. Jamie Thomas and his team took Moultrie into custody. He remains jailed in lieu of a new $30,000 bond.
When Clarksville native Ryan Raidel found escort Destiny Murray online, met her in Nashville, and paid for her services, he never imagined he would end up drugged, kidnapped, financially drained, and stranded in Detroit, MI — but that’s exactly what he says happened to him. Murray is jailed on a $175K bond, and two accomplices remain at large.
32-year-old Mathew Joseph Bronson hasn’t lived with his wife, Chelsey Porter, since June; however, despite the couple being separated, he showed up at her 7th Street residence on October 18th after she continued to ignore his phone calls. Police say Bronson approached the front and kicked it in, damaging the door, frame, and locks. He then made entry and robbed the victim of her phone, purse, wallet, and car keys. She says Bronson made threats to harm her if she contacted the police.
A woman matched with a man who went by the name “Junior” on the dating app ‘Tagged’ and the two decided to meet at the Dover Crossing Sonic. As she arrived, ‘Junior’, who was later identified as 25-year-old Christopher Scales, asked her to get out of the car and give him a hug. As she did he opened her back door, grabbed a clear purse and white backpack, and fled on foot down the path behind the Sonic. Inside the purse and backpack was a laptop, a military ID, $800 in cash, two food stamp cards, a CashApp card, and a Venmo card. She gave chase after him until he turned and pulled a gun and racked the slide, at which point she retreated. He was positively identified in a photo lineup and taken into custody the following day.