18-year-old Austin Michael Mellender is jailed in lieu of a $50,000 bond charged with the theft of a 2020 Ford Escape from Rheann Vera. Officers located him inside the vehicle with two male juveniles, ages 13 and 14, on Pageant Lane with 15 grams of marijuana and a loaded .22 magnum revolver, which was also reported stolen. He attempted to flee during the arrest but was captured after a brief foot chase. A search also revealed a 9mm handgun in the pocket of his hoodie. During an interview, it was learned all three individuals participated in the vehicle theft.
VIDEO: 41-year-old Tonette Fletcher faces two counts of child abuse/neglect and two counts of contributing to the delinquency of a child after authorities say she drove her two juvenile daughters to confront two other female juveniles. As the pairs of children were fighting each other, she punched the two opposing children with her fists. She then went live on social media, boasting about the assault and how she punched the children, and she and her daughters were going to repeat the assault again the next day.