Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Officers intercepted a wanted fugitive from justice, driving an overdue rental SUV, after the department’s Guardian Shield ALPR alerted on a stolen Maryland license plate. Around 1:45 p.m. on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, officers began to look for a blue Infiniti QX50 SUV after Guardian Shield alerted on the tag as it crossed through the Lebanon Road and N. Greenhill Road intersection. The vehicle was intercepted by officers as it pulled into the post office, and the driver, 31-year-old Christopher McCreery of North Carolina, was found to be a fugitive from justice out of Louisiana and North Carolina.
Further investigation revealed the Maryland license plate was reported stolen out of Washington, D.C. on November 22, 2019, and the Infiniti was an overdue rental car. McCreery was wanted out of Louisiana for a full-extradition, felony parole violation related to felony drug charges, and he was also wanted out of North Carolina for a probation violation related to weapon possession.
McCreery was arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail, charged with the following:
- Use of a Stolen Plate
- Possession of a Schedule I Drug
- Fugitive From Justice – Awaiting Extradition to Louisiana