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EPD: Tennessee fugitives arrested after foot chase at east side car dealership

EPD: Tennessee fugitives arrested after foot chase at east side car dealership

Bill Stephens

October 14th, 2015

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On Tuesday at 10;15pm, two Evansville Police Officers who were working off duty for LawMan Security arrested two people who were wanted on felony charges out of Tennessee.

Evansville Police report the officers were providing after hours security for Expressway Dodge when they spotted a man and a woman on the lot. When they identified themselves as police officers, the two suspects reportedly fled on foot.  Police say the woman was caught quickly, and a few minutes later the man was found hiding in a nearby dumpster.

According to authorities, the woman lied about her name, but officers were able to determine she was 19 year old ARIEAL GRAYSON,  who was wanted out of Tennessee on several felony charges.

Police say the man was identified as 30 year old JOSHUA NEAL, who was also wanted out of Tennessee on several felony charges. When NEAL was taken into custody, EPD indicates he was in possession of a handgun, meth, and a syringe.
NEAL and GRAYSON were wanted out of Warren County Tennessee for:
Aggravated Robbery
Aggravated Battery
Auto Theft
Preventing the use of 911
Parole Violations

NEAL faces local charges of:
Possession of Firearm by a Felon
Possession of Meth
Possession of a Syringe
Possession of Handgun without a Permit
Resisting Law Enforcement

GRAYSON faces local charges of:
Resisting Law Enforcement
False Informing

Joshua Neal-Arieal Grayson

(Source: Evansville Police Dept.)

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