Two greedy felons held on $1 million bonds
Franklin Police recover $70k in stolen goods
Alert clerks, Galleria Security, and Franklin Police worked together Monday afternoon to take two felons off Franklin streets. Security used cameras to track two suspects whom a clerk reported were attempting to use bogus credit cards to buy diamond jewelry inside of the mall. When arriving Franklin Police Officers approached, one of the men fled on foot but was quickly apprehended.
Jai Aaron Barker
Jermon Deayre Trammell
Together, both suspects possessed 14 fraudulent credit cards and two counterfeit driver’s licenses. Inside the duo’s rental car, officers discovered merchandise purchased in Ohio, Nashville, and Franklin valued at approximately $70,000. Recovered merchandise included high-end jewelry, designer handbags, and an Apple computer. Also found in the vehicle: 13 more fraudulent credit cards.
Jermon Trammell, 30, and 27-year-old Jai Barker are both thought to be from Dayton Ohio and have been charged with Theft over $60,000 and Criminal Simulation. Trammell was also charged with evading arrest. His bond is set at $1,003,000.00. Barker’s bond was set at $1,002,00.00. Both men remain in custody and are due in court on September 20.
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Posted on: 9/12/2012