Fugitive teen admits to stealing Camry found in front of his house

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18-year-old Quintavius Lewis was charged with theft of property more than $2,500 but less than $10,000 and domestic assault when a stolen Camry was located on his property, and he admitted to stealing it while it was running and unattended.

On August 31st, David Thomason called Memphis Police to 2047 Pennel Cove and advised officers that his black 2010 Toyota Camry, valued at $3,900, had been stolen. On September 4th, officers served a warrant at 738 Parkdale Drive permitting them to search the property. Quintavius Lewis answered the door and was detained while the search was conducted.

Quintavius Lewis (SCSO)
Quintavius Lewis (SCSO)

A database search revealed that Lewis had an outstanding warrant for a domestic assault that occurred on March 30th, so he was placed under arrest. Officer’s located the Camry parked in front of the residence. When police were processing the stolen vehicle, Lewis suddenly stated that he had stolen it. Once he was transported to the Memphis Police Department at 170 North Main Street and Mirandized, Lewis confessed to stealing the Toyota Camry after the driver walked away and left the car running.

Quintavius Lewis was arrested charged with theft of property worth more than $2,500 but less than $10,000 and domestic assault. He is currently jailed in lieu of a $12,500 bond.

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