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Brentwood Police Investigate Vehicle Theft and Possible Link to Nashville Shooting Suspect
The Brentwood Police Department is investigating a vehicle theft from BMW of Nashville, which occurred on Tuesday April 17, 2018. Brentwood Police have since learned that the suspect in the vehicle theft earlier in the week, believed to be Travis Reinking, the suspect identified in the Sunday April 22 mass shooting at the Waffle House in Antioch.
A 2018 BMW X6 was stolen from the dealership located at 1568 Mallory Lane on Tuesday, April 17th at approximately 5:40 pm. A white male suspect, posed as a customer, stole a vehicle key fob from a salesperson and drove away from the dealership. This
suspect refused to provide identification to employees.
Brentwood Police Officers located the stolen vehicle travelling eastbound on Concord Road near Wilson Pike and tried to stop the vehicle. The driver kept driving east on Concord Road and ignored officer’s lights and sirens to pull over. The pursuit was terminated near Edmondson Pike, in accordance with Brentwood Police policy and since the stolen vehicle was equipped with a GPS tracking device. Later that evening, Metro Police Department Officers found the stolen BMW at an apartment complex located at 5000 Mountain Springs Dr. in Antioch. The vehicle was unoccupied and processed for fingerprints.
Metro Police Officers found the stolen vehicle key fob Sunday April 22 when they searched Reinking’s apartment, following the early Sunday morning shooting at the Waffle House on Murfreesboro Pike. Charges are pending for Reinking.