3 teen robbery suspects arrested in stolen car in south Nashville

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Metro police arrested three teen robbery suspects in a stolen car in south Nashville early Thursday morning.

The suspects, who Metro police identified as 18-year-old Chantavis Pillow and Demico Smith, 18, and a 15-year-old, were taken into custody at 500 Paragon Mills Road around 4 a.m.

When Metro police approached the stolen, black 2012 Chevy Malibu, they found the car filled with marijuana smoke and a semi-automatic handgun in plain view, according to a release.

Metro police said they were taken into custody without incident.

The suspects are being interviewed by detectives regarding two separate overnight robberies.

Pillow and Smith were booked into the Metro jail and charged with possession of a handgun while under the influence, theft of a motor vehicle, drug possession, criminal trespassing and contributing to the delinquency of a minor.  They are being held in lieu of $34,500 each.  The 15-year-old is charged in Juvenile Court.

The investigation is ongoing.