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Metro Police arrested Demarcus Fletcher, of north Nashville, on Wednesday night after he allegedly stole drums from the True Faith Missionary Baptist Church at 1700 Knowles St., according to police reports.
Police responded to the burglary at 1700 Knowles at 4:45 p.m. after a witness reported it. En route, police observed then interviewed a man on a bike matching the description of the suspect a block away from where the incident occurred.
The witness later identified the suspect who did not have drums in his possession.
A consent to search Fletcher's residence was given and snare drums and a cymbal were recovered. The church's pastor identified the stolen equipment.
Fletcher is being held on $5,000 bond in the Davidson County Jail on a burglary charge.
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House passes 2-year moratorium on dam barriers
May 21, 2013 19:12 GMT
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- The U.S. House has passed legislation that would put a two-year moratorium on an Army Corps of Engineers plan to erect barriers to prevent people from fishing below dams on the Cumberland River.
U.S. Rep. Ed Whitfield heralded final passage of the Freedom to Fish Act on Tuesday. Whitfield was a leading proponent of the measure in the House.
The bill, introduced by Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., was co-sponsored by Sens. Rand Paul and Mitch McConnell of Kentucky and Bob Corker of Tennessee.
Whitfield said the bill thwarts, at least temporarily, an effort to "take away some of the best fishing in Kentucky." Passage of the measure, Whitfield said, allows time to work out a permanent solution.
The measure now goes to President Barack Obama for consideration.
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