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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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Man facing extradition for murder claims innocence
June 17, 2013 20:24 GMT
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A former U.S. Marine facing extradition to the Philippines on double murder charges says he is innocent.
Timothy Kaufman has been in jail since his arrest in April at business near his grandfather's Albany-area home. The 35-year-old from Knoxville, Tenn., is one of three men charged by Philippine authorities with killing a retired Northern Ireland police officer and his girlfriend in 2011.
Authorities claim it was a premeditated killing in an area known for its sometimes-seamy club scene.
In a handwritten letter sent to the media from jail, Kaufman says he would never do something as "heinous and stupid" as killing the couple. He says he left the country after the killings because he feared for his safety.
An extradition hearing is scheduled for June 25 in Albany federal court.
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