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Authorities arrested 23-year-old fugitive near an Apache Trail apartment building recovering a pistol stolen during an April 14 robbery on Atrium Way

Nashville, TENNESSEE – According to the police officials, the 23-year-old fugitive was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday.

His name is Carleo McElvain and he is charged locally with theft of a firearm, felon in possession of a handgun, and evading arrest.

He is on Hamilton County’s top 12 most wanted list for 16 separate charges, including robbery, aggravated burglary, and felon in possession of a firearm.

Authorities arrested McElvain near an Apache Trail apartment building, recovering a pistol stolen during an April 14 robbery on Atrium Way.

The responding officers saw him getting into the passenger seat of a silver Dodge Challenger, Metro Police said.

As officers attempted to stop the car, McElvain fled on foot.

He was found hiding between parked vehicles.

The stolen gun, a nine millimeter semi-automatic pistol, was found wedged in the Challenger’s passenger seat.