Crimetracker: Deputies say man carjacked pregnant woman outside of jail just after bonding out

MONROE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - The Monroe County Sheriff's Office says a man bonded out of jail, only to carjack a pregnant woman minutes later.

Officers say Jeremy Joseph Moore bonded out of jail Monday morning after being booked Sunday on a charge of Non-Emergency 911 calls/abuse of 911 system.

Officers say Moore was waiting in front of the sheriff's office for a ride home when he got into a car with a woman he did not know.

Deputies say Moore told the woman to get out of the car which she did. The woman received minor injuries.

About 10 minutes later, Moore wrecked the car into a house on Oklahoma Street in Madisonville.

A neighbor who heard the crash, says by the time he walked to the scene he saw Moore on the ground screaming in pain from the wreck.
He also said that several children typically play in the yard, right where the car landed after hitting the home.

"It looked like a pretty dangerous situation," neighbor David Jacobs said. "You could tell...he never hit no brakes or nothing. He just went airborne into the house and into the central (heating and cooling) unit."

Madisonville Police say that Moore will likely be charged with attempted kidnapping and reckless endangerment.


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