The police say that the thief of the freight train stole $12,000 worth of Adidas from the cars

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) – Police have arrested a man accused of stealing $12,000 worth of Adidas shoes from ten freight train cars.

Brandon Cammon charged with 15 counts of theft; theft of property in the amount of 10,000-60,000 US dollars; and a convicted felon in possession of a handgun.

On Saturday, October 15, police responded to a carjacking in the area of ​​East E.E. Crump Boulevard and Phelan Avenue.

The caller reported that a man was taking boxes from the train and loading them into a dark car.

Officers saw the man, later identified as Cammon, doing exactly as described and attempted a traffic stop as Cammon took off westbound on EH Crump Boulevard.

Cammon then drove north on Danny Thomas Boulevard and crashed, police said. Then he abandoned the car and ran away.

During the foot pursuit, an officer reported that Cammon had dropped the gun in the woods.

The gun was later found in the bushes where Cammon had dropped it.

Kammon was eventually arrested.

Officers searched his gray Ford Escape and found multiple boxes taken from the train along with another firearm, two empty magazines, 13 rounds of 9mm ammunition, a cell phone and a checkbook inside a black backpack.

In the boxes were several pairs of Adidas shoes.

Officers searched the area and found 10 additional boxes containing Adidas stashed in the woods.

The officers then moved closer to the rail and found another 5-10 boxes.

Police say that a total of 15 cars were stolen.

The total cost of the recovered shoes was $12,000.

Kammon is in jail on $70,000 bond.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday.

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