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Car thieves open fire during chase
One caught by owners of stolen pickup
Marcus Conway Boren is charged with theft over $10,000.

Two car thieves face grand theft charges after they were chased down after stealing a teen’s car on Rogers Hollow Road, firing at their pursuers as they fled into Grundy County in the stolen pickup.
James Alton Campbell, 43, of Monteagle and Marcus Conway Boren, 35, of Northcutt’s Cove are both charged with theft over $10,000 and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon as both are convicted felons. They will face preliminary hearing May 30.
The men were chased from Rogers Hollow after they reportedly stole a 1983 Chevy valued at around $20,000 from a driveway.
“The victim’s father and other family members followed the vehicle outbound from Northcutt’s Cove,” said sheriff’s investigator Aaron Roberts, noting the stolen vehicle became stuck in a nursery field in nearby Grundy County after it rammed one of the pursing vehicles. “Two males fled on foot but family members were able to catch one and hold him for law enforcement.”
Boren was the one caught by the victim’s family. An altercation ensued between Boren and family members which left Boren injured. Campbell was caught about a half-mile away by officers.
“Campbell’s clothing was saturated with water and mud and he wasn’t wearing any shoes,” said Roberts. “Near the stolen vehicle there was a pair of brown boots that would fit Campbell’s feet.”
Deputies found a handgun in the stolen vehicle that did not belong to the victims. It is also alleged that either Campbell or Boren fired at their pursuers from the stolen truck during the chase. Both are charged with felony possession of a weapon due to their past crimes, with Campbell being convicted of at least 14 separate felonies since 1993.