Man on probation arrested for stealing automotive from Campus Walk Apartments

Ephrain Algernon Nelson 4

Ephrain Algernon Nelson 4


GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Ephrain Algernon Nelson, 34, was arrested Saturday evening and charged with grand theft of a car and resisting arrest with out violence.

The sufferer advised a Gainesville Police Department officer that her car was stolen from Campus Walk Apartments after which returned by Nelson. The officer reported that when he arrived, he noticed Nelson leaving the car parking zone from which the car was stolen and returned. After confirming with the sufferer that Nelson was the alleged thief, the officer made contact with Nelson; after the officer commanded Nelson to cease, he allegedly ran however was detained.

Post Miranda, Nelson reportedly stated he was below the affect of “molly” and recalled being within the car. He reportedly apologized for stealing the car and for working away.

Nelson has 13 felony convictions and is on probation from a 2020 case wherein he was convicted of fraudulently utilizing bank cards from a pockets he discovered. He is being held with out bail due to the probation violation.

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