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Pineville man picked up in Nashville on outstanding warrant for attempted murder

From The Bell County Sheriff's Department -

Chesley Miracle - BCDC

On Thursday, December 19, 2019 a Pineville man was transported from Nashville to the Bell County Detention Center on serious charges. 57 year old Chesley Miracle had been entered into NCIC on August 3, 2019 for criminal attempt to commit murder.


Nashville Police picked up Miracle based on the NCIC information and he waived extradition back to Bell County.


Bell County Deputy Patrick Brooks states that on August 3rd, Miracle was intoxicated and arguing with Jessica Partin at a residence in Bell County. Partin was attempting to leave the residence when Miracle fired several rounds at her as she was walking away.


Miracle is also charged with two counts of theft of a firearm – a pistol and a Glock .380, both belonging to Partin.


He also has a failure to appear warrant for traffic offenses.


There has been no bond set for the attempted murder charge.


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