Crime Stoppers tip leads to suspected murderer's arrest

Tuesday, November 30, 2010 at 4:36pm
Staff reports
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Travis Tolbert

A tip to Crime Stoppers led to the arrest Wednesday morning of accused murderer Travis Tolbert at a relative’s home in Dayton, Ohio.

According to Metro police, Tolbert, 26, is charged with the Nov. 26, 2008, shooting death of 16-year-old Christopher Evans at Riverchase Apartments on Joseph Avenue in East Nashville.

Tolbert has previous convictions for domestic assault, unlawful handgun possession and resisting arrest.