UPDATE: Dog in vehicle during Clarksville carjacking found safe after being dumped

Roxy (Photo: Clarksville Police Department)

UPDATE: Mallory, 29, is booked and charged with two counts of aggravated robbery, carjacking and evading arrest, according to police on Sunday. His bond is $500,000.

And Roxy the dog has been found safe by a couple in Oak Grove, Kentucky, where Mallory dropped the dog off after the carjacking, police say. She is back with her owner.

Also arrested in the incident is 18-year-old William Carter, according to police. He faces multiple charges, including two counts of aggravated robbery, criminal simulation, false report, altering/falsifying/forging auto title or plate and perjury. He is being held on a $260,000 bond.

Police say many additional charges are pending.


A man accused of carjacking a woman's truck with her dog still inside in the Clarksville area has been taken into custody.

Rico Mallory allegedly assaulted a woman, even biting her, before stealing her truck with her dog inside. He was arrested after a foot pursuit near Williams Lane.

Clarksville Police were investigating an armed robbery at Metro PCS on Tiny Town Road on Friday afternoon, when they say a similar robbery occurred at Chang's Beauty Salon on Ft. Campbell Blvd. The suspects got away with money.

Officers spotted the suspects in the stolen vehicle and pursued it before it crashed at 101st and Whitfield Rd. Police say two men bailed out of the wrecked car.

Authorities managed to capture one man, but the other suspect, identified as 29-year-old Rico Mallory, allegedly carjacked a woman.

Mallory is accused of taking the woman's black Ford F150 with black rims, crew can, an orange tristar license plate on the front, a teal tristar sticker on the boom left side of the back window, and TN Tag No. M4260.

Officers say there was a dog in the pickup truck when the carjacker fled the scene. The dog has been described as a mostly brown Australian Shepherd wearing a brown leather collar.

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