A Clarksville man is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend’s residence and stealing thousands of dollars worth of jewelry.
Clarksville Police say on Saturday, around 7:15 p.m. officers caught a man trying to leave the area, hiding in a car, after he broke into an ex-girlfriend's apartment located at 1121 Riverwood Place.
The 48-year old female victim told officers that someone had kicked in her front door damaging the door frame and that someone entered through her front door and took a cream colored jewelry box and six gold rings valued at approximately $2,000.
Witnesses told officers they saw a man exiting the apartment and provided officers a detailed description of the suspect.
Officers were able to locate the suspect, who told police his name was James Smith.
During the course of investigation, it was discovered that there was an active Condition of Release as a result of a domestic assault, and that the man gave officers a false name.
The man was identified as 45-year old Ricky Lydell Borders of White Oak Road.
Police say Borders is prohibited from possessing or consuming alcohol or committing any offense against the victim and that Borders possessed the stolen jewelry.
Borders is charged with aggravated burglary, criminal impersonation and contempt and was booked into the Montgomery County Jail.