Police say 42-year-old Lisa Disney of Cleveland, TN, went to Macy’s at Green Hills Mall and was captured on video concealing merchandise on her person and walking past all points of sale. Store security detained her as she was exiting the building and recovered the merchandise.
19-year-old Janiyah Buchanan was one of several young women caught concealing items in their personal bags from the Forever 21 store inside Opry Mills Mall on Saturday. In total, the group took approximately $700 in merchandise, which police were able to confirm via the store’s security video, which they watched while Mall Security detained some of the suspects in the parking lot. Buchanan did not qualify for a citation as she had an outstanding warrant from a May theft where she, along with other co-defendants, took over $500 in merchandise from the Burlington Coat Factory in Madison.
18-year-old Tykerria Foxx is charged with theft after police say she walked into the Rivergate Best Buy store, selected two Playstation controllers valued at $150, and fled out the front door. She was able to be identified by police with assistance from loss prevention. Once the warrant was signed on September 29th, she was booked on the warrant on October 3rd.
Police say 45-year-old Shane Brooks has found a new way of shopping on the cheap at Target — by pushing out shopping carts full of items out the front door without paying for any of it. He was jailed this week on three outstanding theft warrants, one of them a felony, for his Target heists. In September of 2021, they say he pushed out a cart with $937 worth of merchandise, including a large mattress, out the front door. On November 11th, he pushed $476.69 worth of merchandise directly to his black Ford F-150 without stopping at any checkout. In his largest known theft, Brooks returned to Target on November 20th and pushed a cart with $1,151.88 out the door, and fled after a parking lot confrontation with a loss prevention associate.
39-year-old Angela Riley is charged with theft after police say she was caught on video stuffing merchandise down her pants at the Bass Pro Shop at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville. Security detained Riley and contacted Metro Nashville Police. She has a history of shoplifting, according to officers. She is free on a $2,500 bond.
23-year-old Ashley Lewis failed to self-book for a 2019 shoplifting citation, and a failure to appear warrant has been outstanding for her arrest ever since. On Wednesday she was taken into custody for the failure to appear. The original citation alleges she took several retail items at the Rivergate Mall Dillard’s store and placed them inside of store bags and attempted to walk out the door. She was intercepted by loss prevention and $675.29 worth of merchandise was recovered.
18-year-old Shikisha Kennedy is charged with theft after police say they responded to the Walmart on Dickerson Pike after loss prevention had observed her walking around the store and putting merchandise worth $51 in her purse. Once she passed all points of sale she was detained until officers arrived. It was discovered she also had an outstanding warrant for driving without a license.
18-year-old Tynia Givans was booked into the Metro Nashville jail this week, charged with the domestic assault of her intimate partner, and father of her child, James Coleman. Police interviewed multiple witnesses, including Shemeka Eddie, Walter Welch, and Anniqua Steele. In the end, it was determined that the couple was in an argument on 14th Ave N inside a car. James eventually exited the vehicle, and his mother, Shemeka, agreed to drive Tynia home. As he exited the car, Tynia is accused of grabbing his hair while yelling at him, and attempting to assault him, however, his mother came between them and intervened.
At the time of her arrest, Givans was also booked on an outstanding citation for theft, from a November 2021 incident in which she was found to be fleeing the Opry Mills Nike store with $902 worth of merchandise she had just boosted. She made it to the parking lot and hid behind a car before being issued a theft citation at the time, for which she never self-booked on. She was given a $500 bond on each charge and posted bail the following day.
26-year-old Kierra Edwina Hockett was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail this week on an outstanding warrant from October of 2020, charging her with retail theft. A warrant alleges she entered the Finish Line store inside Rivergate Mall on October 29th, 2020, grabbed $565 worth of Nike pants and jackets, then fled the store. Later that day, the store received a phone call stating that the female’s name who just boosted clothes from them was Kierra Hockett. Police compared the security video to photos of Hockett and confined her identity. They were then able to locate Kierra’s Facebook account, from which she had posted the items for sale on the Marketplace. Hockett is free on pre-trial release.
40-year-old Jonathan Mizze is charged with felony theft after he walked out of Nordstrom at the Mall at Green Hills with $1,495 in merchandise he didn’t pay for. He was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail and is free on pre-trial release.