26-year-old Elexus Reed attempted to leave the Carter’s store in Opry Mills Mall with over $200 in merchandise. Police spoke to an employee of Carter’s who said she watched Elexus conceal approximately $216.32 worth of Carter’s merchandise and leave the store on June 29th. The employee stated that she wished to prosecute. Elexus was booked on the citation on August 7th.
19-year-old Jada Lucas was booked this week on a citation from Oct 2022 after stealing from The Spirit Halloween store at Opry Mills Mall. Police spoke with the store manager Rebekah Westerlund who said she saw Lucas take two costumes from their packaging and hide them in her handbag. Lucas then left the store without paying. When the store manager confronted Lucas about the items, she removed them from her bag.
Three women were jailed after pushing $2,799.06 worth of merchandise in three carts out of the Goodlettsville Kroger on February 2. Loss prevention recovered the shopping carts and merchandise in the parking lot. 26-year-old Cristina Ion, 35-year-old Petcu Narasa, and 32-year-old Serban Anita were located nearby when police arrived and were taken into custody.
21-year-old Lundyia Woods was jailed this week, just three days after one of her accomplices, Jalyn Miller, identified her as being involved in their theft from a Bed Bath & Beyond store, in which they each stole a $100 comforter set. The third accomplice, Alexis Flemmings, has not yet been arrested.
21-year-old Jalyn Brenae Miller was jailed this week on multiple outstanding warrants for theft from Bed Bath & Beyond. Miller was one of three boosters who each stole a comforter set from the Madison Store in October. During an interview, police say Miller positively identified her two accomplices, Lundyia Woods and Alexis Flemmings. A second warrant alleges that the week after the first theft, Miller came back into the store and stole $700 worth of merchandise.
Police responded to the Hollister inside Rivergate Mall Thursday afternoon, where security had 26-year-old Chevala Southall detained. During an interview, Southall admitted that she and a male she knew as “Trey” came into the store and staged nearly $2,000 in merchandise in preparation to steal it. They then left the store and drove the vehicle to the nearby breezeway, where they could run out of the store and into the car. The pair of boosters then re-entered Hollister and began to bag the clothes they had staged, and security was able to stop Southall as she ran out the door. The clothing in the bags she was fleeing with totaled $1,743.00. Trey fled the store, and Southall provided police with the information she knew about his identity.
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.
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.