39-year-old Joshua Connor is now charged with felony burglary after concealing a 12-pack of beer valued at $12.00 in his backpack at the Antioch Walmart in an effort to steal it, according to police. Loss prevention detained Connor and retrieved the merchandise. Due to him previously being trespassed from the location, Metro Nashville Police charged him with felony burglary.
Booster Lundyia Woods jailed after being identified by an accomplice
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.
Kaylee Hand pushes cart out of target with $1K in unpaid merchandise
Police say 30-year-old Kaylee Ruth Hand walked into the Target store on Charlotte Pike Wednesday and filled a shopping cart full of merchandise worth $1,019. She then pushed the full cart past all points of sale and attempted to exit the store when she was stopped by loss prevention. Officers arrived and took her into custody for felony theft.
Booster Club Arrest: Janiyah Buchanan busted
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.
Best Buy Booster busted — Tykerria Foxx
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.
Teen charged in assault of boyfriend & Opry Mills Nike Store Theft — Tyniya Givans
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.
Nashville Booster charged in 2020 Finish Line theft at Rivergate Mall — Kierra Hockett
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.
Man walks out of Nordstrom at Green Hills with $1,495 in merchandise — Jonathan Mizze arrested
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.
Old Navy Boosters Busted for $800 in merchandise theft: Rickeita Butler & Tiera Braden
30-year-old Rickeita Butler & 24-year-old Tierra Braden were each booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Monday on outstanding warrants from July which charge them with working together to steal $800 worth of merchandise from a West Nashville Old Navy store. Butler is free on a $1,000 bond, while Braden was required to post a $5,000 bond due to her much more extensive history.
Kroger Tide Pod shoplifter identified by uncle — Caleb Tyus arrested
23-year-old Caleb Tyus is charged with the theft of 10 bags of Tide Pods from a Gallatin Pike Kroger. An employee was able to take a photo of the car he was driving as he fled, and police contacted the registered owner, who was his uncle, Anthony Richardson. The uncle positively identified Caleb as the person from surveillance photos and stated Caleb was in possession of the car during the time of the tide pod boost. Tyus is free on pre-trial release.