Target Employee Romale Grant busted stealing Apple products from stockroom

21-year-old Romale Grant is charged with stealing $4,239 worth of Apple products from the White Bridge Target store, where he was employed. Police say during a two-week period, Grant took 8 pairs of 3rd generation AirPods, 8 Airpod Pros, and 1 iPhone 14. Grant admitted to taking the merchandise from the tech stockroom and concealing them in his clothing or a bag until he exited the store. He states he would then sell the merchandise “on the streets.”

Travon Webb charged with grand theft auto after refusing to identify friends in a stolen vehicle

18-year-old Travon Webb was one of three individuals that fled from a stolen car as police tracked it in the area of Tremont and 15th Ave South on November 7th. Webb was apprehended a short time later and positively identified by a witness as one of the three inside the vehicle. Webb refused to provide police with any information, so he was charged with the theft of the vehicle (over $60,000). He is free on a $12,000 bond.

Home Depot employee Monterious Gains stole $21,989.50 in just 42 days

18-year-old Monterious Gaines faces a Class C felony theft charge after Home Depot on Powell Ave. hired him as an associate, and in the span of 42 days, he stole $21,989.50 from the business. 

Shane Brooks charged in multiple thefts from Target #BoosterClub

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.

Robert Hernandez can’t pay $1800 bar tab at Layer Cake; assaults bouncer

Metro Nashville Police officers working the Entertainment District Initiative Saturday encountered 29-year-old Robert Hernandez who was unable to pay his $1,807.78 bar tab at Layer Cake on 3rd Ave. South and became belligerent when his card continued to be declined. Security stated they asked him to leave the establishment and he attempted to throw punches and landed one on a bouncer’s arm. Hernandez was charged with theft of services and public intoxication.

Terrelle Butler charged in theft of vehicle in East Nashville

19-year-old Terrelle Butler is free on a $15,000 bond after he was found driving a stolen 2018 Jeep Compass in East Nashville on June 8th. He was initially observed driving the vehicle by police the day prior to his arrest. At the time he was taken into custody he had just exited the vehicle, discarded the keys, and had entered an apartment on Porter Road.

Chester Campbell pawned over $10K of his ex-girlfriend’s jewelry using his own ID

57-year-old Chester Darren Campbell is being held on a $25,000 bond after being jailed this week on an outstanding felony theft warrant from 2018. His ex-girlfriend, Jennifer Brown, says she noticed several pieces of jewelry had gone missing from her bedroom. She stated her ex-boyfriend, Campbell, had been staying with her for several months since the breakup, and they had an on-and-off-again relationship. She also states he had stolen from her in the past. With him being the only other person with access to her bedroom, an investigation was launched, and it was discovered Campbell had pawned several pieces of the victim’s jewelry at pawn shops throughout both Tennessee and Kentucky, all while using his own photo ID. The value of the stolen jewelry is over $10,000.

Hussain Jinnah charged after using 3rd party programmed key fob to burglarize home of ex-lover

31-year-old Hussain Jinnah faces two felony charges after police say he broke into the residence of his ex-lover of 9 years using a 3rd party programmed key fob to a garage door to which he no longer had access. Security video shows him attempting to hide out of the view of the cameras while using the unauthorized key to gain access to the garage and the home. Once inside, polices say he stole over $15,000 worth of jewelry and an iPhone 13 Max. Jinnah is charged with felony theft and felony aggravated burglary.

East Nashville Kroger employee confesses to stealing nearly $15,000 — Tavaris James

26-year-old Tavaris James was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail Wednesday night, charged with stealing $14,733.45 from his employer, the East Nashville Kroger. In a videotaped confession, James admitted on most days he worked he would sign into the self-checkout system and issue a voucher for around $500 and then either cash it out or load it onto his own debit card or a chime card. He would then spend the money on himself and his family, which he often documented in his shopping bags on social media. He is charged with felony theft and free on a $15,000 bond.

Opry Mills Adidas Outlet employee charged in retail return fraud scheme — Kelly Etheridge

28-year-old Kelly Etheridge faces a felony theft charge after confessing to embezzling over $2100 from the Adidas Outlet in the Opry Mills Mall by pocketing money from fake returns. After loss prevention confronted her, she admitted to the theft, which took place over a few weeks. She is free on pre-trial release.