31-year-old Tobias Poindexter sold a bottle of Bay Bridge wine to a female confidential informant who was working with the TABC during a compliance check operation on March 30. She presented with an ID showing her date of birth as 05/30/03, making her 19 years old. He is charged with selling alcohol to a minor and was booked this week on the citation.
Police say 21-year-old Darius Coleman destroyed over $250,000 worth of food at a Nashville Kroger store over the past year. Coleman, who was in charge of the store’s frozen food department, says he would often throw away excess items in the freezers to “make it look neat” and that he didn’t want his freezers full of extra product. When the backstock would not fit neatly into the frozen section, he would throw it away to “reduce clutter.” Coleman admitted to his actions and stands by them. Kroger corporate asked he be prosecuted for vandalism.
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.
18-year-old Zakkyah Boleyjack & 37-year-old Diane Colt were both recently booked into the Metro Nashville Jail after having embezzled over $3,400 from a Madison Kroger. The pair initially worked together, where one would log in and create a cashback slip while the other would log in and pull the money. AFter Boleyjack was no longer employed, Colt continued the thefts on her own. In total, Boleyjack pocketed $1,080, while Colt took home $2,380 in cash. Both are charged with felony theft and are free on pre-trial release.
38-year-old Barquita Williams is charged with assault after she pushed a man to the ground who confronted her when she illegally parked in a handicapped parking spot at the Inglewood Kroger. Video footage captured the incident, and a citizen captured her license plate number, leading police to make the arrest. She is free on pre-trial release. Earlier in the month, Williams brought a handgun to an East Nashville High School where she got into a fight on campus.
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.
Metro Nashville Police responded to a report of a person with a weapon at a local Kroger on June 15th. 26-year-old Adelin Sepa was located while roaming the parking lot with a toy sword in his belt. An employee says Sepa picked him up and swung him around “for his birthday”, before moving on to swing his sword at customers at the fuel center.
44-year-old William Brake was charged with burglary after Loss Prevention staff at a Kroger he was banned forever from, saw him on camera taking $681 worth of food without paying for it.
39-year-old Gerard Matthews was charged with public intoxication and trespassing when he was caught on two separate occasions being belligerent outside of different businesses just days apart.
40-year-old Cora Hennig was charged with public intoxication after police responded to a brawl at Kroger and she blatantly admitted to drinking.