CLARKSVILLE, TN: 30-year-old Teyron Bland is charged with robbery after he enticed a man to meet him on Grindr, then held his phone hostage, demanding $45 for its return.
Metro Police say an alert employee ran to the back of the Family Dollar store and called 911 as armed robber William McGilmer was holding up the North Nashville Store on Whites Creek Pike Monday morning. He is in custody, jailed in lieu of an $82,500 bond.
28-year-old Reshonda Simpson was arrested Monday, charged with the April carjacking of a man she knew and lured to a location where she and an associate took his Dodge Charger and wallet at gunpoint.
Police say Samuel Calvert, 18, Joshua Hockett, 20, and Judah Davis, 18, ambushed a man from behind, hit him with a handgun and robbed him of his cash and jewelry at 5 a.m. Thursday morning in North Nashville.
Clarence Turner, 23, remains jailed in lieu of a $102,000 bond this morning, charged with robbing two individuals who he connected with via the ‘OfferUp’ app to buy a PlayStation and accessories. When they arrived he retreated to his bedroom, and returned with a long gun and some choice words as he robbed them.
A woman says two men she knows as “Daddy’O” and “Taz” robbed her at gunpoint, causing her to wreck as the attempted to flee. She called police, they brought a dog to search for the robbers, but the dog hit on her wrecked car, instead, locating ecstasy, marijuana, and cash.
Marvell Thomas, 31, in custody after he and an accomplice are accused of forcing their way into a home, firing shots during a drug-related robbery, fleeing in a stolen car while being chased by a neighbor in her vehicle, while shots were fired at her too. MNPD Air 1 and the car rental company tracked them until they crashed and fled on foot.
Donpatric Buford, 19, was arrested Thursday, charged with his role in a December carjacking at Danny’s Market. Police say Buford drove his co-defendant to the location to commit the crime, and the vehicle was recovered blocks from his residence. He is jailed in lieu of a $40,000 bond.
Midtown Hills Precinct undercover detectives last night arrested a third man in connection to multiple robberies linked to dating apps that occurred in the Hillside Avenue area beginning last November. Previously: “Metro Police used gay hookup app Jack’d to buy marijuana, were sold actual lawn grass instead“ Marcus K. Brown, 20, is charged with one count of aggravated robbery for the January 26th hold-up of a man in a parking lot. The victim responded to the location thinking that he was meeting a date. At the time of last night’s…
Samuel Bland, 20, is facing charges after a police say he and accomplice(s) picked up a Snapchat acquaintance who needed a ride, drove him to a parking lot in Bellevue, locked the vehicle doors, and severely beat him until he lost consciousness multiple times.