23-year-old Ashley Lewis failed to self-book for a 2019 shoplifting citation, and a failure to appear warrant has been outstanding for her arrest ever since. On Wednesday she was taken into custody for the failure to appear. The original citation alleges she took several retail items at the Rivergate Mall Dillard’s store and placed them inside of store bags and attempted to walk out the door. She was intercepted by loss prevention and $675.29 worth of merchandise was recovered.
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.
Metro Police say a clerk at an Antioch convenience store locked 33-year-old Brandon King inside the store when he attempted to flee with two “tall boy” cans of Twisted Tea, stating “I ain’t paying for this shit”. As the clerk retrieved the cans from the repeat offender’s possession, King busted through the glass of the locked doors, causing approximately $3,500 in damages. The amount was known, since King has busted out the doors once before, during a near-identical shoplifting attempt.
Notorious “serial shoplifter” Dajervon ‘Love’ Brewer was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail this week, on 8 counts of theft from various retailers, including Publix and Walmart.
Masi Kingston is the latest to be charged in series of Mapco thefts from 2019. He was served overnight as he was transferred into the Metro Nashville Jail. He will join two more co-defendants, Jerock Walker and Annisha Holmes, who were previously arrested, on their next court date to answer to the charges.
42-year-old Shalita Bell was charged with burglary after she was caught on video shoplifting in Walmart despite being banned from every Walmart in the area.
50-year-old Mark Artis was charged with burglary and theft of merchandise after he was caught trying to steal $243 worth of merchandise from Walmart on Dickerson Pike. According to court records, he has been convicted of theft 8 times since August 2012 and had 2 other charges dismissed.
26-year-old Amanda Johnson was charged with assault after macing the face of a Tiger Market employee when he tried to retrieve stolen juice from her friend.
21-year-old Kristopher Johnson was charged with two counts assault, evasion and theft after incidents involving shoplifting and assault at two Nashville Kroger stores. The most recent event was just days before Kristopher “Kris” Johnson’s 21st birthday.
Juan “Johnny” Pena, 35, is charged with shoplifting and assault after he attempted to get past a reserve deputy working security at the Nolensville Road Walmart, and bit him in an attempt to flee.