Security says 28-year-old Jaime Rodriguez was caught shoplifting at the Rivergate Mall on November 26th. He was observed taking a “Psycho Bunny” shirt from the men’s department of Dillard’s and rolling it up in his left hand. He then went to the home department and grabbed an empty bag, placing the shirt inside. He was then apprehended and taken to the back office, where the Psycho Bunny shirt was recovered, along with a grey Armani t-shirt. Both items were valued at $145 in total.
Police say 42-year-old Lisa Disney of Cleveland, TN, went to Macy’s at Green Hills Mall and was captured on video concealing merchandise on her person and walking past all points of sale. Store security detained her as she was exiting the building and recovered the merchandise.
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.
While currently going through hearings and motions on an open case for felony indictments charging her with theft, identify theft, and credit card fraud, police say 25-year-old Regan Guffey found time in June to shoplift from Dillard’s in Rivergate. She was booked on a new outstanding citation this week which details her entering a dressing room at the mall store with multiple items from the sales floor and concealing the items on her person and attempting to exit the building. During a search, $432.43 in merchandise was recovered.
Metro Police say on June 9th, 21-year-old Samaria Johnson picked up an adult vibrator from Spencers at Opry Mills Mall and carried it out of the store without paying for it and was leaving the mall via a service hallway. Officers arrived at the shoplifting in progress call at 5:33 p.m. that Thursday and intercepted her as she was leaving the hallway and coming into parking lot 4. She had tossed the tickler in the hallway and walked the officer back to retrieve it.
39-year-old Angela Riley is charged with theft after police say she was caught on video stuffing merchandise down her pants at the Bass Pro Shop at Opry Mills Mall in Nashville. Security detained Riley and contacted Metro Nashville Police. She has a history of shoplifting, according to officers. She is free on a $2,500 bond.
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.