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.
Seth Mills is charged with two counts of criminal impersonation of a law enforcement officer, after Metro Police discovered he wasn’t really a cop at all, despite using that claim to be hired as an off-duty officer at Walmart. This was discovered as the real police were called as he fought a shoplifter on Monday.
18-year-old Gabrielle Turner is charged with felony theft after admitting to investigators she stole $1,670.00 from Walmart, where she worked, by placing the cash in her vest on five separate shifts.
Joshua Whorley told police he stole because he “needed the money”, but he also needed a custom magnet to unlock the shelf holding the PlayStation games – so he made one, and brought with him to Walmart Wednesday, where he was arrested, and his case was completed less than 24-hours later. Jazzaine McKinnie is one of Walmart’s best loss prevention folks, and though may not have heard her name specifically, we’ve covered a lot of her shoplifter apprehensions over the years. Jazz was working at the 3458 Dickerson Pike store…
21-year-old Tawon Shaw is jailed on a $53,500 bond in a Nashville jail, as he was taken into custody late Thursday evening. Shaw is accused of holding his girlfriend hostage for over 16 hours Thursday. She was able to escape by convincing him she needed to cash her paycheck to buy him some Newport cigarettes. He drove her to the Madison Walmart Neighborhood Market, where she was able to notify management, who contacted police. Shaw was taken into custody in the parking lot, where witnesses say they also found two loaded AR-15 style weapons with extra magazines.
34-year-old Nicholas Essex is free on a $7,000 bond after Metro Police say he ate heroin as they approached his vehicle Monday. No drugs were actually located.
Myleisha Bennett, 18, is currently held in lieu of a $13,500 bond, after police say she a punched store security guard in the face, then told police “I should have knocked his ass out.” She then attempted to sneak pepper spray into jail with her.
Janie Covington told police she and her boyfriend packaged fiber powder, and a joint compound for horses, to look like narcotics and sold them around Nashville, telling people they were narcotic drugs.
Ronique Mechelle Shelton claims she has no idea where 54 grams of crystal meth or 87.5 oxycodone pills came from, or how they got into her apartment… could she be telling the truth? Early Thursday morning, Tyrone Taylor says he was chased from a Yelton Ct apartment in South Nashville. He was in fear, and ran to the first person’s car that he located, and asked the stranger to take him to the Walmart on Nolensville Pk, which is where officers found him. After taking his information, there was an…
Michael Hatfield was found to be under-ringing merchandise at the self-checkout at Walmart on Monday, and this wasn’t the first time he had been observed doing so. While Monday’s incident was under the dollar limit for Walmart to prosecute for shoplifting, he was formally trespassed from the store by Ashland City PD. A tipster tells Scoop: Nashville that Hatfield may face actual theft charges once video of previous incidents is reviwed now that his identity is known. Got a tip of your own? Tell us here, via email: firstname.lastname@example.org, DM…