#BoosterClub: Man made his own magnet to steal PlayStation games

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…

Kidnapper sends victim into Madison store to buy Newports, store calls 911, kidnapper arrested

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.

Shoplifter punches store security in face, tells MNPD “I should have knocked his ass out”

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.

Ronique Shelton: “I don’t know how 54 grams of meth & 87 Oxy’s got into my apartment”

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…

TDOC Correctional Officer Trespassed from Walmart for Theft

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: tips@scoopnashville.com, DM…

Nashville’s most wanted Walmart thief behind bars, AGAIN: Mario Mcadoo – You got tased, bro.

Mario Mcadoo, who’s been on the run for a few months now, was taken into custody overnight near a Briley Parkway Hotel. He was already on a 10 year state probation, which he now faces that full sentence , in addition to all of the new charges. Per a police report, late Tuesday night, MNPD Officer Eubanks advised that he had a subject running from him that had outstanding warrants at 837 Briley Pkwy. Officer Reis arrived on scene to observe Officer Eubanks and the subject, Mario McAdoo, at the…

Ninja Thief – Literally. Jonathan Bass #Arrested

Jonathan Bass was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant for theft overnight. Though this was his first charge in Davidson County, he does have multiple other charges in Williamson Co, including 4 open similar theft cases. In this case, he took the Ninja’s and ran…. out the door. On March 6th, Jonathan Bass entered a Nashville Walmart, got a shopping cart, and went to the housewares section. That is where he loaded up the cart with Ninja’s – Ninja blenders. In fact, he had approximately $600 worth of Ninja…

Nashville’s DVD Booster Arrested: Robert Leftwich – $2035 in stolen DVDs

Robert Leftwich was arrested on Friday for yet another DVD theft from a big box store, bringing his 2018 total to over $2035 in stolen DVDs – that he’s been charged with. This arrest stemmed from March 3rd incident, where Robert Leftwich entered Target at 10 AM, and took $1,901 worth of DVDs from the sales floor. He is observed taking DVDs off the shelf, and concealing them on his person, and then walks out of the store, past all points of sale, with no effort to pay, and flees…