Lisa Gibson caught stealing socks at JCPenney

37-year-old Lisa Gibson was caught with her friend, James Lester, JCPenney, in the late hours of Thursday night. The JCPenney Loss Prevention provided law enforcement with camera footage of Lester stuffing jeans inside his shirt and Gibson hiding a bundle of socks in her purse. Lt. Waldron arrived to see Gibson and Lester still walking around in the store and commanded them to stop. Seeing his imminent crisis, Lester ran around a corner to remove the jeans he stuffed in his pants before he attempted to flee. Lt. Waldron then tried to grab Lester to detain him, but Lester continued to resist before another officer arrived to help detain him, taking him to the ground. They were escorted to the office, where the socks inside Gibson’s purse were removed. A further search of her purse revealed a loaded Ruger SP101 Magnum for which she did not possess a license. Gibson was taken into custody and charged with theft.

James Lester attempts to steal jeans at JCPenney

50-year-old James Lester was caught with his friend, Lisa Gibson, at JCPenney in the late hours of Thursday night. The JCPenney Loss Prevention provided law enforcement with camera footage of Lester stuffing jeans inside his shirt and Gibson hiding a bundle of socks in her purse. Lt. Waldron arrived to see Gibson and Lester still walking around in the store and commanded that they stop. Seeing his imminent crisis, Lester ran around a corner to remove the jeans he stuffed in his pants before he attempted to flee. Lt. Waldron then tried to grab Lester to detain him, but Lester continued to resist before another officer arrived to help detain him, taking him to the ground. The pair was escorted to the office, where the socks inside Gibson’s purse were removed. A further search of her purse revealed a loaded Ruger SP101 Magnum for which she did not possess a license. Lester was taken into custody and charged with theft and resisting arrest.

Kevin McDowell assaults girlfriend, says he would “shoot her and anyone else who came to the apartment”

30-year-old Kevin McDowell was booked on an outstanding warrant from October 16th when his girlfriend went to the police department to report that a few days prior, she was assaulted by him. Heidi Martin advised that McDowell had slapped her across the face and strangled her so she couldn’t scream for help. She stated that they had argued about a credit card earlier in the day. McDowell then lunged for her phone, knocking her to the ground and the glasses off her face. She added that he then placed her in a headlock, once again taking her breath for trying to call 911. The assault didn’t stop there; McDowell dug his elbow into her neck before strangling her with both hands while she begged for him to let her go. McDowell told Heidi that if she called the police, he would “shoot her and anyone else who came to the apartment.” Heidi secretly texted her friend to arrange an Uber for her to get to the airport and to call 911. When Kevin realized what Heidi had done, he threw a laptop at her. Authorities advised Heidi to go to the police station to make a report. She told officers she feared for her life and was flying to a different state in the morning to get away from McDowell. While speaking with officers, McDowell sent her a message saying he was sorry. Heidi explained that she had been dating him for six weeks and was interested in an order of protection.

Bad Boosters Busted: Cedriyonna Gaines & Miracle Hall failed at their mission

20-year-old Cedriyonna Krisea Gaines & 20-year-old Miracle Yaquiash-Roshay Hall are each charged with felony theft after they filled up a shopping cart and plastic shopping bags and pushed it all out of the JCPenny store inside Rivergate Mall just after lunch on December 17th. Craig Vogel witnessed them boosting the merchandise and as they were loading the merchandise into a vehicle blocked them in, causing them to flee on foot. A police officer detained them nearby and returned them to the store, where the theft was confirmed on video. The total value of the merchandise was $2,325.00.

Booster Chevala Southall caught at Rivergate Mall, tells police who was helping her

Police responded to the Hollister inside Rivergate Mall Thursday afternoon, where security had 26-year-old Chevala Southall detained. During an interview, Southall admitted that she and a male she knew as “Trey” came into the store and staged nearly $2,000 in merchandise in preparation to steal it. They then left the store and drove the vehicle to the nearby breezeway, where they could run out of the store and into the car. The pair of boosters then re-entered Hollister and began to bag the clothes they had staged, and security was able to stop Southall as she ran out the door. The clothing in the bags she was fleeing with totaled $1,743.00. Trey fled the store, and Southall provided police with the information she knew about his identity.

Yasmeen Bibbs charged in employee return-fraud scheme at Champs Sports Rivergate

20-year-old De’Nijha Yasmeen Bibbs is charged with felony theft after police say she stole more than $1,600 from her employer, the Champs Sports store at Rivergate Mall. Manager Michael Mateo and transaction logs and evidence showing Bibbs would scan in various items from the store and process a fake refund, transferring the money to her personal debit card. The thefts began on August 26th, and across five days, she took $1,648.62 in fraudulent return money. Bibbs confessed to the crime after being Mirandized by police.

Woman charged with selling Benefiber as Heroin

24-year-old Morgan Payne is charged with selling fake heroin. Goodlettsville Police say she admitted to buying heroin and cutting it with Benefiber before selling it to her friends, however, none of the ready-to-sell white substance, packaged in lottery tickets, tested positive for any controlled substance.