SHOPLIFTERS ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT

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On Monday, 07-21-14, at approximately 1:40 pm, Hendersonville Police Officer Scruggs witnessed a shoplifting at Target in Hendersonville.  Officer Scruggs attempted to stop two subjects who had just stolen a flat screen television.  The subjects fled towards Nashville in a blue Honda Accord.  The vehicle stopped near the intersection of Graycroft and Old Hickory Blvd in Nashville.  The passenger fled on foot and the driver surrendered to police.  Metro Nashville Police Department assisted in the arrest of the driver and the location and arrest of the passenger.  The driver was identified as Kevin Byrd, age 35, of Nashville.  The passenger was identified as Steven Walker, age 48, of Nashville.  Each has an extensive arrest history in Nashville.  Walker was found to have active arrest warrants out of Franklin and Smyrna for Violation of Probation, Theft and Criminal Trespass.  Walker was also wanted by Metro Nashville for FTA, 8 counts Failure to be Booked, Probation Violation, Theft over $500, and Theft under $500.  Each is in custody in the Sumner County Jail pending a General Sessions Court date.

Byrd is charged with Evading Arrest, Driving on a Revoked License, Reckless Endangerment, Theft under $500, and Resisting Stop, Halt and Frisk.

Walker is charged with Simple Possession Sch II, Simple Possession Sch VI, Theft under $500, Resisting Stop, Halt and Frisk.

Contact: Det. Neal Harris, 615-264-5303

SOLVED: HPD needs your help identifying one burglary suspect and locating another

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The two security camera images above are of an unidentified black male responsible for a burglary at a Hendersonville Daily’s gas station on 09-05-2013.  The booking photo above is of 62 year old Berben Walker.  Walker was located and arrested on 09-05-2013 in relation to this same burglary.  Walker provided false identifying information to investigating officers and was released from jail prior to his true identity being known.  There are now active warrants for the arrest of Berben Walker for criminal impersonation, forgery, and fugitive from justice.  The unidentified male and Berben Walker are accomplices in at least two of these incidents which occurred in Hendersonville and Clarksville, Tennessee.  Information is needed to identify the unidentified suspect and on the location of wanted person Berben Walker.

Detective Steve Malach                   Case #: 13-006015

SOLVED: HPD needs your help identifying these auto burglary suspects

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On 08-27-2013 two vehicles were burglarized in two locations on New Shackle Island Road.  The above pictured males are suspects in these burglaries and need to be identified.  The male pictured on the left is believed to have numerous tattoos down to his wrists on both arms.  They are believed to be driving in the above pictured 2000 Silver/Gray Pontiac Grand Prix GT with a sunroof.

HPD Case Numbers: 13-005812, 13-005821       Detective Gagnon or Detective Harrell

SOLVED: Please help HPD to identify this home burglar

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On 08-14-2013 the above pictured white male burglarized a Hendersonville home.  A witness observed the suspect and photographed his vehicle, a four-door white 2012 or 2013 Dodge Ram Pickup.  The emblem on the left chest of the suspect’s shirt can also be seen on the side of the rear door of the truck indicating that the shirt and truck are likely associated with the suspect’s employer.  The police need your help to identify this individual.

Case Number: 13-005506     Detective Seneca Smith

SOLVED – ARREST – Serial Burglar 02-13-13

On 02-13-13, the Hendersonville Police Department was able to resolve a string of residential burglaries that had taken place on the Walton Ferry peninsula since the beginning of January this year.  Police arrested James P. Jones, age 20, and Timothy J. Hartsinick, age 33 for their respective roles involving the burglaries and theft of property. 

James P. Jones has been charged with Aggravated Burglary (6 counts), Attempted Aggravated Burglary (1 count), Theft of Property over $1000 (5 counts), Theft of Property under $500 (1 count).

 Timothy J. Hartsinick has been charged with Possession of Stolen Property over $1000 (5 counts).

 Jones and Hartsinick are currently being held in Sumner County Jail with a pending court date of February 27, 2013.