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

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.

SOLVED: Theft from Motor Vehicle

Hendersonville Police need your help to identify the owner/operator of the white pick up.  This truck was involved in the theft of items from the open bed of another pick up in the Rockland Rd. area on January 27th, 2013.

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HPD # 13000683, Detective Neal Harris

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The above pictured Ford Expedition, Olive or light green in color, is suspected in the theft of a 1989 Sun Tracker 24 foot Pontoon Boat from the Dolphus Drive area of Hendersonville.

HPD #13000528


Date of incident: January 23, 2013

SOLVED: Armed Robbery, June 1, 2012

On June 1, 2012, shortly before eight p.m., the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the One Stop Food Market located at 109 Sanders Ferry Rd. in Hendersonville.


The clerk and witnesses reported that the robber was a black male, approximately 5’11” and 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a black zip up style hooded sweat shirt with a purple rag or bandana over his face. He had on blue Hawaiian style board shorts with black and white shoes. The vehicle he fled the scene in was reported to be a four door Mazda type sedan black in color.


The Hendersonville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the subject in the photographs attached to this press release.


Press release by Detective Sergeant J.D. Coarsey,  615-264-5303 .


Anyone with information regarding this or other crimes is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at  615-573-5400 .


Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.



SOLVED: Important Information on CarJacking



On Saturday 02/25/2012 at approximately 1310hrs a salesman from Freedom Automotive Group (760
W. Main Street Hendersonville TN) was approached by a white male subject regarding test driving a
2008 Ford Escape that was for sale on their lot.

Attached to this BOLO is a artists drawing the white male subject (approximately 6’, 220 – 250lbs,
brown hair, partial beard/mustache, dark sunglasses, gray baseball cap, dark gray pullover hoodie with
some sort of writing across the chest and blue jeans).

Attached to this BOLO is a picture of the stolen vehicle (2008 Ford Escape, 4 door, SUV, gray in
color, bearing dealer tag #D35478).

If anyone has any information on the identification of the suspect in this incident please call the
Hendersonville Police Department at #615-822-1111 or Detective Jim Bachman at #615-264-5303.

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