Alcohol Compliance Check

On April 25, 2018, members of the Hendersonville Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks of several local establishments.  Thirty-three locations were visited and all but three refused to sell an alcoholic beverage to an underage customer. The following establishments sold alcohol to an underage customer:

Hendersonville Strike and Spare Bowling Center located at 90 Volunteer Drive, the server charged was Amber N. Harvey, age 36, of Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Mapco located at 1187 West Main Street, the server charged was Destiny D. Rice, age 19, of Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Twice Daily’s located at 343 East Main Street, the server charged was Latanya N. McGregor, age 32, of Hendersonville, Tennessee.

The offending servers were cited for selling an alcoholic beverage to a minor and their court appearances were set for May 21, 2018, at 9:00 a.m. in the Sumner County General Sessions Court.

The H.P.D. would like to thank all businesses who were in compliance and remind all others that the H.P.D. will continue to do random checks of all businesses selling alcoholic beverages. Anyone with information regarding any 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.

Church Burglary Arrests

On April 14, 2018, at 8:30 p.m., Hendersonville Police responded to 1001 Center Point Road in reference to an alleged church burglary. It was learned that the same church had someone try to break into it earlier in the week. 

An investigation by HPD was able to develop a suspect in both cases. Diallo N. Roberts, age 36, of Hendersonville, Tennessee was arrested. He was charged with one count of attempted burglary for the crime on April 09, 2018 and one count of Burglary for the April 14, 2018 crime. The General Sessions Court date was set for May 23, 2018, at 9 a.m. A photograph is attached to this release. His bond was set at 10,000.00 dollars.

Anyone with information regarding any 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.

 

 

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Diallo N. Roberts

Narcan Life Saving use by Officers of H.P.D.

In just one week after the Hendersonville Police Department began issuing Narcan Kits to its officers, the use of this life-saving opiate antagonist has been credited for saving two overdose victims. The Hendersonville Police Department joined other law enforcement agencies in Sumner County who are participating in a program in conjunction with the Sumner County Anti-Drug Coalition in which Narcan Nasal Spray devices are being provided from Tennessee Department of Mental Health & Substance Abuse Services.

Hendersonville Officers have responded to two overdose calls just days apart where the officers found at each, a victim in distress after injecting illicit drugs believed to be Heroin. In each instance the victims were unconscious, at the first incident the victim had an immediate reversal and regained consciousness. The second victim had to be transported to the hospital but later also regained consciousness after having been treated by the officer at the scene.

The Hendersonville Police Department is committed to doing everything possible to combat the growing Opioid Epidemic that affects their community and this includes saving the lives of those addicted by having and using this valuable new resource.

 

Bank Robberies

On February 10, 2018, at approximately 12:44 pm, a person robbed the Suntrust Bank at 221 East Main Street, Hendersonville. The suspect was wearing a mask and a floppy hat, tan jacket, and dark colored pants.  At about 12:56 pm the same person robbed the Bank of America at 451 West Main Street. No one was injured in the robbery and the suspect took an undisclosed amount of money. It appears that the suspect was operating a 2014 to 2015 black Nissan Sentra. See the attached photos.

There are several people in the area of the robbery at the Bank of America during the incident. If anyone saw this suspect they are encouraged to contact the police department at 615-264-5303.  Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

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Salena Tackett

Today is the anniversary of the disappearance of Salena Harris Tackett. It has been 15 years since Salena Tackett was last seen at her home on Secretariat Place in Hendersonville. There has been an arrest regarding her disappearance, but her body has never been located. At the time of her disappearance, Salena was 25 years.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

 

Salena Tackett at 25 years old

Robbery Suspect

Update

Donald D. Freeman, 54 years of age from Cincinnati, Ohio, the victim of the robbery on January 25, 2018, has been charged with patronizing prostitution. He is currently being held in the Sumner County Jail under a $5,000.00 bond. His General Session Court appearance is set for February 12, 2018, at 9:00 am. See the attached mug shot.

The suspect in the robbery has been identified as Troy Tomes, 21 years of age from Scottsville, Kentucky. The Hendersonville Police Department is seeking information leading to the arrest of this suspect. Anyone with information that leads to the arrest of this suspect is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 615-264-5303. If the information provided leads to the arrest of the suspect, the caller is eligible for a reward up to $1,000.00.

 

Original Release

On January 25, 2018, the Hendersonville Police Department received a complaint from a victim who was staying at a local hotel. The victim stated that he made contact with a suspect on a dating app and requested he come to the hotel, and at about 11:00 pm on January 24, 2018, the subject came to his hotel room. Once in the room, the suspect robbed the victim.

Attached is a photo of the suspect at the hotel. Anyone who has information about the identity of the suspect is encouraged to contact the Hendersonville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 615-264-5303 or Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at the number below.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Anyone providing information leading to the arrest of this susject may be entitled to a reward up to $1,000.00. Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

Suspect photo

Bank Robbery – Update

Update

On January 19, 2018, at approximately 12:50 am the Hendersonville Police Department, the  F.B.I. Violent Crimes Task Force with the assistance of the Metro Nashville Police Department, arrested Derek Perry, 35 years of age, on warrants taken out by Det. Neal Harris of the Hendersonville Police Department. The F.B.I. provided information to the Hendersonville Police Department and after an investigation, it was determined that Derek Perry committed the robbery at 169 East Main Street. The Hendersonville Police Department was able to locate Derek Perry at the Roadway Inn, 311 West Trinity Lane, Nashville.

Derek Perry was taken into custody without further incident, by the Hendersonville Police Department and the F.B.I. Violent Crimes Task Force. As a result of this arrest, it has been determined that Perry is possibly facing charges for five other bank robberies in the Nashville area.

At the time of this release, Perry is in Federal custody and the court date for the state charges has not been determined.

 

Derek Perry

 

 

Original Release

On January 18, 2018, at approximately 12:12 pm, the U.S. Bank at 169 East Main Street in Hendersonville was robbed. The suspect is described as a white, male 5-10, 180-190 pounds. A photo of the suspect is attached to this media release.  No one was hurt during this robbery and no weapon was displayed.  Anyone in the area that witnessed this incident or anyone who can identify the suspect is encouraged to contact the Hendersonville Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 615-264-5303 or Hendersonville Crime Stoppers.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

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Stolen Vehicle From Liquor Store

On January 2, 2012, the Hendersonville Police Department received a report of a stolen vehicle.  The vehicle was parked at Center Point Liquors, 1191 West Main Street Hendersonville, Tennessee when a subject gets out of a red 4 door car and into the stolen white Acura TL.  The suspect drives off towards Madison on West Main Street.

It is believed that both the white and red vehicle that is seen in the video is involved in the theft of the Acura. There is obvious damage to the driver’s side front fender of the white vehicle.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

 

Pursuit into Hendersonville on December 27, 2017

On December 27, 2017, the Hendersonville Police Department was provided with information regarding a pursuit that was entering the city limits. The pursuit was regarding a stolen vehicle from Lebanon, Tennessee. Officers from the Tennessee Highway Patrol and Sumner County Sheriff’s Department that were engaged in the pursuit were joined by a traffic officer from Hendersonville. Information was relayed to the patrol supervisor and it was determined that spike strips would be deployed. The spike strips were deployed on Vietnam Veteran’s Blvd. near New Shackle Island Road. The fleeing vehicle’s tires were deflated and it stopped in the median of the bypass. No other vehicles or people were involved in the incident.

One subject was taken into custody. It was reported that the person did not have any identification and provided the name Christopher Williams. His identity has not been confirmed. Hendersonville Police will not have any charges since Sumner County and Lebanon Police will be investigating and prosecuting.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400Tips can also be submitted by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

Stolen Vehicle Arrests After Pursuit

On December 26, 2017, at approximately 1:12 am, Officer Stephens of the Hendersonville Police Flex Team discovered a stolen vehicle on West Main Street. The vehicle was occupied by four people and once Officer Stephen activated his emergency equipment, the vehicle fled and attempted to evade capture. After a pursuit, the vehicle crashed in the area of I-24 and Briley Parkway.

It was determined that the four occupants of the vehicle were juveniles, one seventeen years old and three sixteen years old. One of the teens was treated at the hospital for a minor injury and released. All four juveniles are currently being detained in Sumner County Juvenile Detention, awaiting a detention hearing. The date of the hearing will be determined on December 27, 2017.

It has been determined that this was another attempted gun store burglary. The charges are evading arrest, possession of burglary tools, and possession of stolen property. The driver of the vehicle was 16 years old and he will be charged with these crimes and reckless endangerment.

Mayor Clary will be holding a press conference at City Hall on December 27, 2017, at 2:00 pm to discuss this and the other crimes that have involved juveniles. The address for Hendersonville City Hall is 101 North Maple Drive.

Anyone with information regarding this or other crime 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.