Lake Terrace Drive Robbery

On April 6, 2016 officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to the report of a Robbery on Lake Terrace Drive. According to the caller two subjects robbed the three victims with a weapon. The investigation revealed that the following people were involved in the crime. Arrested were:

 

Jonah Warren, 19 yoa, Homeless,  Court date is May 11, 2016 at 9:00am, Bond is $75,000.00

  • Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Robbery
  • Conspiracy to Commit Aggravated Assault (3 counts)
  • Possession with the Intent to sell Schedule VI

 

Mickell Taylor, 19 yoa, from Hendersonville, Court Date is May 11, 2016 at 9:00am,  Bond is $50,000.00

  • Aggravated Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault (3 counts)

 

Adonis Grant, 18 yoa, from Hendersonville,  Court Date is May 11, 2016 at 9:00am, Bond is $50,000.00

  •  Aggravated Robbery
  • Aggravated Assault (3 counts)

 

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.

 

 

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Jonah Warren                                                     Mickell Taylor                                                   Adonis Grant

March 2016 – Alcohol Compliance Checks

On March 23, 2016, members of the Hendersonville Police Department conducted alcohol compliance checks of several local establishments.  Twenty-Five locations were visited and all but four refused to sell an alcoholic beverage to an underage customer. The following establishments sold alcohol to an underage customer:

Apollo Burger Restaurant located at 206 Indian Lake Blvd, the server charged was Samantha Lynn Lewin, age 21, of Hendersonville, Tennessee

Casa Vieja Restaurant located at 711 E. Main Street, the server charged was Vasquez-Martinez Ignaccio, age 40, of Gallatin, Tennessee

Fuji Restaurant located at 209 Indian Lake Blvd, the server charged was Lena K. Voelkel, age 22, of Hendersonville, Tennessee

Twice Daily Market #8899 located at 369 New Shackle Island Road, the server charged was Sean Robert Harter, age 19, of Hendersonville, Tennessee

 

The offending servers were cited for selling an alcoholic beverage to a minor and their court appearances were set for April 25, 2016 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.

Aggravated Burglary & Drug Arrest

On February 24, 2016 at 2:04 p.m., the Hendersonville Police Department received a complaint of a burglary in progress at the Monthaven Apartments on West Main Street. Responding officers were able to locate a vehicle leaving the complex and stop it. Investigation revealed that two subjects identified as:

 

Ryan Kannon Smith, age 19, of Hendersonville, Tn. and John Paul Brown, age 28, of Hendersonville, Tn. had broken into the victim’s apartment in order to steal drugs. The drugs were recovered during the investigation.

 

Ryan Kannon Smith was charged with Aggravated Burglary, possession schedule six drug for resale, vandalism over five hundred dollars, and Theft under five hundred dollars.

 

John Paul Brown was charged with Aggravated Burglary and possession schedule six drug for resale, vandalism over five hundred dollars, and Theft under five hundred dollars.

 

The victim of the burglarized apartment, Joseph Reinhard Janson, age 22, was charged with possession of a schedule six drug for resale, drug paraphernalia and maintaining a residence for drug sales. The court date was set for March 23, 2016 on all three defendants. The bond amount was unknown at the time of this release. A photograph of Smith and Janson is attached to this release but Brown was not available at the time of this release.

  

Anyone with information regarding this crime or 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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        Joseph Reinhard Janson                                    Ryan Kannon Smith

False Report Arrest

On February 21, 2016 the Hendersonville Police Department received a complaint of a burglary in progress on Williamsburg Drive in Hendersonville. The victim stated that someone forced their way into her home. According to the victim she sustained some injuries during the incident. Det. Sean Simms was able to determine that the facts as described by the victim were inconsistent with the evidence at the scene. It was determined that the incident did not occur and the victim was charged with false reporting.

Danica Saunders, 20 years old from Hendersonville has been charged with false reporting. Her court date is March 23, 2016 at 9:00 am, and her bond is $1,500.00.

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.

 

Danica Saunders

Danica Saunders

 

 

 

 

 

Aggravated Robbery 333 West Main St. Sherwin-Williams

On February 22, 2016 at 6:28 p.m. the Hendersonville Police Department received a report of an Aggravated Robbery that had just occurred at the Sherwin Williams store located at 333 West Main Street. The clerk advised that a male white suspect had come into the store and displayed a handgun demanding the cash from the register. The clerk was then told to go into a back room and wait a while before contacting police.

 

The suspect was described as an older male white. He was approximately 5’11 to 6’0 tall weighing 180 to 210 pounds. He was wearing a blue hoodie and work jeans with some type of bandage wrapping around his face. A silver mid-sized vehicle was seen leaving the store parking around the time of the robbery. A photograph capture of the vehicle is attached.

 

Anyone with information regarding this crime or 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.

Capture

Silver mid-sized vehicle seen leaving the store

parking around the time of the robbery

Vehicle Crash – Road Rage

On February 19, 2016 at 7:18 a.m., Hendersonville Police officers responded to a reported vehicle accident involving two black vehicles at Anderson Lane and East Main Street. Investigation revealed that the incident was a result of a road rage between two parties.

Mark Scarborough, age 53, of Wynbrooke Trace in Hendersonville was charged with one count of assault and one count of burglary. The charges were a result of the victim’s driver door being opened with the intent of an assault to the victim by Mark Scarborough. The victim is in Skyline Hospital at the time of this release from the injuries he received.

It is very important that anyone who witnessed this altercation contact the Hendersonville Police Department.

Scarborough’s General Sessions Court date was set for March 23, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. His photograph is attached to this release. The bond amount was unknown at the time of this release.

Anyone with information on this crime or any other crime is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Police at 615-822-1111 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400. Tips may also be submitted anonymously by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

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Mark Scarborough

Barricaded Suspect – Benjamin Freeman Arrested

On February 17, 2016 at approximately 3:38am, officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a home on Pecanwood Court in regards to man with a gun. Benjamin G. Freeman II, 40 years old from Hendersonville, made threats to kill another male that was visiting at the residence. The victim of the aggravated assault was able to escape from the residence and call police. A female that was also in the residence was removed from danger by officers of the Hendersonville Police Department.

The Hendersonville Swat Team and Hostage negotiators responded to the scene and a short time later the suspect was taken into custody. Benjamin G. Freeman II has been charged with aggravated assault and his General Session Court date is set for March 9, 2016 at 9:00 am. His bond is set at $120,000.00.

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.

 

Benjamin Freeman II

Benjamin G. Freeman II

Aggravated Domestic Assault – John C. Hicks Arrested

On February 16, 2016 at about 12:50 am, officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to an aggravated domestic assault. The 22 years of age female reported to Hendersonville Hospital that she was the victim of an assault that occurred on Wessington Place in Hendersonville, Tennessee. Officers were told that the 24 years of age, John C. Hicks of Hendersonville was in his home where the incident took place and he had a pistol. Hicks had also made threats regarding the weapon.

The Hendersonville Police Department SWAT team and the Hostage Negotiators Team were deployed to the area. After a lengthy negotiation John Hicks was taken into custody without further incident.

John C. Hicks has been charged with aggravated domestic assault and possession of drug paraphernalia. His General Sessions Court date has been set for March 23, 2016 at 9:00 am. As of the time of this media release the bond has not been set.

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.

 

John Hicks

Cameron Lee Leaverton Warrants

On January 29, 2016, Officers from the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a shoplifting complaint at Walmart, 204 North Anderson Lane. It was reported that an unidentified white male stole more than $1,000.00 of merchandise.

On February 1, 2016, the same white male attempted to steal more than $2,000.00 in merchandise from the same Walmart. The video of this incident depicts that the suspect fled the store in what was later determined to be a stolen vehicle.

The suspect has been identified as Cameron Lee Leaverton, 32 years old from Hendersonville. Warrants have been obtained for these two felony thefts. The Hendersonville Police Department is seeking assistance in locating Leaverton.

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.

Cameron Leaverton SCSO booking photo 12-30-15

Shell Station Robbery Arrest

On January 15, 2016 at approximately 7:50 am the Hendersonville Police Department received a complaint of a robbery at 455 West Main Street. The investigation revealed that a white male robbed the clerk using a knife.

Thanks to the rapid response and assistance from the media and the public the suspect, Ronald L. Anderson, 25 years of age from Hendersonville, has been arrested and charged with aggravated robbery and possession of drug paraphernalia. The General Session Court date has been set for February 10th at 9:00 am and as of the time of this release the bond has not been set.

The Hendersonville Police Department is sincerely grateful for the teamwork with the media and the public that led to a quick resolution and arrest of the suspect.  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.

 

Ronald Anderson photo

Ronald L. Anderson