On December 21, 2017, at approximately 2:02 am, Officer Jones of the Hendersonville Police Department observed three subjects approach the Guns and Leather Store. They broke the glass in the front door of the business and tried to make entry. The suspect fled from the store on foot and got into a car that was waiting across the street. Officers tried to stop the vehicle and it fled the area. After a short pursuit the fleeing vehicle crashed into the field at Greenlea Blvd. and SR 386 in Gallatin. Five people ran from the vehicle. Three of the suspects were captured after a foot pursuit. The two other suspects were captured with the assistance of the Gallatin Police Department, Sumner County Sheriff’s Department and Lt. Brad Lund of the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Aviation Unit.
Arrested were four juveniles:
The four juveniles have been transported to Sumner County Juvenile Detention and are awaiting a detention hearing. They have been charged with Attempted Burglary, Attempted Theft under $1,000, Vandalism over $1,000 and Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle. The 17-year-old drive has an additional charge of Reckless Endangerment with a Deadly Weapon.
The only adult that was arrested was: Deangenet Parks, 18 years old from Nashville. She was charged with Attempted Burglary, Attempted Theft under $1,000, Vandalism over $1,000, Evading Arrest in a Motor Vehicle and three counts of Contributing to the Delinquency of a Minor.
At the time of this release, the bond and court date have not been determined for Parks. Her photo will be made available as soon as possible.
The City of Hendersonville would like to send the message to those who are considering committing such crimes in this city, that we are committed to their apprehension and prosecution. The Hendersonville Police Department will expend the resources necessary to solve the crime, locate, arrest and prosecute the people who would prey on the citizens of Hendersonville.
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.