Burglary Subjects Arrested
On Tuesday August 27, 2013, the Hendersonville Police Department received notice of two separate burglaries of vehicles that occurred in the New Shackle Island Road area. Investigation resulted in the location of a video that showed two suspects believed to be involved in the crimes.
This video was submitted to local and Nashville media outlets and two suspects were identified by citizens as a result of the cooperation between the media and police.
On 9/03/2013 both subjects were apprehended through efforts between the Madison Flex Unit of the Metro Nashville Police Department, Goodlettsville Police Department, and the Hendersonville Police Department.
Lucas A. Pence, age 30, of Idlewild Drive in Madison, Tennessee was taken into custody and is being housed in the Metro Nashville jail on unrelated charges. A hold has been placed on him for two counts of burglary, two counts of theft under five hundred dollars, one count of credit card fraud, and one count of vandalism under five hundred dollars.
Ryan B. Flatford, age 24, of Wyncrest Way in Hendersonville, Tn. was taken into custody and charged with two counts of burglary, two counts of theft under five hundred dollars, and one count of vandalism under five hundred dollars. He was transported to the Sumner County jail. His court date was set for October 9, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. The bond was unknown at the time of this release. Photographs of both Pence and Flatford are attached to this release.
The Hendersonville Police Department would like to again thank the media outlets and the public for their assistance in providing information that led to the identification and arrest of these two subjects.
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.
Press release by Detective Sergeant J.D. Coarsey.
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