Burglary and Attempted Theft at Daily’s Market.

Burglary and Attempted Theft at Daily’s Market





The Hendersonville Police Department has arrested Berben Harold Walker, 62 years of age and Joe Hay, aka Joshua Jermine Sample, 55 years of age in reference to the below crime at the Daily’s on East Main Street.  Both subjects are from Mississippi. 


Sample is charged with burglary, attempted theft.  His court date is set for October 9, 2013. 


Both subjects will be held at the Sumner County Jail pending their court date and the other jurisdictions. 




The Hendersonville Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance to locate a wanted person and to identify his accomplice.  On Thursday September 5, 2013, two subjects entered the Daily’s Market in on East Main Street in Hendersonville.  The person who later identified himself as Ernest Covington acted as a lookout white the second unknown black male entered the office of the market.  The manager of the market interrupted the crime and the two fled the scene. 


The person identified as Ernest Covington was arrested a short distance from the market.  At the time of his arrest he gave the false name of Ernest Covington and he has since been identified as Berben Harold Walker, 62 years of age.  Walker posted bond and is not incarcerated.  Additional warrants are active for Walker, Criminal Impersonation, Fugitive from Justice and Forgery.


The two are operating a white, mid 90s, smaller regular cab pickup truck, possibly a Ford Ranger.  


It has been determined that the duo committed the same type crime in Clarksville, Tennessee on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.  It is very likely that these subjects will continue to commit similar crimes at fast food markets.  The still photos from the Clarksville crime are attached.   


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.





Breben Walker                                                                  Joe Hay