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

 

Sexual Assault and a Domestic Related Aggravated Assault

On January 13, 2016 the Hendersonville Police Department was notified of a sexual assault and a domestic related aggravated assault that occurred on Hickory Heights Drive in Hendersonville. According to the information provided by the victim there was evidence that required collection inside the home. There was also information provided that there were multiple weapons inside the home. Detectives from the Hendersonville Police Department were able to secure a search warrant for the residence. Due to the heightened risk it was determined that the Hendersonville SWAT team (HEAT) would be utilized in the execution of the warrant. After several failed attempts to contact the suspect, Danny Dunn, it was determined that the SWAT team would make the entry. Prior to the execution of the search warrant there were seven homes that were evacuated in order to assure their safety.

The information that was collected from inside the home has provided enough information to charge Danny Dunn, 32 years old from Hendersonville Tennessee, with one count of rape and one count of aggravated assault. As of this time Danny Dunn is still at large and the Hendersonville Police Department is requesting assistance in locating Mr. Dunn. Anyone with information regarding the location of Danny Dunn is encouraged to contact the Hendersonville Police Department or the Hendersonville Police Department crime stoppers.

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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Danny Dunn

 

Child Abuse Arrest

On December 26, 2015 at about 9:55  pm, officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a report of an assault on a child. After officers arrived at the scene they were met with resistance from some of the adults at the home.  As a result of the investigation the following people have been arrested:

 

Andrew Hardwick 27 years old from Hendersonville (below)

One count of aggravated child abuse

One count of child abuse

General Sessions Court date in February 10, 2016

Remains in Sumner County Jail under $100,000.00 bond

 

Andrew Hardwick

 

Joni Hardwick 44 years of age from Hendersonville  (below)

Simple assault on an officer

Resisting arrest

Generals Sessions Court date is February 8, 2016

Released under $1,000.00 bond

 

Joni Hardwick

 

Chris Hardwick  (below)

Assault

Disorderly conduct

Generals Sessions Court date is January 25, 2016

Cited to court

 

Christopher Hardwick

 

The three year old child was transported to Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital by LifeFlight. The child’s injuries are not life threatening. 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.

Hendersonville Police are Seeking Help in Identifying Burglars in Pharmacy Burglary

At approximately 1:49 am on Friday December 18th Health Mart Pharmacy on West Main Street in Hendersonville, Tennessee was burglarized and Drugs were stolen. Security cameras caught video of the persons responsible whose clothing concealed their identities. A possible light colored SUV type vehicle was used to commit this burglary. Hendersonville Police need help identifying the persons responsible.

Anyone with information which may help to identify those responsible or which may be related to this or similar crimes 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.

City’s CodeRed Mass Notification System

Recently some of our residents have been receiving inappropriate messages via text appearing to be generated by our City’s CodeRed mass notification system. We have investigated the issue in conjunction with ECN (Emergency Communication Network), and found that messages are effecting ATT customers only. Our system has not been compromised as originally thought, and feel confident your information is secured on ECN’s network. You should continue to use CodeRed as your primary contact with city leaders for important life safety and up to the minute notifications. ATT customers should contact their service provider to report the issue and/or block the messages.

Ricardo’s Burglary Arrest

On December 10, 2015, members of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a burglar alarm call at Ricardo’s located at 230 New Shackle Island Road in Hendersonville, Tn. Upon arrival officers found that someone had thrown a rock through the window in the back door and stole bottles of liquor.

 

During the investigation, officers located a suspect in the area of the crime and after additional investigation, Michael Blake Bentley, age 27, of Thimblehill Ct. in Villa Rich, Georgia was charged on December 11, 2015 with one count of Burglary, one count of Theft of Property over Five Hundred Dollars, and one count of Vandalism under Five Hundred Dollars.

 

His General Sessions Court date was set for January 13, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. His bond amount was set at Seven Thousand Five Hundred Dollars. A photograph of the suspect is attached to this release.

 

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.

Michael Bentley

 

Robbery Arrests

On December 3, 2015 the Hendersonville Police Department received a complaint of a robbery that occurred at the Dollar Tree, 180 West Main Street. According to the victims the lone white, male suspect robbed them of the night deposit.

After an investigation by the Hendersonville Police Department Criminal Investigation with assistance from the Sumner County Sheriff’s Department Criminal Investigation Division, the following subjects were arrested and charged with aggravated robbery:

Bradley A. Zang, 27 years old from Hendersonville, Arrested December 4, 2015, Bond is set at $50,000.00

Bianca N. Farley, 24 years old from Hendersonville, Arrested December 5, 2015, Bond is set at $20,000.00

Both subjects remain in custody at the Sumner County Jail and their General Sessions Court date is set for January 13, 2015 at 9:00 am. 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.

 

Bradley ZangBianca Farley

 

 

ATF Offers Reward in Gun Store Burglary

ATF, Firearms Industry Offer Reward in Hendersonville Firearms Theft

Hendersonville, TENN. — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Hendersonville Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF) – the trade association for the firearms industry announced a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from the Guns and Leather, a federal firearm licensee (FFL). ATF is offering the reward in the amount of $ 3000.00 which will be matched by the NSSF for a total reward of up to $ 6000.00. This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF’s reward in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers. ATF works closely with members of the firearm industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms.

On November 15, 2015, the Guns and Leather, 600 W. Main Street, Hendersonville, Tenn. was burglarized and a total of approximately sixteen firearms were reported stolen to the Hendersonville Police Department.

Anyone with information which may help to identify those responsible or which may be related to this or similar crimes is encouraged to call the Hendersonville Police at 615-822-1111 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615-573-5400 or contact the ATF at (800) ATF-GUNS (1-800-283-4867). Tips may also be submitted anonymously by text to the number 274637 (crimes) using keyword TIPHPD.

 

Robbery Arrests

On November 16, 2015 a 22-year-old female reported that she had been robbed at an apartment complex in Hendersonville. The following four subjects have been identified as the perpetrators of the robbery.

Two 15-year-old juveniles

Thomas N. Spears   19 years of age from Hendersonville

Jimmy B. Varnado   19 years of age from Hendersonville

Spears is being held at the Sumner County Jail on a bond of $12,000.00, Court date December 9, 2015.

Varnado is being held at the Sumner County Jail on a bond of $20,000.00, Court date December 9, 2015. Court date for the juveniles is pending.

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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Thomas N. Spears                                               Jimmy B. Varnado