Arrest – Aggravated Burglary and Three Counts of Theft

On July 01, 2015 at 10:07 p.m., Hendersonville Police responded to 121 Hazelwood Drive in response to a reported aggravated burglary and theft of property call. The victims reported numerous items missing.

Investigation led officers to a John Austin Jarrell, age 19, of 121 Hazelwood Drive. Several of the reported stolen items from the burglary were located in his possession. He was arrested for one count of aggravated burglary and three counts of theft under five hundred dollars.

His General Session Court date was set for July 22, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. His bond was set at fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000.00). A photograph 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.

 

John Jarrell

Aggravated Burglary and Theft Arrest

On June 18, 2015, an aggravated burglary and theft over one thousand dollars occurred on Gates Drive in Hendersonville, Tennessee. The investigation resulted in evidence and interviews leading to a suspect.

On July 02, 2015, Jason Gregory Hanning, age 26, of Gates Drive in Hendersonville, Tennessee was arrested for one count of aggravated burglary and one count of theft over one thousand dollars. His bond was set at $25,000.00 dollars and his General Sessions Court date was set for July 22, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. A photograph of Jason Gregory Hanning 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.

 

Jason Hanning 07-01-2015 SCSO booking photo

 

Statutory Rape Arrest

On June 29, 2015 the statutory rape of a 15 year old girl was reported to the Hendersonville Police Department. After an investigation by Detective Neal Harris, he arrested 21 year old Nathaniel Byrd of Nashville for 7 counts of statutory rape and 1 count of criminal exposure.

Byrd is currently being held in the Sumner County Jail. His bond is sat at $100,000.00 and he is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on August 26, 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.

 

Nathaniel Byrd

 

 

 

Aggravated Assault Arrest on Hillside Drive

On June 20, 2015, Officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a residence on Hillside Drive regarding a complaint that Timothy Harris was threatening a relative with a handgun. After an investigation, Officer J. Harris of the Hendersonville Police Department arrested the following people:

Timothy Keith Harris, 55 years of age from Gallatin, Charges: Aggravated assault, Alteration of serial number (gun), Unlawful carrying or possession of weapon. His bond was sat at $10,000.00.

Mario Deforrest McKissack, 40 years of age from Nashville, Charges: Aggravated assault. His bond was sat at $1,000.00.

Both subjects are scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on July 27, 2015 at 9:00am.

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.

 

Timothy HarrisMario McKissack

Timothy Keith Harris                                         Mario Deforrest McKissack

 

 

 

 

Socititation of a Minor

On June 20, 2015, a 15 years of age female victim reported to the Hendersonville Police Department that she had received unwanted and unlawful messages that were sexually explicit in nature, from a 53 years of age suspect. After an investigation Det. Steve Malach charged 53 years of age Robert Quave of Hendersonville with solicitation of a minor.

Quave is currently incarcerated in the Sumner County Jail and he is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Court on July 8, 2015 at 9:00am. Bond has been set at $45,000.00.

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.

 

Robert Quave

Burglary Arrest

On June 22, 2015, Officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a burglary in progress on Daniel Smith Drive. Officers located the two suspects in the area. MPO Lunger charged the following people with Aggravated Burglary, Vandalism under $500, Theft under $500 and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Troy Daniel Carroll Jr., 22 years old from Hendersonville, General Sessions Court date: July 22, 2015 at 9:00am, Bond: $15,000.00.

Craig Michael Griffith, 23 years old from Hendersonville, General Sessions Court date: July 22, 2015 at 9:00am, Bond: $10,000.00

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.

 

Troy Daniel Carroll JrCraig Michael Griffith

Troy Daniel Carroll                                              Craig Michael Griffith

 

 

Mason Death Investigation Update

The Hendersonville Police Department is continuing to investigate the death of 29 years of age Linda Ashley Mason. The following is a summary of the investigation to this point:

May 18, 2015, 8:14 pm – Officers of the Hendersonville Police Department responded to a complaint at 129 Cherry Hills Drive in which the caller stated that she observed a “naked” lady walking toward her carrying a boat paddle. She said that she closed the door and called police. The caller went on to say that she was possibly intoxicated. Officers checked the area for the possibly intoxicated and naked lady and determined that she was no longer in the public. This female was later determined to be Linda Ashley Mason. Police discovered that Ms. Mason was not nude, but partially dressed. It also appears that Ms. Mason walked in the direction of the caller’s condo by mistake and was redirected toward her (Ms. Mason’s) condo.

May 19, 2015 3:24 pm – The Hendersonville Police Department was notified by Sumner County Emergency Medical Services that they were responding to 129 Cherry Hills Drive in regards to a female who was unresponsive. This female was later determined to be Linda Ashley Mason.

According to Skyline Hospital, Linda Ashley Mason suffered from a subdural hematoma and they performed surgery to attempt to eliminate the pressure to her brain.

May 19, 2015 Detectives of the Hendersonville Police Department realizing the seriousness of the diagnosis, begun the investigation. Numerous witnesses have been interviewed, searches have been conducted and potential evidence has been submitted to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

May 21, 2015 at approximately 4:50 pm, Detectives of the Hendersonville Police Department were notified that Linda Ashley Mason had been determined to be “brain dead” and an autopsy would be performed in the future.

The autopsy determined that the cause of death was a subdural hematoma and the manner of death is pending. There was no obvious signs of what caused the bleeding on the brain and the final autopsy report is pending the results of the toxicology, evidence examination and the completion of the interviews of the investigators.

The Hendersonville Police Department extends our sincere sympathy to the family of Linda Ashley Mason and assures that we will diligently continue to investigate this matter until the conclusion.

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.

Arrest Made In Business Theft

On June 10, 2015 at 1:25 a.m., Hendersonville Police observed a suspicious vehicle in the area of Indian Lake Road and East Main Street. Investigation revealed that the occupants of the vehicle were stealing tires from area businesses.

Trevor Wayne Clark, age 23, of Madison, Tennessee and Caitlyn N. Lewis, age 22, also of Madison, Tennessee were both arrested. Each were charged with one count of Theft under Five Hundred Dollars and one count of Reckless Endangerment due to their four year old child being in the vehicle and placed in immediate danger.

Their General Sessions Court date was set for July 13, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Photographs of both defendants are attached to 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.

trevor clarkcaitlyn lewis

 

 

 

 

 

Arrest in Burglary and Theft from Church

On June 06, 2015, the Hendersonville Police Department responded to the Hendersonville Pentecostal Church located on Rockland Road. A burglary and theft over one thousand dollars was reported to police.

On June 09, 2015, the investigation led to the arrest of Phillip Anthony Williams, age 29, of Goodlettsville, Tennessee. He was charged with Burglary and one count of Theft over one thousand dollars. His General Sessions Court date was set for July 08, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. A photograph is attached to 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.

 

phillip williams

Update: Arrest made in Attempted Abduction

On June 10, 2015 at 9:26 a.m., the Hendersonville Police Department received a report of a male in his twenties on Stadium Drive, who had exposed himself to a nine year old male victim and then attempted to reach for the child.

Responding officers were able to locate the suspect and investigation resulted in Giovanni A. Qointanilla, age 23, of Hendersonville being charged with one count of criminal attempt to commit Especially Aggravated Kidnapping and one count of Indecent Exposure. His General Sessions Court date and bond were pending at the time of this release.

The H.P.D. would request that a photograph not be released to allow other law enforcement agencies time to compare cases.

Investigation continues in this matter and 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.

 

Updated  06/12/15

A photograph is attached to this release of Giovanni A. Qointanilla. His bond was set at five Hundred Thousand Dollars. His Sumner County General Sessions Court date was set for July 08, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.

 

Giovanni Qointanilla