Dorothy Martin caught stealing her acquaintance’s car at Elite Liquors

45-year-old Dorothy Martin was caught stealing a car from an acquaintance, Johnnie Cummings, at Providence Boulevard on March 29th. When officers arrived, they spoke with Cummings. Cummings stated that he picked up Martin “to hang out.” Cummings told officers that he drove to Elite Liquors on Madison Street and left her inside the car. When he returned to his vehicle, it was gone. Cummings got a ride to look for his car and found Martin inside it behind Bob’s Discount Tobacco & Beer on Providence Boulevard. According to Cummings, when he called for Martin, she left the mentioned location with the car. The vehicle was later recovered unoccupied after a car chase. Dorothy Martin was taken into custody and charged with motor vehicle theft on April 27th.

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18-year-old Javeon Mayo caught lying to police during investigation of hit-and-run

18-year-old Javeon Mayo was caught giving law enforcement a fake identity at Tylertown Road on April 17th. Mayo was involved in a hit-and-run and was under investigative detention. During the investigation, Mayo provided officers with a false identity. Due to prior reports, officers were able to confirm Mayo’s identity through his Tennessee ID photo. Javeon Mayo was taken into custody and charged with criminal impersonation.

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Quaimane Martin lies to police about his identity, caught with Fentanyl pill

34-year-old Quaimane Dimitri Martin was involved in a domestic dispute at his Ziva Lan apartment around 9:53 p.m. on April 14th. When officers arrived, they met with Martin and asked for his name and date of birth, to which he replied, “Quaimane Davis,” adding that his birthdate was June 1st, 1989. After they could not find a match in the NCIC, they asked him again, and he stated his last name was Martin. Then, they discovered a match on file for “Quaimane Martin,” with a date of birth of June 20th, 1989. Officers also found an active warrant for speeding and driving on a suspended license. After they detained Martin, officers searched him and located a small pill inside a pack of cigarettes, which tested positive for fentanyl. Martin was taken into custody for simple possession and criminal impersonation on April 15th.

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18-year-old Zachary Standford steals $294 worth of merchandise from Dillard’s

18-year-old Zachary Standford was caught stealing at Dillard’s in Governor’s Square Mall on March 25th. Standford had concealed merchandise on his person and passed all points of sale. Officers were called and came into contact with Standford. Standford stated that his name was James Smith and provided his birthday. Standford informed officers that he had no form of ID to prove his identity. When officers searched Standford, they found a debit card and a Tennessee ID with his actual name. Standford was also found with a tobacco vape on his person. The merchandise was valued at $294. Zachary Standford was taken into custody and charged with criminal impersonation, theft, and possession of tobacco as a minor.

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Hugh Thames lies to police about girlfriend overdosing on crack

44-year-old Hugh Thames Jr was at Marathon Gas station on November 5th when he was giving CPR to a female who was overdosing. Officers arrived and asked Thames if he knew the female, and he told them he didn’t. He said to them that he noticed her collapse on the street and drove her to the gas station to get help. Officers picked up Thames’s personal information while he led them to the initial place where he found her. Thames’s information didn’t come up, so they asked again for his social security number, and he gave them a different number. It was discovered that Thames had multiple non-extraditable warrants in other states. This led to officers asking for consent to search his room, which he granted. While at the hotel, Thames told officers that he had crack cocaine in the room as well as where to find it. Officers also found devices that Thames claimed were used to “push crack.” Thames also told them that the female that he was giving CPR to was his girlfriend, who was overdosing on the crack they were smoking. She fell over and hit her head, so he grabbed her and rushed to the hospital but had to make a stop at the gas station when she became unresponsive. Thames was taken into custody and charged with false report, simple possession/casual exchange, unlawful drug paraphernalia, and criminal impersonation.

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Michael Olds lies to police about his name; could have walked away freely

32-year-old Michael Olds was jailed on August 20th after police responded to a call for service on Providence Boulevard. Olds identified himself as Michael Buddy and told police he didn’t know his birthday. He was given several opportunities to properly identify himself and was informed of Tennessee’s law regarding criminal impersonation, but he continued to claim his name was Michael Buddy. Olds was taken into custody and his real identity was discovered later. He stated that has three minor children that are in the custody of their mother Amber Watkins.

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Jahmire McKoy puts woman in choke-hold, bends fingers back to take her phone

20-year-old Jahmire McKoy was booked on August 1st after assaulting the mother of his child when an argument turned violent. Police responded to Cory Drive and spoke with Shaquantiana Dillard, who said she and McKoy had gotten into an argument about him moving out of the apartment. During the argument, he pushed Dillard, put her in a chokehold until she couldn’t breathe, and bent her fingers backward to pry them off of her phone. Dillard’s sister called 911 and corroborated her story. McKoy was gone when police arrived, and Dillard told police he had been drinking and smoking the night before. Police discovered that McKoy has a domestic history but not with Dillard. She did state that he has been physical with her in the past.

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Tiffany Hart pretends to be her daughter when caught shoplifting at Walmart

41-year-old Tiffany Hart matched the description of a shoplifter at the Walmart on Wilma Rudolph Blvd on May 2. When police approached her, she would only identify herself using her social security number. When the number was run, it came back to her daughter. Hart insisted multiple times that she was her daughter and not Tiffany Hart. She eventually admitted she gave false information and was charged with criminal impersonation. 

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Thomas West jailed after impersonating a police officer, pulling over vehicles

36-year-old self-proclaimed YouTuber & Racer Thomas West recently went to social media to claim he was arrested for “doing burnouts on private property” and encouraged folks to protest against Cody Evans, the Deputy who arrested him. As Maury would say, the results are in, and that was a lie. Multiple citizens called 911 on February 4th to report a white vehicle with police lights on top was speeding up behind vehicles on Wilma Rudolph and using his light bar and siren in attempts to pull them over. The following day, deputies identified and located the vehicle, which belonged to West. He was taken into custody and charged with criminal impersonation and illegal use of blue flashing lights. West admitted to doing burn-outs the night before but was not charged in any way for them, despite his claims otherwise.

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Woman gives fake name, but they both have suspended licenses — Kaliyah Ellis arrested

Police stopped a Chevy HHR with expired tags on February 16th, and the driver identified herself as Zantwinette Ellis, who showed as having a suspended driver’s license. Officers placed the woman into custody, and while en route to booking, admitted she lied about her identity, and she was really 24-year-old Kaliyah Ellis. It turns out her license was also suspended.

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Man gives police his friend’s name in attempt to fool them; it didn’t work — Keaghan Wright arrested

Clarksville Police conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle driven by Jessica Phillips. Inside the passenger seat, a man told police his name was Kyjuan Schambers and came within days of providing the correct birthday for the actual Kyjuan Schambers. Not one to be outsmarted, Officer Matthew Johnson realized the information was fake and as he had the man step out of the vehicle, the man fled. After a short foot pursuit, he was taken into custody and admitted he was really 22-year-old Keaghan Wright. Wright had outstanding warrants for failing to appear for a prior excessive/abusive 911 call case.

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