18-year-old Ayriana Nikole Swafford was caught stealing at Dillard’s on Wilma Rudolph Blvd on November 14th. Swafford was seen on camera concealing items on her person and in a bag she was carrying. The in-store manager, Raymond Hicks, was told about Swafford, and he stopped her before she was able to leave the store. The value of the items stolen was around $131. Swafford was taken into custody and charged with theft of property.
30-year-old Illiana Jackson was caught stealing at CitiTrend on November 13. The manager observed Jackson stealing merchandise and money from the cash registers via false returns. Jackson was seen scanning the bar codes of clothes, ripping the tags off, and then taking the money for herself. She was also caught taking various clothing items to her car without paying. This occurred for two months, and the things she stole were valued at around $720. Jackson was taken into custody and charged with theft of property – conduct involving merchandise and alleging embezzlement breach of trust.
A warrant was issued in early August for 33-year-old Marshall Arms after he allegedly assaulted his girlfriend, Victoria, when she refused to use the last of their money on drugs. According to the victim, Arms struck her with an open palm and ripped some of her clothes while fighting on the ground. He then fled the scene before officers arrived.
The outstanding warrant was served on September 28, and Arms was brought into custody. During his stay in the Montgomery County Jail, Arms reportedly broke part of the fire suppression system and caused flooding throughout the unit. Marshall was the only person in the cell at the time and received an additional charge of vandalism.
24-year-old Jemini Lyons was jailed on July 7th after he was caught shoplifting from Dollar General. When officers arrived on the scene, they observed Lyons to have merchandise concealed in his pockets and a large amount of cash in his hand. When asked why he had the merchandise in his pocket, he claimed that he was “just holding it” but planned on paying for it. While emptying his pockets, a plastic bag fell out, and he admitted that it was 10 Xanax bars that belonged to him. Officers opened the bag and found a bag of a tan powdery substance and a bag with a pink powdery substance, and the 10 Xanax bars. The tan powder field tested positive for 1 gram of Fentanyl, and the pink powder for 3.4 grams of Heroin.
22-year-old Fort Campbell soldier Tyler Garner was jailed on May 3 on a series of outstanding warrants charging him with a plethora of shoplifting incidents at the Walmart on Wilma Rudolph Blvd in Clarksville. The incidents were on May 2, 2022: $43.28; May 10, 2022: $16.14; May 13, 2022: $85.93; May 31, 2022: $355.48; June 3, 2022: $11.89; and on June 17, 2022: $92.17… all totaling just over $600.
32-year-old Shelecia Craig is charged with shoplifting after loss prevention says she entered the Walmart on Madison St. and selected various merchandise valued at $91.84. She then took the items to the service desk and received a refund, resulting in a fraudulent return. Walmart is seeking restitution for the total amount listed.
41-year-old Derrick Boling reportedly walked into the Walmart on Wilma Rudolph Blvd in March 2022 and walked out with $69.34 worth of merchandise concealed in a large bag. After he was identified, a warrant was issued for his arrest. He was booked on that warrant this week and is free on a $1,000 bond.
51-year-old Kimberly Ann Peterson is jailed in lieu of a $5,000 bond after police say she stole $345.26 in merchandise from the Walmart on Wilma Rudolph Blvd on January 5th. Loss prevention says she concealed the merchandise in her purse and on her person, damaging some of the merchandise in the process. She walked past all points of sale before being apprehended by loss prevention. Walmart seeks restitution in the full amount.
Clarksville Police say 21-year-old Lillie Irene Trumpower ran out of Dick’s Sporting Goods just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday with nearly $3,000 in merchandise. An employee alerted police, who gave chase to Trumpower as she fled out the door and into the parking lot of the Governor’s Square mall. Once she was detained, she refused to be cuffed, and a second unit arrived to assist. She is jailed in lieu of a $20,000 bond.
19-year-old Zamyia Ligon is free on a $1,000 bond after being arrested this week on 5 outstanding shoplifting charges from October and November of 2021. Warrants show she walked out of Walmart on Madison Street with merchandise totaling $3.66 on 10/22, $6.54 on 10/26, $10.71 on $10/27, $6.54 again on 10/29, and $18.02 on 11/03. In total, Walmart says they lost $45.47 and are asking for full restitution.
28-year-old Nefertiti Jones was jailed on January 28th on an outstanding warrant from a January 2nd shoplifting incident at the Madison Street Walmart. Court records allege she concealed $111.09 in merchandise and walked past all points of sale to leave the building. Walmart is seeking restitution. She was taken into custody on this charge as police served an outstanding violation of probation warrant which was drug-related on the same day.
Clarksville Police say they searched the purse of 27-year-old Tiana Thorpe during a shoplifting investigation at Walmart on Fort Campbell Blvd and found 3 grams of a substance that tested positive for containing fentanyl, along with a straw and baggies with residue.
Thorpe is free on a $25,000 bond.