There are numerous car dealerships in just about every city throughout the state of Tennessee. These businesses range from small, locally-owned used car lots to major sales centers for specific makes and models of vehicles. Regardless of the size of a dealership, robberies create a financial hardship on the owners. A Clarksville car lot is now dealing with recent theft and property crimes after several vehicles went missing from the establishment. Automobiles have also apparently been stolen from area homes.
Police say three men who allegedly tried to rob a gas station got more than they bargained for from an angry clerk. This incident, classified under theft and property crimes in Tennessee, involves accusations that three armed men tried to rob a gas station store and the clerk wasn't having it. The 58-year-old employee is said to have fought back and ended up shooting one of the suspects.
The incidence of arrests of persons for stealing property is high in Tennessee. It seems lately that even churches and public buildings are vulnerable. When such arrests are made, the police must have solid evidence to prevail in a prosecution. Speculation about the identity of the perpetrators is not enough.
Parent-Teacher Organizations are prevalent at many schools throughout Tennessee and all across the country. The volunteers often work together to raise funds for school improvements, teacher appreciation or student programs. One former PTO president was recently arrested and accused of theft from her school's organization in East Tennessee.
Many Tennessee residents visit convenience stores all across the state for a variety of reasons. They may stop to pick up a few essential items in the market or fill up their vehicles with gas. However, three individuals allegedly picked up something outside the market that didn't belong to them and are now faced with a variety of charges against them. The three have been charged with theft and property crimes following an incident in La Vergne.
Many people may think that having criminal charges brought against them is their worst nightmare. Nightmarish or not, many people face criminal allegations across the country every day. The ways in which individuals choose to address their cases often differ, and someone accused of theft may choose to build a defense differently than someone accused of a different type of crime.
Undercover operations are frequently utilized by law enforcement agencies in Tennessee and other states in the country. Officers often work for many months within various operations before any arrests are made. Recently, several people were arrested in Shelby County for theft and property crimes following a 10-month investigation.
Stealing something in the state of Tennessee can lead to some serious consequences. Penalties for various theft and property crimes can range from fines to a significant amount of time in jail. Four people were recently arrested after stolen items were allegedly discovered outside Nashville.
The federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms reports that Tennessee is experiencing an increase in the number of gun thefts. Gun shop owners are concerned about theft and property crimes of this nature. A recent robbery at a gun shop in LaVergne appears to be part of a trend where larger numbers of firearms are being stolen at one time.
Approximately $1 million worth of stolen property was recently recovered in Tennessee, according to the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office. In an interview with the Sheriff, he stated that this is purportedly one of the largest theft and property crimes ever reported in the county. Authorities report that a tip led them to a Bluff City property where several allegedly stolen items were found.