Angela Jardon swings at man with stick before stealing walker


48-year-old Angela Jardon was caught stealing from Percy Gayden at Adams Avenue on May 12th. Officers arrived and spoke with Gayden, who stated that he saw a black woman lying in the grass while he was walking. After he turned around, the black woman came up to him and swung at him with what looked like a black stick. After that, Gayden said the female went into his right pocket, took his wallet, and snatched away his walker. Gayden was able to find officers and flag them further down the street. The unknown woman was identified as Angela Jardon and was taken into custody for aggravated robbery.

Vanity Harris steals $400 worth of merchandise from Target


30-year-old Vanity Harris was seen stealing from a target near Colonel Road on March 15th. When officers arrived, they met with Khalil Hasiyn, a loss prevention employee for Target, who stated that earlier that day, Harris had been inside the business shopping. Hasiyn claimed that Harris stuffed $454.99 worth of items into a black bag before walking out of the store. Hasiyn detained Harris until she could be placed into police custody. 

Monica Murrell throws brick through windshield of 2014 Ford Fusion


52-year-old Monica Murrell was seen vandalizing a 2014 Ford Fusion on April 21st. Starling Jefferson observed Murrell breaking the front and rear windshields and the rear driver’s side window of Alonzo Lewis’ car. Later, on April 24th, Lewis and Jefferson provided law enforcement with a video recording of Murrell’s statement regarding vandalism. Jefferson stated that he witnessed Murrell throw a brick through Lewis’s rear windshield. Monica Murrell was taken into custody and charged with vandalism.

Shanndolyn Richardson assaults son for being disrespectful


43-year-old Shanndolyn Richardson was involved in a domestic incident with her son, Trey Richardson, near Riverdale Drive on May 11th. When officers arrived, they spoke with Shanndolyn, who stated that she was in the car with her 18-year-old son, Trey, and that he disrespected her. She proceeded to tell him to get out of the car, to which he refused. She claims that she unbuckled his seatbelt and pushed his shoulder to get out, in which he grabbed her, which escalated into a fight. Shanndolyn stated that Trey grabbed her by the throat. Officers also noticed marks on her throat. Officers then spoke with Trey, who stated his mother hit him in the face prior to him grabbing her, which caused them to fight. Officers observed many scratch marks on his face and neck. Officers could not determine a primary aggressor, and they were both taken into custody. Shanndolyn was charged with domestic assault. 

Ana Rodriguez vandalizes woman’s car after argument


63-year-old Ana Rodriguez was involved in an altercation with Angel Antunes at Jackson Avenue on May 11th. Ana’s daughter, Mixie Rodriguez, was driving her and her two kids when they all got involved in a wreck with Angel. Mixe told officers that Angel and her mother exited their vehicles and started arguing. After the argument, Ana and Angel began vandalizing each other’s vehicles. When officers spoke with Ana and Angel, they both admitted to vandalizing each other’s cars. Ana Rodriguez was taken into custody and charged with vandalism.

Tangela Jackson makes $6,000 purchase under stolen identity


55-year-old Tangela Jackson was caught forging documents and stealing someone’s identity near Washington Street. On November 6th,2023, Steven Hawkins, a sales manager of a wholesale food company, stated that he spoke with Tangela Jackson, and she stated that her name was Tanisha Heaston. Hawkins also stated that they discussed a food order for 6000 dollars on a credit plan to be delivered to a restaurant, but Jackson had forgotten her driver’s license. Hawkins had told Jackson that she could text him the driver’s license, and he could make the credit application for her. Jackson completed the application and signed all the documents in the name of Tanisha Heaston.

A few days later, Hawkins called Jackson, stating that the credit application was not accepted and that she would have to pay the total price. She texted him the license and paid using a check she signed off on  December 12th, 2023. On February 24th, 2024, the real Tanisha Heaston completed a scam report with the Memphis Police Department. Dana Harvey of Performance Foods notified her that her TN driver’s license was used to complete a food application order but was denied.

Heaston told Harvey that her vehicle was broken into and her license stolen on October 22nd, 2022. Heaston did not authorize Jackson to use her likeness or license in her name. Harvey gave investigators information about Tangela Jackson signing in Tanisha Heaston’s name. Harvey also gave officers bank statements showing the $6,000 fraudulent and unauthorized check. On March 1st, Hawkins presented officers with screenshots of the $6000 check and a screenshot of Jackson using Heaston’s license. Hawkins also identified Jackson from a photo lineup. A warrant was issued, and Jackson was taken into custody on May 11th for Forgery, theft of property, and identity theft.

Latrica Allen busts windows out of home on Raines Road


39-year-old Latricia Allen had an altercation with Gevonia White at White’s Raines Road residence on July 30th, 2023. When officers arrived, they observed Allen throw a book, at White before spitting on her. She had a cut on her left hand from when she busted the window of White’s house. Allen was cited for the occurrence. She failed to appear in court, so a bench warrant was issued for her arrest on September 29th, 2023, and another on February 13th, 2024. Allen was taken into custody for vandalism and assault on May 11th, 2024.

Sarah Benson drives stolen car with suspended license


On November 22nd, 2023, 30-year-old Sarah Benson was seen obstructing traffic in a 2004 Chevy Cavalier at the Leath Street and Saffrans Avenue intersection. Officers observed this and ran the tag on Benson’s vehicle. They found that the car had been stolen. Officers conducted a traffic stop and detained Janice Freeman, the passenger, and Benson, the driver. Benson was found to have a suspended license, no insurance, and misdemeanor warrants for her arrests. Sarah Benson was then taken into custody and charged with obstructing a highway, violating vehicle registration, driving with a suspended license, and using stolen vehicle license plates.

Samantha Stevens burglarizes grandmother’s house


34-year-old Samantha Stevens stole from her grandmother, Barbara Remi, at her Walnut Grove residence in May 2019. On June 11th, 2019, Remi alerted the authorities that she had been out of town from May 28th to June 11th, adding that she briefly returned on June 9th and discovered that her extra keys had gone missing.

When she returned on June 11th, she realized she had cash, debit cards, credit cards, and a gold necklace with diamonds and rubies missing. Remi told authorities that there were no signs of forced entry. On June 19th, 2019, deputies investigated and obtained footage from the Economic Crime Bureau showing Stevens using stolen cards.

On June 24th, 2019, Remi told officers that Stevens had called her, confessing to breaking into her home and stealing her cards and necklace. She also said she told her she pawned her necklace at Pawn Plus in Southaven, MS. Officers then confirmed with the Pawn Plus manager that Stevens sold the jewelry, and a warrant was issued for her arrest on June 27th, 2019. Stevens was later taken into custody on May 11th, 2024, for aggravated burglary.

Brenda Thomas belligerent drunk, refuses to leave Beale Street Tap Room


49-year-old Brenda Thomas was taken into custody for criminal trespass and public intoxication on May 11th. Officers were flagged down near the Absinthe Room regarding an intoxicated individual, later identified as Thomas. When deputies arrived, they observed her being belligerent and talking irrationally about something that happened to her 32 years ago. They allowed her to leave the business, but she refused and lay on the ground instead. She explained that she was diagnosed with depression and anxiety, adding that she had taken her medication today before they had her transported to Memphis Mental Health Institute to detox.