Markayla Herron caught driving stolen 2022 Kia Soul with no driver’s license


21-year-old Markayla Herron was taken into custody for theft and not having a valid driver’s license on May 22nd, 2024. Officers observed a 2022 Kia Soul near Watkins Street and Signal Street that was reported stolen on January 29th, 2023, out of Nashville, Tennessee. Officers conducted a traffic stop, where they spoke with Herron, who stated the Kia was a gift from her boyfriend, Charles Townsend. After officers detained Herron, she provided officers with paperwork showing the car was purchased from a Memphis Auction. Deputies investigated and later discovered that the documents she provided were not authentic. Herron later pleaded ignorance and said she did not know how Townsend obtained the vehicle. Herron was taken into custody and charged with theft of property and driving without a license.

Quintessa Wise jailed for involvement in theft of $610 worth of merchandise from Gordon’s Food Service


41-year-old Quintessa Wise was taken into custody for theft on May 22nd, 2024. On March 7th, 2023, deputies were called to Gordon’s Food Service, where they spoke with Mary Reaster, Loss Prevention Regional Manager at the establishment. Reaster filed a report stating that between December 11th, 2022, and February 19th, 2023, an employee, Wise, while working at the business, grabbed several items and walked past the checkout without paying. Reaster added that Wise was aided by other employees working the register and returned the favor whenever she was the cashier. Gordon’s Food Service lost $610.06 because of the incidents. On May 1st, 2023, the store manager, Matt Makowski, identified Wise in a six-person lineup. A warrant was issued for her arrest on May 14th, 2023. Wise was later detained for the occurrence on May 22nd, 2024.

Jenny Holliman caught driving stolen Chrysler 200 in 2022


35-year-old Jenny Holliman was caught driving in a stolen white Chrysler 200 on March 23rd, 2022. Officers stopped Holliman at the intersection of Cloister and Clearbrook. When officers made contact with Holliman, she was in the passenger seat with the keys in the ignition and the engine running. Officers transported Holliman to the Memphis Police Department, where she agreed to speak with investigators. Holliman was then transported to booking, where she was charged with theft of property on May 22nd, 2024.

Amy Edge found sleeping in stolen Chevy Malibu at Marathon gas station


42-year-old Amy Edge and Jesse Cogbill were found sleeping in a stolen gold 2014 Chevy Malibu behind the Elvis Presley Boulevard Marathon gas station around 8:16 a.m. on April 22nd. Upon arrival, officers noticed this and contacted the owner, Charlie Caswell, who stated that his Malibu had been stolen from his driving school on Clifton Avenue. When officers met with Caswell, they viewed a video that showed them stealing his car, wearing the same clothing they were found in. Caswell advised them that the Malibu was worth $8,268.00 and that she did not allow them to use it. Edge admitted to stealing the Malibu and was jailed for theft. Then, after being released, she was taken back into custody on May 22nd.

Inesha Sawyer steals over $3,000 from New York Investment Group LLC


27-year-old Inesha Sawyer was taken into custody for theft and forgery on May 21st. Yuvraj Arora, the owner of the Elvis Presley Boulevard Holiday Inn, called the police to his establishment regarding an employee, Sawyer, who had been stealing from the business and was currently on site. Arora said that on May 17th, a First Horizon Bank representative called him, asking if he knew someone named “Inesha Sawyer.” After he told her she was an employee, she asked if the business deposited several checks into her account due to them having six different checks made out to her from the New Your Investment Group LLC. On May 13th, three checks were deposited, totaling $1,706.03; two checks on May 18th, totaling $1,150, into her Navy Federal, and one to her account for $545.97. Arora advised that those were unauthorized transactions. Sawyer gave a statement denying that she authorized those deposits. Once she was confronted by the owner, Arora, and general manager, Tina Minor, at work regarding the checks, she claimed that her account had been hacked.

Tanya Willhite caught in stolen 2015 Chrysler Town & Country at Big Daddy’s Pawn


47-year-old Tanya Willhite was observed riding as a passenger while Thomas Willhite drove a stolen 2015 Chrysler Town & Country at the Saint Francis Hospital on May 21st. Officers ran the tag and discovered it had been reported stolen out of Kingman, Kansas, on May 2nd. Officers then followed the van to Big Daddy’s Pawn on Hickory Hill Road, where they converged on the vehicle and detained them for the incident. The NADA value of the vehicle is $8,450. Tanya Willhite was taken into custody for theft.

Hailey Gillihan steals man’s $4,500 utility trailer & sells it on Facebook Marketplace


32-year-old Hailey Gillihan was taken into custody for theft on May 21st, 2024. On October 2nd, 2023, around 3 a.m., Larry Yarbro’s $4,500 black 16-foot utility trailer was stolen from his Salem Road residence. On October 9th, 2023, detectives were advised that Johnny Mabry had bought the utility trailer from Facebook Marketplace on October 6th, 2023, adding that he had a “strange feeling” that the trailer may have been stolen. Then, officers contacted Mabry, who provided pictures of the trailer, confirming it was Yarbro’s. He said he inquired with the user “Hailey Gillihan,” who posted it on Marketplace and arranged to meet at the Brownsville Walmart to sell it. Then, Mabry stated two white males arrived with a 16-foot trailer that was not the one they had advertised. This caused Mabry to become suspicious of them, asking why it was different, to which one of them replied, “This is my uncle’s trailer, who died and left it to me.” Mabry said that after he told them he was uninterested, they said, “Make me an offer. I need gas money to get back to Memphis,” leading to Mabry purchasing it for $600. He made the seller sign a bill of sale, who used the name “Dennis Silverman” with a Carter Road residence address. Detectives later identified Dennis’s real name as “Dennis Sullivan.” Officers then found reports of an intimate relationship between him and Gillihan. Mabry returned the stolen trailer to officers and identified Sullivan as the seller in a six-person lineup. Mabry noted Sullivan was “the one who did all the talking and the person he handed $600 to.” A warrant was issued for Gillihan’s arrest on October 16th, 2023. She was later detained for the occurrence on May 21st, 2024.

Makayla Kinnion caught cashing a fraudulent check for $803 in 2023


24-year-old Makayla Kinnion was caught cashing a fraudulent check on October 16th, 2023, at Easy Money on Getwell Road. On the mentioned date, Kinnion entered the business and cashed a check for $803.91. On October 16th, it was discovered that the check was returned for being fraudulent. A copy of Kinnion’s license and a picture of her cashing the check was provided to law enforcement. On December 8th, Kinnion was identified as the person who cashed the fraudulent check in a six-person photo lineup. Makayla Kinnion was later taken into custody and charged with theft of property on May 21st.

Carlton Wicks shoves dish soap down pants at Family Dollar


55-year-old Carlton Wicks was observed stealing from a Family Dollar near South Bellevue Avenue. Officers were flagged down by Alisha Long, the manager of Family Dollar, who stated she observed a man concealing dish detergent inside his pants while in the store. She then told officers he walked out without paying for the merchandise, leaving the scene on a bicycle. Officers pulled into the area and followed Wicks on the bicycle until they could detain him near South Bellevue Boulevard and Quinn Avenue. Upon detaining Wicks, officers performed a patdown, recovering three bottles of Dawn dish detergent. The merchandise was returned, and Wicks was taken into custody for theft.

Camery Richardson uses man’s phone to send herself money from his Cash App


33-year-old Camery Richardson was caught stealing money from a security guard at Octapharma Plasma on July 25th, 2023. The security guard, Deangelo McKinnie, informed law enforcement that while he was working, a black female approached him to use his phone for an Uber. While Richardson was using McKinnie’s phone, she used his CashApp to send herself $188. McKinnie identified Camery Richardson as the person who stole his money, so she was taken into custody and charged with property theft.

On January 7th, 2024, Richardson was caught shoplifting at the Walmart on Elvis Presley Boulevard. When officers arrived, they observed Richardson leaving Walmart with a black trash can filled with products and entering a Lyft. A loss prevention employee, Chardai Smith, stated that she followed Richardson and that all the items inside the trash can were stolen. Officers stopped the vehicle and recovered the stolen property valued at $444.14. Camery Richardson was taken into custody and charged with property theft.