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Police arrest two for Felony Theft after suspects flee from security

Post Date:02/21/2017 3:00 PM

Franklin Police Officers arrested two felony suspects who fled from Walmart security Sunday afternoon. Officers were summoned to the Mallory Lane Walmart at 12:45 pm after two suspects stole clothing and two computers before fleeing from security.

ricky-allan-chearsResponding officers were provided with a description of the getaway vehicle and spotted the white Ford F-150 on Cool Springs Boulevard near Mallory Ln. Officers stopped the vehicle, driven by 21-year-old Ricky Chears of Nashville, and found stolen merchandise valued at more than $1,000 in the truck. Officers determined that Chears and his passenger, Kenneth Booker, committed the theft together before running from security. Both suspects were arrested.

Ricky Chears
Age: 21
Nashville, Tennessee

 

 

 

kenneth-dewayne-booker

Chears was charged with Driving on a Revoked License, Felony Theft, and Criminal Trespass (because of his lifetime ban from Walmart stores). He was released on the $4,000 bond set by the Magistrate. Booker, a convicted felon with a violent history, was charged with Felony Theft and Criminal Trespass (because of his lifetime ban from Walmart stores). He was released on the $2,500 bond set by the Magistrate. Both suspects are due in court 03/02/2017 at 1:00 pm.

 

Kenneth Booker
Age: 50
Old Hickory, Tennessee

 

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