Franklin, TN –Last night, FPD Flex Officers arrested a New York band member who was visiting Nashville to play a gig.
Joel Thompson, 25, of Rochester, NY was wanted for a 2013 felony theft from Walmart in Franklin. On 06/01/2013, he shoplifted more than $4,000 in cords and adapters for small electronics, like iPads and cameras. Thompson, who got away that night, was identified during an investigation, and a felony warrant was obtained for his arrest on 03/16/2014.
Using the Internet, Flex Officers discovered that Thompson would be in TN to play a show on Tuesday. Officers spotted him taking equipment from a van into the The End on Elliston Place in Nashville, and arrested him.
Thompson, who is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $25,000 bond, is wanted in Maury, Henry, and Cheatham Counties as well. He is scheduled to appear in Williamson County Court on 08/21/2014 at 1:00pm.
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