Franklin Police are crediting community, Crime Stoppers, and local media with the identification and arrest of two previously unknown thieves who stole $2,315 in merchandise from the Cool Springs Target. Detectives released these surveillance photos in December. Crime Stoppers tips poured in identifying two of the four suspects as 20-year-old Travaris Thomas and 42-year-old Yvette Simpson, both of Nashville. Simpson is a convicted felon with a history that includes violence.
Thomas was arrested on 03/07/2016, and Simpson on 03/08/2016. Both were charged with Felony Theft, and later released on bond. They are due in court today at 1pm. Detectives are still working to identify the remaining two suspects.
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