Citizen tip lands serial Beats bandit behind bars

Printic Newsome
Age: 35
Nashville, Tennessee

A serial shoplifter is behind bars thanks to a citizen tip. On May 9 and again on May 11, Franklin Police put out a press release asking for the public’s help to identify a serial shoplifter wanted for stealing Beats headphones, and other electronics, from the Cool Springs Target and Galleria Apple Store. A tip recently led to officers identifying the suspect as 35-year-old Printic Newsome.

Newsome, a convicted felon, is being held in the Williamson County jail on a $9,500 bond. Charged with Theft, Felony Theft, and Failure to Appear, Newsome is due in court on 08/25/2018 at 1:00 pm.

Posting surveillance photos of unidentified suspects, like this, is incredibly helpful with getting suspects identified and into custody. The Department is grateful to the news media who helps us to spread the word, and to engaged citizens who are willing to call in and share information that helps keep Franklin safe.

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Franklin Police seeking serial shoplifter; Cash in with Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000

ARREST UPDATE: Posted 08/13/2018

May 9, 2018: Franklin, Tenn. – Franklin Police want to identify a thief who made two trips into the Cool Springs Target on April 28. He returned a third time, and stole several additional items on May 4. Seen in these surveillance photos, the suspect wore different clothing each time.

He stole electronics like Google Home devices and Beats headphones to the tune of about $2,000.

Information about this suspect is
worth up to $1,000
with an anonymous call to
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
click to submit an anonymous eTip  

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Reward offered for ID of felony shoplifters

Franklin Police want to identify these suspects, wanted for the June 14 theft of about $1,700 in merchandise from the Galleria Boulevard Target. The couple selected a variety of merchandise over a 45-minute period, including personal care items, home décor, small appliances, electronics, and clothing. The two then rolled their cart full of unpaid merchandise out of the store and loaded it into their white van. The theft was later discovered by store security during a review of past video surveillance.

Information on the identity of these suspects
is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
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