FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 23rd, 2012
Impersonator Arrested After Pulling Gun & Acting Like Police
Date: July 21st, 2012
Location: 1075 Charlie Daniels Parkway (Charlie Daniels Park)
Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – A female was arrested over the weekend after she pulled a gun and acted like she was an off-duty police officer at Mt. Juliet’s Charlie Daniels Park. The incident occurred on Saturday, July 21st, 2012 around 9:30PM when the Mt. Juliet Police Department Communications Center received a call in reference to a female pointing a gun at a male in the parking lot of the city park. A witness, who called police, told the dispatcher that the female suspect stated she was an off-duty police officer. Officers quickly responded and located the female suspect inside a white Dodge Neon at the park. She was identified as Holly Hood, 35, of Old Hickory, TN. Also in the vehicle was a male who was identified as Marvin Hood, 40, of Nashville, TN.
Investigation revealed that Holly Hood was not an off-duty police officer. The male, juvenile victim stated that he was driving his vehicle through the parking lot, and Holly Hood yelled for him to stop his car. After the victim stopped his vehicle, Holly Hood stated that she was an off-duty police officer and ordered him to step out and place his hands on the on top of the car. The victim and many witnesses stated that Holly Hood approached his vehicle and pulled a handgun from her waistband while giving the false impression that she was a police officer. A search of Holly Hood’s vehicle revealed a .357 Magnum handgun that was described by the witnesses. Ammunition was also located in her vehicle. Marvin Hood, who was the passenger in Holly Hood’s vehicle, had illegal pills and a small amount of crack cocaine on his person. Marvin Hood is also Holly Hood’s ex-husband. Neither individual had a valid handgun carry permit.
Holly Hood and Marvin Hood were arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail and were charged with the following:
Holly Hood, age 35 of Old Hickory, Tenn.
Unlawful Possession of a Weapon
Marvin Hood, age 40 of Nashville, Tenn.
Simple Possession of a Controlled Substance – Schedule II, III, & VI
Anyone with any information on current investigations or ongoing crime trends is encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/ .
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