Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Two women are in custody following an incident where over $800 of flip-flops were stolen. Around 5:10 p.m. today, officers were summoned to Old Navy, located at 401 S. Mt. Juliet Road, for a shoplifting in progress. As officers were en route, the officers received information that the shoplifting suspect fled the store and got into a Nissan Altima. A detailed suspect description of the car was provided to officers, who spotted and stopped the suspects near Dick’s Sporting Goods.
During the vehicle stop, officers identified the driver as Tena Allen, 28, and passenger as Tawonda Parrish, 26, of Nashville. Over $800 in stolen flip-flops from Old Navy was located inside the car, and the stolen items were returned to Old Navy.
Both were arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail. Allen was charged with Driving on Revoked, but she was also wanted out of Wilson County for a Violation of Probation and Williamson County for a Violation of Probation. Parrish was charged with felony Theft of Merchandise.