Pizza Delivery Driver Assaulted & Robbed; Suspects Quickly Tracked Down by Officers & K9 Majlo

Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Two adult males were quickly apprehended by a team of officers and K9 Majlo after the suspects pepper-sprayed a pizza delivery driver and stole the pizza in the 100 block of Silverstone Lane. Around 9:15 p.m. yesterday, a pizza order was called-in and to be delivered at an address on Silverstone Lane. As the 25-year-old male delivery driver exited his vehicle, two men approached from behind and demanded the pizza. One suspect pepper-sprayed the victim, and both ran away with only pizza.

Robbery Scene on Silverstone Lane

Robbery Scene on Silverstone Lane

Officers quickly responded, along with Cpl. Barth and K9 Majlo from their home, to locate the responsible suspects. K9 Majlo picked-up on a scent and tracked nearly a mile away to a house in the 2600 block of West Division Street. Two suspects, matching the description provided by the victim, were located at the house by officers. Further investigation by detectives, evidence, and statements from the suspects confirmed they were responsible for the robbery. The suspects had no connection to Silverstone Lane and used the address to hide their involvement.

K9 Majlo in the back of patrol car after search Suspect being searched after arrest.

18-year-old Kenneth Lines and 20-year-old John Doughlas Smith were arrested and booked into the Wilson County Jail, charged with Aggravated Robbery.

Booking Photo of John Douglas Smith

John Douglas Smith, 20, of Mt. Juliet

Booking Photo of Kenneth Lines

Kenneth Lines, 18, of Mt. Juliet