NASHVILLE, Tenn.- Three people have been arrested as part of a suspected shoplifting ring bust.
It happened outside the Old Navy store on Charlotte Pike in west Nashville.
Police said the three suspects stole more than $1,150 worth of merchandise from the store. The suspects were accused of taking in empty bags into the store and filling them with merchandise after removing the tags from the items.
Thirty year old Trivia Allen, 27-year-old Jekia Peters and 33-year-old Robert Hill were arrested by officers who were in the area conducting an undercover operation in regards to the recent rash of shoplifting at the West Shopping Center. All three were arrested on site and charged with shoplifting. Police said each of the three suspects had multiple theft convictions.
When officers searched the suspect's car they found more than $3,500 worth of merchandise stolen from other stores in the shopping center, as well as small amount of marijuana and brass knuckles.