On July 1, a Goodlettsville police officer spotted a vehicle Hendersonville Police Department had recently distributed photos of in connection with a felony theft of nearly $7,000 in tools from a Hendersonville construction site.


The officer stopped the vehicle and confirmed it to be the same vehicle used in the theft.


Goodlettsville Police then detained the two males responsible for this felony theft at a local hotel using information provided by the occupants of the suspect vehicle.


Hendersonville detectives responded to the area where Goodlettsville had stopped the vehicle and to the hotel. Both suspects were arrested and detectives are working to recover property stolen in this theft.

Arrested and charged with theft over $2,500 in connection with this incident are Paul Jones, 31 of Nashville and Shane Pruitt, 35 of Goodlettsville. Both are being held in the Sumner County Jail.

Police would ask that anyone with information on this case please call and report that information to Hendersonville Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 615 264-5303 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at 615 573-5400. Tips may also be submitted using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.

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