Thefts from Smyrna Sports Academy and Walmart - Do You Recognize These Subjects?

Jun 22, 2023 at 05:26 pm by WGNS News

ABOVE Left: Walmart Theft Case - Right: Sports Academy Theft Case

SMYRNA, TN - In Smyrna, the Police Department is encouraging the public to help them identify two individuals who are accused of a felony theft at Academy Sports. At the sporting goods store, a man and a women entered the store on foot, but left on bike. Sports Academy is on Genie Lane, which runs parallel with Sam Ridley Parkway. The store is just a few addresses before Lowe's.


Detectives said the theft or thefts, were valued at a high enough dollar amount to be considered a felony and the individuals captured on a security camera in the store are suspected of being tied to that theft.

Academy Sports Suspects (Photo Above Article) - If you recognize the individuals or have information that could help identify them, please contact Detective Steve Martin of the Smyrna Police Department at (615) 267-5432 or at

Unrelated Walmart Theft - In an unrelated theft case that also unfolded in Smyrna, police are trying to located a man who was allegedly involved in a theft from Walmart (Photo Above Left - Purple Shirt). Police have not said what was stolen, but if you recognize the individual or have information that could help identify him, please contact Detective Andrew Schaefer of at (615) 267-5048 or email him at

DISCLAIMER: All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. The arrest records or information about an arrest that are published or reported on NewsRadio WGNS and are not an indication of guilt or evidence that an actual crime has been committed. 


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