Shoplifting Incident at CosmoProf Prompts Smyrna Police Department Investigation

Jan 05, 2024 at 05:10 pm by WGNS News

Smyrna Shoplifting Incident Under Investigation

Smyrna, TN - The Smyrna Police Department is actively seeking the public's assistance in identifying a female suspect involved in a shoplifting incident at CosmoProf, a wholesale distributor of salon brands located on President Place in Smyrna, Tennessee. The incident occurred on December 11, 2023, at approximately 1:30 pm.

According to the police report, the unidentified woman left CosmoProf without paying for multiple items that she allegedly concealed in her purse. CosmoProf caters exclusively to licensed beauty professionals working in salons, supplying them with a variety of salon brands.


The suspect, who can be seen in surveillance images released by the Smyrna Police Department, is described as a female wearing a black zip-up sweater-jacket and a black stocking cap with a fuzzy ball on top. The images provide a clear view of the suspect during the time of the alleged theft.

Detective Steve Martin of the Smyrna Police Department is leading the investigation and is urging anyone with information about the suspect's identity to come forward. Detective Martin can be reached at (615) 267-5432 or via email at

Local law enforcement is hopeful that the public can help bring this incident to a resolution, emphasizing the importance of community collaboration in solving such cases. Any information provided will be treated confidentially, and the Smyrna Police Department expresses gratitude in advance for the public's cooperation.

Residents and community members are reminded to remain vigilant and report any suspicious activity to local authorities. As the investigation progresses, the Smyrna Police Department will continue to update the public with relevant information regarding the case.

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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