Individual Arrested After Stand-Off on Helfrich Court

Spring Hill, TN– On Sunday September 5th at 10:53 PM officers responded to a report of suspicious activity at a house on Helfrich Court. Officers saw Anthony Rendina inside the home. Officers learned that Rendina had active felony arrest warrants. Rendina has been evading law enforcement attempts at serving those arrest warrants. Rendina refused officers’ requests to exit the house. Rendina also stated that he had a firearm and threatened to harm himself. A negotiator and the Special Response Team (SRT) were called to the house. Negotiators attempted, for a couple of hours, to get Rendina to peacefully surrender but were not successful. SRT officers used a chemical agent inside of the house and Rendina was taken into custody without any further incident.

Rendina received medical attention on scene and was transported to an area hospital. Rendina was then transported to the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office for booking on his arrest warrants.



Alarm Call at Electronic Express Leads to Pursuit with Subject on Motorized Skateboard

Spring Hill, TN- On June 10th at 1:28 AM SHPD officers responded to an alarm at Electronic Express (1041 Crossings Blvd.). One officer went to the rear of the store where he observed the suspect (20-year-old male) leaving the store. The suspect fled on a motorized skateboard and officers activated their emergency equipment on their patrol vehicles. The suspect led officers on a short pursuit through the parking lot and then onto Crossings Circle. At the intersection of Columns Way and Crossings Circle officers exited their patrol vehicles and chased the suspect on foot. The suspect was apprehended a short distance later after a brief altercation with the officers. The suspect admitted to being in the building after finding the door open. The suspect was charged with burglary, evading arrest, and resisting arrest. The investigation is ongoing.

All persons enjoy the presumption of innocence until proven guilty in a court of law. 

Traffic Stop Results in Stolen Gun Recovery and Arrests

Spring Hill, TN – On 4/29/21 at 1:34 PM a SHPD Traffic Unit officer stopped a vehicle in the area of Duplex Rd. and Hughes St. for a traffic law violation. The vehicle’s registration also showed that the registered owner had an outstanding arrest warrant. A second officer arrived on scene a short time later. As the officers were speaking with the two occupants the driver fled the area on foot. Officers kept a visual on the subject and observed him run into the field in the area of Duplex Rd. and Harrison Way. Other officers responded from both SHPD and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office. The subject was located in the field a short time later and was apprehended without incident. A handgun determined to be stolen from the city of Columbia, TN was located in the vehicle along with suspected narcotics. Both occupants will face criminal charges.

Arrest and Multi-Agency Pursuit that Occurred on February 25th

On February 25th, 2021 SHPD Officers were at Commonwealth at 31 Apartments (2880 Commonwealth Drive) searching for Lewis Platner, 42 years old, who had active arrest warrants from our Department and also for probation violation.  Officers observed Platner and two other persons exit Platner’s apartment.   Platner went back into his apartment.   The other persons (Later identified as Hannah Williams, 31 of Antioch and Terrance Lewis, 31 of Nashville) got into a vehicle that was registered to Platner.   Officers obtained reasonable suspicion to stop the vehicle but the vehicle fled north on Main St.  The pursuit was terminated by our Department according to policy.  The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office observed the subjects in the area of The Fields of Canterbury in Thompson’s Station and the subjects fled from them.  Williams and Lewis are not believed to still be in the area.   The SHPD will have pending charges on Lewis.  Both Lewis and Williams have outstanding warrants from other jurisdictions.  Platner was later arrested, without incident, inside of his apartment without incident and lodged at the Maury County Jail.

Juvenile Charged with Attempted First Degree Murder Stemming from a Shooting on Belle Drive

On Friday January 8th SHPD Officers were notified by the Columbia Police Department that a shooting victim (17 years of age) was at Maury Regional Hospital. The victim stated that the shooting occurred outside of a home on Belle Drive in Spring Hill a few hours earlier. The victim was treated and released from the hospital.

One 16 year old has been arrested and charged with attempted first degree murder, especially aggravated robbery, and reckless endangerment. The shooting was not random and the parties involved are believed to have known each other. The investigation is ongoing.

Missouri Man Arrested for Stolen Vehicle and Drug Possession

On Monday, August 17th SHPD Officers were dispatched to the Twice Daily’s on Reserve Blvd. to check on a male attempting to sell tools for gas money.  The male was in a Volkswagen.  Officers observed a Volkswagen pull up to the gas pumps.  The driver entered the store.  A computer check of the license plate revealed that the plate was stolen from Missouri and did not match the vehicle it was attached to. Officers approached the driver, later identified as Zachary Godsy, but he fled on foot.  Godsy ran behind the store and climbed over a fence and headed towards Saturn Pkwy.  Another SHPD Officer was on a traffic stop on Saturn Pkwy in the same area which caused Godsy to head back towards Twice Daily where he was taken into custody. 

The VIN check of the vehicle revealed that the vehicle was also reported stolen out of Missouri.  Godsy was also in possession of a substance believed to be methamphetamine.  Godsy was arrested and transported to the Maury County Jail on the following charges:  Resisting stop/halt/frisk/arrest, simple possession (meth), theft of property, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  His bond was set at $9500.