Sudsy’s Car Wash in Spring Hill Donates Portion of Profits so Officers Can Attend Police Memorial Week in D.C.

Detectives Darryl Baker and Robert Carden

In 2018, Sudsy’s Car Wash in Spring Hill dedicated a portion of its profits to pay for travel expenses for two of our officers to attend the National Police Memorial Week in Washington D.C. Detective Darryl Baker lost his son last year, Sgt. Daniel Baker, of the Dickson County Sheriff’s Office, when he died during a line of duty incident. Thank you to Sudsy’s for allowing us to attend this memorial.

Witness Identification Requested for Stolen Vehicle

Subject has been identified.

Unidentified Witness

The SHPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a witness to a stolen vehicle investigation. On April 12, the victim reported that his Chevy Trailblazer was stolen from a construction site at Southern Springs off of Kedron Road. An SHPD officer located the vehicle in the parking lot of Wal-Mart in Spring Hill. The vehicle was found locked and unoccupied. Video footage shows a female exit the stolen vehicle and get into another vehicle that pulled next to the stolen vehicle. The driver of the other vehicle is seen entering and exiting Wal-Mart and driving off with the suspect. If you can identify this person, please submit an anonymous tip here.

TBI Releases 2018 Crime in Tennessee Report

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI) has released its annual Crime in Tennessee publication. The TBI analyzes incident reports from local agencies submitted through the Tennessee Incident Based Reporting System (TIBRS). In 2018, there were 1,461 offenses reported in Spring Hill compared to 1,322 in 2017.

2018 Spring Hill Crime Report: SHPD Report

– 2018 report

– 2017 report

An interactive database can be found here to compare crime stats for the City of Spring Hill.

Spring Hill Man Charged with Drug Offenses

The Spring Hill Police Department’s Narcotics Unit executed a search warrant early this morning on a house in the Ridgeport subdivision. An ongoing investigation by the SHPD alleges that illegal drugs were being sold from the house. Joseph Janos, 51, of Spring Hill, was arrested at this residence and charged with the following offenses:

– Schedule II (methamphetamine) for resale

– Schedule III (steroids) for resale

– Schedule VI (marijuana) for resale

Janos also was wanted for absconding from the Tennessee Department of Corrections. Janos was given a $750,000 bond.

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

New Traffic Complaint Online Submission Form

The SHPD has a new online form for reporting traffic-related complaints. This form should be used for on-going traffic issues. If you have a complaint that requires an immediate response, please call our dispatch center at 931-486-2632, or 911 if it’s an emergency situation. This form will be reviewed by the Traffic Unit Sgt.  Traffic complaint form:  online traffic complaint form.

Alleged Shoplifters Steal $1200 worth of Merchandise from Kohls


The SHPD is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying the persons in the images accused of shoplifting approximately $1,200 worth of merchandise from Kohls on April 12. The suspect vehicle is a Dodge Charger. If you can identify the suspects or have information regarding this investigation, please contact Det. Baker at 931-486-2252, ext. 225, or submit an anonymous tip here.

Subject Wanted for Lawn Care Equipment Thefts in Spring Hill and Maury County

Thomas Inman
Thomas Inman

UPDATE: Inman is in custody.

The Spring Hill Police Department and Maury County Sheriff’s Office have obtained arrest warrants for Thomas Inman, of Mt. Pleasant, for theft of property relating to recent theft of lawn care equipment in Maury County and Spring Hill.

As of this afternoon, Inman has failed to turn himself in to the Maury County Jail. If you know the whereabouts of Inman, you can submit an anonymous tip here or contact your local law enforcement.

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

Credit Card used at Spring Hill Wal-Mart taken from Vehicle Burglary at Jerry Erwin Park (walking trail).


On the morning of April 2, a victim reported to SHPD that her vehicle was left in the parking lot of Jerry Erwin Park (Kedron Road) while she walked on the trail. When the victim returned, she found her driver’s side window damaged and her purse missing. The victim’s credit cards were used a short time later at the Wal-Mart in Spring Hill for purchases totaling approximately $2,000. The subject in the photo allegedly used the victim’s cards at Wal-Mart. If you can identify the person or have information concerning the investigation, you can submit an anonymous tip here.