Suspect behind bars in string of fast-food restaurant robberies

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 at 11:50pm
Staff reports
Mario Hambrick

A convicted burglar and recent parolee was arrested Wednesday night after a string of fast food restaurant robberies over the last several days, Metro police said.

Mario Hambrick, 33, was taken into custody without incident on South Sixth Street.

Police identified Hambrick as a suspect following a tip to Crime Stoppers and an analysis of fingerprint evidence.

Hambrick is a convicted home burglar who, police records reflect, was ordered to serve an eight-year sentence in February 2008. He registered with the Nashville Police Department as an ex-convict in September 2009.

Detectives believe Hambrick is the man who robbed:

  • Waffle House, 7676 Highway 70 South, at 12:03 a.m. on Jan. 22
  • McDonald’s, 2212 Nolensville Pike, at 9:50 p.m. on Jan. 22
  • Taco Bell, 4000 Nolensville Pike, at 9:37 p.m. on Jan. 23
  • Burger King, 454 Murfreesboro Pike, at 6:40 p.m. on Jan. 24
  • Burger King, 1501 Charlotte Avenue, at 8 p.m. on Jan. 25
  • Captain D’s, 7075 Old Harding Pike, at 9:35 p.m. on Jan. 26

2 Comments on this post:

By: Blanketnazi2 on 1/28/10 at 8:33

once again, our sentencing guidelines need to be revised to keep jerks like this off the streets!

By: on 1/28/10 at 8:19

Mario allmost open his own Fast food chain restaurant Robberies LLC., to bad the police which realy they risk their life to keep our streets clean of gangs and Mario's tipe people, and it is a shame for our justice department with their wrong sets of ruls and guidelines, but we as a citizen o Tennessee U.S.A. hope somebody will mistake some of our house and brake in the governer house and then some law will be change, our self and our houses are not that important to be take it in consideration by law maker's