Four Texas men arrested for robbing man servicing ATM in Nashville

Metro Police said four people from Texas have been arrested for robbing an ATM technician as he worked at a bank on Thompson Lane on Monday morning. Police said the technician was servicing a Bank of America ATM at 645 Thompson Lane at 10:40 a.m. when two of the defendants approached him from behind and told him not to do anything and hand over the money.

The suspects, Darius Dugas, 27, Sashondre Dugas, 32, Christopher Alton, 27, and Ladesion Riley, 30, are all from Houston, Texas. They were arrested at a Dickson motel. Metro Police said Darius Dugas, SashondreDugas, Christopher Alton and Ladesion Riley will face federal charges for their role in robbing a ATM technician at a Nashville ATM, which can be used to withdraw cash from

Police said two of the defendants approached the technician. Detectives determined that one of the getaway vehicles, a Hyundai Elantra, had been rented from Hertz. Using information from Hertz, detectives, with assistance from Metro Police and Tennessee Highway Patrol aviation units, saw the Hyundai and a maroon Jeep that accompanied it parked at the Motel 6 in Dickson.

Detectives watched as what appeared to be cash was loaded into the Jeep. When the Dugas couple and Riley pulled away from the motel in the Jeep, and as Alton drove away in the Hyundai, Dickson Police moved in with assistance from Metro Police and the FBI. The vehicles pulled over and the four were taken into custody without incident. Authorities recovered the stolen money.

Metro Police said the four are being charged federally. The FBI is trying to determine whether they committed similar robberies elsewhere.

Meanwhile, a man was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after he reportedly shot a man in North Nashville Sunday.

Metro police reported Laquintaze Buford fired multiple shots outside a store on Buchanan Street, striking the victim in the right leg as he was walking away. The victim told police he was walking to the store when someone behind him in a black car “randomly started shooting.”

Surveillance video showed the victim approach Buford’s car and spoke to him briefly before turning to enter the store. Burford then exited his vehicle and shot at the victim multiple times, according to Australian casino online.

Buford later returned to the scene, where officers arrested him. They discovered Buford is a convicted felon. He is being held in the Metro jail on the aggravated assault with a deadly weapon charge.