Home Depot employee Monterious Gains stole $20,989.50 in just 42 days

Home Depot employee Monterious Gains stole $20,989.50 in just 42 days

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18-year-old Monterious Gaines faces a Class C felony theft charge after Home Depot on Powell Ave. hired him as an associate, and in the span of 42 days, he stole $21,989.50 from the business. 

Officers responded to the business on August 17th after employee Brian Hellwig advised that a tip from another associate revealed that Monterious Gaines had stolen merchandise from the company on eleven known occasions. During each incident, store security video showed Gaines walking out of the store with merchandise and loading it into either a black truck or a light-colored sedan.

Monterious Gains (MNPD)
Monterious Gains (MNPD)

Monterious L. Gains of Harold Dr in Nashville, TN, was booked into the Metro Nashville Jail on August 26th, charged with felony theft of over $10,000. He is free on a $10,000 bond.

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