Wanted Woman Arrested After Leading Hendersonville PD on Chase


December 4, 2023 – Hendersonville Police Department received an alert on department license plate readers for a wanted suspect with felony warrants.

The Hendersonville Police Department attempted to stop the suspect, but the driver refused to stop. A pursuit was initiated on SR-386/Vietnam Veterans Blvd., and spike strips were deployed twice in an attempt to disable the vehicle.

The pursuit continued at speeds between 10-30 miles per hour. The vehicle exited Vietnam Veterans Blvd and traveled through Goodlettsville to Dickerson Road. The wanted person, Melissa Leann White, 8/8/1982, pulled over and surrendered to police without incident at Dickerson Road near Old Hickory Blvd.

Police ask anyone with information on this case to please call and report the information to the Hendersonville Police Department at (615) 822-1111 or the Hendersonville Crime Stoppers at (615) 594-4113. Tips may also be submitted using the P3 Tips Mobile Application.


Source: Hendersonville PD