Clarksville Police locate Identity Theft Suspect due to Citizen pointing him out

Michael Lee Bryant
Michael Lee Bryant

Clarksville Police Department - CPDClarksville, TN – A sharp eyed citizen recognized a man, from a Clarksville Police Department media release, that police were trying to identify for identity theft.

The citizen pointed out the suspect to Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Deputies that were refueling a vehicle at the BP gas station on Riverside Drive.

The deputies notified 911 and followed the suspect until CPD Detective Beaubien, who is working the case, arrived on scene to take over the investigation.

Michael Lee Bryant
Michael Lee Bryant

The suspect identified as Michael Bryant was determined to be the man who used the credit cards without the owners permission.

He had found the wallet outside of a business on McClure Street and used the credit cards to make purchases at a smoke shop.

Michael Lee Bryant, age 40, was booked for Two Counts of Identity Theft. Bryant’s bond is set at $5.000.

Thanks to the media, deputies, and sharp eyed citizen for helping us locate the man.

No booking photo at time of release.