CRIME REPORT: Car-related thefts dominate this week’s report


CRIME REPORT: Car-related thefts dominate this week’s report

By LANDON WOODROOF

Several car-related thefts were the main crimes that occurred in Brentwood over the past week, according to the latest crime report provided by the Brentwood Police Department.

The past months have seen several of these types of thefts take place at local parks or recreational facilities. None of those places were the sites of these thefts this week.

The crimes targeted both locked and unlocked cars.

The first theft on the report affected an open bed truck. A chainsaw was stolen from a truck on the 200 block of Forest Trail some time between Wednesday, Dec. 6 and Wednesday, Dec. 13. There are no suspects.

On the evening of Friday, Dec. 15 an unlocked car was entered by an unknown person in the parking lot of Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen on Westgate Circle. The criminal made off with some holiday purchases, including gift cards, books and toys. There are no suspects.

The next theft took place on Monday, Dec. 18 on the 100 block of Powell Court. A bank bag containing money from a local business was stolen from a car. The perpetrator broke a window to gain access. The police report lists no suspects.

Another unlucky motorist got a bad surprise when they found that both drivers side wheels and tires had been taken from their car on the 1700 block of Carothers Parkway. This crime occurred either on the night of Tuesday, Dec. 19 or the early morning of Wednesday, Dec. 20.

The last car-related incident happened on the 7100 block of Commerce Way on Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 20. In this case prescription medication and a bowling ball were stolen from an unlocked car.

Suspects in this case were later arrested on an unrelated charge by the Franklin Police Department, according to the report. The stolen property has been recovered.

In other crime news, between Tuesday, Dec. 20 and Wednesday, Dec. 21, multiple vehicles were egged in a driveway on the 9400 block of Addie Glenn Circle. There are no suspects.

A package was stolen from an unknown location after having been delivered by the UPS on Wednesday, Dec. 13. The police have no suspects in this case.

Finally, police arrested shoplifters at both Nordstrom Rack and Best Buy during the past week. Clothing, game controllers and a phone case were the items taken.

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