CRIME REPORT: First full week of January sees several motor vehicle thefts, no robberies


CRIME REPORT: First full week of January sees several motor vehicle thefts, no robberies

By RACHAEL LONG

The Brentwood Police Department was busy this week responding to several thefts.

The week’s only residential burglary took place on Ivy Crest Drive sometime between 8 p.m. Saturday and 8:15 a.m. Sunday. A wallet and its contents were reportedly stolen from a vehicle in an unlocked, attached garage. Police have no suspects.

Sometime between noon on Thursday, Jan. 3 and noon on Friday, Jan. 4, a vehicle was stolen from I-65 after its owner left the 1999 Acura TL on the shoulder when a tire went flat. When the owner returned, the vehicle was gone. There are no suspects.

A 2018 Nissan Murano was stolen from a driveway on Chaucer’s Court at about 9:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8. The Enterprise rental car reportedly had the keys inside. Police have no suspects.

On Monday, an officer conducted a traffic stop and recovered a 2016 Hyundai Accent which had been reported stolen in Clarksville. The suspect was arrested.

While some thieves stole entire vehicles, others were more selective.

A driver’s side window was broken in a vehicle on Volunteer Parkway the morning of Friday, Jan. 4. Nothing was taken, and police have no suspects.

By Friday afternoon, a more successful theft from a motor vehicle took place on Carnival Drive where a purse and its contents were stolen. Police say the suspect, who drove a white sedan, is unknown.

Another purse was stolen late Tuesday evening on Weatherly Drive. Police say the three suspects were black male teenagers in a silver SUV.

A handbag with its contents, golf clubs and cash was stolen from a vehicle on Ethan Lane sometime between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Two vehicles were entered, without force, and police say the suspect is a black male between the ages of 16-20 and carried a backpack.

Instances of motor vehicle theft continued for the week when sometime between late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning someone stole currency and keys from three vehicles on Charity Drive. No forced entry was reported, and police have no suspects.

There was one report of vandalism on Thursday, Jan. 3 on Heritage Way, when police say someone cut two vehicle tires with a sharp object. There are no suspects.

Someone stole winter coats from REI on Franklin Road Sunday night. Police say the suspect is a white male in his 30s with facial hair, wore jeans and a red shirt and left in a black Chevy sedan.

No instances of robberies or business burglaries were reported.

 

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