CRIME REPORT: Kroger robbed, multiple thefts, two cars broken into

CRIME REPORT: Kroger robbed, multiple thefts, two cars broken into

Brentwood enjoys a low crime rate, and for the most part the crime that the city does experience is of the property-related variety. Think car break-ins, thefts from locker rooms, that sort of thing.

Occasionally, though, Brentwood does see more serious crimes, like the one that occurred at the Kroger on 210 Franklin Road on Monday night, and which is included on the latest crime report provided by the Brentwood Police Department.

Around 9 p.m. Monday, an armed man entered the Kroger pharmacy just as it was closing and demanded that the clerk open a safe containing prescription medication, according to a Brentwood Police Department press release. The man took the drugs and fled on foot.

Police are looking for a black male, approximately 5-feet-7-inches to 5-feet-10-inches tall with a medium build who was last seen wearing a dark colored jacket, jeans, a blue cap and a white surgical mask.

Brentwood police ask that anyone with information about this suspect contact the department at (615) 371-0160 or by email at

Other items on this week’s crime report better fit the property-related mold of most Brentwood crimes.

On Sunday afternoon, January 7 a car was broken into at Marcella Vivrette Smith Park on Wilson Pike. A wallet and a purse were taken from the car. Police have no suspects.

A few days later, on Wednesday, January 10 a car was broken into outside the Indoor Sports Complex on Heritage Way. A backpack and a purse were taken. Police have no suspects.

The previous week also saw an act of car vandalism in Brentwood. Between the evening of Wednesday, January 10 and the early afternoon of Thursday, January 11 a car on the 500 block of Sunberry Court had both its side mirrors and a brake light damaged. A suspect has been identified in connection to this crime and charges are pending.

There were also several incidents of shoplifting this past week. On Wednesday afternoon, January 3, someone stole multiple meat products from the Kroger at 210 Franklin Road. A male suspect was seen leaving in a silver Ford sedan.

Two days later, on the evening of January 5, someone stole multiple bottles of wine from the same Kroger. The report lists a thin white male, between 20 and 30 years old, approximately 5-feet-11-inches tall as a suspect. The suspect had brown hair and a beard and left in a dark SUV.

Clothing was stolen from the Old Navy on Galleria Boulevard on Saturday night, January 6. Two female suspects were seen leaving in a white cadillac.

The final item on this week’s report is what you could call an eat and run. On Tuesday night, January 7, suspects ate dinner at the Outback Steakhouse on Moores Lane and left without paying. Police are looking for a black male, approximately 6-feet tall who was wearing a gray hoodie and white jeans and shoes, as well as a white female, who was approximately 5-feet-9-inches tall and who was wearing a gray jumpsuit. They reportedly left the scene in a red Dodge sedan.

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