By LANDON WOODROOF
It was a busy week for thieves in Brentwood, according to the latest crime report provided by the Brentwood Police Department. Not only was there a car break-in at a Brentwood park, but there were 10 other thefts listed on the report, including one case of a rifle stolen from a home. This report covers the week preceding Thursday, March 8.
City parks are a common target for thieves, and the past week was no exception. Between 5:50 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, a car was broken into in Owl Creek Park on Concord Road.
A rear window of the car was broken to gain access and a purse was stolen. Police have no suspects in connection to this crime.
The other car burglary occurred between Monday, March 5 and Wednesday, March 7 on Interstate 65 near mile marker 72. The victim’s car had broken down and been left on the side of the interstate. A handgun and tools were taken from the vehicle. There are no suspects.
This report also contains information regarding 10 thefts, a higher number than usual.
The first took place on either Friday night, Feb. 9 or Saturday morning, Feb. 10. A rifle was stolen from an unlocked case in a closet on the 900 block of Wilson Pike. The report lists an acquaintance of the victim as a suspect.
Next up, cigars were stolen from Crown Cigars on Carothers Parkway at around midnight on Thursday, March 1. There are no suspects.
The next case actually involves several crimes at an office building on the 7100 block of Commerce Way. Money and credit cards were stolen from wallets in multiple offices. A suspect has been identified, and charges are pending, according to the report.
Two separate thefts took place at the Brentwood Family YMCA on Concord Road. The first of these involved an iPhone and credit cards that were stolen from the men’s locker room on Friday morning, March 2. A black male in his mid-20s wearing jeans, a black shirt and a ball cap is listed as a suspect.
The second theft at this location happened on Saturday night, March 3. A key fob with keys was taken from the track area while the victim was walking. There are no suspects in connection to this crime.
On Saturday morning, March 3, a speaker was stolen from the Costco on Seaboard Lane. A bald, white male, approximately 5-feet-10-inches tall and weighing 320 pounds is listed as a suspect. He was also reportedly wearing khaki pants and a green shirt.
The next crime targeted an estate sale on the 600 block of Wilson pike. A suspect picked up sterling silver flatware and concealed it at the sale. The suspect was confronted and returned the items, according to the report. There was no prosecution.
A home on the 200 block of Stratton Court was the site of the next theft listed on the report. Jewelry was stolen from a master bedroom some time during a roughly two-week period, from Sunday, Feb. 20 to Tuesday, March 6. The report lists no suspects.
A cell phone was stolen from a victim’s desk on the 9000 block of Overlook Boulevard on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 7. The police do not have any suspects.
Finally, a wallet was stolen from a shopper’s purse at the T.J. Maxx on Franklin Road late Thursday afternoon or early evening, March 8. The purse had been left in the cart while the victim shopped. There are no suspects.
An act of vandalism is also listed on the report. Between 8 a.m. on Thursday, March 1 and 5 p.m. on Monday, March 5, multiple padlocks were cut from storage unit doors at Brentwood Mini Storage on Church Street. No entry was attempted to the units, according to the report. There are no suspects.
Finally, one incident of residential burglary is on the report, although it resulted in no stolen items.
On either Thursday, March 1 or Friday, March 2 someone forced open the front door of an outdoor storage shed on the 1600 block of Pinkerton Road. Nothing was taken, police have no suspects.