Vehicle Break-Ins continue to rise in Murfreesboro and Nashville

May 05, 2022 at 08:30 am by WGNS


Car burglaries continue to be a problem in the Murfreesboro area. Larry Flowers, Public Information Officer for the Murfreesboro Police Department, surprisingly said…



Police were able to come to that conclusion while investigating more than 100 vehicle break-ins over a 30-day period…



Handguns and rifles left unattended, sometimes in unlocked vehicles, is another problem…



Another dangerous item to leave in an unlocked car, truck or SUV…



Scroll down to see how many vehicle break-ins were reported in
Nashville and how many guns were left unattended in cars, trucks and SUV's there...

 

Vehicle Break-Ins and Guns Stolen - Continued...

Just outside of Rutherford County in nearby Nashville, the rising number of vehicle break-ins is an even bigger problem for police. So far this year, nearly 70% of all guns stolen in the Nashville area were taken from vehicles. Of the 711 guns stolen in Music City this year, 496 of them were stolen from vehicles.

This past week, 52 car burglaries were reported in Davidson County. Like the Murfreesboro break-ins, 34 of the 52 vehicles broken into were unlocked.

 

 

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