Murfreesboro Detectives Appeal for Assistance in Identifying Attempted Burglary Suspect

Feb 06, 2024 at 09:42 am by WGNS News

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MURFREESBORO, TN - Murfreesboro detectives are seeking the public's help in identifying an individual who attempted to use stolen keys to gain entry into the Tennessee Vape & Smoke retailer located on Old Fort Parkway on February 2, 2024. The unidentified male, whose identity remains elusive, left the keys in the door after his unsuccessful attempt to access the premises. The keys in question were pilfered during a burglary of the business on October 21, 2023.

The recent incident underscores the ongoing threat posed by potential thieves targeting the Tennessee Vape & Smoke retailer. In a previous burglary in October of last year, unknown suspects broke into the shop, situated near the intersection of Old Fort Parkway and St. Andrews Drive. Surveillance footage from inside the store revealed that the perpetrators utilized what appeared to be a sledgehammer to shatter the glass on the front door. Following the break-in, the masked duo swiftly seized cash from registers and absconded with numerous boxes of nicotine-filled vape juice.


Detectives are urging anyone with information regarding either incident to come forward and assist in the investigation. Those who may have details pertaining to the attempted burglary on February 2, 2024, are encouraged to contact Detective Aaron Gonzalez at 629-201-5638 or via email at Similarly, individuals possessing information about the initial break-in in October 2023 are urged to reach out to MPD Detective David Kidd at 629-201-5517.

The collaborative efforts of law enforcement and the community are crucial in apprehending those responsible for these brazen acts of theft and vandalism. By working together, residents can help ensure the safety and security of local businesses and deter future criminal activity in Murfreesboro.

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