In one recent shoplifting case at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway, a subject on a bicycle thought he made the perfect getaway. Evidently, he didn't exactly get away.
Shoplifting continues to be an issue for retailers. Most recently, Walmart on Joe B. Jackson at South Church Street was targeted.
"[The Victim] stated he did not have locks for the building he was constructing yet so he tied the doors closed with string. One of the strings had been torn and entry was made. He stated he normally locks all his tools in a container at night, but he stated he "got lazy" and left them out."
$3,600 Worth of sunglasses were stolen from the Sunglass Hut on Medical Center Parkway in the Avenue. In case you are curious, the brand of the shades were Gucci, so the theft totaled nine pairs of sunglasses.
A Murfreesboro man has been arrested and charged with theft after police pulled over the vehicle he was operating that returned as stolen.
A theft that added up to more than $48,000 has been reported by a local construction company. Farrer Brothers on NW Broad Street filed the report with Murfreesboro Police on Monday (4/23/18).
On Tuesday, Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies witnessed quite the commotion on Interstate 24 at Joe B. Jackson Parkway. The incident unfolded around noon.
Over $1,300 in clothing believed to have been stolen from Victoria's Secret, Osh Kosh and Children's Place was recovered by Murfreesboro Police. The items were found in a car that the suspects entered after leaving the lingerie store in The Avenue.
Another Victoria's Secret theft has been reported in Murfreesboro. Reports show that the theft happened this past week.
Evidently, unknown persons stole about $3,000 worth of PVC pipe. The pipe was 1 inch in diameter.
About 8,000 feet of copper wiring was stolen in Murfreesboro at a construction site. The theft was reported this past Monday morning.
Just last week, we told you about wheels and tires stolen off of brand new vehicles at Chevrolet of Murfreesboro. We also told you about three trucks and an SUV stolen...
The Victoria's Secret employee went to the front of the store and actually laid across the display table to keep the two visitors from stealing the items that were on the table.
A 92-year-old Murfreesboro woman was scammed by someone who knocked on her door this past Monday (5/22/17)...
A Pizza Hut deliveryman was robbed at gun point while delivering a pizza to Ashwood Cove Apartments.
Well over $1,000 in Nike clothing was stolen from the JC Penny Store at Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro. The theft occurred on Friday (4/14/17).
While it maybe hard to believe, another theft has been reported at the Victoria's Secret store located in the Avenue shopping center in Murfreesboro.
A Nashville man who told a Murfreesboro car dealer that he wanted to test drive one of their cars never returned with the ride.
Thieves are getting a little more brazen in the items they steal in recent months. A Wednesday (2/22/17) theft at Walmart on Memorial Boulevard highlights such a theft.
Two trailers were stolen from a Murfreesboro company called Secure Lawn. The theft happened over the past several days...
A LaVergne woman was arrested by police in Murfreesboro on theft charges after being accused of cutting security wrap off of multiple electronic items.
A 2014 Nissan Maxima was stolen from the parking lot of Residence Inn of Murfreesboro. The hotel is located near I-24 and Medical Center Parkway.
A laptop computer belonging to the Tennessee Department of Corrections was stolen out of a car belonging to a department employee.
A gun safe stored in the garage of a home on Florence Road in Murfreesboro was stolen, according to recent police reports.
The last time WGNS reported a catalytic converter being stolen off of a vehicle was this past June, but it appears as if it has happened again.
A small technology store in the Stones River Mall has reported to police that 25 pairs of light up LED shoes have been stolen from their inventory.
The theft of a car was reported in Murfreesboro on Tuesday after a local resident left her car running while she was in a local market.
A Lowes customer on Old Fort Parkway was told not to climb the store shelves or use the store ladder to access items on the top shelf.
An employee at the Cash Express store on Memorial Blvd. in Murfreesboro has been accused of stealing money.
A theft at Kay Jewelers in Murfreesboro was caught on camera. The incident occurred on December 9, 2016 at the Medical Center Parkway address.
$10,000 in cash was stolen in Murfreesboro. Apparently, the money was in a car parked on Clyde way Drive.
Two pallets of bricks and a $4,000 cement mixer were stolen from a Murfreesboro construction site.
The total loss was estimated to be just $10 under $1,000. The incident is believed to have been captured on an in-store video surveillance camera...
Unknown persons stole a slew of lawn maintenance equipment from the Evergreen Cemetery in Murfreesboro.
A Loss Prevention worker at the Murfreesboro store suggested that the employee stole over $1,000 in cash over the past month.
Apparently, the store in The Avenue that has been thieved over multiple times in the past few years, was hit again on Sunday by two women and a man.
Around 11:00 on Sunday night, a Dominos Pizza Delivery driver was robbed at gun point in Murfreesboro.
After the culprit stole the ATV, they apparently drove it to a clearing where the Gator may have been loaded into a truck.
Luckily, the store captured the theft on video which is now in the hands of police. However, he has yet to be identified.
Talk about a bad day for a car theft victim in Murfreesboro... the victim not only had his car stolen and wrecked, but was also charged criminally in the case.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has arrested and charged two juveniles with the burglary of TC's Pawn from the October 5th incident in which several guns were stolen.
A total of three large flat screen TV's were stolen from a home on Bridge Avenue this past week in Murfreesboro.
Quick work by police landed one person in jail and the recovery of a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta that was stolen from a home on Maymont Drive in Murfreesboro.
Two women entered the Bed Bath and Beyond Store on Medical Center Parkway and evidently used the technique of distraction to steal about $500 worth of cookware.
A Bushmaster AR-15 rifle, four magazines for the AR-15, a Ruger P-95 handgun, gold, silver and miscellaneous coins were all stolen out of a safe in a man's garage located in Murfreesboro.
Apparently, two women entered the store empty-handed and when an employee noticed one of the women all of a sudden had a large bag filled with loot, he went to question her.
Multiple guns were stolen when a pawn shop was broken into, possibly during the early morning hours of Wednesday.
$30,000 Worth of specialized equipment that has a specific use was taken from an excavating office in Murfreesboro.
Murfreesboro Police have released a Victoria's Secret security video in hopes of someone recognizing the culprits.
Since January of this year, over 430 bundles of shingles have been stolen throughout Murfreesboro.
There has been another sizable theft at the Victoria's Secret store in the Avenue shopping center on Medical Center Parkway.
In 2014, the woman was indicted by a Rutherford County Grand Jury on a multi count theft case of over $60,000, but less than $250,000.
Thefts of vinyl flooring are evidently continuing in Murfreesboro at a company on Middle Tennessee Boulevard.
UPDATE: Murfreesboro Police Department requested the assistance of the Tennessee Highway Patrol on an auto theft related case.
20 Minutes after the theft occurred, the thief used a credit card from the wallet inside the purse to make purchases at Kay Jewelers inside the Stones River Mall.
A contractor has been accused of stealing one of his clients Rolex watches. The watch is valued at $10,000.
The owner of a local roofing company says that someone used his company information to purchase over $1,000 in home repair items.
After the subject reportedly grabbed about 50 needles, he ran out of the building and across Medical Center Parkway.
A purse snatching was reported on Monday in the parking lot of Walmart on Old Fort Parkway.
There has been another theft reported at Victoria's Secret in Murfreesboro at the Avenue location on Medical Center Parkway.
Murfreesboro Police are in the midst of an investigation into stolen rent checks. Not one check, but multiple checks from numerous apartment complexes.
One customer in the store at the time of the theft actually recognized both of the teens who are believed to be 16-years of age.
A Murfreesboro man has been arrested after allegedly selling stolen items on the "Offer Up" app. The phone application connects sellers to buyers online.
The converters contain precious metals such as platinum and palladium that can be resold for about $75 to $150 each.
A stolen vehicle was recovered after a theft at the Dollar General Store on Broad Street in Murfreesboro.
Police have a description of the car she got into that was waiting for her in the parking lot...
The victim was sitting outside of an apartment on Lascassas Pike Sunday night around 10:30 when he was approached by a man armed with a pistol.
A Murfreesboro woman on Anatole Court called police after someone stole her wedding ring and engagement ring.
A man who spotted someone messing with his car in a field near Hillwood Boulevard told police that he jumped a fence to get to it.
A total of 35 Motorola and iPhone cellphones were retrieved by Murfreesboro Police earlier this week that were believed to have been stolen.
Leaving a car unlocked is not a smart idea, but leaving a gun in the car while it is unlocked could be considered negligent or even reckless in some cases.
A clerk at the Mapco Gas Station on Memorial Boulevard has been accused of stealing from the stores cash register.
This time, a 20 foot trailer, a 100 gallon transfer fuel tank and 40 steel post were taken. The theft was reported by Cornerstone Construction on Pitchers Lane.
A large load of lumber was stolen in Murfreesboro from a home that was under construction. The theft was reported on Monday at 1910 Satinwood Drive off of Thompson Lane.
Two purses were stolen on Thursday in Murfreesboro at area parks. In both cases, the victims left their purse in their vehicles as they went for a walk.
The clerk told police she has seen both men in the store numerous times before as customers as opposed to shoplifters. However, the two have not been apprehended as of Tuesday afternoon.
Since 2013, over $20,000 in merchandise has been stolen from the Victoria's Secret Store in The Avenue...
The victim told police the rings, one of which was an antique wedding band, were in a plastic storage crate that was in her closet.
Thousands of dollars in undergarments and clothing have been stolen from the Victoria's Secret store in the Avenue located in Murfreesboro in recent years. Police reports show that thefts since 2014 add up to more than $20,000.
Murfreesboro Police Detective Sgt. Katrina Henderson told WGNS that thieves continue to break into cars throughout the city. Henderson said thieves are patrolling parking lots...
According to a recent theft report, two females went to the Lascassas Kroger Store and loaded 40-pallets of plastic Coke crates into a U-Haul truck and then drove away.
A Target customer in Murfreesboro is accused of shoplifting over $1,400 worth of DVD's and a Dyson fan valued at $449.
Reports indicate a woman entered the JC Penny Store on Old Fort Parkway and stole a Red Shark Vacuum Cleaner...
The vehicle was at the Thompson Lane Greenway Trailhead when the theft occurred as the female was out walking.
The victim had a "Find my device" app installed on the Mac and was able to locate his computer at an apartment complex on Old Castle Drive...
The subject filled out a portion of the information, including his name and age, then swiped a carton of Newport Cigarettes and ran.
$700 in sunglasses were stolen from the Sunglass Hut in Murfreesboro on Medial Center Parkway.
Reports indicate there was broken glass found where the 2016 SUV was parked.
The surveillance camera photos were released by the Murfreesboro Police Department and can be viewed on WGNSradio.com.
A 1993 Landcruiser was stolen from a home on O'brien Drive in Murfreesboro in recent days.
Charges are pending against a 34-year old Murfreesboro man at Best Buy.
A $145,000 theft of cash has been reported in Murfreesboro. The incident happened in a neighborhood in the Cason Lane area.
Over $18,000 in tools and cable were rummaged through and some stolen from AT&T property on Cannon Avenue in Murfreesboro.
Police went directly to his home on Apache Moon Trail to make the arrest because in both thefts, the person in line behind him wrote down his license plate number.
The victim found out the 1999 Ford F-150 was stolen when he went to purchase tags for the vehicle at the Rutherford County Clerk's Office in Murfreesboro.
The Buckle clothing store located in the Avenue on Medical Center Parkway was the latest store to be hit by grab and go shoplifters in Murfreesboro.
Over $500 in merchandise was stolen from the Walmart store on Old Fort Parkway. Murfreesboro Police got the theft call on Monday night.
The pricey two wheeled device is an electric powered board that is one of the listed "Hot Gifts of 2015."
Over $24,000 in jewelry was stolen from a Murfreesboro home on Standing Bear Way.
A white male that was driving an older model vehicle that was green in color stole the entire cash register from the restaurant.
Reports are still coming into the Murfreesboro Police Department in regards to Nashville Motor Cars, a car dealer that folded this past June.
A man drove to the pick-up window and reached inside grabbing the tip jar. The subject then drove away.
Evidently, a 65-year old woman went to use the restroom at a medical office on Medical Center Parkway and while in the restroom she removed two of her rings valued at about $7,000.
Two Murfreesboro women are facing three "Theft Over $500" charges after allegedly stealing over $600 in electronics from the Target Store on Old Fort Parkway. The theft was reported on Wednesday.
On Tuesday, an employee at the jewelry store called the police and said that a man entered the store and told the worker he had $3,000 to spend.
This time, two black males dressed as women entered the store grabbing 10-pairs of "Skinny Sweats," which are slim fitting sweatpants.
The victim had only a pocket Bible and his cellphone with him, but told responding officers that he handed both over in hopes the attack would end.
The story of who was driving the stolen SUV did not prove true when the Murfreesboro Police officer noticed a set of Ford keys sitting on the coffee table in the room.
Reports indicate someone stole five pairs of Ray-Ban sunglasses, two pairs of Gucci sunglasses valued at $840 and several others items as well.
Another theft has been reported at Victoria's Secret in Murfreesboro. The theft occurred at The Avenue store on Medical Center Parkway.
A woman in Murfreesboro had to be taken to St. Thomas Medical Center after being hit over the back of the head and robbed.
The police report stated, "Mr. Hazelip, while being detained, admitted to having the stolen purse in his truck behind the driver seat."
This time, three females and one male in their early twenties entered the store and loaded shopping bags with undergarments and gym clothes and then ran.
A man who appeared to be in his forties helped himself to two leaf blowers and two chainsaws.
A woman who had just finished eating at Applebee's on South Rutherford Boulevard told police she was feeding a stray cat her leftover food when someone grabbed her purse.
Murfreesboro Police were able to watch the theft unfold on video when they responded to Best Buy on Medical Center Parkway.
The victim who put his Xbox on CraigsList to sell set a time to meet a potential buyer at an apartment complex on Wenlon Drive. A knock on the door revealed the apartment was empty.
A laptop computer and a sound bar for a TV was stolen from Walmart. One might ask, "How do you hide such items?" The answer is quite simple... you don't.
Reports show that security footage showed two females of Indian descent stealing over $4,500 worth of razors from the personal grooming section...
Morphine, 33 knives, a handgun, multiple boxes of ammunition and more was stolen from a home on North Spring Street Tuesday.
The car was parked outside of the Nissan dealership in Murfreesboro on Memorial Boulevard.
Nike Air Jordan's were the only item that appeared to be targeted in a Murfreesboro apartment theft.
A Ford F-150 was stolen from a home on Tortuga Court in Murfreesboro Tuesday.
A Murfreesboro woman has been accused of stealing $9,000 from a local man who owns a store in the area.
An unknown subject stole a computer that was in the van of a locksmith while the locksmith was working with a customer, directly next to his van.
The Amazon.com warehouse in Murfreesboro has reported a sizable theft at their Joe B. Jackson Parkway location.
The most recent report is one of around 40-filed in the City of Murfreesboro. Because the reports are still being turned in...
Since 2012, over $20,000 in merchandise has been shoplifted from the two Victoria's Secret Stores in Murfreesboro.
A 2015 Ford Mustang stolen from the local Ford dealer in Murfreesboro was recovered in Jackson, Tennessee.
During the investigation, the crowd gathering around the police officers on Castle Street was growing dangerously large. That was one of the many reasons...
Bottles of cologne were stuffed down pants in and the purse of two subjects at the ULTA store in the Avenue shopping center in Murfreesboro. The theft was reported on Monday.
Police went to Motel 6 on Chaffin Place in response to a noise complaint. Once on the scene, they met with Belve Joseph Norman in room 207.
The owner of a small beauty salon in Murfreesboro called the police after a now ex-employee allegedly refunded around 20 clients.
Apparently, the culprit broke into the back door of the business. The unknown thief stole two TV's, an IPad and about $105,000 worth of cigarettes and cigars.
Amazon reported a sizable theft in recent days. An employee at the Murfreesboro site on Joe B. Jackson Parkway allegedly stole several thousand dollars' worth of electronics...
Murfreesboro Police need your help in identifying a man accused of stealing a cooler. This is not just any cooler though, it was a $350 Yeti brand cooler that was thieved from Quality Furniture on Old Fort Parkway.
When police arrived on the scene, they quickly ran the serial number on the .45 caliber handgun. It was discovered to have been stolen in a burglary that was reported late last year.
Three large flat screen televisions and a Play Station were stolen from a home on Amsterdam Court in Murfreesboro.
A motorcycle was stolen from an address on Hazelwood Drive in Murfreesboro. The bike was a 2014 Yamaha R 6...
A 30-year old man pushing a shopping cart down the road loaded with three saws was questioned by police. Evidently, the situation just didn't look on the up and up.
Two men are accused of distracting a clerk at Rue 21 in the Stones River Mall and fleeing the retail outlet with $150.
Despite the said advances, she reportedly said that she was able to block the two men from touching her chest or between her legs...
Another oven has been stolen in the mighty 'Boro. The theft was reported on Allen Avenue off of West Clark Boulevard near Mitchell Neilson Elementary School.
According to a police report that WGNS obtained, the subject bought the high dollar audio headphones at Walmart and calmly returned the boxes, but replaced the real headphones with fake ones.
More appliances have been stolen in Murfreesboro from a construction site. This time, unknown persons took a dishwasher from a home on Pineweed Place.
Reports from San Antonio, Texas indicate someone in Murfreesboro used a fraudulent credit card to order a $2,100 Canon camera lens and a $499 Go Pro Hero 4.
An employee in the store told police that Allen is a suspect in two earlier cologne thefts as well. Additional charges could be filed.
When officers arrived at the Center Pointe Drive home, they were given permission to search the property by lease holder Scott D. Miller, age 44.
Murfreesboro Police went to the scene of a "burglary in progress" call at 540 New Salem Highway, near the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday morning.
A local business has reported a theft of money that was supposed to be deposited.
Shoes worth as much as an inexpensive used car were stolen in an aggravated burglary reported in Murfreesboro on Christmas Eve.
HVAC units are a hot item for thieves due to the copper inside.
Evidently, the equipment was rented from a man claiming to be a DJ...
The 40-year old shoplifter was a female, according to a Loss Prevention Worker at the store on Old Fort Parkway.
Since 2012, this is about the 12th major theft at Victoria's Secret store located in Murfreesboro.
A homeless Murfreesboro woman was arrested after she was accused of stealing a truck.
This marks bike number 15 that has been reported as stolen in the past 19-months in the Murfreesboro City Limits.
Talk about an odd theft... an Isuzu box truck was stolen from the parking lot of Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro.
Car and truck batteries are proving to be a hot commodity lately. On Monday, eight batteries were stolen out of a semi-truck parked at a large pallet and crate company on Middle Tennessee Blvd.
The victim told officers the last time he drove it was on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Once inside, the 34-year old allegedly grabbed car batteries and other accessories and left.
It took two subjects less than 15-minutes to steal 24 designer purses from TJ Maxx on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro. A loss prevention worker reported the theft on Wednesday.
No way... Over 3,000 pounds of USED batteries were stolen from MID-Tenn Metal Exchange in Murfreesboro.
A police report dated October 13, 2014 shows that 21-year old Taylor Truss admitted to the theft.
A home in Murfreesboro was broken on Bradyville Pike and police are now looking into the burglary.
Police found a man by the name of Jimmy Moody nearby and brought him in for questioning. Moody was later released.
A 2007 Volkswagen Jetta was stolen from the driveway of a home in Murfreesboro. The case could be tied to a home burglary.
A trio of shoplifters hit a Murfreesboro Target Store and the same three are suspected of hitting stores in not only Tennessee, but also Ohio and several other states.
A special investigation by the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury has revealed a former bookkeeper at Rutherford County's Holloway Night School allegedly stole at least $15,875.
A woman from Houston, Texas made the trek to Murfreesboro to report a theft. As one might imagine, the theft was pretty large.
How could 248 gallons of anything go missing without anyone noticing it?
The victim was approached by the men while she was sitting on her front porch in a Murfreesboro neighborhood...
A construction company based in Ohio called the Murfreesboro Police Department when someone stole their 10-foot long metal bender.
More news on theft problems at Victoria's Secret located in the Avenue Shopping Center in Murfreesboro...
Talk about a heavy load to steal, a small bulldozer (front loader) was stolen from a construction site on Avelino Circle in Murfreesboro.
Being accused of stealing $8,000 is a felony in Tennessee and a Murfreesboro man has been arrested for allegedly doing just that.
Folks will steal just about anything these days...
In a theft that will not be cheap to replace, unknown persons decided to cut the convertible top of a 2008 BMW 3-series to get to someone’s personal property.
Even more roofing shingles have been stolen from Murfreesboro construction sites.
People will steal just about anything these days. Even things that weights about 300 pounds or more.
A man in his late 40’s or early 50’s stole $500 in quarters from Mapco Express on South Church Street near Middle Tennessee Boulevard in Murfreesboro. The theft occurred around 7, Tuesday morning.
The family of a deceased Murfreesboro woman is upset that a former caregiver has rung up over $6,000 in forged checks and credit card bills.
Here is an odd, but tricky theft. A man entered the Platinum and Gold Store on North Thompson Lane to sell some jewelry.
A man who allegedly stole about $900 worth of merchandise from the Home Depot store in Murfreesboro reportedly came back to the store to return the items several days later.
A Husqvarna chainsaw, Black and Decker Skill Saw, a $4,000 pipe cutting laser and a $5,000 Spectra Physics Slope Laser was stolen from a construction site.
Several homes were recently burglarized over the past 4-days in Murfreesboro. At one home, unknown subjects got away with about $10,000 worth of personal belongings.
The man evidently went to the car audio department and grabbed a 12-inch sub-woofer.
A sizable theft was reported at the Target store on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro. A man and a woman entered the store and selected multiple prepaid cards.
One of the sentimental rings that was stolen was a wedding ring, valued at over $6,500.
Police were called to investigate. The jewelry store helped to seal the case by giving police transaction information for the purchase.
The 12th motorcycle in the past 18-months was recently stolen from an address on Saddlebrook Drive in Murfreesboro.
More and more motorcycles are on the road this time of year, which means more motorcycle thefts are possible.
On Sunday, the resident of an apartment on North Rutherford Boulevard called police after realizing his motorcycle had been stolen.
Over $10,000 in tools were stolen from a home on Chasteen Court in Murfreesboro. Do you know who took them?
Someone was evidently in need of some new frames for glasses. Over $3,500 worth of frames were stolen from LensCrafters at the Stones River Mall.
A homeless Murfreesboro man originally from Ohio has been arrested for allegedly stealing a truck.
Here’s a strange theft that WGNS has never reported in our 66-years of broadcasting…
We have an update on the theft of a Nissan 240 SX that we told you about last week. The car in question was stolen when the victim pulled into Automotive Service and Repair on West College Street.
After being booked at the local jail, the man fully admitted to police that he had stolen laptop computers from Walmart and later sold them because he had lost his job.
This marks the fourth theft in recent months. This time, a General Contractor called the police to report that $12-Grand worth...
A man who plead guilty to theft of property in Rutherford County and was ordered to pay back $60,000 as restitution has asked the courts to lower the amount of money he was ordered to pay each month.
More underwear has been stolen from the Victoria’s Secret store in the Avenue. A manager at the store called police when unknown persons stole $1,000 worth of panties and $1,200 worth of bras.
Close to $3,000 worth of shingles were stolen from a construction site on Janell Trail in Murfreesboro.
Returning the wrong item to the store is nothing new, but this may be a new twist on scheme. A Murfreesboro man evidently returned a TV to Electronic Express...
A man was knocked off of his bicycle as he was riding in the area of Northfield Boulevard and Chariot Drive. The victim told police that a man physically knocked him off of his bike and stole his Samsung Tablet...
The woman was charged with theft and was taken to the local jail. Her 2-month old was turned over to the custody of...
Another Murfreesboro business was broken into. This time, the Food Mart across from Bell Jewelers was hit by an unknown culprit who may have been caught on tape, according to a recently filed report.
A 2012 Kia Soul was stolen from a home on North Spring Street this past Friday and later recovered from 325 February Street in Murfreesboro.
A 26-year old man who lives in the area of St. Andrews Drive was arrested on “Theft Over $10,000” charges this past week.
No arrests have been made in a theft that unfolded at a local hotel. The theft was reported on Monday morning.
It was apparently an inside job that led to a company investigation into one JC Penny employee earlier this month.
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