According to authorities, the suspect stole chainsaws and tool-kits from Walmart on Old Fort Parkway. The man went as far as placing them in a shopping cart and then pushed the cart next to the doors to set up a quick exit.
A man was caught ripping open a cardboard display box that contained a BB gun inside a local sports store. Instead of putting the gun back into the box, the man stuffed the BB gun into his pants
Murfreesboro Police report that one shoplifting suspect was caught on camera outside of the local shopping mall. Detectives are now attempting to learn the identity of the woman with the assistance of the community.
From the WGNS Shoplifting Files this week, we head to Walmart on South Rutherford Boulevard.
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.
Someone maybe receiving a lot of Victoria's Secret clothes this holiday season... another theft has been reported at one of the two Murfreesboro stores.
Another theft at Victoria's Secret will cost the retailer $2,096.20, according to a recent police report. The theft was reported on Monday afternoon around 3 (10/22/18) at the store located in the Avenue shopping center.
$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.
The theft was caught on surveillance camera, but the women still managed to get away with over $4,400 in clothing.
This time around, two females entered the store on September 21,2018 and started taking items... A lost prevention worker spotted the duo and kept a watchful eye on the women.
A sizable theft was reported at TJ Maxx on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro. The shoplifting incident was reported on Tuesday (9/18/18) afternoon.
During a confrontation between the women and a Walmart employee, one of the two females stated, "We weren't even stealing when we came in."
A sizable theft occurred at the Sunglass Hut on Medical Center Parkway in Murfreesboro.
According to management, five females entered the Medical Center Parkway store and shoplifted over $6,700 in clothing.
The Wednesday (1/31/18) theft was valued at more than $4,000. No arrests were made.
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.
Smyrna Police are looking for a white male who left the Wal-Mart on Enon Springs Road with around 250-dollars worth of merchandise.
Smyrna Police are looking for a woman who took over 200-dollars worth of merchandise from Ulta Beauty in Smyrna.
A Murfreesboro Police car was damaged as two subjects fled Kohl's on Old Fort Parkway after allegedly shoplifting over 18-hundred dollars in merchandise.
Two women make shoplifting look as easy as taking candy from a baby. Or in this case, infant clothing.
Heroin, methamphetamine and stolen merchandise was Murfreesboro Police reportedly found on a man accused of stealing items from Walmart.
Reports show that 27 cartons of assorted smokes were taken.
A cupcake theft occurred in Murfreesboro early Monday (8/28/17) morning around one. The incident was reported at the Kroger store on Lascassas Pike.
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.
It looks as if another fan has been shoplifted in Murfreesboro. While the theft is a bit odd, the Dyson brand fans and Dyson brand vacuums are routinely stolen around the country and later sold on Ebay or Craigslist.
This time, they failed to get away with the clothing from the Victoria's Secret Store in Murfreesboro. But, they didn't get arrested...
A man and a woman between the ages of 50 and 60 were evidently seen by a Kroger store manager stealing groceries.
Once again a theft has been reported from the Victoria's Secret Store in the Avenue. The most recent crime took place on Monday (4/17/18) evening around 8:00.
An employee at the store told Murfreesboro Police this past Thursday (3/30/17) that a woman walked in and grabbed a handful of merchandise near the front door and fled the scene.
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.
The theft was reported at the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway Monday morning around 9:30.
Three full sized desktop computers were stolen from the Walmart on Old Fort Parkway in Murfreesboro.
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 store employee of Hibbett's Sporting Goods in Murfreesboro was assaulted during a large shoplifting incident.
A shoplifting theft at the Walmart on Joe B. Jackson Parkway at South Church Street added up to over $2,000.
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.
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 male and a female believed to be from Alexandria, Tennessee are accused of visiting a Murfreesboro Kroger store to shoplift.
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.
One woman was accused of shoplifting over $700 in merchandise and her reported accomplice allegedly stole over $900 in merchandise from Kohls on Old Fort Parkway.
Close to $1,000 in merchandise believed to be stolen from Target and over $600 worth of merchandise from the JC Penny Store was recovered by police and two loss prevention workers on Tuesday.
Allen told authorities that his day job is in security. The Detroit resident told police he works security at a high school.
Since 2013, over $20,000 in merchandise has been stolen from the Victoria's Secret stores in Murfreesboro.
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.
Police have a description of the car she got into that was waiting for her in the parking lot...
A Walnut Lane woman is charged with assault and shoplifting after an alleged incident at the Wal-Mart on Memorial.
DCS took custody of a child inside Walmart on South Rutherford Boulevard after a man and a woman were caught shoplifting.
While no arrests have been made in recent shoplifting incidents in Murfreesboro at Victoria's Secret, two arrests have been made in Nashville at a shopping mall.
The Murfreesboro man told police he was once a "Big time dealer," but stopped. Police told the subject that the text in his phone were from this week, he then told officers that he stopped dealing after those text.
Two women who allegedly stole items from the South Rutherford Wal-Mart are facing a long list of additional charges. This after Murfreesboro Police caught up with the vehicle, with suspects Angela Van Winkle and Tina Douglas inside, around 6:30 Monday night.
Alleged shoplifting leads to the arrest of a 24-year old Minerva Drive woman on three active warrants. Elischa Dennison is reportedly tried to take over 680-dollars worth of items from the Wal-Mart on South Rutherford Boulevard Sunday, just before 3pm.
Beer was the target of the shoplifting incident that was reported at the Mapco Express at 2430 South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
Since 2013, over $20,000 in merchandise has been stolen from the Victoria's Secret Store in The Avenue...
The Murfreesboro suspect was charged with indecent exposure for allegedly urinating inside a Walmart office
Forever 21 in Murfreesboro was the recent victim to a shoplifting incident that added up to over $300 in clothing and merchandise.
A customer in the store told police that he witnessed two females take the merchandise out of the store without paying for it. They loaded the electronics into two waiting vehicles, both with temp tags.
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 police report shows that officers questioned Sullins and she admitted to selling Oxycodone for $10 per pull and Alprazolam for $3 a pill.
A police report shows that the women exited the store with additional bulges under their clothing and their purses stuffed with merchandise.
The duo allegedly entered Dicks Sporting Goods, Best Buy, Ulta Beauty and Off Broadway Shoes stealing everything from perfume to laptop computers.
Multiple handbags and wallets were taken during a shoplifting incident at Marshall's on Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro.
A cashier who was once employed at the store has been arrested. The incident was reported at a Murfreesboro Walmart store...
$700 in sunglasses were stolen from the Sunglass Hut in Murfreesboro on Medial Center Parkway.
A woman who allegedly shoplifted over $150 in merchandise from the Walmart store on Old Fort Parkway took off on foot prior to police arriving.
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.
A 22-year old Veterans Parkway resident has been picked up on shoplifting charges that were filed by both Target on Old Fort Parkway and Dick's Sporting Goods in the Avenue.
Shoplifting and running is not a fashionable form of exercise, but seems to be happening more and more at stores throughout Rutherford County.
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.
The plastic tote that was reportedly stolen from a Murfreesboro Walmart store was mainly filled with cold weather items, according to police.
A man who told police he had paid $16,000 in back child support by selling items stolen from area Walmart stores was arrested as he ran from the Shelbyville store.
Three air rifles, three remote control helicopters, an electric scooter and more were allegedly stolen by a Murfreesboro man who reportedly tried to push the merchandise out the front doors of Walmart on Rutherford Blvd.
Three people were arrested on various drug related charges after Murfreesboro Police responded to a shoplifting call at the Wal-Mart on Memorial.
Over 45-hundred dollars in merchandise was stolen from the Victoria's Secret store in the Avenue.
A shoplifter in Murfreesboro is accused of stealing two comforters valued at $330 and two quilts worth over $350 from the JC Penny's store.
When the worker asked if she could help him, he reportedly started cussing her in the children's clothing store located in Murfreesboro.
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.
Two Play Station 4 gaming systems were stolen from Best Buy on Medical Center Parkway in the Avenue.
A woman recently stole a small gold bar from Jim's Coin Service in Murfreesboro and later tried to resale the $3,500 precious metal at another coin shop.
The employee who reported the theft told police two men entered the store and grabbed six pairs of pants and then fled the scene.
A man who appeared to be in his forties helped himself to two leaf blowers and two chainsaws.
Off Broadway in the Avenue Shopping Center called Murfreesboro Police after four subjects entered the store together and ran out with about 8 boxes of new kicks...
Most recently, a woman entered the Belk store at the Avenue and took four pairs of Polo jeans into the dressing room.
A woman who is believed to live in Murfreesboro on Tellico Avenue allegedly loaded up $483 worth of groceries while at the South Church Street Kroger store...
Suspect Charlea Gunn allegedly went throughout the store taking clothing and placing it into a bag.
A homeless man by the name of Bryan Lane has been arrested and charged with theft after getting into what was described as a fight with a Walmart Loss Prevention worker.
A man who tried to steal a scooter from Walmart on Memorial Boulevard evidently pushed the loss prevention worker when confronted.
If you recently received a gift of perfume from your boyfriend, is he a tall, heavy set white male?
When a store employee at the Avenue location approached one of the three subjects to ask if they needed help, they left the store in various directions on foot. They reportedly left with over $3,600 in push up bras.
Reports show that security footage showed two females of Indian descent stealing over $4,500 worth of razors from the personal grooming section...
Reports indicate an older black male driving a navy in color 1994 Chevrolet Silverado truck entered the store and helped himself to over $100 in beer and 7 packages of fresh cut steaks...
Murfreesboro Police were called to the Hobby Lobby on Old Fort Parkway in reference to a theft on Monday.
Desktop computers are pricey, but that is no excuse to steal one.
Since 2012, over $20,000 in merchandise has been shoplifted from the two Victoria's Secret Stores in Murfreesboro.
Three women recently entered the South Rutherford Boulevard Walmart store and allegedly stole over $2,000 in razors.
A loss prevention worker in the store caught the theft on video and says Johnson hid items under her clothing.
A Murfreesboro man has been arrested after allegedly trying to return a box of diapers that were previously purchased.
The Department of Children Services were called after a woman was caught allegedly shoplifting inside the JC Penny Store.
One might ask, "How do you steal a 31 pound - 46 inch TV and actually get away with it?" Fair question.
A bad case of heartburn could be behind a recent shoplifting case in Murfreesboro.
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.
Instead of paying for the clothing they made their way out the front door without paying a penny for the items that added up to $300 or more dollars.
A 28-year old Nashville woman was arrested for allegedly shoplifting a shirt from the South Rutherford Wal-Mart. After Murfreesboro Police ran a background check on Stephanie Nicole Lindsey...
A mother and her two sons, one of which is a juvenile, were accused of shoplifting together inside the South Rutherford Boulevard Walmart store.
After the shopping carts were full, the culprit made a quick exit out of the store without paying for anything. Once in the parking lot, the woman loaded the merchandise into her car.
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.
According to the incident report, the two black females entered the store and filled up three shopping baskets with shoes and then fled the store. Sgt. Kyle Evans with the police...
Earlier this week, a white male described as standing about 5'10" to 6'2" wearing a dark hooded jacket with white, but balding hair was caught on camera stealing about $330 worth of DVD's.
A man who is believed to have shoplifted at the Pilot Travel Center in South Church Street is arrested after returning to the business.
An employee in the store told police that Allen is a suspect in two earlier cologne thefts as well. Additional charges could be filed.
The 40-year old shoplifter was a female, according to a Loss Prevention Worker at the store on Old Fort Parkway.
The alleged theft was reported at the Old Fort Parkway store inside the local mall.
$660 worth of clothing was recovered by a loss prevention worker at the JC Penny store...
Someone has been helping themselves to pricey Bose headphones and more at HH Gregg in Murfreesboro.
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.
The loss prevention worker at the department store told Murfreesboro Police he recognized the suspect known as "Dennis" as someone who had stolen in the past...
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.
In your shoplifting story of the day, a man who is accused of stealing over $500 in merchandise from Walmart on Rutherford Boulevard was arrested after allegedly running from Murfreesboro Police.
The theft occurred several days ago and WGNS obtained the official police report that outlined the shoplifting case soon after the woman was released from the hospital...
We have another beer theft story for you, this one unfolded on Labor Day at Walmart on South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
A man entered the Walmart store on Old Fort Parkway and reportedly loaded his buggy with a case of beer, a blender, bacon, sausage, earring's...
As heard in past news stories, shoplifting in Murfreesboro and throughout America, drives prices up for corporate and local businesses.
More news on theft problems at Victoria's Secret located in the Avenue Shopping Center in Murfreesboro...
5-Cases of Bud Light weigh approximately 60-pounds… that is what one Christiana man got away with on Sunday afternoon.
When police arrived they observed the security video footage that showed Benjamin Tankard reportedly stealing $138 in groceries...
In our shoplifting story of the day, over $700 in merchandise was stolen from the Walmart store this past Sunday.
The workers grabbed the cart and the culprit lost his grip. During the struggle, the man actually lost his left shoe.
The subject grabbed 79 cans of baby formula adding up to over $1,200. The woman also snagged $75 worth of...
The cost of vacuum cleaners and men’s razor blades are going up. If you are trying to figure out how the two go together, they don’t.
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.
An incident report obtained by WGNS on Tuesday shows that the suspect stuffed the shorts down his pants.
In another shoplifting story… A loss prevention worker at Kohl’s Department Store on Old Fort Parkway notified police when he saw a female load up a shopping cart and then push it out of the store.
One Florida woman was charged with felony theft after being accused of stealing about $12,000 worth of merchandise from Dillard’s in Murfreesboro and Franklin and Macy’s in Franklin, a sheriff’s deputy reported.
The female, who lives in McKenzie, Tennessee, allegedly pushed two shopping carts loaded with goods out of the store. The 10-year old was helping the woman, according to the report.
MURFREESBORO - Murfreesboro Police are looking for a black female who made away over $500 in merchandise from Belk's in the Avenue.
The man evidently went to the car audio department and grabbed a 12-inch sub-woofer.
According to a Murfreesboro Police Report, close to $1,000 of makeup was taken form the store on Tuesday evening.
In our strange, but true shoplifting story of the day, a Walmart worker called Murfreesboro Police when a woman selected 20-large containers of Gain Detergent...
In our Rutherford County shoplifting story of the day, a worker at Sally’s Beauty Supply on Memorial Boulevard called the police after six men walked in and stole over $500 worth of hair extensions.
Over the next couple of weeks, WGNS will highlight new shoplifting cases on a daily basis as the problem does seem to be growing. In this story, a heavy set female wearing spandex...
An illegal shoplifting trip will cost one store over $700. The Aeropostle store in the Stones River Mall called the police department after mall security learned of a shoplifter.
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.
A Murfreesboro woman is accused of stealing nearly $3,000 worth of merchandise from the Walmart store on Old Fort Parkway.
Smyrna Police are asking for help in cracking a theft at local Target stores. Chief Kevin Arnold says on January 31st, two black females and a black male entered the Target store at 803 Industrial Blvd in Smyrna.
You don’t hear about speakers being stolen that often, but when you do – the theft is usually fairly pricey. Murfreesboro Police were called to Electronic Express off of Old Fort Parkway...
Past police reports confirm that the Victoria’s Secret Store in the Avenue and at the local shopping mall are the most heavily shoplifted stores in the City of Murfreesboro, financially speaking.
After loading the cart up and finishing her shopping expedition up, instead of rolling the cart through a checkout line, she allegedly rolled the cart out the front doors.
According to a Loss Prevention employee of Walmart, two women stole over $1,400 worth of merchandise and simply walked out of the store.
Sam’s Wholesale Club evidently caught on to the theft in question… it was just a matter of time before the culprit was caught, but we use that word cautiously because an actual arrest has yet to be made.
Three females and one male worked together to shoplift from Kohl’s Department Store earlier this week in Murfreesboro. Reports indicate two females filled a bag full of merchandise and then handed it off to the third shoplifting suspect and she calmly walked out of the store.
Shoplifters have been busy lately. But be warned...there are eyes watching. Ericka Stephens and Tabithia Stein were accused of trying to conceal various merchandise and leave the Wal-Mart on South Rutherford Sunday.
A mother and daughter shoplifting team were busted at the Kroger Store on Old Fort Parkway recently.
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