Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Police are currently on-scene at the Mt. Juliet Little League Park, investigating multiple car break-ins. Currently, at least 7 different vehicles were broke into. Officers responded to the little league baseball & softball fields, located on Lebanon Road, around 7:00 p.m. on Monday, August, 10 after victims’ began to notice windows smashed on their cars.
Preliminary investigation reveals that the suspect(s) are looking into car windows, spotting something of value, breaking the window out, and taking the valuable item. Purses, wallets, bags, and briefcases have all been stolen by the thieves. At this time, there is no suspect description.
It is easy to become complacent; however, residents and visitors should always take action to help prevent becoming a car burglary victim. Police offer the following advice:
- Always lock your car doors, even for quick stops or at home.
- Never leave valuables of any kind inside your vehicle. Hiding valuables may help, but it typically doesn’t work. If you must leave valuables in your car, put them in the trunk.
- Park in well-lit areas
- Stay alert, and call in any suspicious activity to the Mt. Juliet Police non-emergency number at (615) 754-2550.
If anyone knows the suspect(s) responsible for this crime or witnessed suspicious activity at the ball fields, they are encouraged to call the Mt. Juliet Police Department at (615) 754-2550. Information can also be given anonymously by calling (615) 754-TIPS (8477) or via the Mt. Juliet Police Department website at http://www.mjpd.org/ .