Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Detectives are working to identify a suspect who broke into a gas station and busted through a coin machine to steal quarters. Officers were summoned to Marathon Gas, located at 15333 Lebanon Road, after an audible burglary alarm activated around 11:20 p.m. on Friday, November 18. 2016. Officers quickly arrived on the scene to find the front door’s glass busted out and a coin game machine was turned over.
Detectives responded to the scene to process and collect evidence. Video surveillance captured the suspect in the act. Once in the store, the suspect used force to gain entry into the game machine to access the quarters. The suspect appears to be a younger white male who wears glasses. At the time of the burglary, he was wearing a black shirt, gray hoodie, blue jeans, black shoes, and an ear-flap winter hat.
Anyone with any information regarding this crime is 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/ .