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Posted on: May 11, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Reward offered for arrest of serial ‘Rock Burglar’

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (May 11, 2022) – Rutherford County CrimeStoppers is offering up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial ‘Rock Burglar.’   The burglar broke into two more local businesses this week.  

On Tuesday, May 10, an individual smashed the front glass door of the Subway, 2933 Medical Center Pkwy.   The burglar jumped the counter and emptied the cash register.  He was in and out within 20-seconds.  

About 18-minutes later, the front glass door of the Homegrown Marketplace & The Soda Bar is shattered.   Surveillance video shows the same person entering the business, grabbing money from the cash register, and leaving within seconds.

The alarm sounded in both burglaries, but by the time the alarm company alerted the police, the burglar was gone.

The burglar is seen on video wearing dark clothing (hooded sweatshirt, sweatpants), gloves, gray gym shoes, and carrying a backpack. 

The unidentified burglar may be responsible for at least 36 business burglaries in Murfreesboro since Nov. 2021.  

The serial burglar may have committed similar burglaries in several Middle Tennessee cities, including Smyrna, Nashville, Mt. Juliet, and Shelbyville.

Anyone with information on the burglaries or who knows the burglar should contact Detective Robert Jamison at 629-201-5581 or email tips to

You can give anonymous tips by calling the Rutherford County Crime Stoppers hotline at 615-893-STOP (7867) or downloading the P3 Intel Mobile App.



Burglar video 1:  Homegrown Marketplace & Soda Bar

Homegrown Marketplace Soda Bar.mp4 

Burglar video 2: Catfiene Cat, 517 Cason Lane Suite D on Nov. 22, 2021 & Corelife Eatery on April 26, 2022 available for download: 
mp4 icon Rock Burglar Video.mp4


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