Convicted Burglar Accused Of Breaking Into 2 Businesses

Convicted Burglar Accused Of Breaking Into 2 Businesses

CREATED Jun 9, 2014

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A convicted burglar has been accused of breaking into an automotive store and a convenience store in Nashville.

Officials with the Metro Nashville Police Department said 58-year-old Terry Clay Tarrents was arrested after he allegedly broke into Alva’s Automotive & Tire, located on Thompson Lane, and a Shell convenience store on Nolensville Pike.

The suspect was pulled over by officers around 6:30 a.m. Monday. During a consented search of the truck, police said burglary tools and a wallet taken during the break-in at Alva’s Automotive were found inside the vehicle.

Tarrents has been charged with two counts of burglary, possession of burglary tools and unlawful use of drug paraphernalia. He was booked in lieu of $34,000.

Police said he has convictions for six previous business burglaries, auto burglary, theft and cocaine possession.