Investigation underway after 7 post offices broken into in Middle Tennessee

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — Postal inspectors and law enforcement agencies are investigating reports of vandalism and burglary at seven post offices in Middle Tennessee.

A postal inspector with the United States Postal Service told News 2 the post offices affected by the burglary include:

  • Melrose Station – 798 Berry Road, Nashville
  • La Vergne Main Post Office – 5309 Murfreesboro Road, La Vergne
  • Jere Baxter Station – 1011 Gillock Street, Nashville
  • Madison Main Post Office – 323 East Old Hickory Blvd., Madison
  • Hermitage Main Post Office – 3908 Lebanon Pike, Hermitage
  • Mt. Juliet Main Post Office – 2491 North Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Juliet
  • Antioch Main Post Office, 5424 Bell Forge Ln E, Antioch

Investigators are working to determine if anything was taken from each of the burglarized post offices. The burglaries occurred after normal business hours between approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1, and 6 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 2.

  • La Vergne post office damage
  • La Vergne post office damage
  • La Vergne post office damage
  • La Vergne post office damage
  • La Vergne post office damage
  • La Vergne post office damage

If you believe your mail-in ballot may have been impacted by the incident, you’re asked to contact your local election office to confirm receipt and identify options for tracking your ballot.

If you believe your mail was impacted by the recent burglaries, you’re asked to file a report directly with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service by calling 1 (877) 876-2455 and say “Theft” when prompted. You can also file a report online at www.uspis.gov/report.

The postal inspector News 2 spoke with wants to remind everyone that burglary of a post office is “a serious federal felony, punishable by up to five years in prison AND a $250,000 fine.”

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