Updated: Two Auto Burglary Suspects Identified and Arrested

car burglary suspects identified

Update: Two arrests now in auto burglaries with more expected. Nicholas Owens just arrested with charges, court date & bond information not yet available.

Franklin Police have identified two suspects in a rash of auto burglaries plaguing three subdivisions. An investigation that continues today has revealed that Clayton Wallos and Nicholas Owens were involved in as many as eight auto burglaries and a home burglary in the Fieldstone Farms, Westhaven, and Chestnut Bend subdivisions in June and July.

Wallos, arrested Wednesday and charged with Burglary to a Motor Vehicle, is free on the $1,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court 07/27/2017. Additional charges are expected to be filed against Wollos.

Nicholas Owens wanted by Franklin PoliceA Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 is available for information leading to the capture of a second suspect, 18-year-old Nicholas Owens of Franklin.

Detectives have recovered several items stolen during the recent burglaries. Three guns that were stolen from unlocked cars, however, remain unaccounted for. Franklin Police urge gun owners not to leave their weapons in their vehicles overnight – especially unlocked vehicles.

Detectives are in the process of identifying additional suspects and expect to make several more arrests.

Cash in with Crime Stoppers: Up to $1k reward for information (615) 794-4000