Investigation underway after 6 post offices broken into in Middle Tennessee

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Postal inspectors and law enforcement agencies are investigating reports of vandalism and break-ins at six post offices in the midstate.

A United States Postal Service postal inspector tells News 2 that the post offices affected by the break-in include:

  • Melrose Station – 798 Berry Road, Nashville
  • LaVergne Main Post Office – 5309 Murfreesboro Road, LaVergne
  • Jere Baxter Station – 1011 Gillock Street, Nashville
  • Madison Main Post Office – 323 East Old Hickory Blvd., Madison
  • Hermitage Main Post Office – 3908 Hecht in Lebanon, Hermitage
  • Mt. Main Julia Post Office – 2491 North Mt. Juliet Road, Mt. Julia

Investigators are working to see if anything has been taken from each of the broken post offices. Investigators say the break-ins occurred outside of normal business hours between Sunday, November 1, around 5:30 p.m. and Monday, November 2, 6:00 a.m.

If you believe your postal ballot may be affected by the incident, you will be asked to contact your local polling office to confirm receipt and identify options for tracking your ballot.

If you believe your email has been affected by the recent break-ins, you will be asked to file a report directly with the U.S. Postal Inspection Service by calling 1 (877) 876-2455 and saying “Theft” when prompted. You can also submit a report online at

The postal inspector News 2 spoke to reminds everyone that breaking and entering a post office is “a serious federal crime punishable by up to five years in prison and a fine of $ 250,000.”

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