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Franklin Walgreen's burglar identified

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Austin Cornett

Austin Cornett is the suspect in a burglary at a local Walgreen’s.

The Franklin Police Department has identified a pharmacy burglar thanks to tips from citizens.

According to a news release issued Wednesday, FPD identified 27-year-old Austin Cornett as the suspect in a burglary at a local Walgreen’s.

Cornett can be seen in a May 18 security video hiding inside the Murfreesboro Road Walgreen’s store until after it closed. He then tunneled into the pharmacy through the drywall and stole a large quantity of opioid pain killers.

The FPD said Cornett may be hiding out in the Campbell County, Tennessee area. A cash reward is being offered to anyone who can help detectives track him down.

Call Crime Stoppers at (615) 794-4000 or click to submit an anonymous eTip.

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