Burglary Suspect Found Passed Out Inside Store

Posted at 7:03 AM, Jan 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-12 13:57:45-05

A suspect was found passed out inside a store in Madison after police responded to a burglary call.

Officials with Metro Nashville Police said they were called to a Metro PCS store on Old Hickory Boulevard around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

When officers arrived on the scene, they found the suspect - identified as Michael Torres - inside the store. Police said he appeared to be intoxicated.

He allegedly had a bag of cell phones in his hand.

The glass in the front door was broken. Torres was found with cuts to his hands.

Torres was placed on a stretcher and could be heard yelling obscenities as he was loaded into an ambulance. He was taken to an area hospital with a police escort.

Police said Torres also had several outstanding warrants.  

Investigators said they’re waiting to obtain surveillance footage from inside the business.