Keys stolen from jaoin

NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -- Due to a set of keys allegedly being taken by activist Alex Friedmann, the Davidson County Sheriff will be replacing all of the locks in the new downtown detention center.

Police seek assistance identifying man entering new jail as part of security breach

The sheriff's department announced Friday that approximately 1,800 locks are being replaced, which requires the delay of opening activities for more than a month.

Longtime criminal justice advocate Alex Friedmann allegedly entered the detention center while under construction on at least four different occasions. Friedmann is accused of taking schematics of the building and making written notes on the interior details of the building.

He's accused also of taking a set of keys, and later replacing that key ring that had been taken, but it was missing two keys.

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This security concern has prompted the decision to replace all locks in the facility, before the planned February 20th open house, which was pushed back to April 7th. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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