Bowling Green Police responded to a burglar alarm at Northgate Liquors on Louisville Road at 5:15 a.m. Friday morning.
They found 18-year-old Tony Ray Barnett by the building, with a hammer, black toboggan, and a pair of black gloves on the ground nearby. Doorknobs had been broken off three doors of the business.
Police say Barnett confessed to trying to break in and steal money from the liquor store. Barnett is jailed on a $10,000 cash bond.