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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Murfreesboro police help bust a multi-state car burglary and fraud ring

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (January 14, 2021) – Two men are arrested as part of a multi-state crime spree, accused of breaking into cars at fitness centers, stealing credit cards and checkbooks, and then using them to make fraudulent ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2022

Man robs Murfreesboro bank; fits description of man who robbed a different bank weeks earlier

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (January 7, 2022) – Murfreesboro Police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a bank on the city’s westside on Friday, Jan. 7. The bank robber may be the same man who robbed a different bank in the...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Snow, slick roads wreaking havoc in Murfreesboro, driver urged to stay home

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (January 6, 2021) – Heavy snowfall is covering the City of Murfreesboro, wreaking havoc on traffic, leaving drivers stranded, and police responding to multiple crashes.

Snow began falling by 7:30 a.m. Thursday, causin...

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Posted on: December 24, 2021

Woman dies after falling off a car; boyfriend charged

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UPDATE: 

Sad news to report. The victim, 19-year-old Savannah Latham has passed away. Charges could be upgraded for her boyfriend Andre Tate, 22. 

MURFREESBORO, Tenn.  - (December 24, 2021) A Murfreesboro man is in custod...

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Posted on: December 17, 2021

Murfreesboro Police Department announces several promotions

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 17, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Chief of Police Michael Bowen announces the promotion of three sworn personnel to the rank of lieutenant and sergeant.

Lieutenant Greg Walker begin his career...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Murfreesboro police investigating robbery at First Horizon Bank

FIRST HORIZON BANK ROBBERY

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 13, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are investigating an early after a strong-armed robbery at the First Horizon Bank.  The bank robber is still on the run. 

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

Murfreesboro Police promotes three to sergeant

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 10, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Chief of Police Michael Bowen announces the promotion of two detectives and an officer to the rank of Sergeant.

Sergeant Sean Garrison started his career with...

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Posted on: December 9, 2021

Three people indicted for the fentanyl overdose death of a Murfreesboro man and other drug charges

FENTANYL ARRESTS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 9, 2021) A Rutherford County Grand Jury has indicted two men and a woman for murder and other fentanyl related charges surrounding the April 2021 death of a Murfreesboro man. 

Walter “To...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Murfreesboro PD arrest bank robber minutes after the robbery

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 6, 2021) A detailed description from bank tellers and witnesses, helped Murfreesboro Police Department officers arrest a bank robber minutes after he robbed the Pinnacle Bank on Monday, Dec. 6.

Officers re...

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Posted on: December 6, 2021

Four residents escape injury after home riddled with bullets, police searching for shooter(s)

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 6, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives are searching for the person or persons who riddled a house with bullets, endangering four people, including a three and a 12-year-old on Monday, D...

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Posted on: December 3, 2021

MPD officer retiring after more than two decades

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 3, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Allen Cox is retiring after more than 27 years of dedicated service. 

Cox began his employment with MPD in May 1994.  He has served i...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Man found dead in parking garage identified, police still investigating

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 2, 2021) The man found dead in a parking garage Thursday morning in Murfreesboro has been identified as David Rowan. Rowan appears to have died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2021

Man arrested in shooting death of ex-girlfriend

Myron Jenkins

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (December 2, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives have arrested a Murfreesboro man for the shooting death of his former girlfriend on Wednesday, Dec. 1.

Myron Jenkins, 26,...

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Posted on: November 30, 2021

Man arrested after firing shots at dumpster, sending people scattering for safety

Adam Heinz

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - (November 30, 2021) The manager of a local tire store is arrested for firing his handgun at a dumpster behind the business, sending several people running and ducking for cover on Monday, Nov. 29.  

Adam Heinz, 39, i...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

Two businesses broken into after burglar smashes glass door; police searching for burglar

Catfiene Cat Burglary

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (November 23, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department investigators are searching for the individual who shattered a glass door and broke into two businesses, stealing several hundreds of dollars in cash on Monday, Nov. 22.

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Seasoned Murfreesboro police officer retires after more 20 years with the department

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (November 19, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Officer Stan Meeks has retired after more than 20 years of dedicated service to the residents of the City of Murfreesboro.

 

Meeks began his employment with MP...

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Posted on: November 8, 2021

18-year-old female shot at a weekend party; police looking for shooter

1540 Place Shooting

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (November 8, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are searching for the person who fired shots into a vehicle injuring a woman as she and her friends were trying to leave a party after a fight.  The shoo...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Veteran Murfreesboro police officer retires after more than three decades

Officer Lee Brandon Retirement

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (October 29, 2021) – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officer Lee Brandon has retired after 32-years of untiring devotion and dedicated service.

 

Brandon began his career with MPD in June 1989 as a patrol officer....

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

Murfreesboro cross-trains emergency dispatchers to handle medical related 911 calls for help

Ashley Langdon Communications Specialist II

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (October 27, 2021) – Murfreesboro Emergency Communications Center (ECC) has cross-trained and certified 9-1-1 operators in Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD). Dispatchers can now provide lifesaving and safety instructi...

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Posted on: October 21, 2021

Noon Exchange Club names Johnathan Pope ‘Officer of the Year’

Johnathan Pope Officer of the Year

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (October 21, 2021) – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Field Training Officer Johnathan Pope has been named, ‘Officer of the Year,’ by the Noon Exchange Club of Murfreesboro.

Exchange Club president Bria...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers unveils new crime-fighting app

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RUTHERFORD COUNTY, Tenn. (October 19, 2021) - Rutherford County Crime Stoppers and several area law enforcement agencies have joined the next generation of crime-fighting. Citizens can report crime tips and submit videos in real-time using an app for Crim...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Governor Lee authorizes $10,000 for information on unsolved Murfreesboro murder

WHO MURDERED TERRELL RAY

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Tennessee Governor Bill Lee has authorized a $10,000 reward for information leading to the conviction of the person or persons responsible for the killing of Terrell Ray, according to a letter from the governor.

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

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