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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.

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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 23, 2021

MPD sets up mobile surveillance trailers ahead of busy holiday shopping season

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – (November 23, 2021) Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) has set up four mobile surveillance cameras at local retail establishments ahead of Black Friday shopping. The surveillance trailers will not only deter crime but wil...

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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: October 1, 2021

Long-time Murfreesboro Police Lieutenant retires after more than three decades

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (October 1, 2021) - Police Lieutenant Tom Sissom has retired from the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) after 34 years of dedicated service.

 

Sissom began his career with MPD in October 1987.  He served as a police ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Police searching for man who assaults elderly Sam’s Club worker while attempting to steal computers

Sam's Club Computer Thief Photo

UPDATE: Your tips paid off.  The man who assaulted an elderly Sam's Club employee has been identified.  Property Crimes detectives are preparing to take out warrants for theft and strong armed robbery.  Thanks everyone for shari...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Three people injured in crash after a possible road rage incident

Road Rage Crash

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (September 24, 2021) – Murfreesboro Police Department officers are investigating a possible road rage incident involving a motorcycle rider and the driver of an SUV on Friday, Sept. 24. The SUV flipped after it crashed into a...

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Posted on: September 15, 2021

Wanted Texas fugitive arrested in Murfreesboro

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (September 15, 2021) – A Texas man wanted on a fugitive from justice warrant, for removing an ankle monitor and jumping bail, is arrested in Murfreesboro after briefly refusing to come out of a home on Sept. 14.

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Police in search of damaged black Mercedes involved in a hit-and-run crash that caused power outage

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (September 3, 2021) – Murfreesboro Police Department officers are searching for the driver of a black Mercedes that was involved in a hit-and-run crash. The crash caused a power outage to thousands of residents and businesses...

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Posted on: August 28, 2021

More than $350K in vehicles stolen or damaged at Murfreesboro dealership

SELF INFLICTED SHOOTING (1)

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – More than $350,000 in vehicles were stolen or damaged after someone cut the wires to the alarm system and forced their way into Beamon Dodge Dealership stealing five cars from the showroom floor on Friday, Aug. 27....

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Police urging motorcyclists to ride safely after fatal crash; speeding may have played a factor

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team (FACT) investigators urge motorcyclists to ride with care after a fatal crash on Monday, Aug. 23. Excessive speed may have contributed to the wreck.

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

Man sought after robbing Murfreesboro bank at gunpoint

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department detectives are looking for the man who robbed a bank at gunpoint on Thursday, Aug. 12.

Police responded to the Fifth Third Bank, 2927 S. Rutherford Blvd. for a hold-up alarm around 10:46 a.m.

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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 9, 2021

Location app helps save two teens lost in park

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Murfreesboro, Tenn. – The what3words location app helped to find two teenage girls lost in Barfield Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. The girls spent an hour after nightfall trying to get back to their vehicle using Google maps but were unable....

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Posted on: August 5, 2021

Active warrants for suspect in 2019 Halls Hill Pike homicide

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Criminal Investigations detectives have obtained warrants, including one for second-degree murder for a suspect in the 2019 homicide of 21-year-old Marquis Turner of Illinois.&a...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

Second woman arrested for stealing thousands of dollars of merchandise from local businesses

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A second woman has been arrested accused of stuffing bags full of thousands of dollars’ worth of stolen items at JCPenney at Stones River Town Centre but dropped the keys to the getaway vehicle and couldn’t leave on Saturda...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Murfreesboro police announces new interactive webpage

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The Murfreesboro Police Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new and enhanced webpage.  The webpage features a modern design, easy to use navigation, and offers tools to make it easi...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

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