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Governor Signs Bill Repealing Marijuana Decriminalization Laws
Governor Signs Bill Repealing Marijuana Decriminalization Laws

Governor Bill Haslam has signed a bill which repeals marijuana decriminalization laws in Nashville and Memphis.

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Marijuana remains illegal and arrests continue in Rutherford County
Marijuana remains illegal and arrests continue in Rutherford County

The alleged drug dealer of marijuana evidently told the arresting officer, "That he is a good person that is simply trying to provide for his family."

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TN Medical Marijuana Bill Dead
TN Medical Marijuana Bill Dead

A Tennessee lawmaker says his bill that would legalize medical marijuana is dead for this year's legislative session.

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Man who reportedly was convicted in the past for a sizable amount of marijuana rearrested
Man who reportedly was convicted in the past for a sizable amount of marijuana rearrested

A Dayton, Tennessee man who was convicted of possessing between 10 and 70 pounds of marijuana in Rutherford County in 2014 has been rearrested.

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Marijuana Bill Stopped in Senate Committee
Marijuana Bill Stopped in Senate Committee

A bill seeking to reduce the penalty for possessing small amounts of marijuana in Tennessee has been extinguished in a state Senate committee.

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Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro "Knock and Talk" leads to drug arrest

Murfreesboro Police performed what is called a "Knock and Talk" at Student Quarters Apartments located on South Rutherford Blvd. this past week.

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Lawmakers to Vote on Cannabis Bill
Lawmakers to Vote on Cannabis Bill

A 2014 poll by MTSU showed a vast majority of Tennesseans agree that seriously ill patients should have access to medical cannabis. Lawmakers will be voting on this bill at the end of February.

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Marijuana grow operation dismantled in Murfreesboro
Marijuana grow operation dismantled in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police responded to 2563 Choctaw Trace in reference to an ongoing narcotics investigation where officers arrested a 56 year old retired man.

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Medical Marijuana in Tennessee?
Medical Marijuana in Tennessee?

Medical marijuana will again be a topic of discussion in the Tennessee state legislature as Rep. Jeremy Faison plans to introduce a bill during the next legislative session.

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High grade marijuana, guns and more seized by Rutherford County Deputies
High grade marijuana, guns and more seized by Rutherford County Deputies

About $134,400 worth of high grade marijuana and eight firearms were confiscated from a La Vergne resident after a search warrant was served last week at his home, a Rutherford County Sheriff's narcotics supervisor said Monday.

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Cocaine and more found in traffic stop involving 18 year old
Cocaine and more found in traffic stop involving 18 year old

Cocaine, marijuana and Percocet pills were found in a car during a traffic stop in Murfreesboro on Wednesday. The stop was made on Bell Street when police observed a non-working taillight.

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Drug charges filed in Murfreesboro after Knock and Talk
Drug charges filed in Murfreesboro after Knock and Talk

Murfreesboro Police conducted a "Knock and Talk" at an apartment on South Rutherford Blvd Monday night and ended up arresting two individuals on drug charges.

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AK-47, Ammo and Backpacks of Marijuana in Murfreesboro
AK-47, Ammo and Backpacks of Marijuana in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police confiscated an AK-47 that had two banana clips (magazines), a rifle scope and numerous rounds of ammo after a clerk at the Speedway gas station on South Church Street reported suspicious activity.

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Murfreesboro home purchase leads to 6 bricks of weed in the attic
Murfreesboro home purchase leads to 6 bricks of weed in the attic

The realtor, who was in the process of cleaning out the Parklawn Drive home, found 6 bricks of marijuana in the attic along with a large amount of loose marijuana.

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Guns & Drugs Found in Old Lascassas Pike Man's Home
Guns & Drugs Found in Old Lascassas Pike Man's Home

An 18-year old Old Lascassas Pike man is in jail after being arrested on drug charges and for having a gun while in possession of drugs.

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Alleged Shoplifting Leads to Arrest on Active Warrants
Alleged Shoplifting Leads to Arrest on Active Warrants

A 22-year old South Church Street man was arrested on shoplifting charges and also picked up on active warrants.

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Marijuana Sent to Partner Radio Station WMSR
Marijuana Sent to Partner Radio Station WMSR

On Monday, partner radio station WMSR received mail that turned out to be something that no one at the station asked for, marijuana.

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Man Swerves Car to Miss Children Arrested at Gas Station in Murfreesboro
Man Swerves Car to Miss Children Arrested at Gas Station in Murfreesboro

Police eventually caught up with 25 year old Emmanuel L. Ford who stopped at a gas station on Lascassas Pike where he was found to be hiding in the restroom.

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Marijuana Stopped in TN Legislative Committee
Marijuana Stopped in TN Legislative Committee

A bill that would have allowed Tennesseans to weigh in on whether to decriminalize possession of low-level amounts of marijuana has failed in the Legislature.
The Senate Judiciary Committee killed the proposal on Tuesday.

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Nearly Pound of Pot Seized in Arrest of La Vergne Man
Nearly Pound of Pot Seized in Arrest of La Vergne Man

A La Vergne man was arrested by Murfreesboro Police, which netted nearly a pound of marijuana. Murfreesboro Police Officer Christopher Hobbs reports Saturday night around 9:20, he arrived at The Grove on Journey Drive.

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Officer Smells Marijuana; Arrest Made
Officer Smells Marijuana; Arrest Made

A Murfreesboro Police officer on patrol in the Greenland Drive area smelled burnt marijuana. It wasn't long afterward that 39-year old Bruce Stratton, Jr., of Karly Court in Murfreesboro was arrested.

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LSD and Weed Found During Traffic Stop in Murfreesboro
LSD and Weed Found During Traffic Stop in Murfreesboro

40 Grams of marijuana, 11 strips of LSD Acid, two ecstasy pills, marijuana pipes and a digital scale were found in a truck after Murfreesboro Police pulled the driver over for speeding 42 miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.

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Tip Leads to Handgun & Marijuana Discovered at Riverdale High School
Tip Leads to Handgun & Marijuana Discovered at Riverdale High School

A tip lead the Rutherford County Sheriff's Department and Riverdale High School administration to discover a handgun and marijuana in a student's car.

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Unresponsive Motorist Call in Murfreesboro - One Arrested
Unresponsive Motorist Call in Murfreesboro - One Arrested

An unresponsive motorist was arrested this past Friday morning around 7:30 at the Broad Street / Florence Road intersection.

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Man allegedly jumps out window to elude Murfreesboro Police
Man allegedly jumps out window to elude Murfreesboro Police

In order to get away from Murfreesboro Police, 35 year old Orlando Chesterfield allegedly jumped out of the second story window of a hotel room.

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Murfreesboro woman gives police consent to search and then revokes consent
Murfreesboro woman gives police consent to search and then revokes consent

A Murfreesboro woman gave police consent to search her apartment and her phone, but when the police officer started to take photos of the phone messages, she revoked the consent.

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Medical Marijuana still being talked about by local lawmakers
Medical Marijuana still being talked about by local lawmakers

State Representative Bryan Terry, who represents a portion of Rutherford County, said that a bill by one lawmaker may be revisited that focuses on cannabis research...

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Marijuana arrest in Murfreesboro of man with four prior similar convictions
Marijuana arrest in Murfreesboro of man with four prior similar convictions

Regardless of how you feel about the legalization of marijuana in Tennessee, the drug remains illegal to buy, sell or posses in Tennessee.

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Man charged for the sell of marijuana after four large bags of weed found in apartment
Man charged for the sell of marijuana after four large bags of weed found in apartment

What were described by police as four large bags of marijuana were discovered in a Murfreesboro apartment.

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Felony marijuana possession charges filed on Rideout Lane in Murfreesboro
Felony marijuana possession charges filed on Rideout Lane in Murfreesboro

While Murfreesboro Police were conducting a "Knock and Talk" at Carrington Park Apartments officers found several vacuum sealed bags of marijuana and more in unit C-309.

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Group working to legalize marijuana in Tennessee
Group working to legalize marijuana in Tennessee

The activist group said 76 percent of Tennesseans support medical marijuana.

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23 Year old Pizza Delivery Driver to file plea in court over drugs
23 Year old Pizza Delivery Driver to file plea in court over drugs

A pizza delivery driver who may have been delivering more than just pizza will face the court to file a plea in a Rutherford County court room on December 14, 2015.

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Tennessee Cannabis Coalition and Tennessee NORML helping out the homeless
Tennessee Cannabis Coalition and Tennessee NORML helping out the homeless

Friday evening, two organizations at the front lines of criminal justice reform and cannabis are joining ranks to celebrate this month of holidays and to help out the homeless in Nashville.

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Driving a Stolen Car while in possesion of cocaine is a bad idea
Driving a Stolen Car while in possesion of cocaine is a bad idea

A man who was said to be driving a stolen Nissan Altima was arrested after being pulled over in Murfreesboro.

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Group wants to legalize marijuana in Tennessee
Group wants to legalize marijuana in Tennessee

As legal reform of cannabis laws continue to progress at a fever pitch nationally and in countries such as Canada, where the newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just last week ordered his Justice Minister to begin proceedings to fully legalize cannabis, reform in southern states has taken a much slower pace until now.

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Prescription marijuana leads to an arrest in Murfreesboro
Prescription marijuana leads to an arrest in Murfreesboro

Because marijuana is legal in Colorado, Oregon and California, a large amount of marijuana is transported to other states where marijuana is illegal, the sergeant said.

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Arrest made after Murfreesboro Police help a stranded motorist
Arrest made after Murfreesboro Police help a stranded motorist

Murfreesboro Police helped a stranded motorist push their vehicle off the roadway and later arrested the subject who, according to a police report, smelled like marijuana.

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Man allegedly in possession of a handgun near schools also charged with drug possesion
Man allegedly in possession of a handgun near schools also charged with drug possesion

The report shows that officers asked Lippert if he had any weapons and he freely admitted that he had a handgun in the waistband of his sweatpants.

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More Synthetic Weed off the streets in Murfreesboro
More Synthetic Weed off the streets in Murfreesboro

When police arrived at the Kenslo Avenue home of James Everett Moore who goes by the alias of "LOCO," according to a police report, they found a gallon size bag of synthetic weed.

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Woman accused of hiding multiple baggies of marijuana inside herself
Woman accused of hiding multiple baggies of marijuana inside herself

Once at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, she was met by female booking officers who stood by as she pulled multiple baggies of marijuana out of herself.

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Bags of marijuana hidden in the tire of a Cadillac in Murfreesboro
Bags of marijuana hidden in the tire of a Cadillac in Murfreesboro

When police arrived at the hotel they could smell marijuana coming from one of the rooms. A knock on the door of the room in question revealed...

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The Marijuana was allegedly inside her and in the trunk
The Marijuana was allegedly inside her and in the trunk

A 22-year old Murfreesboro woman was pulled over on Broad Street for having a broken headlight. Once stopped, police noted that she appeared nervous.

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Sophisticated large indoor marijuana grow operation that spanned three counties was discovered in Cannon County
Sophisticated large indoor marijuana grow operation that spanned three counties was discovered in Cannon County

In one room of one of the grow houses, officers observed piles of marijuana stalks roughly estimated to be 400 or 500 processed piled in the floor.

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Traffic Stop Nets Drug & Warrant Arrest
Traffic Stop Nets Drug & Warrant Arrest

A 45-year old Murfreesboro Street man was arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop. It was also revealed Walter Edwin Duncan, Jr. had an active warrant for his arrest.

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Crystal Meth and Marijuana Seized in Rutherford County
Crystal Meth and Marijuana Seized in Rutherford County

More than $12,000 worth of illegal crystal methamphetamine and marijuana were seized from suspects after being stopped for traffic offenses last week on Interstate 24, Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies said Monday.

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Known gang member arrested near Patterson Park Community Center
Known gang member arrested near Patterson Park Community Center

Initial contact was made with Ellis due to his GPS monitoring device running low on its battery, which was in need of servicing. However, it led authorities right to his parked car.

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Pain killers, weed and crack cocaine located in a Murfreesboro apartment
Pain killers, weed and crack cocaine located in a Murfreesboro apartment

An anonymous call to the Murfreesboro Police Department in reference to a domestic disturbance sent officers to 902 Greenland Drive.

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26 Marijuana Roaches found in car of Murfreesboro man
26 Marijuana Roaches found in car of Murfreesboro man

26 roaches were found in an ash tray of a Murfreesboro erratic driver recently who was issued a release citation in Cannon County for simple possession.

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Marijuana and Xanax found on Murfreesboro man - Male and Female arrested
Marijuana and Xanax found on Murfreesboro man - Male and Female arrested

"She felt bad that her shorts were not large enough to conceal the narcotics because they belonged to her and she handed them to Mr. Smith right before we arrived."

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Felony amount of weed found in home with children in Murfreesboro
Felony amount of weed found in home with children in Murfreesboro

A small bag of weed, a full mason jar of marijuana and a half filled jar were found in a home on February Street in Murfreesboro.

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Synthetic Marijuana a growing problem in Murfreesboro, TN
Synthetic Marijuana a growing problem in Murfreesboro, TN

Synthetic Marijuana a growing problem in Murfreesboro, TN and throughout the entire state. In this video a man in his early 20's talks about his addiction.

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Jackson man arrested in Murfreesboro for drugs
Jackson man arrested in Murfreesboro for drugs

Police pulled Myles Devonte Key over on St. Andrews Drive after clocking him at 42-miles per hour in a 30 mile per hour zone.

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Fleeing from Murfreesboro Police and marijuana in the buttocks
Fleeing from Murfreesboro Police and marijuana in the buttocks

When city officers took McSpadden to jail police noted, "Rutherford County Sheriff Deputies searched McSpadden which revealed a small bag of marijuana tucked in the area of his buttocks."

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Rutherford County Sheriff says blueberry and banana flavored marijuana seized from Bonnaroo goers
Rutherford County Sheriff says blueberry and banana flavored marijuana seized from Bonnaroo goers

More than $9,000 worth of illegal drugs such as LSD and cocaine were seized last week by Rutherford County Sheriff's deputies patrolling on Interstate 24 before the Bonnaroo festival in Manchester, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Apartment was not what it appeared to be, synthetic marijuana and real weed found
Apartment was not what it appeared to be, synthetic marijuana and real weed found

Ms. Connie Dennis allowed police to enter her apartment where officers were unable to locate a man. The report that WGNS obtained also showed there was no evidence of drug activity seen.

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Cell phone revealed evidence of drug sales in traffic stop
Cell phone revealed evidence of drug sales in traffic stop

Police got consent to search the phone of a recently pulled over subject in Murfreesboro and found texts and photos regarding the purchase and sale of large amounts of illegal drugs, according to a police report released on Thursday morning.

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Murfreesboro man re-arrested on felony drug charges
Murfreesboro man re-arrested on felony drug charges

To make matters worse for the 34-year old Murfreesboro resident, he was currently out on bond for "Felony Possession of a Schedule VI drug" and "Tampering with Evidence."

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Marijuana Honey or
Marijuana Honey or "Dabs" located in Lascassas Pike residence

A pizza delivery driver may have been delivering more than just hot pizza's. 23-year old Nathaniel Delpriore was arrested and charged with "Felony Possession of a Schedule I drug, Felony Possession of a Schedule VI drug" and "Possession of Drug Paraphernalia."

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Throwing up baggies of Mary Jane
Throwing up baggies of Mary Jane

Eating bags of marijuana is bad for your digestive system. That could be an understatement as you can't digest the plastic very well.

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More Synthetic Marijuana in Murfreesboro
More Synthetic Marijuana in Murfreesboro

Synthetic marijuana is growing in popularity in some areas of the state. Murfreesboro looks to be one of those areas, although arrests involving the drug have not increased greatly.

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Cash and a 5 gallon bucket containing marijuana found in a Murfreesboro apartment
Cash and a 5 gallon bucket containing marijuana found in a Murfreesboro apartment

Officers went to the Rutherford Blvd. address due to the possibility of drug activity taking place at that location.

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14-Pounds of marijuana in nearby DeKalb County, TN
14-Pounds of marijuana in nearby DeKalb County, TN

The 14-pounds worth of bags weighed anywhere from 10 ounces to just over a pound each. Written on each of the bags were different strains of marijuana. Purple Diesel, Blue Dream...

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Marijuana plants, a bong and more found in an apartment bedroom
Marijuana plants, a bong and more found in an apartment bedroom

More and more "Mary Jane" or marijuana is being located throughout Rutherford County. With it being illegal, arrests are also being made on a daily basis.

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Meth and Marijuana found on suspect
Meth and Marijuana found on suspect

Once in handcuffs, police carefully searched the man and found a bag containing meth and another that contained marijuana.

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You may soon be able to have marijuana in TN
You may soon be able to have marijuana in TN

Two Tennessee lawmakers have introduced companion bills that would legalize the possession and casual exchange of up to half an ounce of marijuana.

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Probable Cause search leads to felony drug arrest in Murfreesboro
Probable Cause search leads to felony drug arrest in Murfreesboro

For probable cause to exist, a police officer must have sufficient knowledge of facts to warrant a belief that a suspect is committing a crime.

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Drug Arrest made on I-24
Drug Arrest made on I-24

Three Kentucky men, Alphonso Mucker, Michael Tompkins and Christopher Graham were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 24 in Coffee County.

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Police found drugs, an SKS rifle, cash and more
Police found drugs, an SKS rifle, cash and more

Murfreesboro Police showed up at an address in recent days after receiving an anonymous tip about drugs.

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70-Year old SE Broad Street resident busted with 2-lbs of Marijuana
70-Year old SE Broad Street resident busted with 2-lbs of Marijuana

A 70-year old Murfreesboro man apparently got arrested with more marijuana than what would be considered for personal use.

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Bradyville Pike Man Arrested on Drug Charges
Bradyville Pike Man Arrested on Drug Charges

A Bradyville Pike man is in jail facing numerous drug charges, including introducing contraband in jail. Twenty-five year old Coryokis Scruggs was arrested last Friday after Murfreesboro Police executed a search warrant.

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Woman charged for 7th time with
Woman charged for 7th time with "Driving on a Revoked License."

For the 7th time, 49-year old Glenda Daniels has been charged with "Driving on a Revoked License."

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Murfreesboro Police make marijuana arrest
Murfreesboro Police make marijuana arrest

51 Grams of marijuana and $571 in cash were seized during a Murfreesboro traffic stop.

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While this is a Nashville story, it may have an impact on Rutherford County too
While this is a Nashville story, it may have an impact on Rutherford County too

A search of the 2012 Dodge Ram, which had 234,000 miles on the odometer, revealed 425 pounds of high-grade marijuana valued at $1.7 million, $354,944 in cash, 17 "burner" cell phones with various states...

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Subject arrested as police were looking for someone else in Murfreesboro
Subject arrested as police were looking for someone else in Murfreesboro

He was charged with six counts of Felony Possession of a schedule 2 drug, felony possession of a schedule 4 drug and simple possession of a schedule 6 drug.

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Two were injured in alleged marijuana deal in Rutherford County
Two were injured in alleged marijuana deal in Rutherford County

After a lengthy investigation, Humphress reported Cain and Gordon arranged a deal to purchase one-fourth pound of marijuana for $975 from Kennedy at a home on West Jefferson Pike.

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Suspect accused of possessing handgun with drugs
Suspect accused of possessing handgun with drugs

The driver of a car pulled over on North Rutherford Boulevard is accused of possessing a gun and weed at the same time which is a no-no in most cases.

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Man Wanted by Cannon County Captured by MPD
Man Wanted by Cannon County Captured by MPD

Murfreesboro Police have arrested a 27-year old Flat Rock Road man after receiving a "be on the lookout" for him. Travis Dewayne Lowe was wanted by Cannon County authorities.

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Felony Marijuana Arrest made in Murfreesboro at local apartment
Felony Marijuana Arrest made in Murfreesboro at local apartment

When police stopped Martin, they noticed a large bulge in his pants. At the same time, the odor of weed was present.

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Mother charged with allegedly giving her daughter marijuana
Mother charged with allegedly giving her daughter marijuana

A mother has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor for allegedly giving marijuana to her fifteen year old daughter.

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Police arrest three on drug charges after a traffic stop for a brake light violation on Pitts Lane
Police arrest three on drug charges after a traffic stop for a brake light violation on Pitts Lane

The idea of running almost ended when the responding officer knocked the culprit to the ground with one swing of the hand.

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Grow Operation Found in Saddlebrook Drive Home
Grow Operation Found in Saddlebrook Drive Home

A 19-year old Saddlebrook Drive man faces several charges, including operating a grow operation in a dwelling. Erik Eilers was arrested by Murfreesboro Police early Sunday morning after they responded to a noise complaint

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Man arrested after receiving a pound of marijuana / hash shipped by FedEx
Man arrested after receiving a pound of marijuana / hash shipped by FedEx

Police arrested a Tomahawk Trace resident after gaining knowledge that drugs may have been delivered by way of FedEx to a local address.

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Steroids and marijuana recovered in Murfreesboro traffic stop
Steroids and marijuana recovered in Murfreesboro traffic stop

Update: Police also discovered 24-needles, syringes and a vile of steroids.

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Over 40 baggies of marijuana discovered in Murfreesboro
Over 40 baggies of marijuana discovered in Murfreesboro

Once inside the apartment police found over $1,300 in cash, a digital scale and 40 individual baggies of marijuana.

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Multiple baggies of cocaine and baggies with cocaine residue found
Multiple baggies of cocaine and baggies with cocaine residue found

Multiple empty baggies with cocaine residue inside of them were also found. The drugs and several hundred dollars in cash were seized by Vice officers.

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Man who was accused of selling Mary Jane in home with three small children to appear in court
Man who was accused of selling Mary Jane in home with three small children to appear in court

When Anderson was previously questioned by police at his home, he allegedly told officers he had just sold $20 worth of marijuana...

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Marijuana Seized
Marijuana Seized

Tips provided by multiple concerned citizens led Detective Mike Hoekstra and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office Special Enforcement Bureau detectives to seize a sizeable indoor marijuana grow operation Wednesday at a Murfreesboro residence.

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Suspect arrested with crack and marijuana after police make traffic stop in Murfreesboro
Suspect arrested with crack and marijuana after police make traffic stop in Murfreesboro

A 28-year old Murfreesboro man was pulled over in his Kia because Murfreesboro Police Sgt. Hathaway had prior knowledge that the subject was driving on a revoked license.

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Why would some assume marijuana was burned in Rutherford County to be disposed of?
Why would some assume marijuana was burned in Rutherford County to be disposed of?

We have had several inquiries if the marijuana that was seized in Grundy County was disposed of in Rutherford County. The answer to that question is a solid "NO."

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Mother and Daughter arrested for allegedly selling marijuana together in Murfreesboro
Mother and Daughter arrested for allegedly selling marijuana together in Murfreesboro

Police in Murfreesboro responded to an address on Bradyville Pike where possible drug activity was reported. When they arrived on the scene, Officer J. Sanford made contact with 35-year old Janice A. Thomas and her daughter.

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K-9 Leads to Probable Cause Search of a vehicle which leads to ARREST in Murfreesboro
K-9 Leads to Probable Cause Search of a vehicle which leads to ARREST in Murfreesboro

32-Year old Terrance M. Dunnaway was the passenger in a car that was pulled over for failing to stop before pulling onto the road.

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People aim to get HIGHER with DABS
People aim to get HIGHER with DABS

People are finding a new way to get high and it has found its way to Middle Tennessee. A new and very strong form of marijuana (called DABS) was recently found...

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Two teens arrested with stolen SUV and synthetic cannabis
Two teens arrested with stolen SUV and synthetic cannabis

One of the biggest concerns is the fact that most synthetic marijuana is stronger then naturally grown weed.

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Marijuana Cookie and Marijuana Recovered by Murfreesboro Police
Marijuana Cookie and Marijuana Recovered by Murfreesboro Police

Ever had a marijuana cookie? Murfreesboro Police now have one that was placed into evidence on Saturday.

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Man stopped on Warrior Drive near Riverdale arrested on drug related charges
Man stopped on Warrior Drive near Riverdale arrested on drug related charges

As a result of the traffic stop, the suspect was arrested on drug charges and his reported car, cash, gun and drugs were all seized by Murfreesboro authorities.

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Man claims to have eaten marijuana prior to traffic stop and snorted cocaine
Man claims to have eaten marijuana prior to traffic stop and snorted cocaine

When Officer M. Manor asked 22-year old Jonathon L. Bess if that was indeed marijuana on his lap and shirt, the report shows, “He stated YES. Mr. Bess also stated he ate most of it..."

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$20,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized
$20,000 Worth of Marijuana Seized

About $20,000 worth of marijuana won’t be distributed after Rutherford County Sheriff’s Interstate Crime Enforcement deputies confiscated the illegal drugs Wednesday on Interstate 24, said Sheriff Robert Arnold.

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Drug arrest made after she allegedly tells police not to search her car because kids were in the vehicle
Drug arrest made after she allegedly tells police not to search her car because kids were in the vehicle

 “Ms. Roland stated that there were children in the car and she did not want to make them upset by letting police search it.”

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Police reportedly find marijuana under baby seat in Murfreesboro
Police reportedly find marijuana under baby seat in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police say they found a bag of marijuana under a baby seat inside an East Sevier Street apartment. 

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$100,000 worth of marijuana seized
$100,000 worth of marijuana seized

Interstate Crime Enforcement deputies confiscated 51 pounds of high quality marijuana valued at $100,000 during a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 24, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s supervisor said.

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Man Arrested at Medical Center Pkwy Business for Drug Possession
Man Arrested at Medical Center Pkwy Business for Drug Possession

A 24-year old student from Murfreesboro was charged with drug possession and having drug paraphernalia after employees at a 1970 Medical Center Parkway business became concerned for him. Officer Ernst reports Hunter Fann of London Derry Drive was shaking and appeared lethargic when he arrived at the location.

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Car, Cash, Drugs SEIZED by Murfreesboro Police
Car, Cash, Drugs SEIZED by Murfreesboro Police

One bag of synthetic marijuana, pain killers and crack cocaine were seized when an arrest was made at the home of a man who is currently on probation. 

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More and More Marijuana Arrests in Rutherford County
More and More Marijuana Arrests in Rutherford County

More and more marijuana related arrest are being made in Rutherford County. At this point, no studies have been done to determine if they are related...

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Another sizable marijuana arrest made in Murfreesboro - Growing problem or change of times?
Another sizable marijuana arrest made in Murfreesboro - Growing problem or change of times?

“I was able to detect an obvious odor of marijuana coming from her vehicle.”

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1-Pound of Mary Jane (Marijuana) Recovered in Traffic Stop in Murfreesboro
1-Pound of Mary Jane (Marijuana) Recovered in Traffic Stop in Murfreesboro

Suspect Jeremy Lee Sanson was pulled over on South Church Street because his passenger was not buckled in on Thursday afternoon. 

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Murfreesboro man allegedly had 20-individual baggies of marijuana in his possession
Murfreesboro man allegedly had 20-individual baggies of marijuana in his possession

A Murfreesboro man was arrested shortly after he told police he had only a small amount of marijuana in his possession.

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Appeal Courts and Supreme Court of TN Agree with Rutherford County Courts on Case Dealing with 70-Pounds of Marijuana
Appeal Courts and Supreme Court of TN Agree with Rutherford County Courts on Case Dealing with 70-Pounds of Marijuana

A man who entered a conditional guilty plea in Rutherford County to one count of conspiracy to sell over seventy pounds of marijuana and one count of possessing over seventy pounds of marijuana was denied an appeal on Tuesday.

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Smyrna Man Among Several Arrested in Nashville Drug Investigation
Smyrna Man Among Several Arrested in Nashville Drug Investigation

A Smyrna man has landed behind bars as a result of a 10-month investigation in Nashville. The Smyrna man was however arrested by chance, he was the passenger in a car that reportedly left the scene.... Of course the car he was in had three pounds of marijuana in it. 

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Same Sex Marraige, Marijuana and Guns! What More Can You Ask in the Polls?

Additionally, the poll measured attitudes toward abortion, further restricting access to pseudoephedrine, allowing grocery stores to sell wine, and repealing the new federal healthcare law.

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Marijuana is Legal in Colorado, but not Tennessee - Felony Marijuana Bust in Murfreesboro
Marijuana is Legal in Colorado, but not Tennessee - Felony Marijuana Bust in Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Police received an anonymous call about possible drug activity at a home on Palmer Drive in Murfreesboro and went to investigate on Sunday.
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Resident of Apartment Receives Order of Marijuana - Police Hand Deliver the Package
Resident of Apartment Receives Order of Marijuana - Police Hand Deliver the Package
An apartment complex on the New Lascassas Highway called Murfreesboro Police after receiving a suspicious package, possibly belonging to one of their residents. 
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UPDATE: More Information Released on October Arrest on Quiet Antebellum Drive in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: More Information Released on October Arrest on Quiet Antebellum Drive in Murfreesboro
UPDATE: 16 pounds of high grade marijuana with a street value in excess of $70,000 and $43,000 Seized... 
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Marijuana Recovered During Traffic Stop, Car Pulled Over for Seat Belt Violation
Marijuana Recovered During Traffic Stop, Car Pulled Over for Seat Belt Violation
As for the Honda the culprit was driving at the time of the stop, it was released to the registered owner.
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Synthetic Drugs are Outlawed, But Having Big Impact on Rutherford County
Synthetic Drugs are Outlawed, But Having Big Impact on Rutherford County
For the third time in as few as 6-days, synthetic cannabinoids have been seized by Murfreesboro Police.
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Synthetic Drugs a Problem in Murfreesboro - A More Powerful Problem Than Real Mary Jane?
Synthetic Drugs a Problem in Murfreesboro - A More Powerful Problem Than Real Mary Jane?
More and more synthetic weed is being found in Rutherford County. Two cases were recently reported in the past four days in Murfreesboro where officers found synthetic cannabinoid.  
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Man Accused of Selling Marijuana in Home Where 3 Small Children Were Present
Man Accused of Selling Marijuana in Home Where 3 Small Children Were Present
A man who told police that he was disabled when they asked him his occupation has been arrested and charged with the sale of marijuana. 
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East Castle Man Charged with Manufacture & Sale of Marijuana
East Castle Man Charged with Manufacture & Sale of Marijuana
Murfreesboro Police were called to an East Castle Street home to check on the welfare of three small children after receiving a tip of people smoking marijuana. 
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Marijuana Plant Found in Pot Located on Back Porch of Apartment in Murfreesboro
Marijuana Plant Found in Pot Located on Back Porch of Apartment in Murfreesboro
Police reports show that officers learned that James may have brought the seed that led to the growth of the plant from a stash of marijuana he allegedly had while in Texas.
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Two Coffee County Football Players Busted on Marijuana Charges
Two Coffee County Football Players Busted on Marijuana Charges
Two teenagers were arrested over the past two weeks on drug related charges and both are football players for the Central High School in Coffee County. 
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Murfreesboro Officer Follows His Nose to Mary Jane in Garden
Murfreesboro Officer Follows His Nose to Mary Jane in Garden
Sandwiched between tomato plants Officer Gibbs followed his nose to a 3-foot tall marijuana plant.
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Pizza Delivery Man Allegedly Delivering More Than Just Pizza
Pizza Delivery Man Allegedly Delivering More Than Just Pizza
Police pulled over a pizza delivery man on Wednesday morning in Murfreesboro for having expired tags and came to the conclusion that the 24-year old may be delivering more than pizza. 
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Marijuana Found Growing in Barfield Park near Walking Trail
Marijuana Found Growing in Barfield Park near Walking Trail
We have learned that workers in Barfield Park found two 6-foot tall marijuana plants late last week. 
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Maintaining a Dwelling for the Purpose of Selling Narcotics was the Main Charge Filed Against One Murfreesboro Man
It was not the breakfast of champions that police found inside several cereal boxes at one Murfreesboro home on Stoney Meadow Drive…
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Driving on a Suspended License and Alleged Dope in the Car
When police approached the Jeep that Davis was said to be driving, the arresting officer noted a strong smell of marijuana. Davis handed the officer a blunt after the officer told him the smell of marijuana was in the air.
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Man Receives About 2-Pounds of Marijuana in the Mail in Murfreesboro
Talk about a rare find. One person found several pounds of marijuana that was divided into four large ziplock bags. 
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QUESTION: Would You Consent to a Search of Your Residence IF You Possibly Had Marijuana Growing Inside? Two Murfreesboro Folks Did...
With the permission of the tenants, the officers made their way inside where they wrote in a report that they found 8 large marijuana plants.
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A winning combination? Marijuana and Meth leads to an arrest in Murfreesboro
Once in the hotel room officers say they clearly saw a bag of methamphetamine and marijuana cigarettes next to the bed.


 
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How do they have drug paraphernalia for sale in the gas station?
We have all seen the marijuana and crack pipes for sale in local gas stations before and many residents are asking the question, “Why is it legal for markets to sell what is blatantly drug paraphernalia?

 
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Two men claim to have been robbed shortly after marijuana deal on MTSU campus
After purchasing the drugs, the two men and the acquaintance supposedly went to College Grove apartments to smoke the marijuana. College Grove is off the campus at 1540 New Lascassas Pike.
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UPDATE: Teen who claimed he was robbed during drug buy changes his story
UPDATE: Teen who claimed he was robbed during drug buy changes his story
The man told police he was trying to buy marijuana for a friend when he was robbed. That story was allegedly fake. 
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Burglars on 4-wheelers in Rutherford County
Citizens who own outbuildings should keep the units locked and move expensive equipment inside a home or garage, the detective recommended. People who have alarms should set the device since an alarm deters burglars.
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Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Volunteer to help local residents learn to read
Read To Succeed will be hosting a volunteer tutor training on February 5 and 26th from 6-8 pm at the Lon Nuell Literacy Center in First Baptist Church. Dinner will be provided.
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MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
MTSU Blue Raiders announce football dates
An in-state battle with Memphis on September 14 will see the Blue Raiders back at Floyd Stadium. MT has won four of the last five against the Tigers, including five straight in Murfreesboro.
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Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
Eagleville gets $1.6 Million in Grants and Loans to Build Sewer System
After over 5 years of deliberations, federal grants will finally be applied to construct a sewer system for the City of Eagleville...
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Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
Robber sucker punches food delivery man in Murfreesboro
The victim had just made a delivery of food when he was robbed as he was walking back to his vehicle.
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Did You See This
Did You See This "Phony Money Man" In Smyrna?
Smyrna Police need the public's help in apprehending a man who passed several counterfeit fifty dollar
bills. The crimes occurred on Sunday, January 20th, at the Game Stop.
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Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
Governor Haslam directly mentions Smyrna Nissan plant in State of the State Monday
“I am very excited about the new workforce training center that the Governor has proposed today in partnership with Nissan in Smyrna."
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Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
Tennessee Lawmakers will be limited on the number of bills they can file
About 4,600 bills are presented every two years in the Tennessee General Assembly. Local State Senator Bill Ketron told us that lawmakers will be limited on what they can file during this session…
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Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
Man pays .57-cents for $400 nail gun - theft charges likely
At the Murfreesboro store, the individual left the store with a $400 nail gun that he ended up paying $.57-cents for. It is suspected that the same man has pulled a similar scam at other Home Depot stores.
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Woman deposits nearly $2,000 for selling her dog, check turns out to be a FAKE
The dog was advertised by the victim on CraigsLists.org for $650. The culprit who was purchasing the animal told the victim to take $650 out of the check to cover the cost of the dog and mail the rest back. She did. The bank later told the woman that the check was no good and that she was responsible for the money deposited.
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Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
Suspect forges MRI results to get prescribed narcotics
The clinic in Nashville that was one of the two victims in this case will have to report the suspect to the Metro Police Department, which means charges, may be filed in both jurisdictions. A copy of the forged MRI, which likely belongs to another patient, has been seized by police in Murfreesboro as evidence.
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Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
Group with what looks to be official document misleading Tennesseans into paying fees
It appears that these notices began arriving in mailboxes around January 22, 2013. Corporate Records Service is not registered, affiliated, or associated with the Tennessee Secretary of State.
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Wednesday morning fire at Regal Inn on South Church St. being investigated
Upon arrival, the crews discovered heavy smoke coming from Room 410. The fire was extinguished quickly. Assistant Fire Marshal Carl Peas was called to the scene to conduct an investigation. So far, the cause of the fire has not been released.
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A Murfreesboro man was found to allegedly be in possession of a pound of pot

A gas station employee was allegedly caught with a pound of marijuana. The suspect works at a station on Memorial Blvd. in Murfreesboro.

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UPDATE: Message left on mirror in hotel room where fire took place on Wednesday morning
A message on a mirror in the hotel room stated, “What comes around goes around. I have always been faithful unlike you.”
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Tennessee Unemployment is Down
The number of unemployed Tennesseans is at its lowest point since the economic meltdown of 2008.
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Unemployment 5.3% In Rutherford County
Reports from the state show Rutherford County's unemployment rate dropped to only 5.3 per cent of the workforce without a job.
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Murfreesboro Man Charged with 5th Driving on a Revoked License Charge
MPD Officer Primas wrote in an arrest report, “Upon my approach of the vehicle, I detected the smell of burnt marijuana along with a smell of unburned marijuana.” A very small amount of marijuana was discovered on Irish and he was charged with possession of a schedule six drug..
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Anonymous Tip Leads to Three Arrest
After Murfreesboro Police received an anonymous tip of a suspicious vehicle this past weekend, they arrested two men and a woman on drug and unlawful possession of a weapon charges.
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UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
UPDATE: Suspect in counterfeit money case identified
On January 11th  at approximately 2:50 PM an Asian or light skinned black male entered the GNC store located at 801 Industrial Blvd in Smyrna and allegedly made an eight dollar purchase that he paid for with a counterfeit $50.00 bill. He left the store and returned within a couple of minutes and got change for another $50.00 bill which was also counterfeit.
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Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Man accused of using counterfeit money identified, questioned by police
Smyrna Police Chief Kevin Arnold told WGNS the suspect went into the Game Stop and Dress Barn in the same shopping center and attempted to get change but, was unsuccessful at those locations.
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LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
LaVergne Police seize 7-pounds of marijuana
With a search warrant in hand, the Narcotics/Vice Unit and SWAT Team of the La Vergne Police Department confirmed a grow operation on January 18 at 334 Sarna Drive. Police entered the home and seized seven pounds of marijuana and 15 harvested plants.
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Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance
Tennessee Department of Health warns of antibiotic resistance

The Tennessee Department of Health is working to educate Tennesseans that some antibiotics are no longer effective for some people due to antibiotic resistance, a condition that can be created when antibiotics are overprescribed or misused.

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Grandfather Caught with 8-Pounds of Marijuana on I-24 with Grandson in Car
Eight pounds of marijuana valued at $24,000 were confiscated from a grandfather’s vehicle while he traveled with his wife and 3-year-old grandchild Saturday on Interstate 24, a Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office supervisor said.
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Smyrna Business Owner Arrested for Allegedly Selling Marijuana at Business
Smyrna Business Owner Arrested for Allegedly Selling Marijuana at Business
Marijuana and guns were recovered during a drug investigation at a business called Smyrna Video and Tanning. Receiving a tip from the public over a year ago that there was the possibility of illegal drugs being sold there, Narcotics Detectives from the Smyrna Police Department launched an investigation into the proprietors of Smyrna Video. The store is located at 1208 Hazelwood Drive.
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