Boston man allegedly threatened to blow up home belonging to Murfreesboro Police Officer

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A man visiting Murfreesboro from Boston allegedly threatened to blow up the home belonging to the police officer who arrested him, that according to a recent police report.

50-Year old Joseph Myatt III was spotted by Officer S. Jackson “stumbling” down West Main Street.  Officer Jackson stopped to check on Myatt and determined, “Due to his level of intoxication, he was deemed to be a danger to himself or others.”

When Myatt was transferred to the county jail, he allegedly made several threats to Officer Jackson. One of those threats included blowing up the arresting officers’ house. Another threat included Myatt finding Officer Jackson without his badge on, although he did not specify what would take place if he found Officer Jackson without a badge on.


Myatt was booked under “Public Intoxication” and “Retaliation for Past Action” charges and has yet to make bond.



MPD Arrest Report #14-8334
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office

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