Police have identified 18-year old Carmen E. Simmons of Christiana as the woman shot in the face and killed last Wednesday night on Forrest Street.
Murfreesboro Police were called to a home on Forrest Street Wednesday night where they found a woman who had been shot in the face. She was rushed to the ER at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital, where the victim was pronounced deceased.
The statue commemorating Confederate soldiers who fought in the Battle of Murfreesboro was defaced with pink paint. The crime was discovered Wednesday morning (3/13/2019). It is located on the northeast side of the Murfreesboro square.
Much of Rutherford County felt the blunt of heavy storms Saturday afternoon and evening. Possible lightning strikes at two homes, straight-line winds--utility poles were downed.
Around 11:30 Thursday night, Murfreesboro police responded to a report of a domestic shooting and stabbing on Crystal Bear Trail.
Here is an update with Thursday night's domestic related shooting-stabbing incident on Crystal Bear Trail. Shooting victim Cory Thompson remains in critical condition at Vanderbilt. The female who was stabbed, Chelley Olson, was treated and released a few hours after the incident.
Murfreesboro Police went to 338 Southeast Broad Street around 6:15 last Friday night in regards to a personwho was trying to pawn goods that were possibly stolen. As the officer entered Murfreesboro Pawn at 338 Southeast Broad Street, the suspect was leaving.
With the torrential rain over the past weekend, you would have thought illegal activities would have been down. Wrong! Driving on revoked, DUI, using marijuana while driving--no the rain didn't slow these actions.
Crimes of passion are the most dangerous and unpredictable. This was tragically proven again on Saturday when Murfreesboro police received a call from a victim who was being assaulted in a moving car, and her attacker would not stop the vehicle.
At approximately 11:26 Monday morning, Murfreesboro police received a call about an unidentified male attempting to break into vehicles at a business on Medical Center Parkway.
The continued rain is causing Murfreesboro officials to close several roads within the city limits. In addition, cabins along the Stones River and much of the Old Fort Park Golf Course are covered with water. This information is UPDATED regularly.
The City of Murfreesboro's Emergency Operations Center (EOC) located at the Murfreesboro Police Department Headquarters has been activated since 4:00 o'clock Thursday afternoon.
A two-car fender-bender, thought to have included a medical emergency, occurred around 1:00 o'clock Monday afternoon off the Medical Center Parkway.
Congratulations to Sergeant Chris Phillips, Sergeant Cameron Adam, Sergeant Bryant Mitchell and Sergeant Robert Palmer.
Officer Gregg Brown retired from the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) on January 31, 2019, after dedicating nearly 17 years of service to the department. His K-9 partner, Juice, also retired after 8-years of service.
There was a multi-vehicle crash on Thompson Lane around 6:00 o'clock Saturday night in front of Siegel Elementary School.
At 3:45 Thursday afternoon, Murfreesboro Police received word of a domestic situation in the 100 block of Arnold Lane near Rutherford Boulevard. 29-year old Andrew Tennyson was arrested.
Around 6:00 o'clock Thursday night, Murfreesboro City Police responded to a wooded area behind Mayday Brewery where they found the body of a deceased female.
Well known television news reporter Larry Flowers has agreed to serve as public information officer (PIO) for the Murfreesboro Police Department. In addition, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue's PIO Ashley McDonald has been promoted to assistant public information officer serving in the City Manager's office.
In the thick of bumper to bumper evening traffic, a two vehicle crash occured in the outbound lane of the Old Fort Parkway around 5:00 o'clock Monday evening. This was in front of Stones River Mall.
Murfreesboro Police rushed to South Rutherford Boulevard around 5:30 Friday afternoon in response to a serious crash The accident was about halfway between South Church and the Manchester Pike.
Murfreesboro Police are investigating a second shooting in one day. On Friday evening, police rushed to the ER at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital where a man was being treated for a gunshop wound.
Here's an update on the shooting that occurred just before 2:00 o'clock Friday afternoon in the Eclipse Barber Shop in the Jackson Heights Shopping Center at 810 NW Broad Street.
Airplane stalls while taking off from the Murfreesboro Airport and falls into treeline at Northfield Apartments.
Around the lunch hour Sunday, the Azteca Mexican Grill at 301 Northwest Broad Street had a fire in their kitchen's hood system.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is still researching what to do with another motorcycle patrol. You may recall former Chief Karl Durr ended the program in August of 2017 after an accident occurred on Broad Street involving two Murfreesboro patrol officers.
On Saturday evening, Murfreesboro Police arrested 32-year old Jesse Ray Laurin who was wanted for second degree murder in neighboring Shelbyville. He was on the TBI's "Top 10 Most Wanted" list.
Dispatcher Janie Lawrence is officially the first career telecommunicator to retire from the City of Murfreesboro. Lawrence retired in July, just two months shy of 31 years of service.
Even the smartest run businesses are subject to scams. A well know local firm entered into a contract to purchase new telephones for their multi-story office building, and made a down payment of $17,000.
(MURFREESBORO) Murfreesboro Police have issued a statement about the Saturday evening stabbing at the Old Fort Park.
More on the Saturday night stabbing in Old Fort Park. A 61-year old man is in critical condition at the Vanderbilt Trauma Center after suffering multiple stab wounds to his head.
Around 7:30 Saturday night more than a dozen units from the Murfreesboro Police have rushed to the Old Fort Park where a fight and stabbing is being investigated. The injured male was flown by LifeFlight to Vanderbilt.
Around 3:00 o'clock this past Saturday afternoon, Murfreesboro Police responded to a car vs bicycle crash on the New Salem Highway at Pusher Place. The bicyclist later died at Vanderbilt Medical Center.
UPDATE: Arrest Made - Murfreesboro Police are holding three persons without bond in connection with last Wednesday's murder and shooting on the Old Lascassas Pike. Lesean Janell Savage, Chasitie Smith and Kyle Fugett are charged with 1st degree murder.
Around 7:15 this past Friday evening, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a single vehicle crash on W. Northfield Blvd near Tudor Place involving a 2004 Kawasaki motorcycle. 33-year old Derossi Leon White of Clarksville died of those injuries at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
Murfreesboro Police are investigating a fatal shooting.
Murfreesboro Police responded to a three vehicle crash shortly after 6:00 o'clock Monday evening at the intersection of East Clark and North Tennessee Boulevards.
The man Murfreesboro Police believe is responsible for the death of 23-year old woman back in February has been arrested. Daniel Michael Conklin, age 38, has been arrested.
An update to a missing person from Murfreesboro. Nineteen year old Chase Dean Nelson has been located by Murfreesboro Police.
The man who received extensive burns over much of his body in a house fire at 524 N. Maple Street about a week and a half ago has died at the Vanderbilt Burns Clinic in Nashville.
Murfreesboro Fire Rescue and Murfreesboro Police Department are partnering with the American Red Cross for a friendly competition...a "Battle of the Badges" blood drive February 21 through February 26.
Around 11:00 o'clock Friday morning, the Tennessee Highway Patrol attempted to stop a suspect who was allegedly attempting to steal a vehicle. Deciding to flee on foot was a bad idea.
The deceased man found on Tuesday in the basement at 1302 Memorial Boulevard has been identified as Kenneth Smotherman.
Murfreesboro Police met a homeless male in front of Franklin Road Baptist Church around 7:45 Thursday night. When Officer Hall got out of the squad car, the subject dropped his backpack and ran. Since this was a consensual meeting, laws kept police from pursuing.
Late Sunday evening, Murfreesboro Police rushed to the 400 block of Castleview Drive in response to a "shots fired" call. A 20-year old died as a result of that shooting.
Murfreesboro Police are working a serious multi-vehicle crash in front of the hospital on Medical Center Parkway at Joe Knight Drive.
Early Thursday morning Murfreesboro Police answered a simple assault call on Rutherford Boulevard.
On Wednesday, Murfreesboro Police investigated three vandalisms under $1,000.
Tis the season to keep gifts and belongings out of sight and to get in the habit of locking your cars, trucks and vans.
Remember, Murfreesboro has strong leash laws and dogs are prohibited from roaming.
Four persons have been arrested in connection with the March 18, 2016 homicide of Donte Johnson.
UPDATE: A Murfreesboro Police vehicle was involved in a crash in the area of Warrior Drive Wednesday night (12/6/17)...
A Christiana, TN man was charged with the manufacturing or the delivery / sale of a schedule six drug after being pulled over by Murfreesboro Police
Shortly before lunchtime Monday morning, a white male entered FirstBank on the New Salem Highway and demanded money.
Around 9:05 Friday (9/15/2017) morning, officers responded to 1014 Gunnerson Avenue to investigate a call of a suspicious person armed with a gun.
A four vehicle crash at the intersection of Broad and Vine in downtown Murfreesboro around 4:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon created a gridlock traffic situation.
As Murfreesboro Police continue to investigate a double shooting on Wenlon Drive, we now know the identities of those involved.
37-year old Benjamin Brenton-Munoz of 1130 Stratus Drive here in Murfreesboro was pronounced deceased at the scene of a single-vehicle crash early last Saturday morning on Southeast Broad Street.
On Saturday morning Murfreesboro Police responded to a vandalism to city streets call on Meigs Drive.
On Friday the Murfreesboro Police Department held a special ceremony during which four sergeants and two lieutenants received promotions.
Murfreesboro Police have cancelled the SILVER ALERT for 65 year old Doris Bean from Alabama. She was quickly located.
We have more news on the murder of Jaylin Pritchard at 2707 S. Rutherford Boulevard, who was shot multiple times at that location.
Murfreesboro Police have issued a MISSING-RUNAWAY JUVENILE ALERT for a 16-year old white male.
Guns and Hoses filled the Old Fort Park on Saturday to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Oran Puckett and Tyronzel Boyd are considered armed and dangerous. Anyone knowing their current whereabouts or having contact with them is encouraged not to approach and immediately call Murfreesboro Police at 615-893-1311 or their local police.
Murfreesboro police say the 20-year old man shot to death on Tuesday (5/23/2017) has been identified as Jaylin Juan Pritchard from Memphis.
Murfreesboro Police issued a SILVER ALERT on 88-year old Robert Keeler Sisco. GOOD NEWS: He was located in Warren County around 10PM Wednesday night and has been reunited with his family.
Another shooting in the 'Boro, and this one was at the Gateway Apartments near MTSU.
Shortly after 6:00 o'clock Wednesday evening (4/19/2017), Murfreesboro Police rushed to the intersection of North Highland and Forrest Street on a call about a fight and shots being fired.
Around 7:00 o'clock Monday night (3/13/2017) there was a two-vehicle crash with injuries on East Clark Boulevard between North Highland Avenue and Dudley Street.
"At this point in the investigation, her death appears to be the result of suicide, however, the investigation is still open and ongoing".
Around 7:00 o'clock Monday morning, a vehicle slammed into a utility pole on Broad Street, near Maney Avenue.
When the City of Murfreesboro changed the vendor who provided the "Red Light Cameras", they zoomed into a new high tech era of clarity.
Murfreesboro Police lifted the Silver Alert that was issued around 2:00 o'clock Sunday morning (10/2/2016) on 73 year old Clark Dale Sheppard. He was found "safe" about 10-hours later in the day.
We're beginning to enjoy a "hint of fall" in the air. Keep alert, and don't be distracted by the beauty of the season.
Murfreesboro Traffic Engineer Ram Balachandran warns motorists of road closures this Friday around the construction site of the Rutherford County Judicial Center. In addition, at that same time, the Murfreesboro Police along with Fire and Rescue are sponsoring a 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony at 9:00AM at the courthouse.
Emergency responders arrived quickly at a two-vehicle crash shortly before 7:30 on Tuesday evening (9/6/2016) near Hasting's Bookstore.
An investigation by Special Agents with the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and other Middle Tennessee law enforcement agencies into the distribution of fake Percocet pills has resulted in the arrest of a Murfreesboro man.
We have new information on the investigation in to a serious crash on Northwest Broad, near Florence Road. The single vehicle crash happened Friday night around 7:30.
The Murfreesboro Police Department, Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department, and the City of Murfreesboro will honor local public safety Telecommunicators, the "first" first responders, this week in honor of National Telecommunicators Week.
Murfreesboro Police have been busy answering numerous calls.
Murfreesboro Police Officer Terry Spence told WGNS that self-defense classes for women are important in this day and time.
Investigators from The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's Drug Investigation Division, the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office, and the Murfreesboro Police Department have obtained indictments for 22 individuals accused of being involved in a large-scale drug operation.
Murfreesboro Police Officer Eddie Burgess has retired from the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Last year, the MPD Training Section conducted over 29,834 hours of on-site training and each police officer averaged 112 hours of career training and professional development.
You can see a video with this news story of police taking down the shooter during their exercise on Wednesday afternoon.
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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