UPDATE: Later that same morning the driver was back on the road and wrecked into a utility pole on the Woodbury Highway. It was then realized that the woman who called for help was still in the car... deceased.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins where car windows were shattered, vehicles broken into and items stolen early Monday morning, Oct. 7.
One Murfreesboro resident is very concerned that a suspect in a green Chevy pickup truck is believed to have used a wireless device and locked into the woman's Toyota's remote control system. Have you seen this truck driving around your neighborhood?
A convenience store was temporarily closed for business early Sunday morning after a possible improvised explosive device (IED) was found inside a vehicle where the driver is believed to have overdosed.
A triple shooting at a university area apartment. Three males were shot and the gunman is on-the-run after an incident around 10:30 Sunday night at The Pointe at Raiders Campus Apartments, 2315 N. Tennessee Boulevard.
48-year old Robert Todd Tarkington of Murfreesboro went before Judge David Bragg on Friday (9/20/2019) and plead guilty to a charge of aggravated rape of a child that dates back to 1988.
Smyrna Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person involved in this Wednesday morning break-in at Toot's in Smyrna.
Officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department were at the State Farm Insurance Operation Center at 2500 Memorial Boulevard Tuesday afternoon, and they worked with the staff on a drill of what to do if an active shooter came into the complex.
Residents living in the area near MTSU continue to be concerned about the continued increase of crime and fatal shootings.
There will be a prayer vigil for Terrell Ray in Oaklands Park, across from Murfreesboro Police headquarters, at 5:00 o'clock this coming Sunday afternoon. Ray was shot and killed early August 2, 2019 at the Villager Condominiums on Middle Tennessee Boulevard.
Still another fatal shooting in a Murfreesboro apartment complex for students. Around 1:26 Tuesday afternoon, police answered a call to the Campus Villa Apartments at 902 Greenland Avenue.
Sometimes surveillance cameras lack considerably in quality, but Murfreesboro Police are asking for the public's help in locating the driver of this truck. It appears to be a midsized, green, GMC pickup.
Not much news on the Sunday morning shooting that left one man dead on Halls Hill Pike. Police have identified the deceased male as 21-year old Marquis Turner. He was visiting from Illinois.
A man is dead, and police are looking for the suspect, after responding to shooting near the city-county line early Sunday morning.
Shortly before 1:00 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, a driver crashed her car into a home on Miranda Drive.
The person who died of gunshot wounds on Labor Day is 18-year old Kendrick Maurice Moore, who just graduated from Stewarts Creek High School. Another shooting victim survived. That 17-year old juvenile was treated and released from the hospital.
Never leave valuables in sight, even if you lock your car. Murfreesboro Police need your help in identifying a man who used a stolen debit card for purchases at the Kroger Store on Lascassas Pike.
Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one man dead, and another one injured. So far there have been two arrests, as well as several interviews with witnesses.
A suspect in a Murfreesboro homicide has been arrested in Shelbyville. 22-year old Quandre Knowles was taken into custody after being on-the-run for about a month.
Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department need your help identifying another group of individuals who have stolen thousands of dollars in tool sets from Home Depots across Middle Tennessee.
Here's an update on the Thursday night crash between a Chevy Suburbabn and a semi on Memorial at Medical Center Parkway between a semi and SUV. The driver of the 2001 Suburban.
Murfreesboro Police need the public's help in identifying persons of interest involved in three recent cases.
Do you recognize this suspect? On Sunday, August 11, 2019, Murfreesboro Police say that surveillance cameras show this man breaking into a car in the Old Time Pottery parking lot on River Rock Boulevard.
The number of counterfeit bills that are being accepted by local retailers is on the increase.
Auto break-ins are dramatically increasing locally. Always remember to lock your car doors.
There was an shooting in front of an apartment complex early Thursday morning. Murfreesboro police were called to the 800 block of Greenland Drive where a man was down on the sidewalk.
Around 12:30 Tuesday afternoon a car crashed into Hair Productions at 1833 Memorial Boulevard. A customer inside was injured and taken to the ER at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT, an opportunity for neighbors and law enforcement to get to know each other and work to reduce crime is from 5:00 to 8:00PM tonight (8/6/2019) on the downtown square, SportsCom and Patterson Community Center.
Police have not determined why a grave marker was on Broad Street, where a motorist hit the headstone. However, the marker was taken to the Stones River National Battlefield for identification.
Murfreesboro Police have identified the man who was fatally shot early Friday morning at the Villager Condominiums at 2850 Middle Tennessee Boulevard as 30 year old Terrell Edward Ray of Antioch.
Here's an update on early Friday morning fatal shooting of a man outside the Villager Condominiums at 2850 Middle Tennessee Boulevard. The deceased male has been identified as 30-year old Terrell Edward Ray of Antioch.
There was an armed robbery shortly before 8:00 o'clock Saturday night at the Dollar General Store at 2984 South Church Street. If you saw or heard anything, phone the Murfreesboro Police at 615-893-1311.
Murfreesboro Police need your help in identifying a suspect who allegedly used $4,000 of counterfeit money to purchase a 2006 Audi Quattro.
Do you recognize this person? He was wearing a shirt with OBEY written on the back. Call Murfreesboro police at 615-893-1311 or Detective Shan Harris at (629) 201-5536.
Murfreesboro Police need your help in identifying a shoplifter photographed by surveillance video at the Dollar General Store, 4125 Manson Pike. The crime occurred around 10:15 Wednesday morning, July 12, 2019.
NAMES RELEASED: The victim in the fatal motorcycle vs pickup crash has been identified as William Quinn, 26, of Murfreesboro, formerly of Camden, Tennesse
Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department are investivating an early Thursday morning shooting on Minor Street.
Here's an update on the Thursday morning shooting that occurred around 12:51AM in the 700 block of Minor Street. 49-year old Darnell Mayer was treated on the scene by personnel from Rutherford County Emergency Medical Services, who then transported him by ambulance to Vanderbilt Medical Center where he is listed in stable condition with non-life-threatening injuries.
A tractor trailer overturned on Swamp Leanna Road Wednesday morning, there were no injuries, but diesel fuel began leaking into a nearyby creek. A team response involving most Rutherford County emergency agencies saved the day!
The Fourth of July holiday is quickly approaching, and Murfreesboro's Fire Rescue and Police departments are coordinating safety measures for those in the community who will be celebrating.
A Murfreesboro resident tells police that she may be a victim of identity theft.
Murfreesboro Police are investigating the death of a 34-year old male found in a bathroom stall in a Rutherford Boulevard gas station.
More counterfeit hundred-dollar bills are being circulated in Murfreesboro. Officers responded to Walmart at 2012 Memorial Boulevard where the loss prevention representative said that two black females paid for merchandise with couterfeit $100 bills.
The mix of storms did not slow down crime calls to the Murfreesboro Police Department. Here's the POLICE BEAT for the community.
Murfreesboro Police Chief Michael Bowen continues to encourage his staff to expand their education on a regular basis. Several local officers attended FBI Law Enforcement Executive Development Associaton (LEEDA) classes in Humble, Texas and Springfield, Missouri.
Phone tips to CrimeStoppers at 615-893-STOP (7867) and be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000. NO ONE, not even the police, will know your identity.
Murfreesboro Police have identified the Eagle Street fatal shooting victim as 25-year old Daicori Saunders of Murfreesboro.
Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department are asking the public's help in identifying a vehicle burglary suspect at Carriage Park Townehouses on E. Northfield Boulevard.
A package found outside the the Rutherford County Republican Party office on Friday. An employee took it inside, opened the package and saw what appeared to be a possible explosive device.
The Farm Bureau Insurance office in a strip center at 2864 South Church Street had an older customer accidentally hit the accelerator, jump the curb, and slam through the building a little before 8:00AM Wednesday morning.
Murfreesboro police officers responded to a shots fired call in the 1100 block of Sawyer Drive around 8:20 Tuesday morning. Jose Francisco Giron Amaya charged with attempted homicide.
There was a fatal one-vehicle crash around 7:23 Friday morning on Kings Ridge Drive, near the new Aldi grocery store and Memorial Boulevard.
Family Dollar Store at 1664 Memorial Boulevard was robbed around 1:30PM Wednesday afternoon. Police believe it was the same man who robbed another Family Dollar Store 13-days earlier across town on Lascassas Pike.
Murfreesboro Police are seeking the public's help in locating a suspect who is believed to have been involved in taking a guitar and then pawning the instrument.
Murfreesboro Police report that military training activities took place Saturday night (5/11/2019) at the Murfreesboro Municipal Airport, 1930 Memorial Boulevard. These exercises will continue the following weekend.
At 12:43AM early Monday, Murfreesboro Police Officers responded to a shooting call outside Sam's Sports Grill, where they found 34-year old Daniel Lee McCracken of Battle Creek, Michigan. He had been shot inside his vehicle.
Darnell Lamar Mayer is in critical condition after being shot at the corner of Hancock and Minor Street around 1:08AM Monday morning. This was Murfreesboro's second shooting of the morning.
Police are asking for help in identifying two persons who were photographed by surveillance video vandalising the walls of a downtown law office at 106 East College Street. This occurred on Thursday, April 11, 2019.
"On two separate days, Matthew Rice did an excellent job in apprehending or assisting with the apprehension of Felony suspects involved in repeated incidents of violent offenses and the suspect in numerous home and auto burglaries..."
The Rutherford County Sheriffs deputy who was hit by a motorist while directing traffic at a crash scene on Friday night is now at home recovering.
Around 5:00 o'clock Monday afternoon, a two-vehicle crash on NW Broad Street and Northfield, in front of Krogers, brought westbound traffic to a crawl.
The 16-year old teen from Clarksville who escaped from the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center on Thursday afternoon is still at large.
Here's an update on Thursday night's high speed chase in Smyrna that ended with a fiery crash on the Sam Ridley Parkway.
Murfreesboro police answered a domestic call on Sunset Avenue at 2:55 Sunday morning. Officers discovered a man and a deceased woman.
A Murfreesboro resident was awaken from a nap Sunday afternoon when he heard a noise inside his Olympia Place home. He spotted a teen standing in the hallway brandishing a pistol. The teen fired three shots and fled. Police later apprehend the suspect on a bike.
On Thursday afternoon the Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy graduated more than 100 certified officers. Several of the graduates will be coming here.
Murfreesboro Police are on the cutting edge when it comes to investigations. Congratulations are in order for Cybercrime and Digital Forensics Detective Tyler Smith who received the United States Attorney Awards For Excellence in Law Enforcement.
Over the past month and a half, a group of burglars have been using crowbars to gain entrance into at least eight Murfreesboro businesses stealing cash, lottery tickets and cigarettes.
Murfreesboro Police answered a burglary call to Mercados Marias Grocery at 264 Heritage Park Drive. Surveillance video showed an unknown subject using a crowbar to break open the side door.
According to Murfreesboro Police an Old Castle Drive woman has fallen victim to a scam.
Murfreesboro Police Detective Gorham went to the ER at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital on Monday to talk with a stabbing victim.
The woman reported missing with a SILVER ALERT has been found. 66-year old Annie Hickerson was found and is safe.
One man appears to have gone on a shopping binge in the 'Boro, but Murfreesboro Police say the culprit was using someone else's credit card. If you know this suspect, call Murfreesboro police at 615-893-2717.
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.
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.
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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