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Man accused of robbing MTSU student on campus denied new trial
Man accused of robbing MTSU student on campus denied new trial

Spicer was convicted of aggravated robbery, conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery, and unlawful possession of a firearm on the MTSU campus in 2014.

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High Crime and High Call Volumes at Motels and Apartments Trouble Murfreesboro Mayor
High Crime and High Call Volumes at Motels and Apartments Trouble Murfreesboro Mayor

Several apartment complexes and motels in Murfreesboro have a high volume of crime. Murfreesboro Mayor Shane McFarland says that something will have to be done to deal with the negative issue.

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The Statue of Limitations for Child Sexual Abuse Victims in Civil Court Could Extend
The Statue of Limitations for Child Sexual Abuse Victims in Civil Court Could Extend

A change in the statue of limitations for child sexual abuse victims to file a civil suit against a suspect in a Tennessee courtroom is on the horizon.

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Car break-ins in Murfreesboro
Car break-ins in Murfreesboro

Several vehicles were broken into on both Monday and Tuesday nights in Murfreesboro.

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Violent Crime is Down in Murfreesboro, TN
Violent Crime is Down in Murfreesboro, TN

Despite crime being reported on a regular basis in Murfreesboro, Sgt. Kyles Evans of the Murfreesboro Police Department told WGNS that violent crime is actually down in the city...

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Crime in Rutherford County DOWN
Crime in Rutherford County DOWN

Rapes and robberies down, aggravated assaults thefts up, vandalism and weapons violations down...

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Theft at the Sleep Inn in Murfreesboro
Theft at the Sleep Inn in Murfreesboro

The Sleep Inn on Chaffin Place in Murfreesboro reported a theft of cash. Apparently, a man who was thought to be a hotel guest, told the front desk worker...

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Duo accused of robbery in Murfreesboro
Duo accused of robbery in Murfreesboro

While in the patrol car Dunaway and his possible partner in a robbery, reportedly suggested the person they are accused of robbing is a "snitch." One of the two men even stated the victim "needed to die" while the other responded "yes."

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Two teens charged with four counts of burglary to an auto in Murfreesboro
Two teens charged with four counts of burglary to an auto in Murfreesboro

One day before Christmas Eve, an 18-year old man and an 18-year old woman were arrested and charged with four counts of "Burglary to an Auto."

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Burglary suspect caught red handed by Murfreesboro Police
Burglary suspect caught red handed by Murfreesboro Police

When police responded to a North Maple Street business in reference to a burglary alarm, they found a man climbing out of a rear window of the building in question.

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Man accused of cutting hole into side of building to gain access to business
Man accused of cutting hole into side of building to gain access to business

A local carpenter who was accused of breaking into a South Church Street business by cutting a hole into a wall has been arrested.

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Burglary suspect in Murfreesboro caught red handed, thanks to quick work of MPD
Burglary suspect in Murfreesboro caught red handed, thanks to quick work of MPD

A Murfreesboro man was caught red-handed after two burglaries on South East Broad Street and Barker Street. 29-Year old Antonio R. Nelson was spotted by M-P-D Detective Gorham...

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UPDATE: Crime Down in Murfreesboro by 2% Explained
UPDATE: Crime Down in Murfreesboro by 2% Explained

There were four (4) homicides reported in 2012 and three (3) reported in 2013, a decrease of 25%....

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Shaving Razor Heist in Murfreesboro - Days After No Shave November
Two packages of Prilosec and several rows of razors off a store shelf is what one alleged thief is accused of taking at a local Walgreens store.
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Suspect Accused of Fraudulently Obtaining a Loan in Murfreebsoro
The name the subject used on the loan happens to be the name of a professional tennis player who currently lives in Nashville. No word on any arrests made at this point.
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UPDATE: Rider of Rover Bus Suggested He Killed Two Hispanic Men and Displayed Knife
UPDATE: Rider of Rover Bus Suggested He Killed Two Hispanic Men and Displayed Knife
A rider of the public bus told police the wheelchair bound suspect displayed a knife and according to the witness, suggested that he stabbed two Mexico natives. 
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State Street Resident Says That Crime is Out of Control on Her Street in Murfreesboro - Police Say They're On It!
State Street Resident Says That Crime is Out of Control on Her Street in Murfreesboro - Police Say They're On It!
An unnamed resident of Murfreesboro who lives on State Street told WGNS that gangs are a big problem in her neighborhood.
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Interactive Crime Maps for Rutherford County Now Searchable Online
Interactive Crime Maps for Rutherford County Now Searchable Online
Here's an interesting item WGNS thought you would love to hear more about... You can now view interactive crime maps online that show where crime has occured in your neighborhood. 
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UPDATE: 69-Year old Illinois Man Charged with "Rape of a Child" To Face Courts in Murfreesboro Monday
TN Law reads, "Rape of a child is the unlawful sexual penetration of a victim by the defendant or the defendant by a victim, if the victim is more than three (3) years of age but less than thirteen (13) years of age."
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Suspect Accused of Tagging Things with "5150" and Breaking Into Cars
Murfreesboro has apparently seen its share of vandalism and burglaries in the Riverdale area in recent days. Someone has been tagging things with the numbers “5150.”

 
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Rutherford County Sheriff's Office releases 2012 crime statistics
Rutherford County Sheriff's Office releases 2012 crime statistics
No one lost their life to murder in 2012 within Rutherford County (outside the cities) as overall crime dropped 1 percent for the year, said Rutherford County Sheriff Robert Arnold.
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Police want to know: Can you identify this man?
Police want to know: Can you identify this man?
Murfreesboro Police are trying to identify a man seen on a surveillance video tape at a local Laundromat. Police Sgt. Kyle Evans told WGNS the subject entered the Clear Threads Laundry located at 1109 Greenland Drive and attempted to force entry into the office of the business.
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Murfreesboro Crime Statistics released for the past year
Murfreesboro Crime Statistics released for the past year
Chief of Police Glenn Chrisman stated: “One of the top priorities of the Mayor, Council, City Management and the Police Department is to create safe and livable neighborhoods throughout our city. In 2012, officers and detectives focused on reducing residential burglaries through the use of traditional and innovative strategies."
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