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Drug Overdose Reported at a local motel
Drug Overdose Reported at a local motel

Murfreesboro Police responded to Knights Inn on South Church Street in regards to an overdose case. Upon their arrival, a man was located on the floor of room 140.

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Heroin Overdose at Apartment Complex in Murfreesboro
Heroin Overdose at Apartment Complex in Murfreesboro

Paramedics responded to an address at Olympus Hillwood Apartments on Monday night where they found an unresponsive man in a bathroom.

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Overdose reported in Murfreesboro
Overdose reported in Murfreesboro

A drug overdose was reported in a home on Foxworth Court in Murfreesboro. The incident was said to have involved a 30 year old man.

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Heroin overdose in Murfreesboro on Brinkley Avenue
Heroin overdose in Murfreesboro on Brinkley Avenue

Another heroin overdose was reported this past weekend in Murfreesboro. The report came in from Brinkley Avenue, a local mobile home park.

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IN DEPTH: Synthetic Drug Use Continues in Murfreesboro and Beyond
IN DEPTH: Synthetic Drug Use Continues in Murfreesboro and Beyond

Today, the synthetic drugs that are often called "Fake Weed" are much more dangerous and potent than they originally were.

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Alleged Gang Member arrested for drugs in Murfreesboro
Alleged Gang Member arrested for drugs in Murfreesboro

The official police report shows that the man confirmed that he is a member of the 8-Trey Gangsta Crip gang.

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Ecstasy, Xanax, Molly Crystals and Weed located during local traffic stop
Ecstasy, Xanax, Molly Crystals and Weed located during local traffic stop

About 80 Xanax pills, 9 soft Ecstasy pills a Mason jar of marijuana, and 21.6 grams of Molly Crystals were recovered by Murfreesboro Police during a traffic stop...

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Almost 10 ounces of weed leads to arrest after Probation Officer visit in Murfreesboro
Almost 10 ounces of weed leads to arrest after Probation Officer visit in Murfreesboro

9.9 Ounces of marijuana and over $3,500 in cash were seized as evidence by Murfreesboro Police after officers met with a Board of Probation and Parole officer at an apartment on St. Andrews Drive.

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Heroin overdose on Sunday in Murfreesboro
Heroin overdose on Sunday in Murfreesboro

A Sunday drug overdose on the Greenway in Murfreesboro was reported this past weekend around 8:45 in the morning.

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Suspected cocaine dealer arrested in Murfreesboro
Suspected cocaine dealer arrested in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police made a traffic stop on South Church Street that led to the arrest of a suspected drug dealer.

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Heroin, Meth and Cocaine recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro
Heroin, Meth and Cocaine recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro

Three small baggies of meth, a baggie of cocaine and two small baggies of heroin were recovered from a hotel room in Murfreesboro when police responded to the Clarion this past Friday (3/31/17) afternoon at 4.

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Husband drives wife to Murfreesboro Fire Hall when she overdoses on Heroin
Husband drives wife to Murfreesboro Fire Hall when she overdoses on Heroin

To make matters worse, the husband and wife had their 18-month old child in the vehicle with them when they used heroin.

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Heroin continues to be a problem in Rutherford County
Heroin continues to be a problem in Rutherford County

The overdose occurred in a mobile home on Brinkley Avenue Tuesday morning.

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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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Heroin overdose in Murfreesboro reported Tuesday night
Heroin overdose in Murfreesboro reported Tuesday night

A 19-year old woman overdosed on heroin in Murfreesboro. The overdose was reported on Westgate Boulevard.

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Murfreesboro woman arrested for fake heroin
Murfreesboro woman arrested for fake heroin

Evidently, the woman was in a vehicle that was pulled over for having expired tags this past week and in the car was a bag that contained a brown substance that looked like heroin.

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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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Murfreesboro man shot in the back, Reported drug dealer arrested
Murfreesboro man shot in the back, Reported drug dealer arrested

The suspect allegedly shot the victim twice in the back during what was reported to be a robbery in Murfreesboro.

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Murfreesboro woman busted with 13 pounds of Meth
Murfreesboro woman busted with 13 pounds of Meth

This past Wednesday afternoon's stop of a Cadillac CTS on Briley Parkway for having an inoperative brake light led to the seizure of six bags of crystal methamphetamine that weighed just more than 13 pounds.

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More Heroin Issues in Murfreesboro
More Heroin Issues in Murfreesboro

A 26 year old Murfreesboro woman found passed out by a friend was charged with drug possession as she recovered at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital.

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Another Drug Issue in Murfreesboro - This time Acid
Another Drug Issue in Murfreesboro - This time Acid

Taking acid can easily turn more bad than good. At least, that was the case for a 20-year old man in Murfreesboro.

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Shoplifting to the tune of $1,500 and drugs in Murfreesboro
Shoplifting to the tune of $1,500 and drugs in Murfreesboro

Close to $1,000 in merchandise believed to be stolen from Target and over $600 worth of merchandise from the JC Penny Store was recovered by police and two loss prevention workers on Tuesday.

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Possession of Meth and More Lands Man Behind Bars
Possession of Meth and More Lands Man Behind Bars

At age 24, someone charged with "Possession of a firearm while in commission of a violent felony" could potentially face some stiff prison time if convicted.

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Cocaine,Ecstasy, Marijuana and more seized in Murfreesboro apartment
Cocaine,Ecstasy, Marijuana and more seized in Murfreesboro apartment

A 25 year old Murfreesboro man is facing four felony charges after police found a large amount of drugs in his apartment. The incident unfolded on Tuesday evening (July 5, 2016).

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Man Wanted on 10 Warrants Captured in Murfreesboro
Man Wanted on 10 Warrants Captured in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police captured a wanted fugitive who had a total of 10 warrants against him this past Saturday morning.

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Unused Lottery Tickets, Cash and Drugs Found - Two Arrested
Unused Lottery Tickets, Cash and Drugs Found - Two Arrested

In addition to cocaine and marijuana, police also discovered several hundred unused or not yet scratched off lottery tickets.

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Three arrest made in Murfreesboro for Crystal Meth on Academy Street
Three arrest made in Murfreesboro for Crystal Meth on Academy Street

Authorities had to make a phone call to the Department of Children Services while at the Academy Street home because Bullocks' toddler child was present when police searched and found a felony amount Meth at the house.

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Crack Cocaine recovered in Murfreesboro traffic stop
Crack Cocaine recovered in Murfreesboro traffic stop

A 43 year old S. Church Street man who was stopped by Murfreesboro Police for running a stop sign told officers they could search his car.

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Drugs in a Drug Free Zone and a Handgun
Drugs in a Drug Free Zone and a Handgun

He was within one thousand feet of a "Drug Free School Zone" when arrested by Murfreesboro Police on felony drug charges...

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Man arrested after allegedly dropping dollar bill laced with heroin during police run-in
Man arrested after allegedly dropping dollar bill laced with heroin during police run-in

A folded up dollar bill that was said to be dropped under an SUV as police spoke to a man who was sitting in his vehicle was collected as evidence.

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Subject arrested on felony drug charges in Murfreesboro
Subject arrested on felony drug charges in Murfreesboro

32 Year Russell C. Blackburn told Murfreesboro Police that his collection of Xanax pills were his "Capital" for him to be able to purchase tools for his trade.

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Murfreesboro Police Charge Woman with Drug Sales in Traffic Stop
Murfreesboro Police Charge Woman with Drug Sales in Traffic Stop

A Manchester woman who was pulled over in Murfreesboro for failing to maintain her lane of travel was arrested.

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Cocaine and Marijuana Found in Parole and Probation Home Visit in Murfreesboro
Cocaine and Marijuana Found in Parole and Probation Home Visit in Murfreesboro

Making matters worse for the duo, the home and cars where the drugs were found was within "Drug Free Zone" due to the nearby location of Holloway High School, Patterson Park Community Center and the Mid Cumberland Day Care facility.

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Man Allegedly Uses Mom's Phone for Drug Sales, According to MPD
Man Allegedly Uses Mom's Phone for Drug Sales, According to MPD

A Murfreesboro man who had his cellphone seized by police on April 4th evidently decided to utilize his mothers phone for drug sales, according to a police report filed on April 5th.

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Individually packaged drugs seized from apartment unit in Murfreesboro and arrest made
Individually packaged drugs seized from apartment unit in Murfreesboro and arrest made

Individually bagged Xanax pills and individually bagged marijuana was seized from a local apartment in Murfreesboro on this week when police did what they call a "Knock and Talk."

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Two felony charges filed against Murfreesboro woman accused of selling pills
Two felony charges filed against Murfreesboro woman accused of selling pills

A woman who was pulled over for having a license plate on her SUV that was registered to a car told police that she just sold her sons prescription of Adderall...

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Man admits to Murfreesboro Police that he is selling cocaine
Man admits to Murfreesboro Police that he is selling cocaine

The report that WGNS obtained shows that Green has 8 to 9 customers per day. MPD Officer Cory Schalburg wrote, "Mr. Green then admitted that he is a middle man in cocaine sales."

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Meth recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop
Meth recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop

7.2 Grams of meth were recovered in a Murfreesboro traffic stop. Police pulled over Nathan Torres after he reportedly ran two stop signs.

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Less than 1% Mandated Drug Tests for Welfare
Less than 1% Mandated Drug Tests for Welfare

Officials say less than 0.2 percent of people who have applied for welfare since July 2014 have failed a drug test mandated for some.

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Robbery and Drug Deal Gone Bad in Murfreesboro
Robbery and Drug Deal Gone Bad in Murfreesboro

An armed robbery in Murfreesboro that was under investigation by the police department turned into a drug deal gone bad.

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Man claims to be selling drugs due to job loss in Murfreesboro
Man claims to be selling drugs due to job loss in Murfreesboro

Jones told police that he is currently selling drugs due to the fact that he lost his job.

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Brass Knuckles and Syringes Seized in Traffic Stop
Brass Knuckles and Syringes Seized in Traffic Stop

Five bags of syringes, 35 Oxycodone pills, brass knuckles, marijuana pipes, two spoons and two cell phones were seized by Murfreesboro Police during a traffic stop.

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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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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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Cocaine, Ecstasy, and Marijuana in a Murfreesboro hotel room
Cocaine, Ecstasy, and Marijuana in a Murfreesboro hotel room

While conducting a "Knock and Talk" at the Motel 6 in Murfreesboro, police arrested a man from Georgia on various drug charges.

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Heroin continues to be a growing problem in Rutherford County
Heroin continues to be a growing problem in Rutherford County

Most recently, a 21-year old Murfreesboro man had to be rushed to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital after collapsing in a bathroom due to the use of Heroin.

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Crack Cocaine found where the sun don't shine in Murfreesboro
Crack Cocaine found where the sun don't shine in Murfreesboro

Two plastic baggies containing crack cocaine and a single blue pill were found between the buttocks of a man during a Murfreesboro Police traffic stop.

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Woman arrested with felony amount of synthetic marijuana in Murfreesboro
Woman arrested with felony amount of synthetic marijuana in Murfreesboro

"Ms. Morrow stated she buys synthetic moma by the kilo for $1,400 and sells it by the ounce for $600 to $700 depending on the person."

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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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Fake Oxycodone containing fentanyl found by authorities
Fake Oxycodone containing fentanyl found by authorities

Laboratory analysis performed by TBI Forensic Scientists indicated the pills were counterfeit and did not contain oxycodone. Instead, they contained fentanyl, a pain killer 50 times as potent as heroin that can be deadly in high doses.

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Three subjects arrested in hotel room in Murfreesboro, Opana found
Three subjects arrested in hotel room in Murfreesboro, Opana found

The drug Opana has been is a growing threat in Rutherford County. More and more arrests involving this drug are being made weekly.

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Alleged drug dealer robbed of
Alleged drug dealer robbed of "Molly" in downtown Murfreesboro

A 19-year old Murfreesboro woman told police that she was robbed while sitting in her vehicle, of course there is much more to this story.

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Vials of Testosterone, Amphetamine Tablets and More found in a hotel room in Murfreesboro
Vials of Testosterone, Amphetamine Tablets and More found in a hotel room in Murfreesboro

The search later turned to the opposite side of the hotel room belonging 30-year old Erica Lyn Piatt where digital scales were found with a white powdery residue on them. 6-Methadone tablets were located, 10-Amphetamine tablets, a 9mm handgun and 3-glass pipes.

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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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Opana drug problem continues on the streets of Murfreesboro
Opana drug problem continues on the streets of Murfreesboro

When authorities located the truck in question, the driver's side door was open and the vehicle was running and in gear. Murfreesboro Police say the driver was "slumped over in the driver seat" and that "the subject's foot was on the brake."

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Multiple charges filed against two after syringes found
Multiple charges filed against two after syringes found

As an ambulance was nearing to treat Lesniewski for ingesting two Roxy's, police found a loaded syringe on the ground near the vehicle and a second syringe on the passenger floor board.

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Man uses synthetic drugs in Murfreesboro later taken to the hospital
Man uses synthetic drugs in Murfreesboro later taken to the hospital

A 24-year old man in Murfreesboro was transported to St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital after telling police he had used synthetic drugs.

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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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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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Man on state probation found to be in possession of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and prescription drugs
Man on state probation found to be in possession of cocaine, heroin, marijuana and prescription drugs

The probation officer conducted a search of Hardin and recovered a bag of heroin, a bag of cocaine, a bag of marijuana and a box containing 12 Suboxone.

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Local elected officials to address drug epidemic across the state from hospital in Murfreesboro
Local elected officials to address drug epidemic across the state from hospital in Murfreesboro

It's estimated that nearly five-percent of adults in Tennessee (about 221,000) have abused pain medications in the past year for non-medical purposes, and of those nearly 70,000 are addicted and require treatment.

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Is Heroin BACK in Murfreesboro? Arrest made after woman allegedly buys heroin...
Is Heroin BACK in Murfreesboro? Arrest made after woman allegedly buys heroin...

After Moody left the house she apparently made an illegal lane change and was pulled over on Mercury Boulevard.

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Over 1,000 die annually from drug overdoses in Tennessee
Over 1,000 die annually from drug overdoses in Tennessee

"Misuse of pain medicines is the number one drug problem for Tennesseans..."

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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 charged with felony drug possession in Murfreesboro - Placed under $120,500 bond
Man charged with felony drug possession in Murfreesboro - Placed under $120,500 bond

A ledger outlining possible drug sales and three bottles of pills were some of the items that police took in as evidence against a man charged with felony drug possession this week in Murfreesboro.

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Heroin use is UP
Heroin use is UP

Tennessee teenagers are using heroin and shooting up drugs at twice the national average, according to a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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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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Another report of a suspect allegedly falsifying a urine test in Murfreesboro
Another report of a suspect allegedly falsifying a urine test in Murfreesboro

Another arrest has been made in Murfreesboro for “Falsification of a Urinalysis.” This is evidently a growing concern among the medical community, insurance providers, employers and law enforcement.

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Suspect pulled over for drivers license issue, police nab him for much more in Murfreesboro
Suspect pulled over for drivers license issue, police nab him for much more in Murfreesboro

In addition to the 8th “Driving on a Revoked License” charge, Brown also faces felony crack / cocaine charges and felony marijuana charges.

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Drugs, Cash, Cell Phones, Car SEIZED Monday Morning in Murfreesboro
Drugs, Cash, Cell Phones, Car SEIZED Monday Morning in Murfreesboro

Murfreesboro Police made contact with an individual on East Northfield Boulevard Monday morning and seized over $2,000 in cash, over a pound of marijuana and a small amount of cocaine.

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Man calls friend and informs that probation is about to do a home check, friend ALLEGEDLY removes drugs and friend gets arrested
Man calls friend and informs that probation is about to do a home check, friend ALLEGEDLY removes drugs and friend gets arrested

The narrative of the police report shows that Dethrow jumped in his car and quickly drove away with police hot on his tail.

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Fugitive from Justice BUSTED near Murfreesboro
Fugitive from Justice BUSTED near Murfreesboro

Driver Cornelius Baskin, 37, of Bowling Green, Ky., was wanted in Warren County Kentucky for distribution of cocaine, said ICE Lt. Chris Haynes.

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Suspect arrested AGAIN on drugs charges, Suspect AGAIN
Suspect arrested AGAIN on drugs charges, Suspect AGAIN "allegedly" had COCAINE

27-Year old Allen Carney, who goes by the nickname of SAP, reportedly told police he gave his drugs to his passenger who put the drugs in her bra.

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Cocaine arrest made at local hotel on NW Broad Street in Murfreesboro
Cocaine arrest made at local hotel on NW Broad Street in Murfreesboro

Detective Pitts arrived on the scene and obtained a search warrant. Once inside the room, a bag of cocaine was found under the motel mattress. A cell phone containing...

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Local Woman Arrested and Allegedly Admits to Selling Marijuana in Murfreesboro

A 21-year old Murfreesboro resident has been charged with three counts of felony drug possession. Police went to a home on Shelly Street where they were granted permission to go inside and search the residence.

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Arrested Suspect Claims He Was Taking Crack Cocaine to a Junkie in Murfreesboro

The Officer reported that upon making contact with Robert A. McAdoo, he seemed nervous. Officer Gann patted McAdoo down and felt something in his pocket. 

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Suspect Allegedly Destroyed Evidence After Police Told Him What They Found
Suspect Allegedly Destroyed Evidence After Police Told Him What They Found
When officers told Thomas Labrador that cocaine was found in his kitchen, he allegedly acted as if he were cleaning and headed to the kitchen where he allegedly poured bleach on the cocaine and the paper in question.
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Cocaine, Marijuana and Prescription Pain Killers Recovered at Local Motel
Cocaine, Marijuana and Prescription Pain Killers Recovered at Local Motel
28-Grams of Marijuana, 30-Hydrocodone pills, cocaine and a digital scale were recovered from a hotel room all because of a tip received by Murfreesboro Police.
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Massive Drug Arrests Made After 15-Month Investigation in Rutherford County - Cars, Drugs, Guns, Cash Seized
Massive Drug Arrests Made After 15-Month Investigation in Rutherford County - Cars, Drugs, Guns, Cash Seized
Twenty-five defendants were indicted on charges of conspiracy to distribute more than 300 grams of cocaine and more than 70 pounds of marijuana after a 15-month investigation by the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Division, said Detective Sgt. Tony Hall.
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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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Suspect Charged for Allegedly Selling Drugs Out of Home
Suspect Charged for Allegedly Selling Drugs Out of Home
Franklin is not being released from the Rutherford County Adult Detention Center at this point. Apparently he is wanted out of another county.
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Female Passenger Arrested on Drug Charges, Driver Said He Was Taking Her to Buy Cocaine
Female Passenger Arrested on Drug Charges, Driver Said He Was Taking Her to Buy Cocaine

Police turned their questioning to the female passenger who allegedly produced a bag of crack that was said to be hidden in the area of her groin. 

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Synthetic Drugs May Not Be For Sale in Markets as Often Now, But Still a Problem in Murfreesboro
Synthetic Drugs May Not Be For Sale in Markets as Often Now, But Still a Problem in Murfreesboro
Officer J. Watson asked Bush to step out of the vehicle and that was when 9 individually packaged synthetic drug baggies were found. 
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Man Allegedly Tries to Sell Fake Roxy's and Then Reportedly Robs Drug Buyers
Man Allegedly Tries to Sell Fake Roxy's and Then Reportedly Robs Drug Buyers
Police spotted the car with one subject hanging off the driver side door, according to a report. 
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Arrests Made in Maintaining a Dwelling Case in Murfreesboro - Crack Cocaine Seized
Three individuals in Murfreesboro have been apprehended on charges of maintaining a dwelling for the purpose of distributing drugs. The arrests took place at 414 Forrest Street off of North Highland Avenue.
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5-Drug Related Arrests Made at Murfreesboro Area Apartment Complex
Five men in their twenties who were in Murfreesboro are facing a serious list of charges for illegal drug sales.
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