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Graffiti Vandals Caught--Agree To Repaint Wall
Graffiti Vandals Caught--Agree To Repaint Wall

Here's an UPDATE on this past weekend's graffiti vandalism story from Murfreesboro Police. The two youth have been identified, and the property owner has made arrangements with the vandals to repaint the wall. The property owner has decided not to file charges.

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REWARD Offered On Confederate Monument Vandalism
REWARD Offered On Confederate Monument Vandalism

Crime Stoppers of Rutherford County offers a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who vandalized the Johnny Rebel Confederate monument Tuesday on the downtown square.

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Confederate Soldier Statue On Square Defaced
Confederate Soldier Statue On Square Defaced

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.

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Vandalism in Murfreesboro at Construction Site
Vandalism in Murfreesboro at Construction Site

Murfreesboro Police were called to a home under construction where unknown persons damaged an upstairs bathroom.

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Vandalism: Smyrna's Captain Kuss Memorial
Vandalism: Smyrna's Captain Kuss Memorial

The public is shocked that an act of vandalism occured at the Captain Kuss Memorial in Smyrna.

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Murfreesboro Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charges Relating to Islamic Center of M'boro Vandalism
Murfreesboro Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Civil Rights Charges Relating to Islamic Center of M'boro Vandalism

Charles Dwight Stout, III, 20, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, pleaded guilty Wednesday (5/9/18) in U.S. District Court to conspiracy to damage religious property and to causing damage to religious property because of its religious character, announced U.S. Attorney Don Cochran for the Middle District of Tennessee.

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Local 19-Year Old Turns Himself In: Mosque Vandalism
Local 19-Year Old Turns Himself In: Mosque Vandalism

19-year old Charles Dwight Stout, III of Murfreesboro was indicted Wednesday (8/30/2017) by a federal grand jury and charged with obstruction of justice. The charge relates to the ongoing investigation into the vandalism of the Islamic Center of Murfreesboro on July 10, 2017.

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Batey Farms Vandalized
Batey Farms Vandalized

Batey Farms is hoping the public might know who is responsible for ripping through their fields over the weekend.

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Burglary at Whitt's BBQ on S. Church
Burglary at Whitt's BBQ on S. Church

The Whitt's BBQ location on South Church Street was broken into over the weekend.

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BB Gun Bandit Strikes Again in Murfreesboro
BB Gun Bandit Strikes Again in Murfreesboro

On Thursday (6/29/17), a resident on Granite Springs Way told police that someone shot a total of twelve windows at her home.

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Residents Want Answers NOW On Shootings!
Residents Want Answers NOW On Shootings!

Residents want answers now about the large number of shootings, with two being homicides, that have occurred in residential areas around MTSU in recent weeks.

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Vandalism at Old Fort Golf Course
Vandalism at Old Fort Golf Course

The Old Fort Golf Course has been vandalized again. Sometime between the hours of 8pm Wednesday and 6 o'clock Thursday morning, someone tampered with fuel pumps at the maintenance shed, causing a fire.

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Forrest Hall Vandalized
Forrest Hall Vandalized

MTSU's Forrest Hall was vandalized with spray paint.

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Vandals strike the CVS Pharmacy in Murfreesboro
Vandals strike the CVS Pharmacy in Murfreesboro

Evidently, graffiti was found on the back and side of CVS that is located at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Clark Boulevard.

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Three teens accused of vandalizing a backhoe in Cason Lane area
Three teens accused of vandalizing a backhoe in Cason Lane area

Three thirteen year old boys were detained and later questioned by police after allegedly vandalizing a backhoe in the Cason Lane area.

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Blaze Drive Burglary Suspect Caught
Blaze Drive Burglary Suspect Caught

A 48-year old man was arrested after a resident of the 37-hundred block of Blaze Drive called police to report her home was being broken into.

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$100,000 Vandalism Along the New Walter Hill Greenway Trail
$100,000 Vandalism Along the New Walter Hill Greenway Trail

Evidently, someone caused about $100,000 in damages to a bridge that was recently built as part of the community Greenway Trail.

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Wanted Knoxville Woman Arrested in Murfreesboro
Wanted Knoxville Woman Arrested in Murfreesboro

A 25-year old Knoxville woman, wanted on several active warrants, was arrested by Murfreesboro Police.

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"I Love Kellie Pickler" Star Charged After Ransacking Fortress Blvd. Home

A 29-year old reality T.V. star is facing several charges after allegedly ransacking his girlfriend's home and forcing the victim to follow him.

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Suspect Kicked Patrol Car Window After Arrest on DUI and Various Charges
Suspect Kicked Patrol Car Window After Arrest on DUI and Various Charges

A 25-year old Weybridge Drive man faces numerous charges after a traffic stop led to his arrest. Murfreesboro Police Officer Christopher Finley reports Robert Mintlow blew by another traffic stop he was assisting with on Highland Avenue Friday just after 11pm.

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$15K Ring Among Stolen Items in Higgins Lane Burglary
$15K Ring Among Stolen Items in Higgins Lane Burglary

A ring, valued at 15-thousand dollars, was among the many items taken during a home burglary on Higgins Lane. Murfreesboro Police Officer Cole Glass was called to the home, which is just off Rutherford Boulevard, Friday just before noon.

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Iron gate valued at about $5,000 vandalized at Oakland's Mansion
Iron gate valued at about $5,000 vandalized at Oakland's Mansion

An iron gate valued at about $5,000 was damaged at the historic Oakland's Mansion entrance in Murfreesboro.

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Walls Graffitied in Roger's Park Restrooms
Walls Graffitied in Roger's Park Restrooms

Someone graffitied the walls outside the Roger's Park restrooms. Murfreesboro Police Officer Dominik Riley reports being called to the Hunt Street park Sunday morning just after 7.

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Smyrna Police looking into Vandalism Case - Do you recognize this person of interest
Smyrna Police looking into Vandalism Case - Do you recognize this person of interest

Smyrna Police continue to look into clues that hopefully lead to an arrest in a vandalism case that was reported on March 31, 2016.

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Palm Court Man Arrested for Maple Street Burglary
Palm Court Man Arrested for Maple Street Burglary

A 34-year old Palm Court man has been arrested, two days after allegedly burglarizing a home in the 12-hundred block of Maple Street.

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Glass punched out of business in downtown Murfreesboro
Glass punched out of business in downtown Murfreesboro

It appeared to police as if someone punched out the glass on the side of the building. Officers were called to the scene when the alarm went off at the business.

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Vandals Strike Rover Bus Stops
Vandals Strike Rover Bus Stops

Over $1,000 in damages has been reported to city property. Evidently, unknown persons shattered the glass out of two different Rover Bus Terminals.

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Murfreesboro Man Charged with Aggravated Robbery
Murfreesboro Man Charged with Aggravated Robbery

A 33-year old Country Almond Way man has been charged with aggravated burglary and violation of a bond condition. Hunter Lawrence Womack was taken in by MPD officers after a relative reported his home was broken into Wednesday.

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McDonald's Employee Arrested for Vandalism at Hardee's & Other Businesses
McDonald's Employee Arrested for Vandalism at Hardee's & Other Businesses

A 21-year old employee of McDonald's was arrested and charged with vandalism of the Hardee's on N.W. Broad. Gary Marcel Smith of 1137 N.W. Broad Street reportedly kicked at the door of Hardee's just after 4:15 Saturday morning.

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Murfreesboro Police ask if you recognize this subject?
Murfreesboro Police ask if you recognize this subject?

The subject pictured on WGNSradio.com is wanted for questioning in regards to the vandalism in which the subject threw...

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UPDATE: Former Blackman star & UT freshman Could Face Charges
UPDATE: Former Blackman star & UT freshman Could Face Charges

Former Blackman High School standout and University of Tennessee football player Jauan Jennings could face several charges after an alleged incident at a graduation party May 30th.

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UPDATE: Former Blackman star & UT freshman Could Face Charges
UPDATE: Former Blackman star & UT freshman Could Face Charges

Former Blackman High School standout and University of Tennessee football player Jauan Jennings could face several charges after an alleged incident at a graduation party May 30th.

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UPDATE: Former Blackman star & UT freshman Facing Charges
UPDATE: Former Blackman star & UT freshman Facing Charges

Former Blackman High School standout and University of Tennessee football player Jauan Jennings is facing several charges after an alleged incident at a graduation party May 30th.

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LED TV Stolen from North Tennessee Blvd. Home

A Sony LED TV was stolen from a home in the 16-hundred block of North Tennessee Boulevard.

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Burglary to Harrison Avenue Home

A Harrison Avenue homeowner will have to replace a front window after someone tried to enter her home.

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Cars Hit with Paintballs; Two Arrested
Cars Hit with Paintballs; Two Arrested

Two men have been arrested for allegedly peppering several cars on Chaffin Place with paintballs, fired from a gun. Eighteen-year old Abraham Lou of Smyrna and 19-year old Louis Tole of Murfreesboro were arrested after the reported incident Sunday around 1:15pm.

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Paint on the inside and paint thinner on the outside of an SUV
Paint on the inside and paint thinner on the outside of an SUV

Paint thinner was also sprayed all over the exterior of the Suburban causing damage to the outside of the SUV.

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Shoshone Place Man & Accomplices Face Burglary, Handgun & Theft Charges
Shoshone Place Man & Accomplices Face Burglary, Handgun & Theft Charges

A Shoshone Place man faces a laundry list of charges after a Saturday domestic situation. The victim called Murfreesboro Police after she suspected the accused, Brandon Lee Rowlette, age 28, was inside her home.

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Vandalism at Siegel Elementary School in Murfreesboro

Someone got the wise idea to spray paint a head and hands on the rear of Siegel Elementary School in Murfreesboro.

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Theft and Vandalism adds up to over $11,000 at Murfreesboro house

A new home under construction was vandalized by unknown persons. The vandals broke out 7 windows, spray painted vinyl siding, spray painted two bath tubs, broke two doors and two furnaces.

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Vandal strikes local apartment complex

As far as what was spray-painted on the sides of buildings, various graphic images and the words, “U ARE A SINNER FOR LIFE” and “WEST SIDE.”

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Vandals Strike Siegel Park

Vandals damage Richard Siegel Park. A Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation groundskeeper told city police between last Wednesday and Friday...

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Three Suspects Arrested in Alleged Laundromat Theft and Vandalism Case

It was just one day ago that WGNS reported a vandalism and theft story that took place at a local Laundromat. We have now learned that three arrests have been made in connection with that incident.

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