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Police responded to a report of shots fired at Campus Villa apartments on Saturday night. Upon arrival at the complex, which is located less than a half a mile from MTSU at 902 Greenland Drive, officers made contact with a female victim who had been assaulted by a male suspect, Joseph James, 22. According to …

Murfreesboro Police Department responded to an alleged assault on an MTSU student at The Pointe at Raiders Campus apartment complex on Wednesday. The victim said her roommate’s boyfriend was playing loud music. She told police that she knocked on the door three times, damaging it, and asked the boyfriend to turn down the music, which resulted …

Murfreesboro Police Department responded to a reports of arson and vandalism at Oaklands Park on Wednesday. Oaklands Park, located at the corner of Roberts St. and N. Maney Ave, is home to the historic house museum Oaklands Mansion. Officers met with Executive Director of the Mansion James Manning at approximately 2:15 p.m. Manning told police …

By Evan Dunne // Staff Writer  Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of aggravated domestic assault towards an MTSU student on Wednesday. The assault occurred at University Ridge Apartments, located on South Rutherford Boulevard, while the events leading up to the assault took place at various locations. The victim said her boyfriend, 21-year-old Chukwuoi Echetebu, assaulted her …

By Evan Dunne // Contributing Writer Murfreesboro Police Department responded to a report of vehicle theft on Tuesday at Aspen Heights. The victim told police he last observed the vehicle, a black 2006 Suzuki GSX-R600 motorcycle, around 10 p.m. Monday night. The victim discovered the motorcycle was missing the following morning around 6:40 a.m. No information …

TEMPT Murfreesboro

Police responded to several reports of shots fired near the Murfreesboro square early Saturday morning, leading police to question witnesses at local nightclub TEMPT. According to Murfreesboro Police, an employee of Whiskey Dix Saloon reported shots in the area at 2:21 a.m. Upon arrival, an officer located several shell casings on South Walnut Street between West Main Street and …