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Photo by John Conner Coulston / MTSU Sidelines Archive Data shows that Murfreesboro has the lowest violent crime rate of all the largest Tennessee cities, according to the 2017 Preliminary Semiannual Crime Statistics released by the FBI. The FBI’s Uniform Crime Reporting Program explains that “violent crime is made up of four offenses: murder and …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to an aggravated criminal trespassing and vandalism at an MTSU student’s apartment at the Pointe At Raider’s Campus on Tuesday at approximately 9:30 p.m. Upon arrival, police made contact with the victim, an MTSU senior. The victim advised that she entered her apartment and …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting on Reid Avenue on Tuesday at approximately 8:11 p.m. Upon arrival, police made contact with the victim and homeowner. The victim stated that his house had been shot at. After further investigation, two bullet holes were found on the siding of the …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines  Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of indecent exposure at Kingwood Apartments on Sunday at approximately 10:10 a.m. Upon arrival, police made contact with the victim. The victim stated that she was sitting in her apartment when she observed a man walk by her window twice. While the victim was …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a domestic altercation, in which one of the victims was stabbed multiple times, on Old Fort Parkway Thursday at approximately 9:20 a.m. According to an MPD press release, the domestic altercation began between two people, but a third party intervened. At the time of the intervention, the third person was stabbed …

Photo courtesy of Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office Murfreesboro Police arrested Bedford County fugitive Jessie Caldwell on Sunday at approximately 10:29 p.m. after an officer-involved shooting on Twin Oaks Drive. Due to the shooting, Murfreesboro Police Officer Phillip Simpson was placed on administrative leave with pay pending the outcome of an ongoing review from Tennessee Bureau of …