Posts in category

Crime


Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Murfreesboro Police conducted a drug investigation at College Grove Apartments at approximately 8:02 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a witness who put the officers in contact with the suspect, Ryan Jones, 21. Officers then spoke with Jones over the phone. Jones stated that he …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Update: This article was updated to clarify that Reeves Rogers Elementary was not placed on lockdown, but MPD staff ordered the school to be placed on lockdown. The order was cancelled.  A man armed with a gun shot himself in the head Friday morning off of Gunnerson …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a shooting at the Victoria’s Secret in The Avenue on Medical Center Parkway at approximately 11:30 a.m. on Saturday. Upon arrival, officers discovered that a witness, who was armed with a handgun, saw two men stealing from Victoria’s Secret. The witness confronted the perpetrators after the robbery, and the perpetrators fled …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor Murfreesboro Police responded Wednesday to a call at College Grove Apartments in reference to a group of four individuals. One of the four, Nicholas Searcy, 33, was arrested after refusing to comply with the officer and spitting on him. At around 8:59 p.m., an officer arrived and …

Murfreesboro Police responded to a reported armed robbery Saturday evening at a house on Peachtree Street. The three victims said over $2,000 in cash and about $2,000 worth of jewelry had been stolen, according to the police report. The victims stated two masked males forced their way into the residence and struck all three victims …

Murfreesboro Police arrested Timothy Corder, 31, and Stephen Stanton, 52, at 3009 S. Rutherford Blvd., a Waffle House parking lot, Wednesday for felony drug and weapons charges. According to the police report, the responding  officer made contact with the subjects while conducting a traffic stop for a seatbelt violation. The officer requested backup and then asked …