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Photo courtesy of Vista Inns / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to an armed robbery on Saturday at Select Inn in Murfreesboro at approximately 12:29 p.m. Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, who stated that three men knocked on her room door. The victim then opened the door, and one of the …

Photo courtesy of Murfreesboro Police  Murfreesboro Police released the identity of the body that was found off of West College Street on Hope Way Saturday morning. According to an MPD press release, the victim was identified as Blair Yvonne Alexander, 24. Alexander was last seen alive Friday at the Murfreesboro Motel on Northwest Broad Street at …

Photo by Andrew Wigdor / MTSU Sidelines Archive Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of a lifeless body, which was discovered off of West College Street on Hope Way on Saturday morning. Upon arrival, officers located the body of an unidentified woman. According to an MPD press release, the investigation is still in the preliminary stages, …

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 nonnegligent …

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 …