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Three people were arrested in Murfreesboro for the murder of Kendrick Love that occurred on May 16 at Gateway Apartments, according to a press release from the Murfreesboro Police Department. Two unnamed 17-year-old juveniles and one adult, Jeremy Noah Soto-Morales, were charged with first-degree murder. According to the release, the three that were arrested had contact with …

Photo by Eric Goodwin / Assistant News Editor A gathering of police officers, supporters and their loved ones paid tribute at the Murfreesboro Civic Plaza on Thursday to the nine Rutherford County law enforcement officers who have died since 1942 while serving their cities. The service, aligning with the customs of the National Peace Officers Memorial Day established in 1962 by …

Photo Courtesy of the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office A jailer with the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office was arrested and indicted for the rape of a child and aggravated sexual battery on Thursday. Mark Garza, a 23-year-old detention deputy, was accused of waiting outside of a bathroom that a child was using and forcing her onto a …

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation responded to Murfreesboro late Wednesday afternoon after a Rutherford County Sherriff’s Office deputy shot and injured 54-year-old Jeffery Underhill. According to TBI Public Information Officer Susan Niland, the shooting occurred around 3 p.m. in a driveway on Springs Road after a “physical altercation” between Underhill and the deputy.   Middle …

Two MTSU students were arrested Thursday at approximately 7:30 p.m. for evading and resisting arrest, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a schedule VI narcotic at Raiders Ridge Apartments in Murfreesboro. An officer was conducting a courtesy room check at the apartment complex and spotted the two students, Jaidarius Temple and Justin Akins, both …

On April 10, Murfreesboro police arrested MTSU student Ashley Shanice Harber as a suspect in an alleged stabbing at The Vie at Murfreesboro apartments. The victim contacted authorities after an altercation with Harber and was subsequently transported to receive medical attention for her injuries. Harber was transported by patrol units to the Murfreesboro Police Department to …