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Posted on: October 21, 2020

Man in stolen car arrested for alleged drug possession after causing multi-vehicle crash

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –   A man, with drugs, in a stolen vehicle plows through a red light causing a multi-vehicle crash after police attempted to make a traffic stop for reckless driving on Tuesday, Oct. 20.  An unknown male pas...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Several people arrested for stealing thousands of dollars in items from businesses and selling them

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Chain saws, weed eaters, drills, tools, and home security systems are some of the items Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives recovered that were stolen from various businesses and sold to a local pawn shop.

Robert...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Police seeking identities of individuals involved in a three-county credit card fraud scheme

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department Criminal Investigations Division detectives are trying to identify two men who stole tens of thousands of dollars from a victim as part of a credit card scheme.  

 The men are...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Bicyclist killed after colliding with vehicle on S. Church Street

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A Murfreesboro man riding a bicycle dies after colliding with a vehicle on S. Church Street Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 7.

The impact caused the victim, 71-year old Herbert Knee, to be tossed from the bike and land s...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Behind The Badge 4th Quarter Edition

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Citizens can safely dispose of their unused and expired prescription drugs by making a trip to the lobby of the Murfreesboro Police Department. The latest episode with Public Information Officer Larry Flowers also features ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Police investigate S. University Street double shooting; suspect on the run

University St Shooting

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  Two people are in the hospital with gunshot wounds following a double shooting on S. University Street Tuesday evening, October 6.

 Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers responded to the 400 block ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Man arrested for stealing equipment and tools from construction

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers arrest a Williamson County man on Monday, Oct. 5, for breaking into three construction sites and stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of tools and equipment.

Matthew Ed...

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Posted on: October 3, 2020

Two teenagers arrested in connection to Gunnerson Avenue fatal shooting

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) detectives and patrol officers arrest two teens in connection to the homicide of Javarius Malone that occurred on Gunnerson Ave. Sunday, Sept. 27.

Corey Lillard, Jr., 18, and a 17-year-ol...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Murfreesboro police searching for man who robbed Fifth Third bank

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) officers are searching for the man who robbed the Fifth Third Bank, 1861 Memorial Blvd., Friday afternoon, Oct. 2.

A man handed a teller a note claiming he had a gun and demanded money ar...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

Victim of Sunday night homicide identified; police still searching for suspect

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  A 32-year-old man shot and killed on Gunnerson Avenue Sunday night, Sept. 27, has been identified as Javarius Malone.  Police are attempting to identify a possible suspect.

Murfreesboro Police Department o...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

MPD receives NAMI Tennessee Criminal Justice Award

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. –  The National Alliance on Mental Illness Tennessee (NAMI Tennessee), a member of the largest grassroots mental health organization, names the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) and Chief of Police Michael Bowen a...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Family of murder victim seeking closure and justice

Mario Santiago Dominguez Homicide Victim

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. - The family of 24-year-old Mario Santiago Dominguez is hoping to find closure and justice in the murder of their loved one. Dominguez was shot and killed, at his residence at Northfield Commons Apartments on Willowbrook Drive, on Augu...

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Posted on: August 31, 2020

Police attempting to identify designer sunglasses suspects

Sunglass Hut Theft Suspects

Detectives need help identifying the individuals who stole more than two dozen pair of designer sunglasses, valued at $8,368, from Sunglass Hut on Medical Center Pkwy. on August 17, 2020.  

The subjects may be responsible for committing several ot...

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Posted on: August 25, 2020

Missing Person

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Terry "Ty" Weldon, 40, of Murfreesboro, was reported missing on August 14, 2020. The last known contact with Weldon was on July 20, 2020. 

Weldon’s family stated his disappearance is out of character. 

Shortly before di...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

'Behind The Badge' August 2020 Edition

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Murfreesboro, TN – The Drug Awareness Resistance Education or DARE is no longer being taught in Murfreesboro City Schools by School Resource Officers (SRO); now students are learning that ‘Character Does Matter,’ a new progra...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Media Releases Archive

MEDIA RELEASES

Members of the media and general public can access past Murfreesboro Police Department Media Releases stored in archive.  

The Media Releases date back to 2015.


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