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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Murfreesboro Police increases seat belt enforcement during “CLICK IT OR TICKET” Mobilization

CLICK IT OR TICKET 2020

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – As the Thanksgiving holiday approaches and more drivers hit the roads, the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office (THSO) to remind motorists to “Click ...

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Posted on: November 3, 2020

Police arrest man and woman accused of robbing two Murfreesboro businesses at gunpoint

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Nashville man and woman, accused of robbing two businesses at gunpoint, have been arrested.  

 

John T. Harris, 43, and Samira Bostic, 25, were taken into custody without incident at the Safari Inn Monday ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Quicker alarm response time expected in Murfreesboro with implementation of ASAP

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro becomes the 7th Emergency Communications Center in Tennessee to decrease processing and response times for home and business alarm-related calls by implementing The Monitoring Association’s A...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Long-time MPD Sergeant retires after three decades

Sgt. Brad Ballard Headshot

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Sergeant Brad Ballard retires after 30 years of dedicated service.

 

“The men and women of the department are not only best friends, they are family,” Ballard ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2020

Police looking for suspect in fatal overnight shooting

Stonewall  Blvd. Homicide

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Nashville man is shot and left for dead in his vehicle in Murfreesboro on Saturday, Oct. 24. 

 

22-year-old Blake Boulton was found near the intersection of Stonewall Blvd. and N. Tennessee Blvd. by a Murf...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

West Tennessee registered sex offender found guilty of raping young Murfreesboro girl

Ben Hartshaw Mug Shot

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A Jackson man, already on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation Sex Offender Registry, has been convicted by a Rutherford County jury for raping a 12-year-old girl in March 2018, in an unrelated case.

 “In...

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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 7, 2020

Behind The Badge 4th Quarter Edition

BEHIND THE BADGE OCT 2020

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 3, 2020

Two teenagers arrested in connection to Gunnerson Avenue fatal shooting

Corey Lillard Jr. Mug Shot

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: 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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