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Posted on: May 17, 2020

Victim identified in weekend fatal shooting

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Police have identified the victim in a deadly weekend shooting on E. Northfield Blvd. as Thomas “Tommy” Holland, 46, of Murfreesboro.

Holland was shot multiple times behind his duplex Sunday morning, May 17.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Police investigating after body of man found in wooded area

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An unidentified man’s body was found in a wooded area near a vacant lot in the 900 block of Robert Rose Drive Friday, May 15.  Police are working to identify the man.

A resident, walking with his daughter, stumbled upon the body just aft...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

MPD Peace Officers Memorial Service to honor fallen goes virtual

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The annual Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Peace Officers Memorial ceremony in honor of fallen officers, will air on various broadcast and social media platforms, at 12:00 p.m. Thursday, May 14.  In past years, the ceremony has taken place a...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

MPD partners with Tennessee Highway Safety Office to promote ‘Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month’ in

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The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) is partnering with the Tennessee Highway Safety Office in promoting motorcycle safety during the month of May, nationally recognized as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. 

MPD and other agencies participate...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

K-9 helps lead officers to a teenager who robbed woman at ATM, another suspect on the run

A Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) K-9 was able to lead a track to a teenager who is accused of robbing two women at gunpoint as one withdrew money from an Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) on Saturday, May 9.  Another suspect remains on the run...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Police investigating woman’s death after body found outside apartment complex

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The Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) is working a death investigation at the Chariot Pointe Apartments after a woman was found dead Tuesday morning, May 12.  Detectives are trying to determine how she died.

MPD officers were dispatched to the ...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Bomb squad renders discarded pressure cooker in front of elementary school safe

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A pressure cooker was found at the entrance of Cason Lane Academy which caused a scare Friday afternoon, May 8.

The pressure cooker was discovered on the sidewalk on Cason Lane by the staff at school just before 1:00 p.m., and they immediately notified pol...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

F.A.C.T. investigating serious head-on collision

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Members of the Murfreesboro Police Department (MPD) Fatal Accident Crash Team, or F.A.C.T., are investigating a serious head-on crash where a vehicle burst into flames, trapping the driver, just after 11:00 p.m. Saturday, April 25.

The driver was airlifted...

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