MURFREESBORO, TENN. -- A group of teenagers who have recently caused problems in the area of Indian Park Drive are suspected of damaging more than $1,200 worth of property Monday night outside of a townhouse.
The incident occurred some time after 6 p.m. in the 300 block of Shoshone Place, where there are several rented and privately owned townhouses, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department incident report.
An employee of R. Property Management Inc., which owns some of the rental properties, contacted police after discovering a large section of sidewalk that had just been poured was damaged. In another part of the sidewalk, the phrase “Asian pride” was also scratched into the wet cement.
Although police were unable to locate any witnesses and determine a possible suspect while at the scene, the employee and some neighbors told officers that they have had problems with several unruly juveniles in recent months.
The case has since been turned over to Murfreesboro detectives for further investigation.
Police investigating possible rape
Authorities are continuing their investigation into the possible rape of a 23-year-old woman who was found unconscious last month in the bathroom of a Mexican restaurant near downtown Murfreesboro.
An employee of Camino Real, located in the 300 block of Northwest Broad Street, discovered the woman lying on the bathroom floor on the morning of Sept. 27 under suspicious circumstances, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department incident report.
During the initial investigation, the woman told officers she had been drinking with four people associated with the restaurant the night before but had no recollection of anything that happened after 2 a.m., just about the time they served her shots of tequila from the bar.
She was discovered more than eight hours later as the employee was preparing to open the restaurant for business that day. Instead of notifying police, however, the employee used her cell phone to call a friend to come get the woman.
Police were notified about the situation a few hours later and responded to a Jordan Avenue residence to interview the woman and collect any remaining evidence. A rape kit was also performed at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital.
Officials have not publicly discussed the results of the test, nor have they released the identities of the possible suspects involved in the case due to the ongoing investigation.