Detectives with the Special Victims Unit served a search warrant at a home on Shade Court in Murfreesboro this morning, accord to MPD Sgt. Kyle Evans.
Murfreesboro Police Department has lost 51 officers over the last two years, roughly 10 percent annually, but officials say the turnover rate is more about trends among young officers and factors such as an increasingly difficult job than about bad management.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has been investigating several complaints of fraudulent credit card charges.
The Tennessee Legislature's Black Caucus united with House Democrats from Nashville in seeking a federal investigation into the handcuffing and arrests of several elementary-age children in Murfreesboro.
Days after three of his children, ages 9, 10 and 11, were arrested and handcuffed at Hobgood Elementary School, then taken to the Juvenile Detention Center, one parent is trying to figure out when someone with the city of Murfreesboro will make things right.
Two days after listening to residents' concerns about the arrest of 10 elementary-age children, Murfreesboro Police Chief Karl Durr said he is conducting an internal study of police procedures and forming a minister coalition to review it.
A former city police officer facing child pornography charges waived his case to a Rutherford County grand jury, according to General Sessions Court.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation agents arrested a Murfreesboro Police sergeant Monday and charged him in connection with an ongoing child pornography investigation.
Police Chief Glenn Chrisman turned in his retirement notice last week after 40 years in law enforcement, 12 years leading the city department.
On Friday April 3, 2015, at 3:44a.m. two persons used a sledge hammer to break through a glass door to the Old Fort Golf office and attempted to gain access to the safe.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Nashville Field Division and the Murfreesboro Police Department announced Monday (April 13) a $2,000 reward for information that may lead to the arrest of Adareus Dixson, aka: "Peabody," "Body," "Juice."
MURFREESBORO - An elderly man was killed Monday in a four-car crash when a dump truck rear-ended his vehicle on Memorial Boulevard and wound up crushing it in a chain-reaction collision, Murfreesboro Police reported.
MURFREESBORO - Vice unit detectives working with TBI and Franklin Police served search warrants at two businesses and an apartment in connection with pending prostitution charges, police reported.
Murfreesboro Police officers responded to 2913 Meadowhill Dr. around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in reference to a grenade found near a creek in the area.
Murfreesboro Police are trying to identify a man who allegedly harassed a woman Sunday in the Stones River Mall parking lot.
Murfreesboro Police are investigating the death of a man believed to have been killed when he was hit by a train over the weekend.
An unidentified suspect allegedly snatched a purse from a woman Monday as she was walking in the parking lot of Raider’s Ridge Apartments -- all while a group of men stood by and watched the incident unfold.
Murfreesboro authorities are investigating a serious injury vehicle crash that occurred at about 6 p.m. Monday at the intersection of Memorial Boulevard and Heritage Park Drive.
Police have released the names of two men who were killed Wednesday night in the Wal-Mart parking lot on Old Fort Parkway.
Nearly $500 worth of tools and lawn equipment was reportedly stolen early Monday from a shed behind a Sherrill Boulevard residence in the Meadow Green subdivision.
Men found dead in Wal-Mart parking lot
Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying two men wanted in connection with a felony theft at Wal-Mart.
Police investigating fatal crash
The overall crime rate in Murfreesboro continued to improve in 2013, falling by a solid 2 percent due to a reduction in violent offenses, according to new data released by city officials.
Law enforcement officials are still trying to determine the identity of the male suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that left two men injured Saturday at University Ridge Apartments.
Detectives are continuing their investigation into whether a Florida woman was raped while attending a New Year’s Eve party in the 1300 block of North Rutherford Boulevard.
Police were called Sunday to a Leslie Lane residence after a 23-year-old man became outraged when his mother refused to return his cell phone charger until he finished washing the dishes.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into a recent string of car burglaries in the Spring Lake subdivision, located off Florence Road near the Blackman community.
Police were recently called to a Masterpiece Avenue residence after two sisters became embroiled in a fight when one of them refused to go to a party because she did not like her outfit.
A 54-year-old man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Sunday on suspicion of selling marijuana out of his Palmer Drive house.
A mother filed a harassment complaint Thursday with Murfreesboro police over the fact that an acquaintance sent a text message wishing her daughter a happy birthday.
The Murfreesboro Solid Waste Department is accepting live Christmas trees and greenery at its public works facility at 4765 Florence Road.
Authorities have identified a 22-year-old man who was killed New Year’s Day in a single-car crash that injured three others on North Rutherford Boulevard.
The Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Department has received a donation to assist crews with the rescue of pets.
An unidentified suspect allegedly attacked and robbed a Murfreesboro deliveryman Sunday on Wenlon Drive near Burnwood Trailer Park.
A woman is facing two counts of theft charges after she allegedly participated in a gift card scheme to defraud Wal-Mart.
Officer Ricky Haley from the Murfreesboro Police Department was recently honored with an Officer of the Year award from the Governor’s Highway Safety Office.
The former Tennessee Titans cheerleader who is on probation for allegedly fondling a 12-year-old boy has been arrested after failing a drug test.
The city is accepting applications on a first-come, first-serve basis for the Murfreesboro Citizens Academy, which will begins in February 2014.
A man who was frustrated with the fact that his friend refused to give him a ride home Wednesday, reportedly threatened to commit suicide in an attempt to get his way, knowing full well that he never planned to harm himself.
Detectives are looking for a North Carolina man who allegedly cashed two stolen checks valued at $9,000 from Rutherford County residents.
Police are still trying to figure out why a group of unknown suspects would break into a Vaughn Street home just to smoke marijuana and dye their hair.
Police are still trying to determine the identity of two men wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies at a Murfreesboro apartment complex.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is launching a new program Monday aimed at catching dangerous drivers through a new unit that will be patrolling the area in unmarked cars.
Firefighters contain blaze likely caused by cigarette
A former NFL cheerleader who allegedly fondled a 12-year-old boy will serve less than two years of probation as part of a plea deal.
The Murfreesboro Police Department recently honored police officers and a citizen at an annaul awards ceremony for their exceptional service to the community.
The Murfreesboro City Council approved Thursday a contract extension for the use of red-light cameras until November 2014.
Residents are being warned about the latest scam targeting residential Murfreesboro Electric Department customers, local business owners and ethnic restaurants.
Murfreesboro Police Department officials are asking residents to support child abuse victims in an effort to promote positive outcomes and ensure that every child benefits from a safe childhood.
Police received another complaint Monday about an ongoing scam targeting customers of the Murfreesboro Electric Department after an unidentified suspect allegedly swindled nearly $750 from a man last week.
Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcyclist that occurred just before 5 p.m. near the Indian Hills Golf Club on South Church Street.
A Murfreesboro father convicted of sexually abusing his daughter will spend nearly a decade in prison as part of a sentence recently handed down in court.
At least two cars were burglarized and one truck was stolen during an early morning crime spree Sunday along Herald Lane, located off East Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
A man who willingly took synthetic drugs despite the embarrassing side effects wound up causing a ruckus recently at College Grove Apartments when he jumped from a third-floor balcony to prove his was a god.
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.
A road rage incident was stopped short Sunday when an observant police officer intervened after a drunk driver allegedly pulled into the Publix Super Market parking lot threatening another person.
Only two years after being convicted of her first driving under the influence charge, a 31-year-old woman is facing her second offense following a crash Tuesday night near the Stones River Mall.
A 22-year-old man who was stopped by Murfreesboro police on North Walnut Street and arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Saturday is facing multiple charges, including possession of cocaine.
A Murfreesboro man whose license is suspended was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Tuesday night after being stopped on Middle Tennessee Boulevard for a light law violation.
Judge resets trial after suspect shows up late
A woman who lives in the Kings Crossing community contacted police Tuesday after discovering someone had once again targeted her decorative potted plants for no apparent reason.
A convicted felon accused of assaulting a Murfreesboro woman during a June 2012 home invasion is scheduled to stand trial this week.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested for driving under the influence Monday after he allegedly bulldozed through several yards in the 100 block of East Northfield Boulevard.
Murfreesboro detectives have launched an investigation into allegations a man raped a woman early Monday after the two were out with friends celebrating the Labor Day holiday.
Murfreesboro authorities are continuing their investigation into what led up to a shooting that occurred Friday night on East Main Street.
Murfreesboro police were called Wednesday to the 1300 block of Wenlon Drive after a man reported an unidentified suspect robbed him at gunpoint while he was walking home.
After being released from a local hospital on her own recognizance, a 52-year-old woman apparently decided to take a nap in a parking space reserved for pregnant women outside of Wal-Mart.
A Murfreesboro man who was arrested Saturday afternoon is facing multiple charges after police allegedly caught him driving drunk with four children in the car.
A four-year battle that has torn a Murfreesboro family apart will come to a head in October when a man convicted of abusing his daughter is sentenced.
Police were called to a North Church Street residence Tuesday night to break up an argument after a man threatened to shoot the television because his wife wanted to change the channel.
A 27-year-old Murfreesboro woman who was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk early Tuesday is facing multiple charges, including operating her vehicle without an ignition interlock device.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has acquired a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle from the U.S. Department of Defense.
Officials have confirmed that no evidence of a bomb was found Monday at a South Bilbro Avenue rental home, following an extensive four-hour search.
The Murfreesboro Police Department received a report of a bomb at a home on the 100 block of South Bilbro Avenue around 2 o'clock Monday afternoon.
A Murfreesboro man was recently arrested on suspicion of attacking his boyfriend for reportedly getting a haircut by an attractive male cosmetologist.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will be increasing traffic enforcement beginning Friday, August 16, as part of a crackdown to reduce alcohol-related fatalities.
A Murfreesboro woman recently involved in a crash on Mercury Boulevard could be facing nearly a year in jail and up to $10,000 in fines if convicted of driving under the influence for a third time.
Detectives are asking the public for help in identifying the suspects caught on video allegedly passing counterfeit money at various Murfreesboro businesses.
A 19-year-old man was recently arrested after alerting police to the fact that his safe containing a large amount of marijuana and drug money had been stolen from his Murfreesboro residence during a home invasion.
A Murfreesboro man who does not have driver’s license is facing a second driving under the influence charge after police allegedly observed him driving recklessly Sunday on East Main Street.
Law enforcement officials from Rutherford and Cannon counties are joining forces to solve several cold cases through a new initiative aimed at improving cooperation and teamwork throughout the area.
Just as he was enjoying an afternoon of watching UFOs in the sky, a man was forced to jump in his car with a loaded shotgun Monday and chase down a stranger in self-defense.
Mark your calendars for Tuesday, Aug. 6, to come out for the 30th annual National Night Out, America’s night out against crime.
Murfreesboro authorities have issued an arrest warrant for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 14-year-old girl last week.
Murfreesboro detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects who are wanted in connection with a stolen credit card and fraud case.
No one was injured Friday night when two homes were damaged by gunfire in the area of South University Street and Reid Avenue in Murfreesboro.
A Murfreesboro man with a history of alcohol-related convictions is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Saturday night following a two-car crash.
Three unidentified suspects allegedly assaulted and robbed a Murfreesboro man Wednesday as he was riding his bicycle near Greenland Drive.
An 18-year-old man is still trying to figure out why he was knocked out Monday night while sitting outside of a residence at College Grove Apartments, only to be banned from the property later that night.
A McMinnville man who has had a string of alcohol-related arrests in recent years could face a year in jail and thousands of dollars in fines if convicted of driving under the influence for the fourth time.
A 6-year-old girl allegedly stole prescription painkillers and jewelry Monday while her babysitter was in the next room chatting with a girl friend.
Swimmers fall victim to swift currents
Murfreesboro detectives are still trying to identify the suspect accused of pretending to be a police officer during a recent home invasion.
A 26-year-old man who Murfreesboro police allege was in possession of a handgun and drugs is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Rescuers respond to another incident
An irate man allegedly tried to stab himself with a wooden spoon Wednesday during an argument at their shared Battleground Drive home – all while demanding that his wife watch the incident.
A man is facing one count of criminally negligent homicide in connection with the death of a woman Tuesday at a Murfreesboro hotel.
Murfreesboro authorities will be stepping up patrol efforts and their presence this Fourth of July in an effort to keep residents safe this holiday.
A Murfreesboro man without a valid license was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday morning after police allegedly observed him swerving in and out of traffic on Middle Tennessee Boulevard.
Police have apprehended the suspect wanted in connection with the Thursday robbery of a Bank of America branch near downtown Murfreesboro.
One suspect accused of robbing a taxi cab driver while holding a gun against his ribs earlier this week was charged Thursday with aggravated robbery, according to a Rutherford County Sheriff's Office press release.
A mother allegedly attacked a father over whether their children should have to share a swing Thursday at a Murfreesboro apartment complex.
Detective Paul Mongold has been promoted to sergeant in the Criminal Investigations Division, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department press release.
The Bank of America located at 120 E. Main St. was robbed around 1:45 Thursday afternoon.
A woman who was allegedly busted with various items used to shoot up painkillers is facing multiple charges after being arrested Tuesday when police responded to the Memorial Boulevard area in reference to an erratic driver.
The suspect who was shot by a Murfreesboro homeowner Thursday morning during an alleged burglary is facing multiple charges in connection with the incident.
Angels for Protectors is sponsoring a host of activities Saturday, June 22, in Murfreesboro to help raise money for a local man battling cancer.
A Murfreesboro man who was arrested Wednesday after calling 9-1-1 over his cable being disconnected allegedly threatened police for taking him to the hospital for a mental evaluation – a move that resulted in additional charges.
Authorities are investigating whether a Murfreesboro homeowner acted in self-defense Thursday morning after an alleged burglar was shot during a confrontation.
A 24-year-old Murfreesboro woman who was allegedly observed Friday morning stumbling out of a McDonald’s is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving drunk.
A Murfreesboro man who signed his own name on a delivery receipt allegedly stole a mattress that was delivered to his neighbor Monday and gave it to a family member, apparently for no particular reason.
A Murfreesboro resident whose driver’s license is revoked is facing multiple charges after police allegedly caught the intoxicated man Saturday traveling down Old Fort Parkway without any lit headlights.
Authorities are searching for a suspect who allegedly robbed a Murfreesboro man at gunpoint Monday night in the parking lot of University Gables.
A portion of Franklin Road has remained closed for more than three hours while crews work to rid the area of downed treas and power lines near Royal Glenn.
A pregnant woman wearing a True Religion baseball cap assaulted an employee at Stones River Mall after they were observed shoplifting $300 worth of merchandise,
A 27-year-old Murfreesboro man accused of possessing numerous pornographic images of children has been released on a $500,000 cash bond, following a preliminary hearing Monday.
A 25-year-old Shelbyville man with a history of alcohol-related charges in recent months was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday after he nearly struck a vehicle on South Maple Street.
A federal law enforcement agent was arrested Saturday after Murfreesboro police caught the Virginia native allegedly drinking liquor while driving around town.
A young man is in the hospital after crashing his dirt bike in downtown Murfreesboro.
A distraught woman reportedly threatened to kill herself Thursday night when she did not receive an expensive birthday present from her boyfriend.
Murfreesboro police have apprehended a 25-year-old man wanted in connection with several burglaries and thefts that occurred in Madison, Ala.
A 21-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Monday after police say she nearly crashed into a patrol car before traveling the wrong way down Bradyville Pike in Murfreesboro.
Sgt. Scott Newberg of the Murfreesboro Police Department has been named STARS award recipient for April 2013.
Residents are invited to pay tribute to fallen law enforcement officers during an annual memorial service Thursday, May 16, as part of Peace Officers Memorial Day 2013.
A Murfreesboro man who was allegedly caught with an open bottle of liquor last week when police stopped him for driving erratically near Lascassas Pike could face up to $10,000 in fines if convicted of a third offense.
Police have arrested the suspect believed to be responsible for the April 29 killing of a woman who was shot inside the same Gold Valley Drive home where her boyfriend committed suicide.
On Friday, April 26, a customer at Clubside Cleaners exposed himself in an inappropriate manner.
One Smyrna man was arrested after allowing his friend to drive his car while both were intoxicated.
A woman is being extradited back to Murfreesboro from Mexico after a grand jury indicted her for child abuse.
One house on Gold Valley Drive in Murfreesboro saw two deaths in two days.
A 31-year-old Murfreesboro man was arrested for public intoxication and disorderly conduct Sunday, April 21 after a security guard at Stones River Mall called police.
Murfreesboro Police tracked down an attempted robber Tuesday evening after his victim defended himself with a skateboard in the parking lot of The Boro Bar and Grille.
A Murfreesboro man could be charged with attempted murder after allegedly running over his ex-wife’s boyfriend and fleeing the scene.
A man on Warrior Drive found new meaning to the phrase “spreading ashes” after an unnamed couple left the cremated remains of an individual on his lawn.
A young woman was arrested for driving under the influence after Murfreesboro Police found her passed out around 4 o’clock Sunday morning in the drive-thru of the Krystal on Lascassas Pike.
Public safety agencies across the county recognize the instrumental role played by telecommunicators during National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested after kidnapping a woman and leading police officers on a high speed chase into Cannon County in the early morning hours Monday.
A Murfreesboro man was shot in the early morning hours Sunday at Raider's Ridge Apartments on Wenlon Drive.
Police are trying to figure out why an unknown number of suspects would vandalize the home of a 70-year-old Murfreesboro woman who lives in the Blackman community.
A Murfreesboro woman who police believe was high on drugs Saturday when she rammed into the back of a truck on Northfield Boulevard could be facing significant jail time.
The Murfreesboro Police Department recently purchased four Harley-Davidson Electra Glide Police Motorcycles.
A woman became so outraged over PAWS refusing to allow her to adopt a kitten that police were forced to respond to the department and explain why she might not be the best candidate to own an animal.
Smyrna detectives are asking the public for help in locating a man wanted for allegedly raping a woman in March at his apartment.
A mother is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving drunk Tuesday following a domestic dispute outside of Crestwood Suites that culminated with her leaving the scene with her son in tow.
No one was injured Friday night when a stray bullet shattered a bedroom window at an Axelwood Drive home in the Blackman Farm subdivision.
Sgt. Keith Sanders, of the Murfreesboro Police Department, has graduated from the Southeastern Command and Leadership Academy.
Police have stepped up patrols near downtown Murfreesboro after a woman discovered someone had apparently spent time rummaging through her lingerie but did not steal anything during a recent burglary.
A Murfreesboro man who allegedly fled the scene of a wreck Friday was taken into custody a few hours later when police responded to Wal-Mart in reference to an intoxicated person in the parking lot.
Authorities are continuing their investigation into what led up to the Monday shooting that resulted in a boy being injured by stray bullets as he sat in the living room of an east Murfreesboro home.
A Rutherford County grand jury has indicted a 42-year-old Nashville woman on multiple charges for allegedly fondling a local boy while at a party hosted by his mother in February.
A man interested in buying a home apparently thought it would be a good idea to send a nude picture of himself in an effort to impress a Murfreesboro real estate agent.
A Murfreesboro woman is allegedly being harassed for helping to facilitate a DCS investigation that led to a man losing custody of his children.
A Lebanon man whose driver’s license is revoked due to previous alcohol-related convictions is facing multiple charges after striking two pedestrians last week near an automotive store on Northwest Broad Street in Murfreesboro.
On Friday, Murfreesboro Police officers responded to a serious bodily injury crash that occurred at the intersection of Medical Center Parkway and Grantland Avenue.
A judge ruled Monday there is enough evidence against a man accused of killing his wife on Valentine's Day for the case to be considered by a Rutherford County grand jury.
A 48-year-old man who was angry about a ladder not being returned in a timely manner reacted violently Tuesday when his friend came to an Iris Avenue residence to return it.
A Murfreesboro man is facing multiple charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of an injury crash Friday night.
Murfreesboro police searching for unidentified man
Authorities are on the scene investigating a shooting that occurred Wednesday night near University Street in Murfreesboro.
A 40-year-old woman at Old Fort Park was the victim of indecent exposure, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department report filed last week.
A 23-year-old woman who police say fled the scene of an accident Sunday morning is facing multiple charges for allegedly driving while under the influence of various substances.
A 36-year-old man whose driver's license is revoked is facing a fourth DUI offense following his arrest Wednesday in Murfreesboro.
Police have identified the driver who died Saturday night in a crash on Riverview Drive in Murfreesboro.
A 30-year-old Murfreesboro man whose driver’s license is revoked was arrested on suspicion of driving drunk early Sunday after police spotted him stopped in the middle of North Rutherford Boulevard.
Husband arrested for Valentine's Day killing
Murfreesboro detectives are trying to determine who is responsible for stealing more than $13,500 worth of items from a Greenland Drive home.
A Rutherford County grand jury has indicted a 23-year-old Murfreesboro mother on multiple charges for allegedly taking drugs while she was pregnant.
Murfreesboro police are asking the public for help in locating two teenage girls who have been missing since running away from home nearly three months ago.
A man reported Monday that an unidentified suspect – for no apparent reason – had posted his personal photos and phone number in an online advertisement requesting male companionship.
Law enforcement officials have recovered more than $10,000 worth of horseback riding equipment from an Eagleville man.
A man accused of driving drunk is facing multiple charges after Murfreesboro police allegedly found an open liquor bottle and drug paraphernalia in his car during a traffic stop.
An MTSU student who was struck by a car Tuesday night on North Rutherford Boulevard has died as a result of his injuries sustained in the crash, according to Murfreesboro police.
One person was critically injured Tuesday night in a crash that occurred on North Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Smyrna police are looking for an unidentified man accused of scamming a clerk out of $50 during a Jan. 20 transaction at Game Stop.
Police are trying to figure out why a suspect using his personal e-mail address would contact a Murfreesboro lawyer claiming he had been hired to kill the man.
Even though the 2012 overall crime rate in Murfreesboro declined by 8 percent due to efforts aimed at stopping property-related offenses, the number of some types of violent incidents rose last year.
A West Tennessee man who has had a string of alcohol-related convictions over the past decade has been charged with his 10th offense for allegedly driving under the influence Friday night in Murfreesboro.
Police have charged a 22-year-old man in connection with the December 2011 shooting death of Bruce Thomas, who was killed outside of his Lakeshore Drive home in Murfreesboro.
The first-ever Civil Rights Week wrapped up Monday after a weeklong series of educational and fun events sponsored by the Murfreesboro chapter of the NAACP.
For nearly a month, Murfreesboro police have been trying to figure out why a woman has called 9-1-1 multiple times saying various buildings are on fire, even though none of her claims have been true.
A Murfreesboro couple are facing multiple charges after police allegedly busted them drinking an alcoholic beverage Saturday while they were traveling with a child in the car.
Police are investigating allegations that a man was recently assaulted outside of Outback Steakhouse after he apparently flashed his high-beam lights at another driver while both of them were waiting for takeout orders.
The Murfreesboro Police Department collected about 20 guns at its Gift Cards for Guns event held Thursday afternoon, spokesman Kyle Evans said.
The search continues for two unidentified women who allegedly stole $500 worth of designer boots and nearly ran over a loss prevention officer outside of Belk at The Avenue Murfreesboro.
Police have yet to figure out why a woman claimed an evil entity had invaded her South Rutherford Boulevard residence Monday and insisted that medical personnel take her to the hospital for a drug test, even though it had been weeks since she smoked marijuana.
Murfreesboro police bust drug operation
A 28-year-old bartender was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after he allegedly fled the scene of crash in Murfreesboro.
A masked man allegedly held three women at gunpoint when he tried to rob them Monday night as the trio was walking to their cars outside of the Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro.
Police were called Dec. 28 to West McKnight Drive after a man came home from work and discovered that his mailbox, along with several others in the area, had been tampered with by an unknown number of suspects.
A 22-year-old woman is facing serious charges in connection with an injury crash on New Year’s Eve near the intersection of West Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
On Christmas Eve, a shoplifter faked a panic attack to fight arrest, and when that didn't work, she threatened a Murfreesboro Police officer and vomited on another.
A local man was arrested for driving under the influence Tuesday, Dec. 18 after a Murfreesboro Police officer allegedly noticed multiple traffic violations and found a child in the car.
An unidentified male suspect punched a 47-year-old woman in the face Thursday during a road rage incident on South Rutherford Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro City Council approved replacing Rover buses and radios for the Police Department at its regular Thursday meeting.
A 23-year-old woman who has been convicted of two previous offenses was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday after police received a tip of a drunk driver traveling down Journey Drive.
Juvenile court resumes following threat
Two suspects charged in unrelated cases involving allegations of child rape are scheduled to be arraigned Monday, Dec. 17, in Rutherford County Circuit Court.
Two Murfreesboro residents accused of making meth at Campus Crossings are facing numerous felony charges in connection with the case.
Upon arrival, crews discovered a single engine airplane with 49-year-old Randall Ray, trapped, but awake and alert.
A 26-year-old woman who was arrested Saturday has been charged with driving under the influence after police allegedly caught her heading in the wrong direction around the Square in downtown Murfreesboro.
Officers with the Murfreesboro Police Department took children shopping at the Wal-Mart on Saturday during the annual Shop With A Cop program.
A 68-year-old woman suffered minor injuries Thursday afternoon when an unidentified suspect snatched her purse and pushed her to the ground outside of Kroger in the 2300 block of Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
A 62-year-old man was injured Tuesday when he attempted to fend off a knife-wielding suspect who barged into his residence at University Terrace Apartments in Murfreesboro.
A La Vergne man was arrested Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence for the fourth time after he was allegedly caught with an open container of beer in his car.
A woman became so angry over a towel that she assaulted her niece who is eight months pregnant during an argument Tuesday at a South Church Street hotel.
Smyrna police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly stole tools from Gil’s Ace Hardware in early October.
A woman employed as a 9-1-1 dispatcher in Davidson County was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after she was allegedly observed swerving in and out of traffic in Murfreesboro.
An arrest warrant has been issued for a convicted sex offender who has allegedly failed to report to officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department.
While holiday lights sparkle, lone blue lights are visible in some windows as a tribute to the police officers who have been killed in the line of duty.
Murfreesboro Police Department Detective Sgt. Mike Taylor successfully completed the National Forensic Academy.
After a man was recently detained for driving down Reid Avenue while waving a shotgun out of the window, Murfreesboro police were left shaking their heads when he attempted to bribe his way out of trouble.
A 28-year-old Murfreesboro man who allegedly tried to flee from a traffic accident Friday is facing his second driving under the influence charge less than two years after being convicted of his first offense.
Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man and woman wanted in connection with the October burglary of a laundromat in La Vergne.
Mothers Against Drunk Driving has named a Murfreesboro law enforcement official as the Tennessee Officer of the Year.
Thursday's meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council included a proposal to purchase 25 new Ford Police Interceptor for the Murfreesboro Police Department.
A week later, police are still trying figure out why a 55-year-old crying woman ran outside nude and eventually locked herself in the bathroom of her residence in the 1300 block of North Rutherford Boulevard.
One person was seriously injured Friday morning in a crash that occurred on Southeast Broad Street near State Route 840 in Murfreesboro.
A 29-year-old Murfreesboro mother has been indicted by a Rutherford County grand jury on multiple child abuse charges two months after her newborn twins tested positive for cocaine and opiates.
A 51-year-old man who narrowly missed crashing into a Murfreesboro police officer Friday could face up to one year in jail and $15,000 in fines if convicted of driving under the influence for the sixth time.
Authorities have identified two of the three suspects wanted in connection with the armed robbery of a man Monday at Fairfield Inn in Smyrna.
A woman allegedly threatened to kill a homeless person Thursday afternoon when she asked for tobacco while standing outside McDonald’s in the 100 block of Southeast Broad Street in Murfreesboro.
A Murfreesboro police officer has been placed on administrative duty after being indicted on a misdemeanor child abuse charge this week by the Rutherford County grand jury.
Two women who apparently did not want to spend money on toilet paper were caught Oct. 28 throwing several rolls that were on display outside of the Dollar General on Cason Lane in a car.
Authorities are asking the public for help in identifying two suspects who have allegedly broken into vehicles and used stolen credit cards recently at Murfreesboro stores.
An unknown number of suspects spray painted several numbers and drew a sexually explicit picture Monday night on equipment at the site of a new apartment complex that has received flack from nearby residents.
A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while he was intoxicated Saturday after crashing his vehicle into a brick mailbox just before 1 a.m. near the intersection of Haynes and Wiltshire drives in Murfreesboro.
A married couple managed to escape from an armed suspect Monday night after being kidnapped at gunpoint from a home located in the Regenwood subdivision in north Murfreesboro.
An investigation continues into the Tuesday night drive-by shooting that injured a 21-year-old man as he stood outside of a house on Sherrill Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Detectives are investigating a shooting that injured at least one person Tuesday night near the intersection of Olympia Place and Sherrill Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
A couple reportedly called police four times within a seven-hour period last week insisting that alien-like creatures had invaded their Elliot Drive home, noting the situation was creating havoc in their lives.
One driver and a passenger were flown to Vanderbilt after a Friday evening crash shut down South Church Street during rush hour.
A man remains in serious condition following a stabbing Thursday evening in the 500 block of North Thompson Lane in Murfreesboro.
A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated Saturday after police allegedly observed him speeding near the intersection of West Clark Boulevard and Poplar Avenue in Murfreesboro.
The search continues for a 22-year-old convicted sex offender who has managed to elude authorities for nearly two weeks since he removed his GPS monitoring device.
Murfreesboro Police are looking for a man suspected of using a stolen debit card at the Old Fort Parkway Walmart.
An employee discovered Thursday morning that an unidentified suspect hacked into the computer system of Southeastern Technologies to gain access to company information and use the server for illegal activity.
During a warrants roundup Wednesday, authorities discovered a fire at Hanover Apartments and quickly turned their attention to saving lives.
Two police officers were allegedly assaulted Thursday when they responded to the Sprint store in reference to an irate woman upset over a broken cell phone after she erupted into a fit of rage and began throwing things at employees.
An investigation continues into whether a Murfreesboro man who allegedly admitted to raping a 4-year-old girl may have had contact with other children.
A 24-year-old man who police say was driving drunk is facing multiple charges for allegedly fleeing the scene after he rammed his car into a fire hydrant Sunday night near Greenland Drive in Murfreesboro.
Rutherford County law enforcement officials are encouraging residents to inventory valuable items in case their home is ever targeted by criminals.
Police were called to a Murfreesboro residence Thursday after a married couple got into an extremely heated argument over how the woman’s husband paid for lunch.
A 51-year-old Smyrna man who admitted to killing a police captain in Chester County was sentenced Thursday to life in federal prison without the possibility of parole.
Police are looking for a female suspect who allegedly robbed a Shoney’s manager at gunpoint Sunday night in the 1900 block of South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
A 47-year-old man whose license is revoked was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday evening after being stopped for a broken light on South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
Serial burglary suspect likely to face more charges
An unidentified suspect smeared feces Thursday on a Maricopa Drive house while a terrified woman who is visiting from India hid in her daughter’s kitchen.
A man was quickly apprehended Friday after he allegedly threatened to kill residents and randomly fired an air soft pistol outside Brownstone Apartments in Murfreesboro.
Law enforcement agencies are asking residents to turn in unwanted prescription drugs Saturday, Sept. 29, at various Drug Take Back disposal sites that will be available throughout Rutherford County.
A 35-year-old man who was arrested Friday morning near the entrance of Old Fort Park could face up to one year in jail and $15,000 in fines if convicted of driving under the influence for the fourth time.
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old woman during a late-night party last week at an Ohio Court residence.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will hold a R.A.D. (Rape Aggression Defense) basic physical defense class for women beginning Oct. 4.
A federal grand jury has indicted a Murfreesboro pastor on nine counts of money laundering as part of an investigation into a large-scale, illegal drug operation in Middle Tennessee.
Police are looking for the suspect who allegedly robbed a Murfreesboro family at gunpoint Sunday during a late-night home invasion in the 200 block of Battle Avenue.
Authorities are continuing their search for an unidentified man who managed to escape apprehension Wednesday after allegedly trying to rob a Bank of America branch.
Police responded Monday night to a Haynes Manor apartment in reference to a possible burglary.
A Murfreesboro man whose license is suspended was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence early Tuesday after being pulled over for driving erratically and speeding down Fourth Avenue.
Man fires shots on ex-girlfriend’s home; Truck stolen from dealership
On Tuesday, Sept. 4, Murfreesboro Police responded to a report of an overdose to find the victim lethragic with burned hair.
An unidentified man claiming to be a hitman allegedly threatened to kill a 40-year-old woman Monday morning at her Jetton Drive home in Murfreesboro.
The arrest came after the suspect saw his picture and a short video that was released Friday, Aug. 31.
A drive-by shooting in the early morning hours of Labor Day leaves man from Alabama dead.
A man wanted on numerous felony charges was apprehended Wednesday.
A Murfreesboro man reported Aug. 23 he was in fear of being shot after confronting a fellow Hispanic gang member for allegedly violating protocol by breaking into his mother’s home a few days earlier.
Murfreesboro Police need help finding a man suspected of stealing a wallet from a local convenience store.
A Smyrna man wanted in Franklin County was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after police were called to the White Castle restaurant in reference to someone passed out in the parking lot.
Law enforcement officials are investigating whether a missing Murfreesboro woman who is mentally challenged could be caught up in a prostitution ring that has ties to Memphis.
Dr. Liz Rhea offers a $10,000 reward for information about the burglar of her Murfreesboro home.
In addition to reports of damaged city property, residents have experienced several cases of vandalism in recent weeks, and officials say neighborhood watches are instrumental in combating such crimes.
California fugitive apprehended; Movie theater receives bomb threat: Woman robbed at gunpoint
A 54-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday night after police allegedly found open containers of alcohol inside his vehicle when he was stopped for speeding on West Northfield Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
A woman who admitted to taking pills before driving is facing multiple charges for allegedly fleeing the scene after plowing into a brick mailbox Friday on Kensington Drive.
Dozens of bras taken from retailer; Murfreesboro playground vandalized; Women accused of theft
The Murfreesboro Police Department Fatal Accident Crash Team is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred Tuesday night on South Rutherford Boulevard.
Man accused of assaulting girlfriend; Unruly juveniles suspected in vandalism; Teenager nearly kidnapped
The Murfreesboro Police Department responded to 1425 Benley Street to investigate a shooting that occurred around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. Officers discovered that Terrelle Shannon, 21, of Benley Street, had been shot during an argument.
An angry woman warned that she is just as strong as a man early Tuesday morning when she allegedly called multiple times threatening to assault her boyfriend's sister.
A 65-year-old man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Friday on suspicion of striking a pedestrian while driving down South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
An Antioch man who has admitted to trying to murder someone is being sought by police after he escaped detection while awaiting sentencing in the case.
Within a span of three hours, police responded to two separate reports of gunshots early Monday in the parking lots of University Gables at College Park and Rutherford Woodlands apartments in Murfreesboro.
Rutherford Reader caught up in controversy
A crash Wednesday afternoon closed part of North Rutherford Boulevard between Alumni Drive and West Main Street in Murfreesboro.
Police are continuing their investigation into who would have keyed the word "stoopid" onto a woman's vehicle that was parked outside of her Chopin Court North home in Murfreesboro.
An 18-year-old man who is already facing one count of indecent exposure was again arrested on suspicion of doing the same thing Monday while inside the Stones River Mall in Murfreesboro.
A Smithville woman who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday is facing multiple charges.
An 18-year-old Murfreesboro man accused of raping a 7-year-old girl was arrested Tuesday after allegedly admitting she was telling the truth.
Alabama fugitive apprehended; Suspects in gang-related slaying sentenced;
Smith was the husband of Marcie Smith, who was reported missing on Dec. 7, 2007.
Elder abuse suspect arrested; Woman raped by man while on date; Man accused of trying to molest girl
A 27-year-old man is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday when police responded to multiple reports that an erratic driver nearly crashed into two cars near a Rite Aid in Murfreesboro.
Rutherford County’s top cops were honored Monday at the annual Crime Stoppers Officer of the Year banquet.
Murfreesboro police are asking for help identifying two suspects wanted in connection to a robbery Thursday afternoon at Bell Jewelers.
A local man was arrested Friday, July 6 and charged with reckless endangerment.
An 18-year-old man was shot in the leg during an altercation over money Thursday night outside of the CiCi's Pizza Buffet in the 200 block of Memorial Boulevard in Murfreesboro.
Also, man’s truck vandalized; Illinois fugitive apprehended; Business owner arrested on drug charges
A Shelbyville man whose license is revoked was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Friday after being involved in a traffic accident near Imperial Inn in Murfreesboro.
An intoxicated woman who called 9-1-1 multiple times complaining her male neighbor is in love with her husband was arrested Saturday after she refused to listen to police.
A 26-year-old Manchester man whose license is revoked is facing multiple charges after allegedly telling police Sunday morning he was handicap due to being intoxicated.
A Siegel High School basketball coach was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday morning after crashing his vehicle in front of the Alvin C. York VA Medical Center.
The two-way radios currently used by Murfreesboro police date back to the early 1970s
MPD still needs help locating the driver and any passengers who might have been riding in the vehicle at the time of the crash.
A Murfreesboro woman who allegedly admitted she was intoxicated is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence – her fourth such offense.
A woman discovered Wednesday an unknown number of suspects broke the glass top of a patio table and took four patio chairs from behind her Chelanie Circle home in Murfreesboro.
Police are asking for help in identifying the suspect believed to be responsible for the brutal attack of a 19-year old man during a Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity party in Murfreesboro.
A 23-year-old woman was allegedly robbed Monday night while walking to a friend’s house behind Tractor Supply Company near South Rutherford and Mercury boulevards in Murfreesboro.
Two men indicted earlier this month on statutory rape charges in unrelated cases are both scheduled to appear Monday, June 18, in Rutherford County Circuit Court in Murfreesboro.
A Murfreesboro woman who crashed her vehicle through the front of Eischeid Law Office before dawn Friday is facing multiple charges for allegedly fleeing the scene of the accident because she was intoxicated.
On Monday, an elderly Murfreesboro man barged into Past Time Barber Shop on South Maple Street insisting the manager return a set of CDs he had given the employees the day before.
A 24-year-old Murfreesboro man who is a convicted felon is facing multiple charges in connection with a home invasion Wednesday of a Newton Avenue residence.
An 18-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he was allegedly caught fondling himself as he followed a woman into the electronics department at Wal-Mart in Murfreesboro.
A Decherd man without a license is facing multiple charges after being arrested Friday when police reportedly observed him driving near downtown Murfreesboro with an open container of alcohol in his lap.
Officials have confirmed a 49-year-old Dickson County man was taken into custody Monday after he allegedly threatened to blow up the U.S. Social Security Administration building.
Caller threatens judge's life
A Murfreesboro woman who crashed her vehicle Saturday in the parking lot of Chelsea Place Apartments is facing multiple charges for allegedly assaulting three police officers as she was being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Police have opened an investigation into whether a 57-year-old woman recovering from a hip fracture is the victim of elderly abuse after she was found Friday lying on the kitchen floor in her North Rutherford Boulevard home unable to call for help.
Although law enforcement has been praised for preventing a former Oakland Middle School student teacher from sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl, much of the credit is owed to her mother.
A couple accused of operating a large-scale drug operation out of their Rocky Fork Almaville Road home in Smyrna were arrested Wednesday after allegedly selling undercover detectives hundreds of illegally obtained pills.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence when he allegedly crashed one of his roommate’s cars on Violet Court as he was leaving to get more beer – less than six months after being convicted of two DUI offenses.
Detectives are looking for a suspect who fled Friday night from University Pointe Apartments after being confronted when he attempted to burglarize a man’s residence.
The helmet the driver was wearing did not appear to be DOT approved.
On Monday, police arrested a homeless woman on suspicion of lying after she allegedly reported being stabbed by her ex-girlfriend so that she could have a free place to sleep.
A Murfreesboro man who had a loaded gun in his car is facing multiple charges after being arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday when police pulled him over for speeding on Old Fort Parkway.
Jurors find former MTSU student guilty
Attorneys argued their cases to jurors Monday
A woman identifying herself as someone who lived on Cason Lane in Murfreesboro called a West Main Street law office employee’s cell phone Monday to report she had just shot her baby in the head and wanted someone to come help her bury the body.
Also woman accuses stepbrother of rape
The 19-year-old Memphis woman on trial for first-degree murder testified Saturday she never intended to kill Lady Raider basketball player Tina Stewart during an altercation last year at Raider’s Crossing in Murfreesboro.
A Murfreesboro woman whose license is suspended allegedly admitted to taking medication when she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Tuesday after being pulled over by police on Lascassas Highway.
Another motorcycle stolen from apartment; Man charged with child rape
Murfreesboro Police need the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a burglary, which occurred April 30.
If a former Middle Tennessee State University student charged with first-degree murder acted in self-defense, Lady Raider basketball player Tina Stewart would not have been left alone to die after being stabbed during an altercation last year, prosecutors agrued.
MPD investigates first fatality on Murfreesboro roads in 2012
A Murfreesboro woman who admitted she voluntarily paid $600 for a life reading at Psychic Readings reported Tuesday that the Northwest Broad Street company stole the money.
A woman reported being raped before dawn Friday outside of Gilligan’s in Murfreesboro by a Nashville man who she recently met through an online dating site.
A 21-year-old woman discovered Monday her vehicle was damaged by a bullet two days earlier while visiting friends at Toddington Heights Apartments – the same night police responded to reports of shots fired.
A 25-year-old woman who crashed a friend’s car into a telephone pole before dawn Friday near the Murphy Center in Murfreesboro is facing multiple charges after allegedly fleeing the scene to get hydrocodone pills.
On Tuesday, law enforcement officials found a 33-year-old Murfreesboro man who disappeared Friday from his Greenland Drive home.
Law enforcement officials are asking the public for assistance in locating a 33-year-old Murfreesboro man who disappeared Friday from his Greenland Drive home.
Woman scammed out of thousands; Man exposes himself to neighbors
Don’t throw the prescriptions away. Instead, bring the medications for disposal to the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office or MTMC.
A 30-year-old man without a driver’s license was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after an employee of the Florence Station Gas Store reported an intoxicated man would not leave the premises.
Suspicious activity reported; Man accused of giving alcohol to minors; Armed robbery under investigation; Customer assaults store employee
A Smyrna man who had an active warrant for failing to appear in court was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday when police allegedly observed him driving recklessly around the Square.
An investigation has been opened into reports of an unidentified suspect who allegedly shot at a driver in a truck just before 10 p.m. Monday on Riviera Drive.
When a Murfreesboro man discovered Monday his car had been burglarized while parked in the 400 block of Bell Street, he realized only two items had been taken – a used breast pump and calculator.
A Murfreesboro woman who was arrested after she fell asleep in her car Friday night while at Sonic Drive-In on South Church Street allegedly admitted to taking various medications before driving.
Less than two weeks after an unknown number of suspects targeted Cash-N-Dash, employees discovered Monday the store had been burglarized again at some point over the Easter weekend.
Police discovered Thursday a man who was illegally residing in a vacant Murfreesboro home had a zip drive containing information about manufacturing methamphetamine and making homemade explosive devices.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday after allegedly driving around first responders who had just arrived at the scene of an injury crash on Saint Andrews Drive.
Alleged rape under investigation; Suspects in stabbing case sought; Antique silverware reported stolen
A Murfreesboro man who was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence is facing multiple charges after allegedly fleeing the scene of a two-car injury crash March 22 near January Street.
One of the suspects charged in connection with the September 2011 holdup of a man at a Regions Bank drive-up ATM machine on Middle Tennessee Boulevard pled guilty to aggravated robbery Monday in Rutherford County Circuit Court.
Neighborhood tagged with gang graffiti; Home invasion under investigation; Woman finds children’s clothes at school; and Social media leds to child rape arrest
A former MTSU football player was arrested before dawn Monday on suspicion of assaulting his girlfriend.
A Murfreesboro man accused of taking nude photos of his girlfriend’s 4-year-old daughter is facing multiple charges after being arrested by MTSU police.
A neighbor’s security camera recorded a man allegedly stealing a woman’s package of adult-related products March 17 from her Greenland Drive apartment – some of which he kept before throwing away the rest of the goods.
The Murfreesboro Police Department has formalized an agreement with a nonprofit organization to incorporate the latest technological methods to search locally for missing and endangered people.
Franklin Road tanning salon burglarized; Suspect in Wenlon Drive shooting arrested; Man accused of raping 67-year-old woman
A Christiana man whose license is revoked was arrested March 14 on suspicion of driving under the influence following a two-car injury crash on South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
Items stolen from Murfreesboro gym; Man accused of assaulting girlfriend; gas station robbed; and parents arrested following fight
A Smyrna man is facing multiple drug-related charges after he was allegedly caught with prescription drugs and marijuana Friday when police pulled him over for speeding on Medical Center Parkway.
A captain at the Murfreesboro Fire and Rescue Station 3 has been placed on administration leave until an investigation into the discovery of a brown substance on department grounds is completed.
The Rutherford County Medical Examiner’s Office has determined the man who was found dead last week inside an abandoned Southeast Broad Street home was a victim of homicide.
Law enforcement officials are investigating the death of an unidentified man who was found Friday at an abandoned home in the 700 block of Southeast Broad Street in Murfreesboro.
Man caught with meth outside hotel; Student raped near campus; Manager discovers well-made counterfeit bill; and La Vergne robbery suspect arrested
The director of operations for a Davidson County jail was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Sunday on South Church Street in Murfreesboro.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will be increasing noise enforcement efforts over the next several weeks, according to a press release.
The woman accused of having sex with a teenage runaway outside of a Wal-Mart in Murfreesboro is scheduled to appear Thursday in court.
Witnesses asked to call CrimeStoppers
Police are looking for the suspect who allegedly shot a man multiple times Thursday night inside of a townhouse on Wenlon Drive.
Suspects target multiple stores in weekend spree
Fraternity party turns violent; Man robbed at gunpoint; Suspicious activity reported
Also, police bust on-campus drug operation
The Murfreesboro Police Department arrested six Tuesday in connection with a shooting around 5:10 Monday night near Cason Lane Academy.
A 33-year-old Manchester man was arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence without a license after he was caught allegedly weaving in and out of the median on South Church Street.
The Murfreesboro City Schools director proposed to expand Hobgood Elementary School Thursday during the City Council meeting.
Defense argues encampment protected by free speech
Trailer stolen from Special Kids Inc.; Gun stolen in car burglary; Multiple people arrested after fight
A Manchester man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday when police allegedly observed him driving a car with no headlights on near the intersection of Old Fort Parkway and Fortress Boulevard.
Court proceedings concerning citations issued to Occupy Murfreesboro protesters were pushed back again Tuesday after a city attorney argued more time was needed to review a motion to dismiss all of the cases
Suspicious activity reported; Police looking for robbery suspect ; Two men busted with cocaine
A Nashville man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Jan. 28 when police allegedly found him asleep in his car while parked on Middle Tennessee Boulevard.
Murfreesboro Police chased an allegedly stolen car on Bradyville Pike Monday afternoon.
Murfreesboro man narrowly escapes injury
Thursday’s meeting of the Murfreesboro City Council included a presentation of annual crime statistics by Murfreesboro Police Chief Glenn Chrisman, several road abandonments, and scheduling of a public hearing for rezoning property along Memorial Boulevard.
The Murfreesboro Police Department will be conducting a Rape Aggression Defense class for women beginning in February.
Although the number of violent crimes reported to the Murfreesboro Police Department decreased last year, the overall rate increased by 1 percent, according to data released last week.
Felon caught with stolen gun, fraudulent checks passed, home vandalized
A Murfreesboro man whose license is revoked is facing multiple charges after being arrested Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence as he left a restaurant on West Clark Boulevard – his sixth such charge.
Law enforcement officials confirmed Friday that Rhodes Construction Company in Murfreesboro was raided Jan. 12 because of an alleged illegal gambling operation.
A Shelbyville man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after leaving Gilligan’s Bar on Saturday in a vehicle owned by his girlfriend, who he allegedly assaulted moments before fleeing the scene.
Attempted arson under investigation, Man charged with resisting arrest, Police looking for shooting suspect
Man accused of kicking girlfriend's child
Police are looking for the suspect wanted in connection with a shooting that injured one person Monday at a home on Dosie Drive.
Man speaks out about experience with legal drugs
Law enforcement officials raided a locally owned construction company Thursday on Memorial Boulevard.
A McMinnville man is facing multiple charges after he was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence for the third time Saturday on Memorial Boulevard.
Jewelry stolen in burglary, Two cars burglarized in complex
Rutherford County Schools are closed Friday because of wintry weather. Murfreesboro City Schools were still open as of 10 p.m. Thursday night.
MPD releases victim's name following a double shooting Monday night at Raiders Ridge Apartments.
A Murfreesboro woman reported two packages were taken from the front porch of her town home.
Police are looking for two suspects who allegedly stole more than $500 from a Murfreesboro man during an armed robbery Dec. 19 on January Street.
A Murfreesboro man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence on Christmas Eve after he was allegedly caught sleeping in a car that was parked in the middle of the road.
Officials are investigating the circumstances surrounding a serious traffic accident that occurred Wednesday evening at the intersection of N.W. Broad Street and West Main Street.
Officers partner with Santa Claus
Police believe a 32-year-old man who was fatally shot Friday outside of a home on Lakeshore Drive was involved in an altercation moments before his death.
A 28-year-old mother who has been wanted for nearly four months was arrested and charged with reckless endangerment Dec. 13 for failing to pick up her newborn child from the Department of Children Services.
Council agrees to new Murfreesboro Police lease agreement
Woman accused of stealing from Kohl’s
One Occupy Murfreesboro protester was arrested early Thursday morning after a check showed an outstanding warrant for his arrest.
A man robbed a bank with a spiral notebook and a note that read, “Money Now.”
Attempted robbery suspect apprehended, man accused of filing false report, father charged with child abuse
Cash Express robbed for second time
A detective with the Murfreesboro Police Department graduated Friday from the National Forensic Academy, a program that trains law enforcement officials how to better investigate crime scenes.
A Hendersonville man was charged with indecent exposure Sunday after an employee allegedly caught him flashing female customers in front of his child at a local Wal-Mart.
A couple were each charged Nov. 16 with two counts of prescription fraud, after a Nashville detective notified the Murfreesboro Police Department the two suspects were allegedly selling illegally obtained drugs.
A man threatened to assault a clerk Nov. 11 at a Shell Gas Station after being told he could not use the restroom because the store had already closed for the night.
A 41-year-old man is facing multiple charges after being arrested Saturday on suspicion of driving under the influence for the third time.
Police are looking for a white male suspect who is wanted in connection with an armed robbery that occurred Tuesday at Scarlett Commons Apartments on campus.
Police have released the name of the suspect who fled from authorities Thursday night when a bounty hunter was trying to take him into custody near Campus Pub, located across the street from the MTSU campus.
A Murfreesboro man whose driver’s license is suspended was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday when he was allegedly observed making an illegal turn on Old Fort Parkway.
Authorities are searching for an unidentified suspect who allegedly stole more than $5,000 worth of prescription drugs Tuesday from Walgreens Pharmacy on Old Fort Parkway.
Police are searching for an unidentified suspect who attempted to shoot a man during a botched robbery Saturday morning outside of a local bank.
A Murfreesboro woman is facing multiple charges after she allegedly told police she was the go-to source for buying Methadone illegally.
A Cannon County woman accused of trying to gain money from a man in exchange for preventing her from posting pictures of him on the Internet was charged with extortion Monday.
Victims shot with child in car’s backseat
Police make arrest in Saturday shooting case
A Murfreesboro man is facing multiple charges after an open liquor bottle was found in his car when Officer Klint Hill stopped him for a noise violation.
A Murfreesboro Police Department detective resigned Wednesday morning after being arrested for domestic assault in Smyrna.
Police remind to report suspicious activity
Detectives with the Murfreesboro Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred just before 11 p.m. on Saturday.
Murfreesboro Police are on the look out for a man suspected of attempting to burglarize Mills Family Pharmacy on South Church Street in late September.
A Smyrna man could face up to one year in jail and $15,000 in fines for allegedly driving under the influence for the fourth time – less than three months after being convicted of a third offense.
A 29-year-old father is facing multiple charges after being arrested Sept. 25 on suspicion of driving under the influence while his daughter was in the car.
Murfreesboro Police Department announced Wednesday it is requesting assistance from the public in solving an armed robbery case.
Murfreesboro Police Department arrested a juvenile for recklessly shooting an arrow into a crowd of people at Siegel Elementary School on Friday, Sept. 23.
A 28-year-old Smyrna man and two alleged accomplices accused of robbing a man in his home Sept. 25 are scheduled to appear in court Monday.
The Murfreesboro Police Department’s Domestic Violence Investigations Unit announced a new initiative Friday called "Operation DV Knock and Talk," a program designed to improve aid for victims of domestic violence.
Two months later, one Murfreesboro family reflects on a life cut short
The man who was found dead outside of an apartment building Saturday has been identified as the suspect wanted in connection with the Sept. 15 robbery of a local Walgreens Pharmacy.
MPD The Murfreesboro Police Department recently reorganized its internal affairs division and promoted officers to replace retirees.
Police were unable to locate the suspect who allegedly crashed into Northfield Family Practice on Friday night.
University warns students of assault
A New Hampshire-based company is accusing Vincent Trotter of My Auction Connection of stealing more than $50,000 worth of recreational equipment, according to an incident report filed Aug. 4 with the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Detectives release footage of suspects.
Murfreesboro Police interrupted two burglars Friday afternoon, July 15 after they were found in a home at the corner of Medical Center Parkway and Murfree Avenue.
A woman, arrested Saturday for vandalizing various downtown buildings and monuments, now faces charges from the Tennessee Highway Patrol.
The Murfreesboro Police Department Vice Unit made two felony drug arrests Monday, June 6 at the Kwik-Sak Market on Bradyville Pike.
Murfreesboro Police arrested a Murfreesboro man after the grand jury indicted him for the sexual exploitation of a minor.
A Memorial Day argument with her boyfriend turned into aggravated assault and evading arrest charges for one Murfreesboro woman.
The Murfreesboro Police Department, in cooperation with the National Center for Missing and exploited Children, will hold “Take 25” Wednesday at Patterson Park Community Center.
As examples of the City of Murfreesboro’s push for better customer service, two related projects announced recently should make City Court appearances more convenient and save taxpayer money at the same time.
Yet another Murfreesboro man has been arrested for allegedly sexually abusing children.
Next week, May 16-22, flags across the United States may be flown at half-staff in remembrance of the more than 19,000 law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in our nation’s history.
A local woman was arrested for attempted murder by Murfreesboro Police after pulling a knife on her husband while he was in the shower.
MPD arrests two after argument ascalates
Correction: The Post mistakenly reported the witness was a former girlfriend of the suspect. The two only went to high school together. We regret this error.
The MidSouth Bank on Old Fort Parkway was robbed at gunpoint around 10 o'clock Saturday morning.
An alert employee leads Murfreesboro Police to arrest a man for the sexual exploitation of a minor.
A mother was arrested for aggravated child abuse Wednesday after her child was run over by a car near their home on Riviera Drive.
Murfreesboro Police arrested four teens Saturday for allegedly breaking into cars near Blackman High School.
Internet, cell phones make it easier to seek out victims
A local man was arrested Friday after a babysitting job turned into sexual assault.
Legislation that would immediately put out information about suspects when a police officer is missing, injured or killed in the line of duty, has received approval in two key committees in the Tennessee General Assembly.
A 19-year-old man was charged this week with the sexual exploitation of a minor in a sealed indictment.
A new website will help keep citizens informed of crime in their neighborhoods.
The Murfreesboro Police was serving a warrant Sat., March 26 and found more than expected.
No one was injured in three shootings this weekend
Woman turns in boyfriend for child porn
Local couple finds body in driveway, woman arrested for buying alcohol for minors
Council also approved new red-light camera contract
Murfreesboro Police arrested a man for the possession of child pornography Wednesday, March 2.
Roommate claims 'self defense'
A serial shoplifter was arrested at The Avenue on Friday after she was caught trying to steal from Belk Department Store.
Same police dog involved in incident with a Murfreesboro firefighter in early February
A Murfreesboro firefighter is at home and recovering well from injuries sustained last week from a Murfreesboro Police Department K-9 during a robbery pursuit.
A Murfreesboro man was surprised Wednesday morning when someone tried to steal his truck from his driveway.
A 12-year-old girl was taken to North Carolina during what was supposed to be a sleep over with a friend Friday night in Murfreesboro.
A gas station employee is luckily to be alive after a handgun misfired in a robbery attempt Thursday night.
The following “bizarre” report was on file last week with Murfreesboro Police.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is offering some prevention tips to potential victims of armed robberies.
Vandals had a field day in two separate incidents at Old Fort Golf Course and the Sportsman Club on Medical Center Parkway last weekend.
Kroger employee recognizes robber in act, calls MPD
Robber strikes Easy Food Market Shell on Lascassas Pike.
In two unrelated incidents gunmen rob store, teenager
A car crash on Middle Tennessee Boulevard left one driver injured and another dead early Friday morning.
Murfreesboro police arrested two suspects and confiscated two kilograms cocaine in a drug bust Saturday.
MPD responds to armed robbery. In unrelated case, arrests man for sexual battery of 12-year-old girl.
A man staying at Room in the Inn allegedly attempted to commit suicide in front of a Murfreesboro Police officer on Thanksgiving Day.
The son of a local pastor has been arrested for the October assault of his stepmother, who was found beaten and tied up in a burning car.
Over the weekend someone entered the cemetery on Greenland Drive and pushed approximately 25 headstones off their foundations.
The man accused of fondling a 14-year-old girl on a Rutherford County school bus in 2008 has been arrested again for violating Tennessee’s sex offender registry.
Blow out caused by boiler. None injured in blast.
Murfreesboro Police are on the lookout for men suspected of stealing $1,200 worth of metal from a local business.
Police are looking for suspects in an attempted murder from last week after the wife of a local pastor was found tied up in a burning car Friday.
Victim was walking when attacked by two black males.
Child abuse victim Josh Osborne visited a domestic violence and child abuse training class hosted by the Murfreesboro Police Department on Tuesday, Oct. 12.
A pedestrian struck by a car Sunday, Sept. 27 on Rutherford Boulevard has died.
An unidentified man made off with approximately $2,000 in cash Sunday night from the Express Market on Southeast Broad Street.
Michael Bowen to replace retired Deputy Chief Randy Garrett.
Corrected: Murfreesboro police are investigating a near-fatal crash that took place Sunday night on Rutherford Boulevard.
Two men were allegedly assaulted and robbed Wednesday night, Sept. 1 on Bradyville Pike.
Deputy Chief of Police Randy Garrett retires to take second in command spot at RCSO
Police arrested a Murfreesboro resident Monday, Aug. 23, on suspicion of aggravated sexual batter and rape of a child.
Five men have been arrested in a home invasion and attempted homicide in the early morning hours Tuesday in Murfreesboro.
An arrest was made Tuesday in connection to an alleged vehicular homicide that occurred Sunday.
Police responded to a fight call at 2805 Old Fort Pkwy. Sunday, Aug. 1, to find one of the men involved dead.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is investigating a robbery that occurred at 9:20 a.m. Thursday at the 5/3 Bank, 2437 Old Fort Pkwy.
Police arrived at Middle Tennessee Medical Center Saturday night, June 24, in response to a possible assault.
Murfreesboro’s intersections are safer, but not necessarily because of photo-enforced red lights.
A Murfreesboro resident wanted on suspicion of aggravated sexual battery was picked up in Louisiana and transported back to Rutherford County on Wednesday, July 7.
On Wednesday, July 7, Go U.S.A. on Armory Drive was allegedly robbed by a white male dressed in black hood and mask.
After a local woman claimed a man raped her, both sides report being harassed by the other.
Update: Victim identified.
Four robbers allegedly demanded “dope” and money at an alleged armed robbery Monday, June 28, at 415 Minerva Drive in Murfreesboro.
The man suspected of robbing a bank last week has turned himself in to authorities, a Murfreesboro Police Department spokesman said.
The Murfreesboro Police Department is currently investigating a bank robbery that occurred Thursday June 17 at the Fifth Third Bank on South Rutherford Boulevard.
A local man is charged with first-degree murder after the death of a toddler.
Crime Stoppers honored outstanding police work by officers from all local law enforcement agencies Monday afternoon.
The Murfreesboro Police Department arrested a local man on suspicion of incest and rape of a child Tuesday.
Officers stopped a vehicle at the Shell Station on N.W. Broad Street near Thompson Lane for a registration violation Wednesday, June 9.
Police responded to a call from 2534 Hillingdon Drive at around 1 a.m. Sunday, June 6, in response to an armed suspect who was waving a gun at people.
According to WGNS, MPD and RCSO chased a suspect down Broad Street Wednesday afternoon.
Several arrests were made throughout Murfreesboro over the holiday weekend on suspicion of drug related charges.
Murfreesboro Police Department released the following statement about a shooting Friday night:
Two reports are like apples and oranges
MPD crime reports for the week
The statistics from the TBI conflict with those from the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week are observances in the United States that pay tribute to local, state and federal law enforcement officers.
On Friday, April 30, Murfreesboro police officers responded to a serious injury vehicle crash at Memorial Boulevard and Dejarnette Lane.
MPD’s Communications Department is responsible for answering all calls for service placed within the city limits.
One victim points finger at other in multiple shootings on Baird Lane.
John Brown first heard about the need for a firing range for sheriff’s deputies when he joined the department 33 years ago.
Charges may be pending against a boyfriend accused of slapping his girlfriend so hard she fell to the floor Thursday at her apartment, a Murfreesboro Police officer reported.
Rear end crashes increase, side angle collisions drop
Jurors handed former Detective Sgt. Ron Killings a birthday present when they found him not guilty of reckless homicide Thursday night.
Grand jurors indicted a man on 16 counts of molesting a girl from age 11 to 15, a Murfreesboro detective reported.
A boyfriend accused of slapping his girlfriend’s 7-year-old daughter has been charged with aggravated domestic assault, according to the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Murfreesboro City Council agreed to buy the police department a new patrol car to replace one that was totaled in a crash earlier this month.
Three Murfreesboro Police supervisors were disciplined for their roles in a female officer’s complaint about gender discrimination.
Police department requests funds to replace totaled vehicle - Corrected
While responding to a call regarding an assault in progress, Murfreesboro police discovered a methamphetamine lab Saturday morning at Knight’s Inn motel on South Church Street.
City plans to study red-light timing on some of its busiest roads.
A man was shot in the right side when he declined to give a man a cigarette about 11:30 p.m. Tuesday on East Lokey Street, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Juveniles were accused of killing a pet cat by stomping its head onto the road Monday afternoon on Crossway Avenue, Murfreesboro Police reported Wednesday.
Post Reporter Michelle Willard shares the Top 10 things she learned at Murfreesboro's Citizens Police Academy.
Murf, a black Labrador retriever, sniffs out contraband
A man accused of having sexual relations with a child for four years was charged with numerous sexual offenses last week, a Murfreesboro Police Department detective reported Monday.
This week CPA students learned about the real cost of domestic violence.
Your intrepid reporter learns the inner workings of the local police department.
FBI agents and Murfreesboro detectives were questioning a suspect about a bank robbery Friday morning at SunTrust Bank on South Church Street, according to law enforcement officials.
“Molly” is a popular new illegal drug making its way to Murfreesboro.
A 24-year-old Murfreesboro man died early today in a single car accident on state Route 96 near Franklin Road Baptist Church.
One robbed handed a teller a note demanding money during a robbery about 11:30 a.m. Saturday of SunTrust Bank inside Kroger’s on Northfield Boulevard, Murfreesboro Police reported.
A taxi driver was seriously wounded early today on Wenlon Drive during an apparent robbery, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Two men charged with first-degree murder following a shooting on Searcy Street off Medical Center Parkway Dec. 9 were in Rutherford County General Sessions court Thursday.
One man was killed and three other people suffered critical injuries when shot during a robbery about 9 p.m. Tuesday on Searcy Street off Medical Center Parkway, a Murfreesboro Police spokesman said Wednesday.
Aggravated robbery and theft charges were filed Thursday against a suspect accused of robbing a Thornton’s convenience store clerk Wednesday, according to officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Recent incidents with police officers and one city councilman result in a complete ban of some fireworks.
A Smyrna man accused of robbing Pinnacle Financial Partners Friday was charged Monday, Murfreesboro police reported.
Charges of sexual misconduct were filed against a man accused of having sexual contact with a 16-year-old girl, a Murfreesboro detective reported Thursday.
Second-degree murder charges were filed against a suspect accused of killing another man late Sunday at Regal Inn, according to officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Two robbers armed with handguns held up a man giving them directions while four juveniles held up a man smoking a cigarette on his patio Tuesday, Murfreesboro police reported.
Nervousness displayed by a New Yorker stopped for an expired tag led officers to confiscate drugs and pistols from his car Tuesday on Northwest Broad Street.
Motorists beware. The new automated camera system that will catch red-light runners in the act goes online Sunday, June 1.
Robbers held up a Pizza Hut employee when he delivered pizza, hot wings and apple pies Saturday to Warrior Drive, according to a Murfreesboro Police Department incident report.
A Murfreesboro Police Department officer was fired Wednesday following an internal investigation into his alleged unlawful use of steroids, a spokesman reported Thursday.
A Murfreesboro police lieutenant was suspended without pay 20 days after he drove the deputy police chief ‘s son home after he was released from a DUI arrest, police documents stated.
A rookie officer was decommissioned Friday pending the outcome of a federal investigation into steroid use, according to officials with the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Videotapes from Murfreesboro Police cruisers showed the deputy police chief’s son being arrested for driving under the influence but do not show how he was released from any charges.
A Murfreesboro Police officer lost his police powers Wednesday after he allegedly cursed a truck driver who pulled his rig out rather than move over for the officer’s siren Feb. 29 onto South Church Street.
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A 14-year-old girl cried “no” repeatedly and resisted when an 18-year-old student allegedly raped her on a school bus with other students watching last Wednesday, the Murfreesboro Police spokesman said.
One MTSU student was charged with rape after the victim obtained an arrest warrant, authorities reported.
Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office and Murfreesboro Police need information about a motorist who has been exposing himself in front of women in business and residential areas near Interstate 24’s Exit 78 (Old Fort Parkway).
A couple at Wal-Mart the same time as a man driving a missing woman's vehicle Thursday couldn't provide clues to police.
CrimeStoppers normally asks for information on crimes committed on community residents, but now officials are seeking information for the Murfreesboro Police Department.
Suspect Bruce Bailey, who was accused of plotting to kill Sheriff Truman Jones, was released on $250,000 bond Thursday.
Family members of Lynn Orrand, who was murdered 25 years ago, hope an autopsy will help solve the case.
A Murfreesboro attorney was arrested without injury just before 5 a.m. Monday after an all-night stand-off, a police spokesman said.
American Cancer Society received a $50 to $75 contribution from the U.S. Navy thanks to a Murfreesboro Police Officer Chris Pitts simply doing his job.
Rhonda Warren’s motherly instincts kicked in when a man grabbed a Quizno’s employee before lunging for her children, niece and nephew during a disturbance Thursday at the Northwest Broad Street sandwich shop.
One suspect was charged with causing bleeding to the brain of a man during the fight near the victim’s home Wednesday, Murfreesboro police reported.
Three counts of sexual battery were filed last week against a pizza restaurant manager accused of fondling three employees, a Murfreesboro detective reported.
Two armed robbery suspects were apprehended this morning after being accused of holding up a mother and her two children at a motel, Murfreesboro Police said.
Rutherford County Crime Stoppers honored the late Murfreesboro Police Officer Matt Lovejoy as the department’s Officer of the Year during a luncheon Wednesday at Smyrna Town Centre.
Four family members suffered injuries during a fight over a plate of food Saturday, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Two suspects apparently didn’t act like gentlemen when they were accused of injuring and stabbing a man early Tuesday outside Gentlemen Jim’s bar on East Main Street.
Charges of disorderly conduct and public intoxication in Murfreesboro against Tennessee Titans cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones were continued until January to determine the outcome of coercion charges in Las Vegas.
If a driver wore a seat belt, he might have survived a crash Wednesday night, a Murfreesboro Police sergeant said.
When a family down on their luck came to the attention of Murfreesboro Police Officer Matt Lovejoy, he cared for them.
Two shell casings were found at Campus Crossing North apartments after a resident heard the sound of gunshots Monday night on Rutherford Boulevard, Murfreesboro Police reported.
Rape and sexual battery charges were lodged against a man accused of forcing himself on a woman early Monday at her apartment, a Murfreesboro detective reported.
Murfreesboro Police Officer Jacoby O'Gwynn pedaled a bicycle more than 250 miles last May in memory of fellow Officer Kay Rogers, who died in the line of duty Nov. 9, 2005.
Two suspects were believed responsible for more than $15,000 in forgeries of checks drawn on Ole South Properties since April 18, a Smyrna Police spokesman said.
More than 900 illegal Ecstasy tablets were purchased from a suspected Murfreesboro drug dealer, leading to his sealed indictment for felony sale of drugs, a police vice supervisor said.
Accusations a 9-year-old girl was ordered to wear boy's underwear, locked in her room and sprayed with water as punishment led to her parents' arrest, a Murfreesboro detective reported Thursday.
One suspect armed with assault rifles and handguns fired toward a resident standing in the doorway of his home but he escaped injury Sunday, a Murfreesboro police officer reported.
Charges of aggravated rape and evading and resisting arrest were filed against a suspect accused of sexually assaulting a woman and fleeing from Murfreesboro Police Wednesday.
Police charged a suspect Friday with robbing Fifth Third Bank in February, a Murfreesboro detective reported today.