Tip leads to arrest of Franklin man for forging license plate; Son arrested on unrelated felony theft charges

Loyd Bell Age: 57 Franklin, TN

Loyd Bell
Age: 57
Franklin, TN

Investigating an anonymous tip about a possible forged license plate, Franklin Police found two similar vehicles with identical license plate numbers parked in the driveway of a home in the Avalon subdivision. Loyd Bell, 57, of Franklin, was arrested at the home this morning for Forging a License Plate, a Class-E Felony. He is free on bond and due in court 08/25/2016 at 1:00pm.9193

Charles Bell Age: 21 Franklin, TN

Charles Bell
Age: 21
Franklin, TN

While arresting Loyd Bell, officers encountered his 21-year-old son, Charles Bell. Officers arrested Charles Bell after learning that he was wanted for Felony Theft and Attempted Felony Theft, stemming from two April incidents at the Franklin Walmart. A court date has not yet been set for Charles Bell, who is free on bond.

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