Crime Stoppers cash offered for info on credit card fraud suspect

Franklin Police want to identify this suspect, wanted for using a cloned credit card to make a fraudulent purchase of about $450 in cleaning supplies and gift cards. It happened at the Mallory Lane Kroger on December 30, but was not discovered until the cardholder recently got his statement in the mail.

Information on this suspect’s identity
is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
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Crime couple wanted after $30k in purchases with credit cards stolen from women at local restaurants; Reward Offered: Call Crime Stoppers (615) 794-4000

Franklin Police hope to identify two felony suspects wanted for using credit cards that were stolen from women’s purses at local restaurants. On January 18, the credit cards were slipped out of several purses while victims were dining. They were then used at area Best Buy, Target, and Apple stores for fraudulent purchases totaling about $30,000. The suspects were seen driving a light colored minivan.

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Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering
a cash reward for
information leading to the identification & arrest of these felons.
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000

Franklin Police suggest that women keep their purses zipped or snapped shut, and avoid hanging their purses over chair backs, or leaving them on the floor behind them, in a shopping cart, or otherwise unattended – even for a second.

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Reward offered for designer purse thiefs

crimestoppersFranklin Police want to identify these three suspects, wanted for stealing $800 in designer purses from the Cool Springs Belk on Monday. A male and female juvenile accompanied the trio and appear to have been acting as lookouts while the crime was in progress. If you know who these suspects are, you could earn up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000.

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Franklin Police Department Seeking Qualified Applicants for Digital Records Technician, apply today

The Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Digital Records Technician. Reporting to the Public Affairs Lieutenant, the Digital Records Technician will provide highly-technical assistance with downloading, securing, maintaining, and storing all digital recordings created by Franklin Police Officers in the course of their official duty.

The person in this position will assist with the fulfillment of appropriately redacted digital record copies needed by a variety of internal and external customers, and will assist with policy and procedure development, and implementation and management of the FPD body camera program, currently under development.

The Digital Records Technician will complete or assist with the field acquisition, preservation, and enhancement of surveillance video at secondary locations captured by third-party systems, and will enhance or assist with the enhancement needed for investigation and/or public release to aid in the identification and arrest of wanted suspects. This position will also assist in the production of graphics and other digital media needed for promotion by Franklin Police Public Affairs.

The required knowledge, skill, and abilities to satisfactorily perform job duties are normally acquired through attainment of a high school diploma, applicable college or technical school degree, and five or more years related experience.

For more details, including salary, click below to apply.


Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of Lowe’s thief; Know her? Cash in with an anonymous call: (615) 794-4000

2Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a reward for information about this suspect, wanted for stealing from area Lowe’s stores. The most recent theft happened at the Cool Springs store on January 15 at 2:00 pm, where the suspect stole a cordless framing nailer valued at $400.

Know who she is? Information on this suspect’s identity
is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000

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Woman charged with DUI following multiple crashes

A Nashville woman is free on bond after her arrest for DUI.

At 01/23/2017 at 3:16am, Officers responded to I-65 south just south of the Goose Creek Bypass after receiving multiple calls in reference to a vehicle traveling southbound on three tires and swerving all over the road.  The locations of the other crashes are unknown at this time.

Officers determined that the driver Autumn Klein was under the influence of alcohol.  She is free on the $3000 bond set by the Magistrate, and due in court on 02/02/2017 at 1:00pm.


Autumn Klein

Date of Birth: 05/10/1993

Nashville, TN



Drive Drunk, Get Nailed
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Suspect ID sought following theft at downtown Franklin restaurant

16 17Franklin Police want to identify this thief, wanted for stealing a wallet from a purse at the downtown Franklin Puckett’s. At about noon on Tuesday, the suspect pictured here slipped the wallet from an employee’s purse and went to the restroom, where he removed $150 in cash and then discarded the wallet in the trash. The suspect was accompanied by a large-framed black female with short, light purple or white hair. Information in this case is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000.

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Gallatin man held following violent domestic

Charles W. Cooper Age: 39 Gallatin, TN

Charles W. Cooper
Age: 39
Gallatin, TN

A Gallatin man remains behind bars for Aggravated Assault following a weekend domestic disturbance. At 6pm Saturday night, officers responded to the Coolsprings Crossing Shopping Center where  a suspect had brutally assaulted, and was chasing a female into a store. Arriving officers determined that Charles Cooper, 39, of Gallatin, had slammed his wife on the ground and then began punching and strangling her, while threatening to kill her. The victim was able to get away and run into a nearby store for help.

Cooper fled the scene prior to officers arriving, but was apprehended by authorities in Sumner County later that same evening. Charged with Aggravated Assault, Cooper, a convicted felon with a violent history, is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $10,000 bond.

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Franklin Police Department Accepting Applications for School Patrol, apply today

School Patrol PromoThe Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the seasonal position of School Patrol. Under general supervision, School Patrol team members are responsible for pedestrian safety and efficient vehicular traffic flow at assigned school zones.

Duties include directing vehicular traffic and ensuring the safety of children and other pedestrians attempting to cross traffic lanes in school zones. A high school diploma (or GED equivalent) is required.

The ideal applicant must be assertive, tactful, and able to work in various weather elements for approximately two hours per day during times that school is in session.



Franklin Police investigating back-to-back armed robberies; $5,000 reward for information


Franklin Police are investigating two back-to-back robberies committed by a single gunman. At 6:25 p.m., officers were dispatched to the first robbery at the Dollar General, located in the Independence Square Shopping Plaza on Hillsboro Road. While en route to that scene, the call of a second armed robbery came in from the Goodwill store, located next door in the same plaza. In both cases, a black male suspect entered the business, displayed a handgun, and demanded money from the clerks. The suspect fled on foot following the second robbery, and remains at large. Detectives do not believe that he is still in the immediate area. No one was hurt during either robbery.

Witnesses describe the suspect as a light-skinned black male with a beard, wearing a grey and white striped hoodie. The Franklin Police Department is offering a $5,000 cash reward for information in these robberies. Call Franklin Police: (615) 794-2513 or Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000 with any information.

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