Franklin Police invite residents for coffee; Wednesday, October 3

WHO:
Police Chief Deborah Faulkner,
along with her executive team & staff

WHAT:
Coffee, cops, community, conversation:
National #CoffeeWithaCop Day

WHEN:
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
7:00 – 8:00 am

WHERE:
The Coffee House at Second & Bridge
144 2nd Avenue North
Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin residents are invited to share in coffee and conversation with Chief Deborah Faulkner, along with her executive team & staff on National #CoffeeWithaCop Day, Wednesday morning, October 3.

“Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative, taking place across the country on October 3,” said Chief Deborah Faulkner. “And we’re proud to bring it to Franklin.”

Residents will enjoy a relaxed, informal get together with Franklin Police Officers over a cup of joe. Franklin Police want to have conversations with attendees about issues that matter most to our residents. Free parking is available across the street at Williamson County Heritage Foundation, 112 Bridge St, Franklin.

Let’s strengthen relationships … one cup at a time. Come have #CoffeeWithaCop!

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Cash reward offered for ID of auto theft suspect


Franklin Police want to identify this suspect, wanted for stealing a car from an apartment complex on September 10. The suspect used credit cards that were in the vehicle to make several purchases at Opry Mills. The vehicle was recovered in north Nashville, but the suspect remains unidentified. Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to his identification and arrest.

Recognize him?
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of Walmart TV thief

 

This suspect is wanted for stealing three 43” televisions from the Franklin Walmart on 09/17/2018. He pushed them out of the store in a cart and loaded them into a silver Jeep Patriot.

Recognize him? Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000, or click to submit an anonymous eTip.

All clear given at Cool Springs building after homicide suspect thought to be inside

Early this evening, officers received information that a homicide suspect from a Sunday night shooting death on Antioch Pike in Nashville has connections to, and could possibly be hiding inside a vacant unit at 130 Seaboard Ln. The building is a multi-unit business complex.

Officers surrounded the complex, evacuated area workers and requested FPD SWAT to respond. Members of the SWAT Team entered the vacant unit but did not locate the suspect. This is an ongoing Metro Police investigation. Further questions regarding this case should be referred to the MNPD. Now that the situation at this building has resolved, there is no known related threat in Franklin.

Pilgrimage Music Festival: Subscribe to event traffic & public safety text message alerts

The Pilgrimage Music Festival is scheduled for September 22-23 at the Park at Harlinsdale Farm (239 Franklin Road).

The festival will run from 10:00 am – 8:30 pm on both days and is anticipated to draw about 25,000 residents & visitors each day. Festival organizers have worked extensively with the Franklin Police Department and Traffic Engineers to create the best traffic flow possible, while leaving residential and business access open.

The following traffic plans will be utilized:

9:00 am-2:00 pm Both Days

Franklin Rd from Harpeth Industrial Ct to Mack Hatcher:
Both traffic lanes will be utilized to permit southbound only traffic flow.

Franklin Rd from Harpeth Industrial Ct to First Ave:
Only southbound traffic flow will be permitted while the northbound lane will be reserved for pedestrians, bicycles, and pedi-cabs.

Liberty Pike from Franklin Rd to Eddy Ln:
No change to the normal traffic pattern.

2:00 pm-8:00 pm Both Days

Franklin Rd from Harpeth Industrial Ct to Mack Hatcher:
Two-way traffic flow will resume from Harpeth Industrial Court to Mack Hatcher.

Franklin Rd from Harpeth Industrial Ct to First Ave:
Only southbound traffic flow will be permitted while the northbound lane will be reserved for pedestrians, bicycles, and pedi-cabs.

Liberty Pike from Franklin Rd to Eddy Ln:
No change to the normal traffic pattern.

 8:00 pm-10:00 pm Both Days

Franklin Rd from Harpeth Industrial Ct to Mack Hatcher:
Only northbound traffic flow will be permitted.

Franklin Rd from Harpeth Industrial Ct to First Ave:
Only southbound traffic flow will be permitted while the northbound lane will be reserved for pedestrians, bicycles, and pedi-cabs.

Liberty Pike between Eddy Lane and Franklin Rd
Only eastbound traffic flow will be permitted with the following exception. A Police Officer at Eddy lane will assist westbound traffic for residents who live in the Everly Apartments, Jamison Station, Old Liberty Pike and Daniels Drive areas. Franklin Rd at Liberty Pike will not be passable. Uber, Lyft, Trolley, and ride-share sponsored vehicles will be permitted westbound to access the Factory. 

Franklin Police Officers will direct traffic along these routes
and will assist affected residents.

TEXT pilgrimage to 888777 to receive traffic & public safety
TEXT MESSAGE ALERTS
from Franklin Police

Updates will be shared throughout the day on Facebook (facebook.com/cityoffranklin) and Twitter (@cityoffranklin) & (@FranklinTNPD).

Parking

  • Free parking is available in downtown Franklin at two parking garages on 2nd Avenue and 4th Avenue. Click here for parking availability in the garages.
  • There will be a pedestrian walkway from downtown Franklin to the festival. Other off-site parking is available, there may be a fee.
  • Onsite parking is sold out. If you purchased advanced parking please see the festival website at www.pilgrimagefestival.com.

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Franklin Police arrest auto burglary suspect

Dewayne Hill
Age: 31
Chicago, IL

An auto burglary and credit card fraud suspect was apprehended by Franklin Police, Sunday. Dewayne Hill, 31, of Chicago, was arrested after fleeing on foot from officers at the Mallory Lane Walmart. Store security called Franklin Police after suspecting that Hill was in the store and possibly attempting to use stolen credit cards.

Hill was the suspect in a Saturday smash and grab auto burglary at a Mallory Lane restaurant, where he broke out a window to steal a purse from a parked car, and a similar smash and grab auto burglary earlier that same day in Brentwood.

Hill, charged with x4 counts of Illegal Possession / Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card, Burglary and Evading Arrest, is free on the $25,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court at 1:00 pm on September 27.

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Cash reward offered for info on snatch & grab shoplifters

Franklin Police are asking for help to identify two thieves who shoplifted armfuls of jeans from a Cool Springs store. The suspects seen here grabbed about 30 pairs of jeans from Belk at 3:00 pm on September 13. They ran to a waiting white Ford Expedition and got away with about $1,700 in stolen clothing.

Recognize these thieves?
Cash in with Crime Stoppers:
call (615) 794-4000 or
click to submit an anonymous eTip