Convicted felon arrested on drug, gun charges

A convicted felon with a violent history is out on bond after Franklin Police found him in possession of drugs and a gun, yesterday.

Jordan Thomas
Age: 21
Franklin, Tennessee

Officers responded to the 600 block of Cherokee Place after a citizen reported suspicious activity. Arriving officers found 21-year-old Jordan Thomas sitting in a vehicle in a parking lot at 2:15 Thursday morning. Thomas was in possession of marijuana and a loaded 9 mm handgun.

Charged with unlawful possession of a gun by a convicted felon and marijuana possession, Thomas is out of jail on the $10,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court at 1:00 pm on June 13.

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Franklin Police seeking three in takeover-style snatch & grab theft at local gas station

Franklin Police want to identify these brazen thieves. At 1:00 am on May 27 they jumped over the counter at the Mapco on 96W at Downs Boulevard, grabbing thousands of dollars in cigarettes. The trio fled toward Fairview in a silver Nissan sedan. The gas station was open during the incident. No one was injured.

Enhanced surveillance images from this incident will likely be released.

A cash reward is being offered for information in this case. You can call Crime Stoppers at (615) 794-4000 with an anonymous tip, or click to submit an anonymous eTip.

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In Custody: Suspect who assaulted, robbed woman in Cool Springs identified, arrested

Lannoris O’Brien Chambers
Age: 37
Murfreesboro, TN

The suspect who attacked and robbed a woman outside a Cool Springs business this morning is behind bars. Lannoris O’Brien Chambers, 37, of Murfreesboro, was arrested in Rutherford County this afternoon after detectives in Murfreesboro and Franklin identified him as a suspect. Detectives in Franklin credit Murfreesboro Police with Chambers’ quick identification.

Murfreesboro Police booked Chambers into the Rutherford County Jail on recent robbery and fraudulent credit card use cases in their city. Chambers will eventually be transferred to Franklin Police custody to face charges related to the robbery and assault he committed this morning in Franklin.

Chambers is a convicted felon with a lengthy and violent criminal history.

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Franklin Police investigating after woman assaulted and robbed

Police in Franklin are investigating after a woman was attacked and robbed outside a Cool Springs business late Tuesday morning.

At 10:40 am, officers were summoned to 730 Cool Springs Boulevard after the suspect punched and slapped the victim in the parking lot as she was gathering belongings from her car. He stole her purse and then used the victim’s stolen credit cards at nearby stores.

Recognize him? There’s a cash reward for information.
Call Crime Stoppers:
(615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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Recognize him? Call Crime Stoppers to claim your reward: (615) 794-4000

Franklin Police want to identify a suspect who attempted to use a stolen credit card at the Columbia Avenue Target.

The card was stolen during a nearby auto burglary shortly before he tried using it to charge more than $800 on May 14. Recognize him? There’s a cash reward for information.

Call Crime Stoppers: 615.794.4000, or click to submit an anonymous eTip.

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Heavy police presence, lock downs lifted after four suspects captured in Franklin


Citizens concerned about heavy police presence in the areas of Hillsboro Road, Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway, and Franklin Road can rest easy. All suspects wanted by police are now in custody.

At 1:45 Franklin Police were requested to assist the Maury and Williamson County Sheriff’s Departments who were in pursuit of a vehicle occupied by wanted individuals.

The suspect vehicle became disabled near Franklin High School, at which time all four suspects bailed out of the vehicle and fled on foot.

All four suspects were quickly captured due to heavy police presence and the use of law enforcement aviation and K9. Franklin High School, Franklin’s Water Treatment Facility, Animal Control, Battle Ground Academy and Franklin First United Methodist Church and Pre-school were all placed on emergency lock-down while police worked to capture the suspects.

More details may be forthcoming.

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Recognize this shoplifter? Call Crime Stoppers to claim your reward: (615) 794-4000

Franklin Police want to identify this shoplifter. He stole three PS4 games from the Cool Springs Target on May 22. The suspect was driving a blue Nissan sedan. Recognize him? There’s a cash reward.

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

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Franklin Police capture Georgia ‘Romance Fraud Fugitive’ at Cool Springs hotel

John Martin Hill
Age: 34
Fort Mill, SC

Acting on a tip, Tuesday night, Franklin Police arrested a Georgia fugitive at the Cool Springs Marriott.

John Martin Hill, wanted out of Gwinnett County, attempted to evade arriving Franklin Police Officers by darting into a hotel conference room and hiding under a table. Officers ordered Hill from under that table and arrested him.

Hill is being held as a fugitive from justice, on a $500,000 bond, in the Williamson County Jail. Georgia authorities are working out the details of Hill’s extradition.

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Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of female felony shoplifters

Franklin Police are hoping the public can help ID three shoplifters from a May 11 theft at the Cool Springs Boulevard Walgreens. The suspects stole more than $1,800 in over-the-counter medicine before fleeing in a gold GMC Acadia.

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

UPDATE: Franklin Police non-emergency lines now operational

At 3:48 pm, we provided you with a temporary phone number to reach our Communications Center after service to non-emergency lines was disrupted. Service has been restored, and you can contact Franklin Police at our non-emergency number: (615) 794-2513.

9-1-1 phone service remained operational during the outage.

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