Franklin Police need your help identifying these suspects

Franklin Police are asking for your help identifying these two female suspects, wanted in connection with theft of clothing items.  They are wanted for stealing clothing items worth $240 from PacSun at 1800 Galleria Blvd on 07/10/2019 at approximately 4:00pm.  The suspects left the mall in a black Chrysler four door sedan.

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Another felony fragrance thief wanted by Franklin Police

Franklin Police are asking for help from the public to identify another felony fragrance thief. Video recently became available for this theft that happened on June 20 at Macy’s. The suspect you see here got away with more than 10 bottles of designer fragrance valued at nearly $1,500.

Detectives say there is no known connection between this theft of fragrances and the case we told you about on Monday.

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Franklin Police need your help identifying these suspects; Reward offered for info on their identity

Franklin Police are asking for your help identifying these three suspects, wanted in connection with theft of fragrance bottles.  They are wanted for stealing over $3000 worth from Sephora at 1800 Galleria Blvd on 07/18/2019 at 1:00pm.  The suspects left the store in a blue Mitsubishi Outlander.

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Do work that matters: FPD accepting applications for School Patrol; Apply today

School Patrol PromoThe Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of School Patrol. Under general supervision, School Patrol team members work part-time hours, and are responsible for pedestrian safety and efficient vehicular traffic flow in 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 varying weather conditions. Starting pay is $18.48/hour. Applications close on August 5.

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Franklin Police arrest three out-of-state suspects after store security reports suspicious, in-progress purchases

Three out-of-state suspects are being held in the Williamson County Jail after their arrest, Sunday, by Franklin Police.

Walmart security called police after using surveillance cameras to watch the suspects use multiple credit cards to purchase an assortment of prepaid gift cards. Detectives located and stopped the suspect vehicle nearby, ultimately finding the trio in possession of more than $7,000 in fraudulently-obtained, pre-paid gift cards. Detectives also found a variety of clothing purchased with stolen credit cards, and a purse that had been recently stolen from a shopper in Brentwood.

This same group of suspects used stolen credit cards to make purchases at the Cool Springs Target just prior to committing their crimes at Walmart.

Joyce McClellan, 46 of Chicago, 53-year-old Anthony Kemp of Minneapolis, and 44-year-old Rita Jones of Chicago are being held in the Williamson County Jail. They have been charged with Identity Theft and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. Additional charges are expected. All three are due in court on July 25.

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Franklin Police arrest three cloned credit card suspects after call from alert Kroger clerk

Franklin Police credit an alert Kroger employee with helping to take down a group of suspects from Michigan and Ohio who were committing credit card fraud. The clerk called police at about 4:00 Saturday afternoon after noticing three individuals making a series of suspicious credit card purchases. The suspects left prior to officers arriving but the Kroger employee provided a good description of the them and their vehicle.

A short time later, officers spotted the trio as they were arriving at the Murfreesboro Road Kroger. Detectives ultimately searched their vehicle and found several cloned credit cards, recent purchases from Walmart, Target, and Kroger, along with a large amount of cash & an electronic credit card encoder.

Charged with Criminal Simulation, Malik Hakim, Alaigeh Travernier, and Dierra Hamid are being held on $50k bonds in the Williamson County Jail. They are due in court on July 25. Additional charges are expected.

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Five arrested, loaded gun recovered after Franklin Police Officer interrupts in-progress auto burglaries

A Franklin Police Officer patrolling an apartment complex over the weekend interrupted a series of in-progress auto burglaries. It happened at 3:30 Saturday morning at Sussex Downs on Magnolia Drive. While checking the area the officer noticed someone running from the area. As that 17-year-old male was captured, several other suspects emerged and ran into a nearby cemetery. Officers quickly established a perimeter and called for a Sheriff’s Office K9, which was instrumental in capturing four additional suspects.

Officers determined that the suspects: 19, 18, two 17-year-olds, and a 16-year-old, all from Nashville, had burglarized seven unlocked vehicles. Among the items stolen were prescription medications, a large knife, clothing, and cash.

A loaded gun that the teens had stolen during another auto burglary was recovered from the car they were driving.   

All five suspects were charged with multiple counts of Burglary, including 19-year-old Dion Cummings and 18-year-old Dejuan Buckley. They are both free on the $7,500 bond set by the Magistrate and are due in court on July 25.

Franklin Police continue urging residents to lock their car doors, especially when turning in for the evening, to keep from falling victim to this type of crime.  

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Out of state criminals held after quick capture by Franklin Police

Two out-of-state criminals will be spending more time in Franklin than they bargained for, after some great police work.

Franklin Police Officers were called to Lifetime Fitness on Carothers Pkwy, Monday, after two car break-ins. In both cases, windows were broken out and purses inside stolen. Thanks to witnesses and parking lot cameras, officers quickly obtained information about the suspects and their vehicle — a white BMW, finding it a short time later at the CoolSprings Galleria.

Galleria Security Officers tracked the suspects down inside on camera, coordinating with Franklin Police Officers who intercepted them walking out of the mall with bags full of merchandise. The two managed to charge about $3,000 on stolen credit cards in less than two hours after breaking into those vehicles.

Charged in this case: Terry Andrews, 30, of Ft. Lauderdale, FL and Jarvis Mangham, 30, of Decatur, AL. They are being held on a $135,000 bond, each, charged with Burglary, Theft, Vandalism, Illegal Possession and Fraudulent Use of a Credit Card. Both suspects are due in court on July 16.

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Security and police work together to nab a convicted felon who was out on probation and committing new crimes

Drewcilla Johnson
Age: 24
Nashville, Tennessee

A Nashville woman remains jailed after Franklin Police stopped her pursuant to a be on the lookout broadcast from security forces at the CoolSprings Galleria.

Monday night, officers stopped the car that 24-year-old Drewcilla Johnson was driving after security reported that Johnson had been in the process of bagging up a large amount of merchandise at Victoria’s Secret. She, however, abandoned those bags and left after security entered the store.

When Franklin Police stopped Johnson, she was found in possession of stolen merchandise from other stores. Johnson, who lied to officers about her identity, was already wanted by police in several other jurisdictions.

Johnson was arrested and charged with Possession of Stolen Property, Possession of Tools to Defeat Anti-Theft Devices, Criminal Impersonation, Driving on a Revoked License (3rd Offense), and having an unrestrained child in her vehicle.

Drewcilla Johnson is a convicted felon who was out of custody on probation. She is being held, without bond, in the Williamson County Jail and due in court on July 16.

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Sketch released of suspect who grabbed woman in park; Cash reward for information

Detectives are hopeful that this sketch will help lead to the identification of a suspect who assaulted a woman on a Franklin walking trail.

Just after 8:30 a.m. on July 5, officers responded to Franklin’s Aspen Grove Park after the suspect approached the victim and grabbed her buttocks.

Franklin Police are seeking information about a light-skinned black male with a thin, scraggly beard, like the one in this TBI sketch.

A cash reward is being offered for information:
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