Officers were summoned to a bar & grill off of Meridian Boulevard, at 12:30 Friday morning, after a woman nearly hit several vehicles while trying to drive out of the parking lot.
Arriving officers determined that the driver, 24-year-old Alicia Perlson, was impaired and arrested her. Perlson became belligerent while at the hospital for blood alcohol testing, where she kicked a nurse and a police officer in the face, before biting another officer.
Charged with DUI, Violation of the Implied Consent Law, x2 counts of Disorderly Conduct, and x3 counts of Assault, Perlson is free on the $7,000 bond set by the Magistrate. She is due in court on November 21.
Today, Franklin Police charged Floyd Smith, 44, of Valhermoso Springs, Alabama, with Aggravated Robbery following an August 14 hold-up at the Berry Farms Twice Daily.
Floyd Smith Age: 44 Valhermoso Springs, AL
At 1:50 last Friday morning, Smith indicated he was armed while demanding a clerk surrender the gas station’s money.
A Williamson County Sheriff’s Deputy spotted Smith’s vehicle on I-65 N near McEwen, following the robbery.
Smith abandoned that car in a parking garage and seriously injured himself after jumping from the second level of the garage in an attempt to avoid capture. Smith was taken into custody and then transported to the hospital where he remained under guard for several days.
Franklin Police booked Smith into the Williamson County Jail, Thursday afternoon, charging him with Aggravated Robbery. A Magistrate set Smith’s bond at $50,000. He is due in court on November 24.
Smith, a convicted felon with a lengthy criminal history, was recently released from an Alabama prison.
Starting this Friday, school zones in Franklin will become active as area kids begin heading back to school under limited-capacity plans. Officers will be vigilant in active school zones across the city, focusing on speeding drivers, improper passing, and Tennessee’s law on cell phone use.
Franklin Police Officers will be closely monitoring bus routes and citing drivers who disregard the flashing red lights and stop signs on school buses.
Motorists should anticipate slower than usual traffic in and around school zones. To avoid being late to your destination, drivers should plan to leave earlier than usual. Parents are encouraged to talk with their children about safely crossing the street and walking through parking lots.
The minimum finefor
speeding in a school zoneor illegally passing a stopped school bus: $139.75
Drivers must be aware of & comply with traffic direction by Franklin Police School Patrol Crossing Guards. Motorists should be prepared to stop and follow their instructions.
Parents are encouraged to visit their child’s school website to familiarize themselves with drop-off and pick-up information.
Zachary Marlin, 29, of Thompsons Station, remains jailed after his August 1 arrest for DUI – Third Offense, not having a required ignition interlock device on his vehicle, driving on a suspended driver’s license, and speeding.
At 2:53 a.m., Saturday, Marlin passed a marked Franklin PD cruiser while traveling at speeds up to 90 MPH on I-65 S near Murfreesboro Road.
The officer who stopped Marlin determined that he was impaired and arrested him. Marlin is being held on a $15,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear before a judge on August 4.
Robert Crawford Age: 27 Franklin, TN
Shortly after 3 a.m., Monday morning, officers were dispatched to Liberty Pike near Towne Park Ln. after the vehicle driven by 27-year-old Robert Crawford crashed into a subdivision entrance wall.
Officers found Crawford standing outside his vehicle, determined that he was impaired, and arrested him.
Charged with DUI – Second Offense and Failure to Exercise Due Care, Crawford is free on the $5,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on November 10.