About Lieutenant Charles Warner

Franklin Police Public Affairs | (615) 550-6821 | cwarner@franklintn.gov

Woman charged after attacking ER nurse, police officers during DUI testing

Alicia Perlson
Age: 23
Nashville, TN

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. 

Drive Drunk, Get Nailed
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Franklin Police charge gas station robbery suspect

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.

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Franklin Police now hiring school crossing guards

School Patrol PromoThe Franklin Police Department is seeking qualified applicants for the position of School Crossing Guard.

Under general supervision, School Patrol team members work part-time hours and are responsible for pedestrian safety & efficient vehicular traffic flow in assigned school zones.

The ideal applicant is assertive, tactful, and able to work in varying weather conditions.

Starting pay is $18.48/hour 

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Schools begin reopening soon; please drive cautiously in active school zones

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 fine for
speeding in a school zone
or 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.

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Two repeat DUI offenders arrested in Franklin

Zachary Marlin
Age: 29
Thompsons Station, TN

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.

Booze It & Lose It
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Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of thief who stole trailer from church parking lot

Franklin Police are hoping someone might recognize this truck and its driver, now wanted for felony theft after he stole a trailer from a Franklin church.

On the morning of July 30, the suspect in this white Nissan Frontier crew cab stole a 12’ single-axle trailer from the church’s Southgate Ct. parking lot. There is a cash reward for information.

Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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One charged in attempted carjacking, shooting

Franklin Police have charged one of the suspects involved in Sunday’s attempted carjacking and shooting at the Dwell at McEwen apartments.

Joshua Hallmon
Age: 24
Murfreesboro, TN

Joshua Hallmon, 24 of Murfreesboro has been charged with Attempted Murder, Attempted Carjacking, being a Felon in Possession of a Firearm, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony.

Hallmon is currently in custody in Rutherford County on similar charges out of Murfreesboro. He is a convicted felon with a serious criminal history.

Detectives are working to identify and arrest the second suspect in this case.

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Connecticut Sex Offender charged with new crimes in Franklin

Joseph Antonio Gonzalez Rodriguez
Age: 28
Franklin, Tennessee

On Wednesday, detectives arrested a registered sex offender from Connecticut who had been living in, but failed to register his presence in Franklin, since March. His conviction in Connecticut was related to a sex crime against a minor. Joseph Antonio Gonzalez Rodriguez, charged by Franklin Police with failing to register was released on the $75,000 bond set by the Magistrate.

Detectives returned to his Murfreesboro Road condo yesterday and re-arrested Rodriguez, charging him with Statutory Rape, after discovering he had sex with at least one Franklin minor since arriving in Tennessee. Rodriguez is back behind bars on a $100,000 bond. He is due in court on August 4.

Anyone with information about other children Rodriguez may have had contact with is urged to call Franklin Police: (615) 794-2513.

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Cash reward offered for ID of Galleria grab-and-go thieves

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who can identify these thieves.

On Monday afternoon they grabbed more than $2,000 worth of clothing at the Cool Springs Macy’s and then ran out the door. They fled at a high rate of speed in this gray Toyota Corolla.

Recognize them?
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an
anonymous eTip
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Franklin Police investigating after attempted carjacking, shooting

Franklin Police are investigating after an attempted Sunday night carjacking at the Dwell at McEwen apartments.

At 11:45 pm, two black males approached the victim and ordered him out of his vehicle. One of the suspects fired a shot into the vehicle as the victim began backing away. Thankfully, the victim was not struck by gunfire. The suspects fled in a white 4-door car and remain at large.

Apartment residents who may have seen something or have personal home surveillance cameras with exterior views are asked to contact Franklin Police.

There is a cash reward for anonymous information in this case.

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