About Lieutenant Charles Warner

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

Caught on camera: Police investigating after home surveillance cameras catch auto burglars making their rounds in a quiet Franklin neighborhood


Franklin Police are investigating after a group of auto burglars was caught on camera in Westhaven. Home surveillance video shows the suspects checking car door handles & rifling through unlocked vehicles. These burglars simply moved on every time they encountered a locked car.

Franklin Police want to stress the importance of locking your car door, even when it’s parked in your own driveway. As seen in this video, doing the #9PMRoutine can greatly reduce your chances of becoming a victim.

There is a cash reward, so call Crime Stoppers if you recognize the suspects in this video.

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

Wanted for Aggravated Assault: Patrick Petway; Cash reward for information

Update: June 8, 2020: Petway has been arrested and is in custody. 

June 6, 2020, Franklin, TN — Franklin Police are searching for 48-year-old Patrick Petway.

Friday night, Petway stabbed a man in the chest during an argument on Natchez St. The victim is in stable condition. Petway may be driving a white Buick.

If you have information on Patrick Petway’s whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at (615) 794-4000, or click to submit an anonymous eTip.



Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of credit card crook

Franklin Police want to identify this man.
On May 23 he used a stolen credit card to make an $800 purchase from the Cool Springs Target.

Call Crime Stoppers
if you recognize him:
(615) 794-4000 or
click to submit an anonymous eTip.



Cash reward offered for ID of Sunday suspects

Franklin Police want to identify two suspects who used a stolen credit card to ‘purchase’ $1,000 in gift cards, Sunday night. The credit card they used was slipped out of a woman’s purse at another Cool Springs store just prior. There is a cash reward for anyone who can help police identify them.

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



Lowered flags, blue lines on Columbia Avenue to recognize service, sacrifice during National Police Week

Flags have been lowered and blue traffic lines were installed in front of Franklin Police Headquarters, this morning, in recognition of National Police Week, May 10-16. This week, especially, we remember the police officers who have been killed while serving America’s communities.

As you drive by Franklin Police Headquarters this week, take a moment to think about the brave men & women who work here, serving Franklin with excellence & protecting this incredible community we’re proud to call home.

Special thanks to the Franklin Street Department,
whose work made the blue striping possible.

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Driver facing multiple charges following Tuesday night DUI crash

Zachary Horrar
Age: 18
Franklin, Tennessee

Shortly after 11:00, Tuesday, night, officers were summoned to Franklin’s Heathstone Circle after a vehicle hit several curbs before leaving the scene. An area resident who was out walking their dog moved off of the sidewalk for fear of being hit.

Arriving officers located the damaged vehicle nearby. Its airbags had been deployed and two of its rims were damaged. Officers determined that the driver, Zachary Horrar, was impaired.

Charged with DUI, Underage Consumption of Alcohol, Leaving the Scene of a Crash, Failure to Report a Crash, Drug Possession, and Violation of the Implied Consent Law, Horrar is free on the $5,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on May 14.

Drive Drunk, Get Nailed


Wanted: Anthony Lee Conrad; Cash reward for information

Anthony Lee Conrad is wanted by Franklin Police for a May 3 Aggravated Assault, and for Violation of Bond Conditions.

Conrad has violent tendencies. He is believed to be in the Franklin/Middle Tennessee area. If you have information on his whereabouts, call Franklin Police: (615) 794-2513.

A Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 is available for anonymous information leading to Anthony Conrad’s arrest: (615) 794-4000, or click to submit an anonymous eTip.



Virtual neighborhood network leads to porch pirate bust, in Franklin


Caught on camera, this suspect can be seen stealing packages from the porch of a Franklin home on May 2. In those packages were scooters for the homeowner’s two children.

Jeremy Love
Age: 40
Franklin, TN

The victim took to the Internet and social media to post home surveillance video of the theft. As the video began to circulate on the Ring Neighbors App, citizen tips quickly identified Franklin resident Jeremy Love as the suspect. Love is a convicted felon.

Franklin Police Officers arrested Love at 1:30 this morning after spotting him riding through a mobile home park.

Charged with Theft, Love is free on the $5,000 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court later this month.



Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of Cool Springs shoplifter

Franklin Police & Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of this man. He’s wanted for stealing more than $800 in office supplies from the Cool Springs Office Depot. 

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


Impaired driver charged with second DUI, drug possession, evading

Octavio Rosas
Age: 26
Franklin, Tennessee

Franklin Police were dispatched to a Murfreesboro Road Mapco at 8:00 Wednesday night to investigate the report of a man harassing customers.

Officers spotted the suspect as he was driving away. He evaded those officers for a short time before being taken into custody.

Octavio Rosas, 26, of Franklin, is now facing charges of Felony Evading, DUI – Second Offense, three counts of Drug Possession, Disorderly Conduct, and Driving on a Suspended License. Rosas remains jailed on a $19,000 bond. He is due in court on May 7.

Drive Drunk, Get Nailed.