About Officer Ryan Schuman

Public Information Officer for the Franklin Police Department - (615) 550-6811- ryan.schuman@franklintn.gov

Police investigating armed robbery at South Royal Oaks Starbucks

Franklin Police responded to the Starbucks at 204 South Royal Oaks shortly before 3:30 after an armed man entered the business, presented a pistol in his waistband, and demanded money.

Franklin Police are looking for this vehicle that the robber left in.  The vehicle had a temp tag and damage on the drivers side read corner panel. Investigators are working to obtain addition footage of the suspect and vehicle.  No one was injured during the robbery.

A cash reward of up to $1,000
is available for an anonymous tip
that leads to this suspect’s identification.
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
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Franklin Police need your help identifying this vacuum cleaner thief

Franklin Police need your help identifying this suspect who stole two LG vacuum cleaners valued at $1,399.98 from Lowes at 3060 Mallory Lane on 09/13/2020.  He left the store in a blue Chevrolet Impala.  There is a cash reward for information in this case.

Recognize him?

Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000

or click to submit an anonymous eTip

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Cash reward offered for power tool thief

Franklin Police want to identify this shoplifter.  On 09/19/20, he stole Dewalt power tools valued at over $700 from Lowe’s at 3060 Mallory Lane.  He left the parking lot in a black Ford four door sedan.  There is a cash reward for information in the case.

Recognize him?

Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000

or click to submit an anonymous eTip

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Suspect arrested for Financial exploitation of an elderly person and theft of at least $10,000 but less than $60,000

Michael David Verble

DOB: 12/19/1955

Nashville, Tennessee

Michael David Verble was arrested in Hot Springs, Arkansas and is now awaiting extradition back to Williamson County Tennessee following Grand Jury indictment charges out of Williamson County from June 11th for two counts of Financial exploitation of an elderly person and theft of at least $10,000 but less than $60,000.  Mr. Verble committed these frauds while operating under the business Verble Estate Preservation and Advisors. Franklin Police Detectives began investigating this case in November 2019 after receiving a referral from Adult Protective Services.

Help Franklin Police catch these shoe thieves

Franklin Police want to identify these three shoplifters.  On September 21st at 6:30pm, these three females removed the tags off of a pair of shoes and put the shoes in their purse.  The employee confronted the subjects however they proceeded to leave the store and drove away in a silver/white Windstar van.

Do you recognize any of them?

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

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Aggravated Robbery Suspects Arrested

Kendrell Demontra Ellison
Age: 18
Lavergne, Tennessee

Zachary Obrian Smith
Age: 18
Nashville, Tennessee

Daniel Tyrell Miller
Age: 18
Franklin, Tennessee

On Monday night at approximately 7:00 pm, a Franklin Police Officer, in plain clothes, was conducting a police investigation in an attempt to get a stolen semi-automatic pistol off the streets.  He contacted the individual who had the stolen gun and wanted to sell it.   During the interaction, two suspects pointed guns at the Police Officer, grabbed the money for the transaction, and fled the scene. The suspects were apprehended last night and charged with aggravated robbery.  Zachary Smith and Kendrell Ellison were given a $350,000 bond. Daniel Miller was given a $500,000 bond. Suspects are due in court December 8th.

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Help Franklin Police ID these felony shoplifters

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

On 08-22-2020 at approximately 2:54 pm, they stole $1,193 worth of merchandise at the Cool Springs Macy’s.

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

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Cash reward for ID of felony shoplifters

 

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

On 08-22-2020 at approximately 3:39 pm, they stole $1,337 worth of merchandise at the Cool Springs Macy’s.

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

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Franklin Police Department Receives 7th Accreditation; Professional, Progressive, Responsive: Franklin Police

The Franklin Police Department is proud to announce that it was awarded its seventh reaccreditation by The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies.  In October, a team of assessors conducted an in-depth inspection of the Franklin Police Department, examining all aspects of its policies and procedures, management, operations, and support services. Accredited agencies are recognized as having attained professional excellence in public safety.

“The CALEA Accreditation process is the gold standard for law enforcement agencies,” said Deborah Faulkner, Chief of Police.  “It is a tool that promotes community trust, excellent policy development, it promotes transparency and continuous review of police procedures.  We believe the accreditation process makes us the best we can be—our community deserves nothing less than our best.  We are extremely proud of this recognition.”

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Suspect arrested following shooting, pursuit in Franklin

A suspect is behind bars after shooting a man during an argument this afternoon, in Franklin. It happened at around 2pm in the parking lot at 1110 W. Main Street. Arriving officers spotted the suspect fleeing from the scene in his vehicle.

The suspect, 21-year-old Tijan Kabba, of Franklin, attempted evading officers before being captured near Liberty Pike and Royal Oaks Boulevard after a brief pursuit. Kabba struck a vehicle and jumped several curbs before bailing out of the car and then fleeing on foot. Franklin Police Officers captured Kabba moments later. A juvenile who was in the car with Kabba was questioned and released to a parent. With regards to the minor, Kabba was charged with aggravated kidnapping for not allowing her to exit the vehicle immediately following the shooting and assault for punching the minor in the face.

The 18-year-old victim was transported to Vanderbilt Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. Charged with Attempted Murder, Aggravated Kidnapping, Evading arrest with a motor vehicle, and Assault, Kabba is being held in the Williamson County Jail on $360,000 bond. He is due in court April 9th.

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