February 5, 2021: Franklin Police are asking for the public’s help to find 24-year-old Dequante Wanya Daniels. He’s wanted in a January Aggravated Assault and Attempted Robbery that happened in a Hill Estates neighborhood driveway.
There is a cash reward for information on his whereabouts.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) in conjunction with the Franklin Police Department and the National Shooting Sports Foundation (NSSF), the trade association for the firearms industry, are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction for those responsible for the theft of firearms from Franklin Gun Shop, a federal firearm licensee (FFL).
On January 28, 2021, Franklin Gun Shop FFL, 1214 Lakeview Drive, Franklin, Tennessee, was burglarized where approximately 41 firearms were reported stolen to the Franklin Police Department. ATF Industry Operations Investigators responded to the FFL and are in the process of conducting an inventory to determine the exact number of firearms stolen.
ATF is offering the reward for the amount of up to $2,500, which will be matched by the NSSF for a total reward of up to $ 5,000. This reward is part of a larger national cooperative initiative between the NSSF and ATF in which NSSF matches ATF’s reward in cases involving the theft of firearms from federally licensed firearms retailers.
ATF Special Agent in Charge, Mickey French said, “ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. ATF’s Crime Gun Intelligence will leverage investigative resources combined with community partnerships to recover the stolen firearms.”
Anyone with information about this crime should contact ATF at (888) ATF-TIPS (1-888-283-8477), or the Williamson County Crime Stoppers (615) 794-4000.
ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes, and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov. ###
February 4, 2021: Suspect is in custody. He was arrested last night in Columbia.
Franklin Police and the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office are seeking information on the whereabouts of 28-year-old Trampas Sweeney. The 6’2”, 275 pound suspect is wanted in several burglary and auto theft cases, and he may be armed. If you spot him, call 9-1-1.
Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward to anyone who can help identify this thief. He’s wanted for shoplifting about $350 in headphones from Electronic Express on January 22. The suspect fled in this white Grand Marquis.
Police in Franklin are hoping someone might recognize these thieves. On January 14 they stole a cart full of groceries and three flat screen televisions from the Franklin Walmart. The two left in a green Honda Element. There’s a cash reward for information, so call Crime Stoppers if you recognize them.
At about 12:30 am on January 17, the suspect seen in this video broke into the Publix Supermarket at the corner of Liberty Pike and Oxford Glen Drive. The business’s alarm was triggered during the break-in, but the suspect was gone before officers arrived. It is unclear what the thief’s target was, and management is working to determine what may have been stolen.
-There is a cash reward for information in this case-
January 29, 2021: Owens was captured inside a Clemson University (SC) dorm. He is being held in Pickens County, SC, awaiting extradition back to Franklin.
Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information on the whereabouts of Nicholas Owens. At 9:30, Tuesday night, officers attempted to stop the car Owens was driving. After Owens pulled over, he bailed out of the car and fled on foot in the area of Liberty Pike & Sycamore Drive. He remains at large. Owens is a convicted felon who was out of custody on Community Corrections.
Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward to anyone who can identify this December 24 burglar. At 4:00 am, he threw a landscaping rock through the glass door to McAlister’s Deli on Cool Springs Boulevard.
Once inside, the burglar forced open two cash registers and rummaged through the business for other valuables. Responding officers were alerted to the in-progress burglary when the alarm was activated by the forced entry, but the suspect was gone before they arrived.
Take a look at the tattoo or moles above the burglar’s right eye.
Franklin Police are investigating a home burglary on Hatfield Drive in Southwinds Apartments on 12/18/2020 at approximately 12:27am. The suspect gained entry into the residence thru the sliding glass back door.
Detectives are asking residents in the area to check their home surveillance systems for any footage that might help identify a suspect. A reward of up to $1000 is being offered for information to help solve this case.
Call Crime Stoppers if you can help: (615) 794-4000 or click to submit an anonymous eTip.