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
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Franklin man arrested for third DUI

John Jervis
Age: 28
Franklin, TN

A Franklin man is out on bond after being arrested for his third DUI, Thursday. At 2:07 a.m., officers stopped 28-year-old John Jervis, a convicted felon on probation, for traveling 47 in a 30 on Murfreesboro Road near downtown Franklin. Officers determined that Jervis was impaired and arrested him.

Charged with DUI – 3rd Offense, Driving on a Revoked Driver’s License, and Speeding, Jervis is free on the $8,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court on March 19.

Every day, almost 30 people in the U.S. die in drunk-driving crashes.
DUI crashes claim more than 10,000 lives per year (www.nhtsa.gov).

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Family offers $2,500 reward for information about Franklin man’s disappearance

The family of a Franklin man who has been missing since December is offering a $2,500 reward for information that helps find him.

Family members say that 35-year-old Gerardo Hernandez left his Franklin home on December 15. His vehicle is accounted for, but Hernandez has not been seen or heard from since. His family grows more concerned with each passing day.

Hernandez does not suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia but may abuse drugs. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

If you have any information
on the whereabouts of Gerardo Hernandez, 
call Franklin Police:
(615) 794-2513
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Police investigating Franklin man’s disappearance

Franklin Police are investigating the disappearance of a man, missing since December.

Family members say that 35-year-old Gerardo Hernandez left his Franklin home on December 15. His vehicle is accounted for, but Hernandez has not been seen or heard from since. His family grows more concerned with each passing day.

Hernandez does not suffer from Alzheimer’s or dementia, but he may abuse drugs. He was last seen wearing a white shirt, blue jeans, and black shoes.

If you have any information
on the whereabouts of Gerardo Hernandez, 
call Franklin Police:
(615) 794-2513
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Missing Child Alert: Franklin Police need your help to find 15-year-old girl

UPDATE: 4/16/2019: 1:24 a.m. LOCATED SAFE, thank you for helping us spread the word that brought Kenzie safely home.

Franklin Police are asking for the public’s help to find a 15-year-old girl.

Kenzie Trojan was last seen at her Rogershire Subdivision home at about 10 pm Saturday night. She may have been at the CoolSprings Galleria Sunday afternoon, but has not been seen or heard from since. Kenzie’s parents believe that she ran away, but concern for her well-being is increasing.

If you have any information about
Kenzie Trojan,
call Franklin Police:
(615) 794-2513.
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SILVER ALERT: Shirley Tucker last seen around midnight

Franklin Police have issued a *SILVER ALERT* for 71-year-old Shirley Tucker.

Tucker is missing from Grace Healthcare, 1287 W. Main Street. She suffers from dementia and was last seen at about midnight. She is believed to have left on foot wearing a pink sweatshirt and blue pants.

If you see Ms. Tucker or have information on her whereabouts, call 9-1-1.

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Missing Child Alert: Franklin Police need your help to find a 14-year-old runaway

UPDATE: 1/31/2019: 9:50 p.m. LOCATED SAFE thanks to citizen tips following this release



Franklin Police are asking for the public’s help to find a 14-year-old runaway. Melanie Perry left from her Sullivan Farms home on foot at 7:20 p.m., without a coat or her cell phone. Perry has not been seen since. She is 4’11” and weighs 100 pounds. She was last seen wearing black leggings and a navy hooded sweatshirt.

If you Melanie Perry, call 9-1-1.
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SILVER ALERT: 63-year-old Joseph Eads

Update: Joseph Eads has been found. Silver Alert Canceled.

Franklin Police have issued a *SILVER ALERT* for 63-year-old Joseph Eads. He has been missing since about 5pm Thursday night, and was last seen on foot near Murfreesboro Rd. and Carothers Pkwy.

Mr. Eads, who has dementia, was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt and blue jeans, and walks with a cane.

If you see Eads, call 9-1-1.

Ohio woman wanted after disappearing with three Franklin children

Franklin Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of a woman and three children. Late last night, the children’s grandmother reported that 25-year-old Jovelie Nelson, of Ohio, took a 2-year-old child from the grandmother’s Natchez Street residence. Nelson then went to an elementary school parking lot in Franklin where she took a 6 and 7-year-old from the grandmother, 7:30 Friday morning. The kids are Nelson’s biological children, but an Ohio judge had removed them from her custody. Nelson and the three children were last seen in a blue 4-door vehicle that was being driven by an unknown person at 7:30 Friday morning, in Franklin.

It is unknown if the children are in any danger, but family and police concern has increased as the whereabouts of Nelson and her three children remain unknown. Nelson has ties to Franklin, Nashville, and Lima, Ohio. She is currently wanted for three felony counts of Custodial Interference. A Crime Stoppers reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for anyone who has information on their whereabouts.

Call 9-1-1 or
to provide an anonymous tip:
(615) 794-4000 or click here
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