Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information that leads to the identification and arrest of this suspect. He’s wanted for using for using a cloned credit card to load gift cards he ‘bought’ at the Publix in both Berry Farms & Fieldstone Farms. Call Crime Stoppers if you recognize him.
Franklin Police want to identify this thief. On July 2 he grabbed nine packs of ‘vape pods’ with a total value of about $120. It happened at the Market Master on Columbia Avenue. Call Crime Stoppers if you recognize him.
Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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Power is out in much of the downtown Franklin area. This includes businesses, residences, and traffic lights. The outage is due to a truck that got tangled up in some central power lines near Lewisburg & E. Fowlkes.
Avoid downtown Franklin thru-traffic until further notice.
Use Mack Hatcher Memorial Parkway to bypass the downtown area.
Lewisburg PIke should be completely avoided for thru-traffic between Mack Hatcher & downtown.
It’s hot, and several are without AC. If you have elderly friends or loved ones in the downtown area, call or stop by to check on them. Special needs population without power, especially the elderly and parents with babies, should consider visiting a public building that has power. If you are unable to get out without assistance, call so we can send someone to help you: (615) 794-2513.
Estimated additional outage time as of 10:00 am: 1-2 hours
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Franklin Police want your help with finding a suspect wanted for skipping out on his tab. Roberto Chase Garcia is wanted on two counts of Theft of Services in Franklin:
- On June 10 he skipped out on a $72 tab at Bricktop’s on McEwen Drive
- On June 19 he skipped out on a $48 tab at the Cool Springs Brewery
In addition to being wanted in Franklin, Garcia is wanted on various charges in several states.
Information on Garcia’s whereabouts
is worth up to $1,000 with an anonymous call
to Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000,
or click to submit an anonymous eTip.
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Just after 8:30 this morning, officers were summoned to Franklin’s Aspen Grove Park after a suspect on the walking trail grabbed a woman’s buttocks. The suspect left after the assault, and the victim was not injured. There is no reason to believe that the suspect is still in the immediate area.
Franklin Police are seeking information about the black male suspect. He is approximately 5’10” and 160 pounds, in his late 20s to early 30s, has a beard, and was last seen wearing a brown & white baseball cap, and yellow and gray jogging pants.
Call Franklin Police if you have any information:
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Information you’ll want to know about Franklin on the Fourth:
Thousands are expected to attend the popular Franklin on the Fourth celebration on the square happening Thursday, July 4th in Franklin and sponsored by the Franklin Lions Club and the City of Franklin. Festivities begin at 10:00 a.m. with music, food and craft vendors, antique cars, a kid’s zone and much more. The event will also feature a Children’s Patriotic Parade at 5:00 p.m. Registration for the parade will be at the Lions Club’s booth on the square; line-up for the parade begins at 4:45 p.m. There will be prizes for best costume and decorated bikes and wagons.
The Park at Harlinsdale Farm is the prime spot for viewing the fireworks show, sponsored by the City of Franklin & WAKM. Friends of Franklin Parks is hosting the community in the Tractor Supply Co. Arena featuring live music, concessions for purchase, and a kid’s area with old-fashioned kids games and crafts. Rubiks Groove is scheduled to perform at 7:00 p.m. Presenting sponsor for the event at Harlinsdale is Jackson National Life Insurance Company. Other sponsors working with Friends of Franklin Parks include Berry Farms; First Tennessee Bank; 906 Studio Architects; Lipman; and Puckett’s. Attendees are invited to bring lawn chairs or blankets. The fireworks are expected to begin at approximately 9:00 p.m.
Alcoholic beverages are not allowed to be brought into City Parks; concessions, including alcoholic beverages, will be available for purchase at the event. Fireworks and sparklers are illegal within Franklin City limits and are strictly prohibited in City Parks.
Information courtesy: https://www.franklintn.gov/Home/Components/News/News/9310/1354
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Are you a Franklin resident who wants to connect with #YourFranklinPolice Officers, in a unique way, while learning a bit more about how the FPD keeps Franklin safe? You’re in luck, because we are currently accepting applications for our Citizens’ Police Academy (#FPDCPA).
Classes meet for eight consecutive Thursdays from 6-9:00 pm. Our next cohort begins on September 5. Once it fills up, applicants will be placed on a waiting list and invited to attend a future offering. The Department hosts two a year.
- Get to know our officers and staff.
- Hear from Franklin Police experts about intriguing topics like cold cases, crime scene investigation, SWAT operations, anti-drug and vice initiatives, critical decision-making, and community outreach.
- Ride-along with a Franklin Police Officer on patrol.
Let’s get to know one another better!
Click for more info and to apply
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