Suspect wanted on serious charges following brazen getaway

Franklin Police & Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who can identify this suspect. 

He fled from a traffic stop in downtown Franklin early Thursday morning. The suspect was driving a black, newer model Infiniti 2-door with temporary tags. 

Two police officers and a citizen were nearly struck during his brazen getaway. This suspect is now wanted for Felony Evading and Aggravated Assault.  

Recognize him?
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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Eyewitness information and inter-agency coordination result in quick arrest in Wednesday morning auto burglaries

Montague Jackson
Age: 21
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

Franklin, TN – Smash and grab auto burglaries were reported at two Franklin daycares this morning. An eyewitness quickly shared information about the suspect and his vehicle allowing Detectives in Franklin to coordinate with several area law enforcement agencies, leading to the arrest of the suspect this afternoon in a Nashville motel room. Evidence from several of the burglaries was recovered inside the room.

Montague Jackson, 21, of Ft. Lauderdale, is being held in the Williamson County Jail on a $50,000 bond. Charged with Auto Burglary, Identity Theft, and Credit Card Fraud, Jackson is due in court at 1 pm on October 17.

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Reward offered for ID of auto burglar who used stolen credit card

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information about this auto burglar who stole a credit card from a car parked at the Franklin Planet Fitness on Murfreesboro Road. He later used that stolen card to make a purchase at the West End Walgreen’s, in Nashville.

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

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Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of suspect wanted in Cool Springs case

A cash reward is being offered to anyone who can put a name with his face. He got aggressive with security at the Cool Springs Target when they tried stopping him from leaving the store with $200 in stolen merchandise last week. He got away in a white minivan with a ladder rack.

A reward of up to $1,000 is being offered for information on his identity.

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

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Franklin Police seeking three in takeover-style snatch & grab theft at local gas station

Franklin Police want to identify these brazen thieves. At 1:00 am on May 27 they jumped over the counter at the Mapco on 96W at Downs Boulevard, grabbing thousands of dollars in cigarettes. The trio fled toward Fairview in a silver Nissan sedan. The gas station was open during the incident. No one was injured.

Enhanced surveillance images from this incident will likely be released.

A cash reward is being offered for information in this case. You can call Crime Stoppers at (615) 794-4000 with an anonymous tip, or click to submit an anonymous eTip.

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Cash reward offered for info on exotic jewelry thief

Franklin Police are hoping that someone recognizes the suspect in this TBI sketch. The drawing pictures the likeness of a woman wanted in connection with the theft of about 12 pieces of exotic jewelry from a Franklin residence. The theft occurred in a home that is attached to a business in the Lockwood Glen Subdivision that the suspect patronized on March 11. Call Franklin Police if you recognize her.

Franklin Police & Crime Stoppers
are offering a reward
of up to $1,000 for information

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

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Crime Stoppers cash offered for ID of suspects who racked up a $10k tab using stolen credit cards

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward for information that leads to the identification and arrest of these suspects. They are wanted for using for using stolen credit cards to make nearly $10k in purchases at the Franklin Sam’s Club on two different occasions this month. Call Crime Stoppers if you recognize them.

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

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Update: Teen armed robbery suspect in custody

Ryan Austin Craddock
Age: 18
Nashville, Tennessee

Franklin Police have charged 18-year-old Ryan Craddock, of Nashville, with Aggravated Robbery. Just before 8:00 p.m. on January 31, a victim was robbed at gunpoint at the Murfreesboro Road Bank of America, in Franklin.

Citizen tips led investigators to Craddock as a possible suspect. Working with other law enforcement agencies across middle Tennessee, Franklin Police uncovered evidence identifying Craddock as the suspect in these photos.

Franklin Police Detectives are working closely with other law enforcement agencies to see if Craddock could be connected to other crimes.

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Franklin Police investigating armed robbery at Murfreesboro Road ATM; Cash reward for information

 

Read the February 14, 2019 UPDATE 

Released February 1, 2019 — Officers were called to the Murfreesboro Road Bank of America, just before 8:00 Thursday night, after a man was robbed at gunpoint. The victim was at the walk-up ATM when a suspect wearing a bandanna over his face approached him with a gun. The robber demanded money and then fled in a light-colored 4-door sedan. That getaway vehicle was driven by a large black male.

Detectives from Franklin are working with Brentwood Police who believe that this same suspect committed a similar robbery at the Moore’s Lane Bank of America ATM fifteen minutes prior. No one was injured during either robbery.

Police advise citizens to use caution and be vigilant about their surroundings when using ATMs, especially at night.

A cash reward is being offered for information in these robberies.

Got a tip?
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We will never forget Peggy Cox, and never stop working to catch her killer


Today marks the 28-year anniversary of the murder of Peggy Cox. This year a new team of Franklin Police Detectives will meticulously re-examine that night in a continued effort to find the suspect who killed this Franklin mom on her 49th birthday. A $25,000 reward remains available for anyone who helps police catch Peggy’s killer.

At 11:45 p.m. on February 1, 1991, Peggy Cox was working in the Murfreesboro Road Hardee’s drive-thru. After placing his order over the intercom, the killer drove up to the window and shot Cox with a small caliber handgun. She was discovered lying on the floor by a co-worker — her 20-year-old son, Jude. Peggy Cox was rushed to the hospital, where she died of a single gunshot wound. Detectives who conducted an extensive investigation were unable to identify a suspect or motive. Over time, the case went cold.

“Peggy Cox and her family deserve justice,” said Chief Deborah Faulkner. “We will never stop hunting for her killer or the answers that Peggy’s family and our community deserve.”

Anyone with information, no matter how slight, should call the
Peggy Cox Tipline: (615) 550-8404,
or text 615FPD along with their tip to 847411.

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Reward made possible by the FBI, The Governor’s Office,
a
nd the City of Franklin.
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