Detectives release new images from Franklin Starbucks robbery; cash reward for info

Detectives in Franklin have released new images of Monday’s Starbucks robber and his getaway car. Officers responded to the South Royal Oaks Blvd location shortly before 3:30, Monday afternoon, after a man entered the business, presented a pistol, and demanded cash.

The robber was a white male with brown hair. He was wearing a camo jacket at the time of the robbery. Take a look at his car and pay special attention to the damaged driver’s side rear quarter panel.

There is a cash reward for
information in this case:
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip
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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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Investigation into the murder of Jamarcus Esmon continues; $5k reward for information

Today is Jamarcus Esmon’s birthday. He would have been 27.

On June 27, he was gunned down on Edgewood Boulevard in Franklin. Despite lifesaving efforts by Franklin Police officers and other first responders, Esmon died at the scene. A team of Franklin Police Detectives has fielded dozens of tips and investigated several leads, none of which have led us to Jamarcus’ killer – yet.

Our commitment to bring Jamarcus Esmon’s killer to justice is as tireless today as it was on the day he was killed, and we will not stop until that happens. Our hearts hurt for the Esmon family, especially today.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information
that leads detectives to Esmon’s killer.

Anyone with information is urged to call
Franklin Police: (615) 794-2513

Anyone wishing to remain anonymous can 
call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000, 
click here, or
text the keyword 615FPD
and their anonymous tip to 847411
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Murder investigation continues in Franklin; $5,000 reward for information

The investigation continues into the shooting that killed 26-year-old Jamarcus Esmon, of Franklin, last weekend.

Officers responded to Edgewood Boulevard at 2:07 Saturday morning after area residents reported hearing gunfire. Officers found Esmon on the ground outside. He had been shot several times. Despite the lifesaving measures taken by responding patrol officers, Esmon died at the scene. Our hearts are with his family.

Franklin Police are urging anyone in the area with home surveillance cameras to check their recordings for anything that might help with the investigation.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information
that leads detectives to Esmon’s killer.

Anyone with information is urged to call
Franklin Police: 
(615) 794-2513

Callers wishing to remain anonymous can 
call Crime Stoppers(615) 794-4000
click here, or
text the keyword 615FPD
and their 
anonymous tip to 847411
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Final two felony suspects who rammed police car identified, now wanted by Franklin Police

Franklin Police have identified the two remaining suspects who grabbed $4,500 in name-brand clothing from Macy’s on December 7, and then intentionally rammed a Franklin Police car during their getaway.

Crystal Miller, 23, and 24-year-old Asia Crawley are both wanted by Franklin Police on felony charges. Crawley is a convicted felon, currently on probation. Both are wanted for Felony Theft, and Miller is wanted for the additional charge of Felony Evading after being identified as the driver who intentionally rammed a Franklin Police car during the group’s brazen getaway.

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that lands these two behind bars.

Know where they are?
Call Crime Stoppers: (615) 794-4000
or click to submit an anonymous eTip

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Video of snatch & grab shoplifters who rammed Franklin Police car during brazen getaway; Cash reward for information

 

Take a good look at this video. It shows Tyasia Butler and Anthony Gifford, along with two unidentified female felony suspects, who grabbed $4,500 in name-brand clothing from Macy’s on December 7. Tyasia Butler was arrested on Wednesday, and Anthony Gifford was identified as a suspect and is now wanted by Franklin Police.

The suspects intentionally rammed a Franklin Police car during their getaway.

If you have any information on Gifford’s whereabouts, or can identify the other two suspects in this video, an anonymous call to Crime Stoppers could make you up to $1,000 richer.

UPDATE: 12/14/2018 2:37 PM: Gifford is in custody

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

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WANTED: Felony suspect in brazen getaway after Franklin Police car rammed in Cool Springs

Franklin Police are searching for a suspect from a brazen getaway. On December 7, 19-year-old Anthony Gifford, of Nashville, took part in a $4,500 shoplifting at the Franklin Macy’s. Gifford was one of four suspects who managed to make his way to a getaway car after the theft.

When Franklin Police Officers attempted to stop that car, the driver intentionally rammed the police car before fleeing. Franklin  Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the whereabouts and arrest of Anthony Gifford.

Tyasia Butler
Age: 20
Clarksville, TN

Tyasia Butler, 20, of Clarksville, was another one of the suspects who initially got away. She was identified and arrested on Wednesday. Charged with Felony Theft and Shoplifting, Butler is free on the $6,500 bond set by the Magistrate. She is due in court on December 27 at 1:00 pm.

Detectives are working to identify two additional suspects, including the driver of that getaway car, a silver vehicle – possibly a Honda Civic. Additional arrests are expected in this case.

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

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UPDATE: Attempted murder suspect behind bars

Marquece Crawford
Age: 22
Franklin, Tennessee

On January 11, Franklin Police asked for the public’s help with locating Marquece Crawford, the gunman who fired multiple shots into an occupied vehicle during a dispute.

Crawford surrendered a short time ago. Charged with three counts of Attempted Criminal Homicide, he is being held on a $900,000 bond. Crawford is due in court 01/25/2018 at 1:00 pm.

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UPDATE: Drone thief surrenders after seeing himself in news

On January 10, Franklin Police asked for the public’s help to identify the suspect who shoplifted $3,000 in drones from the Cool Springs Apple Store on January 1.

Ryan Flatt, 37, of Hendersonville, turned himself in after seeing his surveillance photos in the news. Flatt, charged with Felony Theft, is free on the $2,500 bond set by the Magistrate. He is due in court 01/25/2018 at 1:00 pm.

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Franklin man wanted for Attempted Murder after firing several shots into occupied vehicle

(Photos above show gunman Marquece Crawford with two different hairstyles)

Franklin Police have filed Attempted Criminal Homicide warrants (x3 counts) against 22-year-old Marquece Crawford. Detectives identified Crawford as the gunman who fired multiple shots into a vehicle occupied by three acquaintances during an argument, January 4, on Good Neighbor Road. Crawford is considered armed & dangerous.

Franklin Police and Crime Stoppers are offering a cash reward of up to $1,000 for
anonymous information on Crawford’s whereabouts.

Call Crime Stoppers:
(615) 794-4000,
your local police department, or 9-1-1
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