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Franklin police to conduct DUI checkpoint on Hillsboro Road

The Franklin Police Department will conduct a sobriety checkpoint at Hillsboro Road near Poteat Place Friday evening.

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CRIME REPORT: Vehicle theft, DUI top calls

The following is a list of incidents handled by the Franklin Police Department from Friday, April 11, to Thursday, April 17. The reported incidents may or may not have resulted in an arrest.

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WCSO detective and charity honored with award
WCSO detective and charity honored with award

A Williamson County Sheriff’s Office detective and her favorite charity have been honored with an award sponsored by Toyota of Cool Springs.

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Hearing waived for runaway's mother; May 28 next court date
Hearing waived for runaway's mother; May 28 next court date

Susan Swafford Smithburg of Nolensville is scheduled to appear in General Sessions Criminal Court on Wednesday, May 28, at 9 a.m.

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Police say man exposed himself in Kroger parking lot
Police say man exposed himself in Kroger parking lot

Franklin police arrested a man accused of exposing himself to a female shopper in the parking lot of Kroger on Mallory Lane.

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Police seek man who attempted Big Lots robbery

The Franklin Police Department is seeking a man for an attempted robbery at Big Lots on South Royal Oaks Boulevard Tuesday afternoon.

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Sheriff's Office warns against new phone scam

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is warning county residents about a jury duty scam that has made its way into the country.

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Franklin police investigating attempted robbery at Big Lots
Franklin police investigating attempted robbery at Big Lots

The Franklin Police Department is investigating an attempted robbery that happened at 12:36 p.m. Tuesday at Big Lots on S. Royal Oaks Boulevard.

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Sheriff's Office to host free handgun safety classes

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office will host a free handgun shooting and safety class at the sheriff’s office fun range beginning May 6.

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CRIME REPORT: Public drunkenness, simple assaults lead calls
CRIME REPORT: Public drunkenness, simple assaults lead calls

The following is a list of incidents handled by the Franklin Police Department from Friday, April 4, to Thursday, April 10. The reported incidents may or may not have resulted in an arrest. 

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Brentwood police arrest FBI suspect near Galleria

Brentwood police arrested a suspect wanted by the FBI on a sealed indictment this morning at the CoolSprings Galleria near Macy’s.

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Police say suspects stole $5k worth of designer sunglasses
Police say suspects stole $5k worth of designer sunglasses

Franklin police are searching for a trio suspects who allegedly shoplifted nearly $5,000 worth of designer sunglasses from LensCrafters at the CoolSprings Galleria.

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Franklin home destroyed in fire
Franklin home destroyed in fire

A three-story home off of Clovercroft Road in Franklin was destroyed Friday morning in a fire presumably caused by lightning.

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UPDATE: Mother of runaway Nolensville teen bonds out of jail
UPDATE: Mother of runaway Nolensville teen bonds out of jail

Susan Swafford Smithburg of Nolensville was bonded out of the Williamson County Jail on Thursday. Smithburg, 52, was arrested on Wednesday, shortly after her 16-year-old adopted son Christopher Smithburg was found after being missing for nearly six days.

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UPDATE: Police identify Mack Hatcher crash victims
UPDATE: Police identify Mack Hatcher crash victims

Police identified Wednesday's 19-year-old Mack Hatcher crash victim as Franklin resident Margaret Ives. 

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Franklin police say alleged thieves may be part of credit card ring
Franklin police say alleged thieves may be part of credit card ring

Franklin police are searching for a group of suspected credit card thieves who investigators believe may be part of a larger ring operating in the middle Tennessee area.

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BREAKING: Mother of Nolensville teen arrested on child abuse, neglect charges
BREAKING: Mother of Nolensville teen arrested on child abuse, neglect charges

Updated at 6:35 p.m.

Susan Smithburg, mother of Christopher Smithburg, was arrested at approximately 3 p.m. today on a warrant for aggravated child abuse and neglect. 

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New program helps inmates find jobs after release

The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is partnering with Williamson College to create The Promise, a program designed to prepare inmates for meaningful employment after they have been released from incarceration.

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Nolensville teen found unharmed
Nolensville teen found unharmed

Missing Nolensville teen Christopher Smithburg was found apparently safe at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday.

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UPDATE: TBI joins search for missing Nolensville teen
UPDATE: TBI joins search for missing Nolensville teen

Updated at 12:45 p.m. Monday

Williamson County Sheriff’s Office and other authorities continue to search for missing Nolensville teen Christopher Smithburg, now with the assistance of the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.

 

 

 

 

 

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Franklin family falls victim to electric company phone scam

Police say a Franklin family was the victim of a phone scam involving a popular prepaid credit card.

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UPDATE: ‘Suspicious package’ was evidence meant for DA

Updated at 12:26 p.m.

A package deemed suspicious was actually evidence addressed to the district attorney’s office and was not intended to cause harm, police said.

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Man wanted in Belk theft scheme arrested in Nashville
Man wanted in Belk theft scheme arrested in Nashville

A Hartsville man wanted for a scheme in which he would return stolen items to Belk in exchange for gift cards was arrested Thursday.

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Scales custodian indicted on six counts for observation without consent
Scales custodian indicted on six counts for observation without consent

A contract school janitor accused of spying on children and adults from the crawl space above a bathroom at Scales Elementary School recently received a six-count indictment from Williamson County grand jurors.

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