CRIME & SAFETY
Police: South American criminal group targeting Brentwood, residents urged to stay vigilant
BRENTWOOD, Tenn. (WZTV) — The Brentwood Police Department (BPD) is warning residents about a criminal group from out of the country that is once again targeting the area. According to the Brentwood Police Department, the group is from South America. Officers say members burglarized several homes within the city last week.
Parents found at Nashville hotel with crack, fentanyl, cocaine, meth, guns and more
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) has arrested a couple after they were found inside a hotel with weapons, cocaine, meth, and fentanyl inside their room on Thursday. MNPD reports Frank Adkerson and Tenecia Hill were arrested during a narcotics raid on two rooms at the Royal Inn located...
Community's Role in the Aftermath of Davidson County Tragedy
The quiet of Davidson County was shattered by a chilling discovery on a recent Friday afternoon when a body was found in a local pond, sparking an intensive investigation by the Davidson County Sheriff's Office. Near the intersection of NC-Highway 150 and Peters Creek Parkway, the deceased individual, whose duration in the water suggested a significant passage of time, was found under circumstances that remain a mystery. An autopsy is imminent, expected to provide crucial answers to the pressing questions surrounding this tragic event.
Weekly Safety Report: Car Crash and Truck Theft in Franklin, Tennessee
Two incidents occurred in Franklin, Tennessee this week. In the first incident, a car crashed into a dental office on Columbia Avenue, causing damage to the building. The driver was found unharmed in the lobby chair, and no injuries were reported among the patients or staff. The cause of the crash is still unknown. In the second incident, a truck was stolen in Franklin, and subsequent investigations revealed that the truck had been seen multiple times in Spring Hill. The Franklin Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the person responsible for the theft.
Buildings, trailers, boat & more destroyed after barn fire in Williamson County
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Multiple small buildings, trailers and a boat were destroyed after a barn fire in Williamson County Thursday night. Williamson County Fire said crews responded to the fire at about 8:19 p.m. just outside the Franklin city limits. Firefighters arrived to find a barn was fully involved...
Man arrested after breaking into house with 3 kids inside
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man was arrested after breaking into a home with three young kids inside, according to Smokey Barn News (SBN). On Friday afternoon, Greenbrier police said a family in Greenbrier was startled to find a man they didn’t know inside their home. Prior to the...
Man charged with trying to kidnap 3 teens at bus stop, police say
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man was arrested after he allegedly tried to kidnap three young teens, according to the Metro Nashville Police Department. According to police, 31-year-old Levi Combs, of Old Hickory Boulevard in Hermitage, was arrested on Friday night and charged with three counts of attempted kidnapping and three counts of assault by intimidation.
Man found dead, woman injured in ‘disturbing scene’
Man found dead, woman injured in ‘disturbing scene’
Man in critical condition after shooting at gas station
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A man is in critical condition after he was shot at a gas station in Northwest Nashville. The shooting happened at 4160 Clarksville Pike around 2:15 p.m. Sunday. Officers with Metro Nashville Police Department said there are no suspects at this time. Police believe the suspects...
Serious Injuries Reported in Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-24 in South Nashville, Road Closure in Effect
• A multi-vehicle crash has caused the closure of a portion of Interstate 24 in South Nashville, with serious injuries reported. • The crash, which involved at least four vehicles, occurred early Sunday morning in the westbound lanes near the Harding Place exit.
Heroic Firefighters Tame Ferocious Barn Blaze, Shield City's Edge from Flames
Over 30 firefighters from Williamson County Fire and Rescue were called into action to extinguish a barn blaze just beyond the city's embrace on November 30th. The fire, which broke out early Wednesday morning on Old Carters Creek Pike, was a voracious consumer, laying waste not only to the barn but also to several smaller structures and vehicles in its path, according to the Williamson County Fire/Rescue Facebook page.
61-year-old pedestrian killed in fatal Nashville crash, driver won't be charged
NASHVILLE, Tenn.--The Metro Nashville Police Department (MNPD) reports a 61-year-old man was killed on Saturday night while crossing East Thompson Lane. Police say no charges are expected in the fatal crash which involved the man crossing E. Thompson Lane near Lawndale Drive. While crossing, he was struck by a BMW sedan driven by a 55-year-old driver.
Man clocked driving over 120 mph while leading Williamson County authorities on chase
Williamson County law enforcement pulled over a speeder who was driving a whopping 75 mph over the speed limit during an early morning pursuit.
‘Why are you looking for me?’: Bodycam footage sheds light on Franklin double shooting investigation
New information has come to light weeks after a Florida teacher was accused of shooting his family members in a Middle Tennessee hotel. News 2 reviewed body camera footage of the late night manhunt for the suspect to discover these details.
Person rescued, flown to Nashville hospital after crash into horse trailer
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A person had to be rescued and flown to a Nashville hospital after crashing into a horse trailer in Maury County on Monday, according to the fire department. Maury County Fire Department said crews responded to a two-vehicle crash involving a 42′ horse trailer at the...
Man Tased At Nashville Mall Was Reportedly Cited For Urinating On Things At Bass Pro Shop
In the spirit of Christmas, this is the story that just keeps on giving. A couple of days ago we brought you the video of this cornfed hoss with a majestic mullet giving a police officer at the Opry Mills Mall in Nashville a run for his money before getting tased and falling to the ground – then getting up and taking off again. The video, posted by Scoop: Nashville, shows the man apparently hoping that the powers of his mullet […] The post Man Tased At Nashville Mall Was Reportedly Cited For Urinating On Things At Bass Pro Shop first appeared on Whiskey Riff.
One man dead after being hit by a car in a hit-and-run Saturday night
Saturday night around 10:45 p.m., 70-year-old Edward Day died on the scene of a hit-and-run vehicle crash on Dr. D.B. Todd Jr. Boulevard near 17th Ave. North, police say.
Crews rescue man trapped in grain bin
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV/Gray News) - A person trapped in a grain bin at a farm in Tennessee was rescued Wednesday afternoon. According to the Etheridge Fire Department, several agencies responded to the call of a grain entrapment incident at about 2:12 p.m. on Wednesay. When crews arrived they discovered the man was trapped in the middle of bin filled with corn, with about 90% of his body entrapped.
Woman arrested after fleeing crash in Metro police vehicle
A 47-year-old woman is facing a list of charges after she allegedly fled the scene of a crash in a Metro Nashville Police Department vehicle early Saturday morning.
Danshawn Gatlin caught with marijuana at DUI checkpoint
20-year-old Danshawn Gatlin was stopped at a DUI checkpoint on Tiny Town Road with his friend Christopher Bonner on November 18th. During the stop, officers noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the car. Bonner was identified as the driver. He told officers that he smoked prior to driving but didn’t have anything on him. This prompted officers to conduct a search on both Bonner and Gatlin, and they found a baggie containing marijuana in Gatlin’s pocket. Officers also found that Gatlin had a local warrant for his arrest for a traffic offense. Gatlin was taken into custody and charged with simple possession/casual exchange.