CRIME & SAFETY
Two Women Accused of Theft in Hendersonville
On September 21, 2023, the Hendersonville Police Department was contacted concerning several theft incidents involving two unknown females who distracted victims while stealing their wallets and phones. In each incident, one of the two unknown females started a conversation with a victim concerning products in the store. The theft then...
Hendersonville police warn of pickpocketers targeting elderly shoppers
Hendersonville police have a warning for shoppers after multiple victims fell prey to professional pickpocketers.
Federal lawsuit against Sumner County law enforcement dismissed by judge
A mixture of procedural issues contributed to the dismissal of the lawsuit filed against the City of Hendersonville, the Hendersonville Police Department and a specific officer involved in a May 2020 shooting incident, according to a federal judge.
Scammer Arrested After Taking $60,000 From Hendersonville Man’s Account
September 26, 2023 – On September 22, 2023, the Hendersonville Police Department began an investigation after receiving a report of a possible scam that occurred in the 200 block area of Sterling Rd. Police learned that the victim, an 82 year-old male, had responded to a text message and...
Tobacco barn destroyed, 4 acres lost after fire near Barren Plains
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WSMV) - A tobacco barn caught fire near Barren Plains Tuesday night, destroying the structure and several acres of land nearby, Smokey Barn News reports. The fire was reported just after 9:30 p.m. on Highway 161 near Minnis Road. Crews arrived to find the barn engulfed in flames, which fire officials said made the fire’s spread difficult to control.
THP To Conduct A Sobriety Checkpoint October 13, 2023
ROBERTSON COUNTY TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – The Tennessee Highway Patrol will be conducting a “Sobriety Checkpoint” during the week of October 13, 2023, 11:00 PM – 1:00 AM on US Highway 31W at New Hall Road in Robertson and Sumner Counties. Impaired driving is a...
Officer-Involved Shooting Lawsuit in Hendersville Dismissed
Recently the City of Hendersonville was sued in federal court by an individual who was shot by a Hendersonville police officer in 2020. A judge recently dismissed the suit. Details of the incident are below. – On May 21, 2020, at approximately 1:00 a.m., a Hendersonville resident began assaulting his...
Scam alert: Callers impersonating Sumner County Sheriff’s Office, using officer’s names
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - Hendersonville police are warning the public of an ongoing scam involving callers impersonating the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office while using officer’s names. Police said they’ve received several calls from locals regarding the phone call scam. “If you receive a call like this, hang...
Telephone pole, wire falls on school bus delaying student drop-off after cement truck crashed into pole
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WSMV) - Some students in Robertson County were delayed getting home from school on Tuesday after an accident that temporarily shut down Highway 76 near Maxie Jones Road. Officials with Robertson County Schools and the county fire department said a cement truck went off the road and struck...
Motorcycle deaths continue to rise in Tennessee
Deaths on motorcycles have risen sharply in Tennessee this year.
Plane makes emergency landing at Springfield airport
SPRINGFIELD, Tenn. (WSMV) - A single-engine plane made an emergency landing in Robertson County Friday night, Smokey Barn News reports. The aircraft landed at the Springfield-Robertson County Airport after the pilot radioed in an electrical issue. The Roberston County 911 Call Center was notified of the sudden landing by Nashville Air Traffic Control, according to SBN.
Smoke detector saves Robertson County family during house fire
GREENBRIER, Tenn. (WSMV) - A fire destroyed a home in Greenbrier early Friday morning, according to Robertson County Emergency Management Agency. Fire crews were called to a home just after 1 a.m. in the 2700 block of North Mt. Pleasant Road near the intersection of Hall Road. For several minutes...
Body found on Robertson Co. highway identified as missing man
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A body found inside a car at the bottom of an embankment in Orlinda has been identified as a missing man, according to Smoky Barn News. Tennessee Highway Patrol confirmed Danny Mark Jordan, reported missing last week, was found dead inside the car, Smoky Barn News reports.
Missing Williamson County 7-year-old found safe
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WSMV) - A missing Williamson County girl the subject of an endangered child alert has been found safe, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said late Friday. Aspen Bradford, age 7, was found safe in Goodlettsville, according to the TBI. She had been last seen earlier Friday in Fairview.
Weekly Safety Report: Hit and Run Incident and Missing Pregnant Woman in Goodlettsville, Tennessee
Two incidents occurred in Goodlettsville, Tennessee this week. The first incident involved a man who was arrested for two hit-and-run incidents on Highway 386. He was found unconscious behind the steering wheel and was allegedly driving over the median when he hit a pedestrian. The second incident involves a missing pregnant woman who was last seen at her boyfriend's mother's house. Her mother received a concerning text message from her and she has not been seen or heard from since.
3rd Adams Area Barn Lost To Fire Early Thursday
ADAMS, TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – An Adams area tobacco barn was lost to fire Thursday morning marking the third tobacco barn lost to fire since September 12 in Robertson County. The barn is located in the 2200 block of Hoopers Hollow, the first call coming into 911 at...
I24 E. Re-Opens Following 3 Vehicle Crash
COOPERTOWN, TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – I24 E. has reopened following a three-vehicle crash involving two tractor-trailers and a passenger car. The crash was first reported around 9:30 a.m. at mile marker 29 between the Hwy 49 and New Hope Rd exits. LOCATION OF CRASH. According to Robertson County...
Man's body found in Robertson County crash had been dead 'for some time'
ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WZTV) — A man's body was found Sunday in a tree-line crash near a funeral home in Middle Tennessee. Officials believe the man had been dead "for some time" since the accident was in a secluded area. A spokesperson for Robertson County EMS tells FOX 17...
Hendersonville used car dealership targeted twice in one month by burglars
Hendersonville Police are trying to figure out who keeps targeting CarSmart, a used car dealership located at 1023 W Main St, Hendersonville, TN 37075.
Man Discovered Dead in Car Off Orlinda Highway Following Possible Medical Incident
A man's body was found in a Chevy S-10 on Highway 49 near Milldale Funeral Home in Orlinda, Robertson County. The 65-year-old man, Danny Jordan, is believed to have suffered a medical incident while driving, causing his vehicle to careen off the road and into a hard-to-see embankment.