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By MATT BLOIS There were two shootings in three days in Brentwood this week. Two people died during an altercation between a husband and wife at the Governor’s club. One other family member was stabbed and remains in the hospital. Just a few days earlier, a cashier at a Mapco gas station on Franklin Road …

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By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood Police Department arrested several people suspected of breaking into cars at the Brentwood YMCA and stealing purses. A separate group suspected of stealing from cars in Brentwood several days later fled in a stolen car and got away.    In its weekly crime analysis, the department reported 11 cases of …

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By MATT BLOIS A bank robber threatened a teller and demanded currency at about 3 p.m. Thursday at Sun Trust Bank, 201 Franklin Road. The robber fled on foot with an unknown amount of cash. Officers searched the area, but couldn’t find him. Police suspect he ran to a waiting vehicle and left. Police did …

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By MATT BLOIS Vandals spray painted three cars in a subdivision near Smith Park in Brentwood last week. The Brentwood Police Department didn’t identify any suspects in its weekly crime analysis. All of the spray painting happened on the night of Friday, September 21 or early on Saturday, September 22. A few days later in …

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By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood Police Department only reported five crimes over the last week in its weekly crime analysis. With few criminal acts to investigate, Brentwood police spent some time raising money for the Special Olympics. Officers from the Brentwood Police Department served drinks and food at Chili’s on September 6 as a part …

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By MATT BLOIS On Tuesday morning, someone ordered something at a fast food restaurant on Wilson Pike and then walked away without paying. The diner probably should have run instead of walked, because they were later arrested by the Brentwood Police Department. The Brentwood Police Department reported seven cases of general theft, one case of …

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By MATT BLOIS After a grocery store near Brentwood sold a $1 million lottery ticket this month, lotto fever has spread to shoplifters. Two people are suspected of stealing lottery tickets on Thursday from a gas station on Franklin Road. Police report that one suspect distracted the clerk while another suspect took the tickets. In …

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By MATT BLOIS The Brentwood Police Department reported few crimes last week, but there were eight thefts from cars. Between August 11 and August 16 thieves broke into cars parked at Crockett Park, the Williamson County Indoor Sports Complex, Owl Creek Park and several homes last week. Almost all of the cars had broken windows. …

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By MATT BLOIS Last week, the Brentwood Police Department identified or arrested four people who were caught stealing purses, cash or clothing. According to the police report, there were four cases of theft, one robbery and six cases of theft from a car. Police arrested two people suspected of stealing a purse from someone who …

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By MATT BLOIS Several people in Brentwood were accused of stealing chainsaws, a pressure washer and some art work from various stores around the city. Brentwood police arrested the person accused of stealing artwork from a store on Franklin Road. The people who stole the chainsaws and a pressure washer have not been caught. Someone …

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By MATT BLOIS Police suspect an ex-boyfriend slashed the tires of the person now dating his previous girlfriend. Otherwise, there were few crimes in Brentwood last week. The Brentwood Police Department only reported seven suspected crimes in it’s weekly crime analysis. Three people in a white Nissan sedan and a Honda SUV are suspected of …

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Although the U.S. Fire Administration doesn’t keep official statistics, industry sources estimate between 40,000 to 150,000 pets die in fires each year due to smoke inhalation. Invisible Fence, a Tennessee based company, is doing its part to help reduce those numbers.   The company donated fifteen pet oxygen masks to the Brentwood Fire and Rescue Department …

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Crime seems to have settled down a bit in Brentwood over the past week, with three instances of thefts from cars and a stolen TV the most serious offenses in the Brentwood Police Department’s latest crime report. Two incidents occurred somewhere between the evening of Thursday, Dec. 8 and the morning of Friday, Dec. 9. …

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The Franklin Police Department will conduct two sobriety checkpoints on Friday to help stop impaired drivers. The checkpoint locations on S. Royal Oaks Boulevard and on Hillsboro Road are among the many traffic safety measures used to help prevent DUI crashes. The Franklin Police Department asks Franklin drivers to exercise caution and never drive while …

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The recent tragic wildfires in Gatlinburg have communities throughout Tennessee evaluating their emergency communications systems and protocols, and officials in Brentwood and Williamson County are confident they are prepared. Brentwood and Williamson County have been partners on emergency notifications for many years. Since 2014, the two have worked under one unified Citizen Alert Emergency Notification …

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Four burglaries in east Brentwood, including two in the gated Governor’s Club, were reported during Thanksgiving week, according to the Brentwood Police weekly crime report. In each of the intrusions, entry was made through a back door or window. Jewelry was taken in three of the four thefts, and nothing was taken in the fourth, …

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The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is rather modest about its accomplishments. Acts of heroism, no matter small nor large, are simply part of the job. But one routine action came to the attention of the Williamson County Commission. On the morning of Nov. 7, a 2-year-old boy went missing off Kedron Road in Spring Hill. …

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Williamson County opened a new fire and Emergency Services Station on Monday, bringing the number of stations in the county up to 12. Station 24, as it is named, is located on 2646 Goose Creek Bypass and will serve will serve the Goose Creek and Columbia Pike area. At the uncoupling ceremony on Monday morning, Mayor …

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The Brentwood Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration in its National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Brentwood City Hall.