Clarksville, TN – On August 8th, 2016, the Clarksville Police Department, with assistance from Nashville Police Department Tactical Unit, made an arrest in connection with the October 2014 murder of Joshua Simpson.
The arrest was of Leonard Tyrone Talley of Nashville, TN. These charges were handed down by the August term of the Montgomery County Grand Jury.
Clarksville Police report Three Arrests in connection with the October 2014 Murder of Joshua Simpson
Clarksville, TN – Late last week the Clarksville Police Department, with assistance from the Sumner County Sheriff’s Office and the Grady County Georgia Sheriff’s Office, made three arrests in connection with the October 2014 murder of Joshua Simpson.
The arrests include; Erica Evans of Clarksville TN, RC Eason of Gallatin TN, and Jerome Simpson of Megs, GA.
$5,000 offered in 1980 Stewart County kidnapping and murder of two teens
Nashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam today announced a $5,000 reward for information leading to the apprehension, arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the kidnapping and murder in 1980 of sisters Carla Atkins and Vickie Stout.
“We believe someone has information that could help solve this case, and we want whoever is responsible for this crime to be brought to justice,” Haslam said. “We ask anyone with knowledge of the case to come forward.”
Clarksville, TN – The February term of the Montgomery County Grand Jury returned indictments on Darcell Dominique Wright in connection with the November 17th, 2015, murder of Dalenzo Russell that occurred at 380 Treeland Drive.
Wright was charged with Felony Murder, Especially Aggravated Robbery, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Weapon during the Commission of a Dangerous Felony, and Felon in Possession of a Firearm.
Clarksville, TN – On October 4th, 2015, an unknown person entered a Princeton Drive home shooting Brandon Jimenez several times and intentionally shooting and killing 2-year-old Joseph Bankston.
Since the incident, members of the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Homicide Unit have pursued numerous leads and tips from the public and submitted evidence collected at the scene.
2-year-old Joseph Bankston was killed October 4th
Clarksville, TN – On October 4th, 2015, an unknown person entered a Princeton Drive home shooting Brandon Jiminez several times and intentionally shooting and killing 2-year-old Joseph Bankston.
Yesterday District Attorney John Carney contacted Governor Haslam’s office and requested a reward be issued for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for this murder. Governor Bill Haslam immediately issued a reward in the amount of $15,000.00.
Tennessee ranks Sixth in the Nation for Women Murdered by Men in annual report: “When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data”
Nashville, TN – Sometimes moving up in rankings is a good thing. However, when the criteria is the number of women murdered by men in your state, being in the top 10 is not where you want to be. Sadly, Tennessee has moved from 10th to 6th since last year’s report was released.
More than 1,600 women were murdered by men in 2013 and the most common weapon used was a gun, according to the new Violence Policy Center (VPC) study When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2013 Homicide Data.
Clarksville, TN – On July 13th, 2015 the Clarksville Police Department’s Special Operations Unit, arrested two individuals in connection with the 2013 murder of Daniel Lamar Reed. Mr. Reed’s body was discovered on August 15th, 2013 in the parking lot of Northwest High School.
The men charged with this crime include, Joshua Nelson Garretson (AKA Capone) and Reginald Dionte Nesmith (AKA Sawed Off).
U.S. Attorney’s Office announces Two Tennessee Men Plead Guilty To Killing Man During Home Invasion Robbery in Clarksville
Nashville, TN – Two Tennessee men pleaded guilty to using a firearm to kill during a home invasion robbery they conducted on May 7th, 2011, announced U.S. Attorney David Rivera of the Middle District of Tennessee and Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division.
Demario Winston, 27, of Clarksville, Tennessee, and Michael Massey, 26, of Lexington, Tennessee, pleaded guilty before Chief District Court Judge Kevin H. Sharp of the Middle District of Tennessee to conspiracy to commit Hobbs Act Robbery and use of a firearm in a crime of violence resulting in death. Massey also pleaded guilty to attempted Hobbs Act Robbery. «Read the rest of this article»
Chattanooga, TN – Special Agents from the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation have obtained indictments for a Winchester man accused of kidnapping and murdering a Morrison woman.
At the request of 12th District Attorney General J. Michael Taylor, TBI Special Agents began investigating Robert Troy Whipple on April 27th. Early that morning in Decherd, a Tennessee Highway Patrol trooper attempted to initiate a traffic stop of Whipple’s vehicle.
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