Archive for category: Press Releases

Motorcycle/Car Crash

by / on April 13, 2018, 4:43 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Officers from Martin Police Department responded to Main St. at Travis Rd. in reference to a car versus motorcycle crash.  A 2006 Harley Davidson motorcycle being operated by Anthony Bell, 31 of Martin, was traveling west on Main St. A silver 2001 Daewoo sedan being operated by Daniel Reynolds, 38 of Martin, was headed east on Main St. and turned […]

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Multi-Vehicle Crash

by / on April 13, 2018, 4:37 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department officers and Tennessee Highway Patrol are investigating a multi-vehicle crash that occurred this morning at the intersection of Main St. and College St.  At 7:09 this morning, Martin P.D. began receiving calls reporting the crash. It appears as though a 2015 Freightliner driven by Curtis Rugg, 48 from Holmen, WI, failed to stop at the intersection as […]

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Tennessee Tractor Burglary Investiation

by / on April 12, 2018, 9:01 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department officers responded to Tennessee Tractor on 45 Hwy at 10:16 p.m. on Tuesday night (04/10/2018).  A security alarm had been set off and when officers arrived, they discovered that an exterior glass had been broken and someone had entered the building.  There was no one at the location when the officers arrived and after a manager came […]

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MPD Investigating Report of Two Males Kidnapped and Assaulted

by / on April 3, 2018, 3:03 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department officers responded to The Station Apartments (237 W. Peach St.) at 12:23 a.m. on March 30th pertaining to a possible robbery that had occurred the night before.  Two male victims reported that they had been robbed at gunpoint by two masked individuals in the parking lot as they were getting into their vehicle.  The victims told officers […]

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Arrest Made After Shots Fired

by / on April 1, 2018, 6:21 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

Martin Police Department Officer Clay Dean arrested Dexter Sowell, 34 of Martin at around 6:24 p.m. Saturday.  Officers were on routine patrol when they heard a single gunshot in the area of 160 Old Fulton Rd. Officers Clay Dean and Nick Combs initially investigated the gunshot shortly after hearing it.  They discovered that a black male in a white sedan […]

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Huddle House Burglary

by / on March 28, 2018, 4:12 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

A burglary was reported this morning at 6:43 a.m. at Huddle House in Martin.  An exterior window had been broken out and someone had entered the business. An additional window was found to be busted out of the office area and the office door was standing open.  Police were also told that $537.52 had been stolen from the office. Officers […]

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Investigation of Threat at Westview High School

by / on February 23, 2018, 7:24 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

We have been investigating another threat at Westview High School today, Thursday February 22. The threat was written on the bathroom wall. Our investigators were successful in identifying the juvenile/suspect quickly, and he admitted to committing the offense. The juvenile will be charged with false reports and suspended. No other information is available at this time.

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Martin Police Investigate Armed Robbery

by / on December 24, 2017, 9:15 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

On 12/24/2017 at approximately 5:00 am officers of the Martin Police Dept. responded to Huck’s Convenience Store located at 424 N. Lindell St. in reference to an armed robbery. Store employee stated she was in the parking lot sweeping when a white male entered the store. She followed the individual into the store and went behind the counter. The male […]

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Westview High School Update

by / on December 15, 2017, 7:57 pm / in Press Releases / 0 comments

During the afternoon of 12/14/17, the staff and MPD SRO Jason Arant were made aware of information that a possible “hit list” had been created in reference to students of Westview High School via the app, Snapchat. An investigation was started in reference to the reports immediately. Several students who were added to the Snapchat account were interviewed and it […]

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Drug Arrest

by / on December 12, 2017, 10:19 am / in Press Releases / 0 comments

On 12/12/17 at approx. 12:24 am, Sgt. Chris Finch of the Martin Police Dept., stopped a Volkswagen Jetta for speeding on Gardner-Hyndsver Rd.  The driver, Ephraine A. Gilbert, 25 of Martin, was discovered to have a revoked driver’s license.  During the stop, Sgt. Finch could detect the odor of marijuana coming from inside the vehicle.  During a probable cause search […]

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